Opinion

In Naya Pakistan, the sword is mightier than the pen…

To the untrained eye, Prime Minister Khan has no enemies left to challenge him. For the very first time in the country, the powerful military and the civilian government are on one page. The joint opposition--with its plethora of ideologies…

War on polio is for humanity

As Trump mentioned in his remarks earlier this week, Pakistani children live in one of the last places in the world still grappling with the threat of polio transmission. Now that wild polio cases have disappeared from Nigeria over the past…

Pakistan – an ethical vacuum for the media

Let us start with a disclaimer. Not all those that work in journalism and the media generally in Pakistan are feckless wastrels with their ethics pigeonholes set to empty. Indeed I sense that the majority are ordinary decent men and women…

Mistakes that cost Pakistan another loss!

Hand over the Cricket ball to a bunch of school kids and you would have more expectations from them than from the bunch of Cricketers representing Pakistan side in England at the moment. Not only did they give away so many chances during…

Indian Muslims, fearful and insecure

The general election in India, the largest democratic exercise in the world, is drawing to a close and the results will become clear on 23rd May. Whatever the outcome and although there is likely to be a reduction in the numbers of seats…