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Controlling slander

If the recent escalations with India revealed anything, it was how dangerous it can be when a country’s media isn’t held to a high enough standard. Without keeping...

Children of a lesser god

Explaining the events of yesterday’s dastardly terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand is difficult. Anger, grief and disbelief are amongst the first thoughts and...

How Modi is restrained by the Indian intelligentsia

In Indian politics nowadays, there are two personalities whom I consider to represent Indian intelligentsia. They are Arundhati Roy and Shashi Tharoor. Roy is an...

Doctrine, policy and strategy

In this era of uncertainty, insurgency and terrorism are hotly debated notions. Although they may be similar in language, but they are completely different in reality....

Pak’s alarming abortion rate

Although it rarely makes headlines in this country, Pakistan has a massive illegal abortion problem. In August last year, a representative from the United Nations...

Of perks and salaries

The unanimous and quick decision by members of the Punjab Assembly to increase their perks and salaries by a great margin is quite unsurprising. Such a move was widely...

Would the Indian government ban Hurriyat?

The Indian government has banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir (Indian-administered) for five years. This socio-religious organisation has been banned athird time by...

HANDLING THE KASHMIR CRISIS (I)

The Pulwama attack that killed a little more than forty Indian soldiers, mostly Sikhs, brought the near dormant Kashmir crisis into international focus because of...

No excuse for bigotry

The senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership has responded to a clip of Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyaz Chohan going on a vile tirade against the...

Cosmetic actions?

The recent crackdown against prominent members of banned organisations such as Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Jaish e Muhammad (JeM) is a step towards the right direction by...