Irfan Husain


The season for shooting pheasant and partridge has started in England. Fancy quail for dinner? Published Nov 03, 2019 07:11am

Straight to hell

Just consider how many thousands Baghdadi slaughtered. Published Nov 02, 2019 07:05am

A deafening silence

The ummah’s response to the Uighurs’ plight is puzzling. Updated Oct 26, 2019 07:57am

The ninth betrayal

There is a saying that the mountains are the Kurds’ only friends. Published Oct 19, 2019 06:58am

Taxing times

It is estimated that only one in 200 Pakistanis pays income tax. Published Oct 12, 2019 07:00am

This gun for hire

Saudis have pushed some 20m Yemenis close to death. Published Sep 28, 2019 07:05am

A city in freefall

In the early 1950s, Karachi was relatively small, clean and safe. Updated Sep 21, 2019 09:24am

Madness defined

Knee-jerk reactions hurt us as much as they do India. Published Sep 14, 2019 07:09am


A dash of salt can do wonders for your cooking, releasing flavours and ridding the dishes of blandness Published Sep 08, 2019 07:03am

Dashed dreams

The OIC has emerged as a toothless tiger. Published Sep 07, 2019 07:09am

Retirement blues

There is only one top job in the army. Published Aug 31, 2019 07:09am

Bored of Brexit

This slow-motion crash is entirely self-inflicted. Published Aug 24, 2019 07:06am

The greasy pole

Populists see the opposition and the media as hurdles. Published Aug 17, 2019 07:07am

No brakes on Modi

India’s current belligerence does not inspire confidence. Updated Aug 10, 2019 07:56am

The gloves are off

An escalating crackdown on critical comment is under way. Published Aug 03, 2019 07:04am

75 not out

It’s been a satisfying journey, apart from the occasional blip. Published Jul 27, 2019 06:57am