Friday September 24, 2021
Aimen Siddiqui
Aimen Siddiqui

  • September 12, 2021

    Losing hope

    One thing humans need for survival is ‘hope’. Even when one knows that life is no pleasure cruise; that each day you’ll be welcoming new...

  • July 10, 2021

    We can’t breathe

    We can’t breathe inside congested public buses where non-robots can’t control their urges. We can’t breathe in schools where teachers see us...

  • June 17, 2021

    A home of our own

    Almost every other political party in Pakistan forgets that a democratic government is responsible for meeting people’s needs – and not for...

  • March 25, 2021

    For the interested

    How do you write about a person who taught you how to write? This question has been haunting me since January 30 – the day I lost my amazing boss...

  • November 06, 2020

    The ‘soft’ use of hard narratives

    The writer is an assistant editor at The NewsLast month, in an imaginary world conjured up by the Indian media, Karachi’s non-existent...

  • October 13, 2020

    Shrinking space

    In a totally believable move, the Pakistani government banned TikTok, a Chinese app, the most downloaded social media app in Pakistan in the year...

  • September 12, 2020

    Finding freedom

    In 2016, I took my first international trip to Dubai and felt liberated in the city. People who are close to me may find this statement to be an...

  • April 23, 2019

    Remembering Jallianwala

    In an irregular quadrangle, hundreds of people from Amritsar and surrounding villages gathered to celebrate Baisakhi. The celebrations were cut...

  • April 03, 2019

    The right to shelter

    In the now-viral video, that shows an unidentified part of Islamabad’s slums, a traumatised woman is expressing grief and shock over the sudden...

  • March 13, 2019

    After the march

    The post-March vitriol on my FB timeline endorsed the fact that there was something about the Aurat March that gave people the jitters. The past...

  • September 12, 2021

    Losing hope

    One thing humans need for survival is ‘hope’. Even when one knows that life is no pleasure cruise; that each day you’ll be welcoming new...

  • July 10, 2021

    We can’t breathe

    We can’t breathe inside congested public buses where non-robots can’t control their urges. We can’t breathe in schools where teachers see us...

  • June 17, 2021

    A home of our own

    Almost every other political party in Pakistan forgets that a democratic government is responsible for meeting people’s needs – and not for...

  • March 25, 2021

    For the interested

    How do you write about a person who taught you how to write? This question has been haunting me since January 30 – the day I lost my amazing boss...

  • November 06, 2020

    The ‘soft’ use of hard narratives

    The writer is an assistant editor at The NewsLast month, in an imaginary world conjured up by the Indian media, Karachi’s non-existent...

  • October 13, 2020

    Shrinking space

    In a totally believable move, the Pakistani government banned TikTok, a Chinese app, the most downloaded social media app in Pakistan in the year...

  • September 12, 2020

    Finding freedom

    In 2016, I took my first international trip to Dubai and felt liberated in the city. People who are close to me may find this statement to be an...

  • April 23, 2019

    Remembering Jallianwala

    In an irregular quadrangle, hundreds of people from Amritsar and surrounding villages gathered to celebrate Baisakhi. The celebrations were cut...

  • April 03, 2019

    The right to shelter

    In the now-viral video, that shows an unidentified part of Islamabad’s slums, a traumatised woman is expressing grief and shock over the sudden...

  • March 13, 2019

    After the march

    The post-March vitriol on my FB timeline endorsed the fact that there was something about the Aurat March that gave people the jitters. The past...