Trump’s rhetoric

Trump’s rhetoric

United States President Donald Trump’s warnings to Pakistan in his policy statement on Afghanistan notwithstanding, recent visits of two US m ...

Women’s rights and clerics

Women’s rights and clerics

After outrage across India over the case of marriage of an underage girl to an elderly man in Oman in exchange for 500,000 Indian rupees, authoriti ...

End thuggery by lawyers   

End thuggery by lawyers  

The present executive body of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) has lost the moral authority to lead the bar after Monday’s incid ...

PPP’s opportunity   

PPP’s opportunity  

Pakistan People’s Party’s co-Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has been holding successful rallies. He has also been critical of the r ...

CCI reconstitution   

CCI reconstitution  

The reconstitution of Council of Common Interest (CCI) to eliminate two ministers on the body from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is an un ...

A tale of two trials   

A tale of two trials  

We know the Panama Papers leaks weren’t a conspiracy. We also know that the Parliament had an opportunity to take the correct course o ...

End gun culture   

End gun culture  

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s proposal to place a ban on automatic weapons in the country was reportedly met with strong opposition, ...

Saudi-Iranian détente?

Saudi-Iranian détente?

It wasn’t so long ago that the whole world watched as Donald Trump sashayed on to the Riyadh red carpet and stole the show with his tough tal ...

Pakistani identity at 70   

Pakistani identity at 70  

As the drama of political struggles and social upheavals unfolds, the self-image of a people has always been a major part of the background. How po ...