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Sialkot mob attack

IT is, unfortunately, all too easy in this country to work up people’s religious feelings and then direct these... Published May 26, 2018 06:49am

The youth vote

THE approaching general election in Pakistan is not just about choosing a political party that promises the best... Published May 26, 2018 06:49am

Truth commission

COMMISSIONS have been proposed and used in the past with a view to sidelining issues of national importance that may... Updated May 26, 2018 08:38am
The same old kingdom?

The same old kingdom?

Is this the new kingdom the millennial crown prince promised, in which women are entitled to drive — but not to speak? Published May 25, 2018 03:14pm

Nawaz’s ‘revelations’

The latest allegations are unsurprising but the bluntness with which they were spelled out is remarkable and dangerous. Updated May 25, 2018 07:42am

Water shortages

IT is becoming a familiar ritual now. When water flows in the Indus river system go down, the leadership of Sindh... Published May 25, 2018 07:00am

A bridge too far?

DIALOGUE is necessary and urgently needed, but how likely is dialogue in the current atmosphere? A recently launched... Published May 24, 2018 06:55am

Prime time violence

With elections drawing near, political temperatures are bound to rise as nerves get frayed. Updated May 24, 2018 10:13am

Forced marriages

Refusal to obey parents in such matters can attract the ultimate retribution. Updated May 24, 2018 07:21am

Pompeo’s bluster

LACKING all diplomatic nuance and statesmanship, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech directed at Iran on... Published May 23, 2018 06:57am

Kishenganga dispute

AS the country hurtles towards the chaotic flux of a fast approaching election, a critical dispute is set to be... Updated May 23, 2018 02:26pm

Ongoing heatwave

THE impact of global warming came home in a brutal way three years ago when a record-breaking heatwave in lower ... Updated May 23, 2018 07:46am

Census validation

GIVEN how much noise was made about conducting the census and the acrimony that followed its results, it is strange... Published May 22, 2018 06:58am

Karachi law and order

THE crime graph in Karachi has witnessed numerous fluctuations, particularly over the past four decades or so. Since... Published May 22, 2018 06:58am

The first 100 days...

First 100 days in office is an arbitrary marker, but has gained traction as a measure of success in many countries. Updated May 22, 2018 07:42am

NSC and Fata’s merger

Credit goes to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the military leadership for tenaciously advocating Fata reforms. Updated May 21, 2018 07:22am

Fake news

PAKISTAN will soon be going into election campaign mode, and already the engines of fake news are working overtime.... Updated May 22, 2018 06:05pm

Supporting nurses

SOME days ago, Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo lauded nurses on International Nursing Day and... Published May 21, 2018 05:06am
FATF decision

FATF decision

The circumstances surrounding the FATF decision have cast a question mark over its credibility and timing. Updated May 20, 2018 11:13am

Gaza reaction

VARIOUS reactions have been witnessed in the aftermath of the slaughter in Gaza on Monday. While all those in the... Published May 20, 2018 07:20am