Islamic Radicalism: A Product of Western Imperialism

Nauman Sadiq | Peaceful, or not, Islam is only a religion just like any other cosmopolitan religion whether it’s Christianity, Buddhism or Hinduism. Instead of...

Achakzai bats for Nawaz once again

News Analysis | Chairman of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, Mahmood Khan Achakzai has come out in full support of the prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. While...

Refugees are helping others in their situation as social entrepreneurs

While on the run from war, persecution and natural disasters, refugees are actually helping others in their situation. They are creating organizations and enterprises...

Yadnya Kasada festival Indonesia

News Analysis | Despite the cold weather of 10 degree Celsius, Hindu religious worshippers gathered at the Base of Mount Broom in Indonesia to mark...

A rift that is not there!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | The explosive, controversial and damning report of the Joint Investigation Team(JIT) has brought about furor and euphoria alike. The government and...

Middle Class: Its economic prosperity, a myth or reality?

News Analysis | Long ago, it was established that Pakistan’s middle class is going through an expansion after the economic upheaval in 2002. Perhaps a more...

Pakistani women and the bottom of the table

News Analysis | The Pakistani women team went into the world cup with their heads held high. They played the warm up games and won...

The causes of the French Revolution: Comparison with Aristotle’s theory of Revolution

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | The force of history is very compelling; past greatly impinges upon the present. One can find credence in this claim....

Waiting for Nasser in the Persian Gulf

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Do not be surprised if Arab politics reminds you of Meryl Streep feuding with Dustin Hoffman in the 1979 American drama...

Cockroaches- Part 2. The Rule of Law and due process

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | "It is rejected," said Marium Safdar for her incredibly "long" attention spans, an admirable trait inherited from her father and...

Are Javed Hashmi’s theatrics well-timed ?

News Analysis | Veteran politician Javed Hashmi on Wednesday addressed an unexpected press conference in Multan and questioned the lack of accountability for jurists and...

Kashmir: A new intifada

News Analysis | Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city of Srinagar in India-held Kashmir after three Kashmiri suspected separatists were killed in...