US military withdrawal: View from the Taleban side – Mustafa Alani
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US military withdrawal: View from the Taleban side – Mustafa Alani

The Taleban leadership believes that the withdrawal of the US-NATO forces, or their “escape” from…

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Need to reconsider!
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Need to reconsider!

Religious events in Pakistan often pass peacefully as it is accustomed nowadays to get macabre…

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Rightsizing the cabinet
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Rightsizing the cabinet

I want to send a congratulatory message to PakistanPrime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for planning…

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Politics and economy
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Politics and economy

Politics and economics are interconnected. Even if we do not go by the Marxist framework…

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Tiger Mom: Amy Chua Parenting Memoir Raises American Fears
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Tiger Mom: Amy Chua Parenting Memoir Raises American Fears

It was the “Little White Donkey” incident that pushed many readers over the edge. That’s…

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You should, Mr Singh – Arvind Kejriwal
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You should, Mr Singh – Arvind Kejriwal

Dear Mr Prime Minister, Exposure of several corruption scams and the government’s inadequate reaction to…

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My friend, the governor
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My friend, the governor

For the past few years, a few good friends and I have invariably spent the…

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Thinking of women as ‘easy meat’
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Thinking of women as ‘easy meat’

Former British home secretary Jack Straw caused a storm of controversy in Britain last week…

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Reko Diq project-unfolded truth
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Reko Diq project-unfolded truth

Reko Diq project is no more transparent according to our officials recent statements. It is…

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Religious freedom and political stability
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Religious freedom and political stability

There is a lot of religious freedom in Pakistan. Anybody can do anything in the…

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A Gulzar for every Ghalib
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A Gulzar for every Ghalib

Hue mar ke hum jo rusva, hue kyon na gharq-e-dariya /
Na kabhi janaaza uthta, na…

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Jack Straw and rape
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Jack Straw and rape

Jack Straw, a minister in the Blair government who relayed to Britain the news about…

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The Third World is catching up
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The Third World is catching up

Taseer’s killer, media and the Muslim majority
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Taseer’s killer, media and the Muslim majority

DALLAS, Texas: The responsibility to perpetuate the truth falls squarely on each one of us,…

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Salman Taseer murder – politics or extremist act!
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Salman Taseer murder – politics or extremist act!

With sudden murder of governor Punjab Salman Taseer on 4th January in federal capital Islamabad…

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