Friday March 24, 2023
Asha’ar Rehman
Asha’ar Rehman

  • March 18, 2023

    The return of the guerrilla

    Imran Khan’s reputation as some sort of a guerrilla leader far preceded his recognition as the most determined and most popular political leader...

  • March 11, 2023

    Back to our worst

    We cannot but compare the current state of affairs in the country to the ugly 1980s and 1990s – or to 1977, for that matter. Then, the pundits...

  • March 04, 2023

    By an election alone

    The media told them they were playing with fire by delaying a resort to the people for settling their dispute with a very popular political rival....

  • February 25, 2023

    Long haul from The Mall

    Often it is impossible to escape Lahore, even if you happen to physically exist at a distance from the beloved city. With the ‘jail bharo’...

  • February 18, 2023

    Working for the right leader

    It is good to have friends in high places one can occasionally send complaints to. Imran Khan has one such friend in Arif Alvi sitting in the...

  • February 11, 2023

    BBZ’s ‘dissenting’ note

    Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has been compelled by circumstances to send a message to the International Monetary Fund just when the mighty and omnipotent...

  • February 04, 2023

    The real uncle problem

    Is it about one uncle or a host of troublesome uncles that need to be sorted out here? The question is of vital importance as, exactly as predicted,...

  • January 28, 2023

    For those who care

    There could not have been a more inauspicious start to a government – and, that, too, just a caretaker one. Coming in amid loud protests by those...

  • January 14, 2023

    No escape from the formula

    Back in the days when there were no 24/7 news channels around we had accomplished actors hogging popular attention. They essayed the audiences’...