The writer teaches at the IT University in Lahore. He is the author of ‘A Princely Affair: The Accession and Integration of the Princely States of Pakistan, 1947-55.’ He tweets at @BangashYK.
Pakistan is at a standstill both in terms of its academia and society and the continued ban on student unions is an important reason for it
The government and public response to the coronavirus pandemic will change the way we have viewed with such epidemics in the past
While there is some dispute over the actual number of deaths caused by influenza in India, it is clear that it was the deadliest of all epidemics...
The are many reasons for the influenza pandemic remaining on the margins of Indian historiography
Exploring the cathedral, the royal burial church, and the palace in Gamla Stan leaves one with a much-enriched understanding and appreciation of...
Despite being quickly dealt with, the disease seemed to have been spreading in the Punjab by the end of 1897
There were several outbreaks of cholera in British India over the course of the nineteenth century with the 1817-21, being the deadliest
Federalism has been a catch word in South Asia for nearly a century, it is still poorly understood
The recent lockdowns imposed by the Pakistani and Indian governments have brought to the fore numerous comparisons with the past
As the world panics, let’s not forget that humanity overcame many pandemics through science and research