close
Friday May 20, 2022
Engineer Khurram Dastgir-khan
Engineer Khurram Dastgir-khan

  • February 09, 2022

    National security wordplay

    The writer is a member of the National Assembly. These are his personal views.A reinvented wheel with spokes of jargon, cliche, and complacency was...

  • November 24, 2021

    Sin of appeasement

    The bulldozing of legislation facilitating Indian spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jhadav in the joint session of parliament was the latest evidence to...

  • October 02, 2021

    The EVM heist

    0Not a single electronic voting machine was used in the general election in Germany this week. Germany is not alone. Netherlands, Ireland, Italy,...

  • September 20, 2021

    The continuing foreign policy catastrophe

    Appeasement of India, paralysis, vacillation, attack on diplomats, and loudspeaker diplomacy – all this and more has characterised the Imran Khan ...

  • March 30, 2021

    Reckoning with India

    It is not unusual for retired civil servants to reflect on the past. In a recent interview to an Indian journalist, however, former diplomat Abdul...

  • December 31, 2020

    Jinnah’s house is burning

    Declan Walsh’s ‘The Nine Lives of Pakistan’ augments a veritable genre – books on our embattled homeland by anglophone Western journalists....

  • April 23, 2020

    Mantel’s miracle: an appreciation

    Set in the court of English Tudor King Henry VIII in the years 1527-40 and dissecting the rise and fall of the royal advisor Thomas Cromwell,...

  • June 03, 2019

    Reckoning with Modi’s India

    Four-fifths of all Indians who are Hindu brushed aside economic woes in 2019 and voted overwhelmingly for Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party ....

  • February 01, 2019

    The comedians

    Life imitates art rarely, but in the land of the pure it does so tragi-comically. The Great Election Heist 2018 has brought the eponymous novel by...

  • February 09, 2022

    National security wordplay

    The writer is a member of the National Assembly. These are his personal views.A reinvented wheel with spokes of jargon, cliche, and complacency was...

  • November 24, 2021

    Sin of appeasement

    The bulldozing of legislation facilitating Indian spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jhadav in the joint session of parliament was the latest evidence to...

  • October 02, 2021

    The EVM heist

    0Not a single electronic voting machine was used in the general election in Germany this week. Germany is not alone. Netherlands, Ireland, Italy,...

  • September 20, 2021

    The continuing foreign policy catastrophe

    Appeasement of India, paralysis, vacillation, attack on diplomats, and loudspeaker diplomacy – all this and more has characterised the Imran Khan ...

  • March 30, 2021

    Reckoning with India

    It is not unusual for retired civil servants to reflect on the past. In a recent interview to an Indian journalist, however, former diplomat Abdul...

  • December 31, 2020

    Jinnah’s house is burning

    Declan Walsh’s ‘The Nine Lives of Pakistan’ augments a veritable genre – books on our embattled homeland by anglophone Western journalists....

  • April 23, 2020

    Mantel’s miracle: an appreciation

    Set in the court of English Tudor King Henry VIII in the years 1527-40 and dissecting the rise and fall of the royal advisor Thomas Cromwell,...

  • June 03, 2019

    Reckoning with Modi’s India

    Four-fifths of all Indians who are Hindu brushed aside economic woes in 2019 and voted overwhelmingly for Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party ....

  • February 01, 2019

    The comedians

    Life imitates art rarely, but in the land of the pure it does so tragi-comically. The Great Election Heist 2018 has brought the eponymous novel by...