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Arifa Noor

The Senate sideshow

Chances are that the move to remove the Senate chairman will have little impact on the larger stage. Published Jul 23, 2019 07:15am

Giving up is not an option

There is no other choice for most people, who have only one home and no second passport. Published Jul 16, 2019 05:28am

Justice — only for a few

When will we learn that justice will come in individual cases when the larger problems are addressed? Published Jul 09, 2019 07:45am

No comment necessary

The real story of the poverty-stricken awam won’t be found in parliament. Updated Jul 02, 2019 02:17pm

What Maryam did next

Unlike Bilawal, Maryam’s transgressions will be noted more. Updated Jun 25, 2019 08:17am

Crouching opposition, hidden state

Even though the opposition has blown the bugle of war, there is not much reason for panic in the government. Published Jun 18, 2019 07:12am

This isn’t about the economy

This is just a recollection of memories of a subeditor who has never understood figures and budgets. Updated Jun 11, 2019 07:41am

Anatomy of a protest

Even if the parties are ready for such a prolonged protest, there has to be a consensus on the goal. Updated May 21, 2019 07:48am

Politicians’ self-annihilation

In order to provide the people a choice, different political parties attack their rivals, their policies and more. Updated May 14, 2019 08:00am

Is PML-N ready for a showdown?

This is not some radical new start. Any party when under siege has little choice but to sound defiant. Published May 07, 2019 07:08am

A long journey ahead

Bilawal dominates a parliament that is missing the leaders of the house and opposition. Updated Apr 30, 2019 08:04am

Khan’s eight-month itch

The PM hangs on to his time-honoured habit of making decisions abruptly with little thought for the consequences. Updated May 08, 2019 12:56pm

Scared of criticism?

It is unfortunate that the PTI is now allowing opposition and dissenting voices to be suppressed. Updated Apr 16, 2019 07:50am

Unpacking deradicalisation

The problem in Pakistan is the absence of details about the government’s deradicalisation plans. Published Apr 09, 2019 06:55am

The path less travelled

Regarding Article 184(3), there is an eerie silence from the big white building on Constitution Avenue. Updated Mar 26, 2019 08:34am

No common destiny

The PML-N would not want to invite more trouble for itself by getting together with the PPP. Updated Mar 19, 2019 08:12am

The right demand

In creating a hierarchy of issues, where would we begin to ask for no harassment on the street or in cyberspace? Updated Mar 12, 2019 09:01am

How to talk peace

The leadership needs to focus on the importance of raising awareness about war and what it brings. Updated Mar 05, 2019 10:39am