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Tuesday November 29, 2022
Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • November 20, 2022

    Don’t think, don’t dream

    Imagine the government of Pakistan exhorting the youth of the country to not only go and watch ‘Joyland’ but also offer them money to buy the...

  • November 13, 2022

    A wave that didn’t rise

    There is not much sense in finding an allusion to Pakistan in the mirror of what happens in another country, though political trends sometimes flow...

  • November 06, 2022

    ‘I will return’

    Sitting in a wheelchair and wearing a deep blue hospital gown, Imran Khan held forth from his hospital room on Friday evening as if he were on the...

  • October 30, 2022

    A march of no return

    With one seismic shift after another, this has truly been a week in which Pakistan’s political uncertainty has become more uncertain. But the...

  • October 23, 2022

    A chink in Imran’s armour

    While Imran Khan’s disqualification by the Election Commission of Pakistan in the Toshakhana reference on Friday was very predictable, it has...

  • October 16, 2022

    A struggle for sanity

    For years, the advent of the first of May would raise the spirits of a somewhat wider group of friends in Karachi. On that day, we would be invited...

  • October 09, 2022

    Sita of Sindh

    Far from the madding crowd that lurks in the underworld of Pakistan’s politics – a place presently haunted by audio leaks – the literary world...

  • October 02, 2022

    How Imran plays it up

    This was the week of audio ‘leaks’, aside from the political victory of Maryam Nawaz in a court of law on Thursday. Her conviction in the...

  • September 25, 2022

    A death wish?

    In some ways, a visit to Islamabad by someone permanently based in Karachi is a drastic change of scene. And what would be the meaning and the...

  • September 18, 2022

    Not by elections alone

    These are times that, in Thomas Paine’s words, “try men’s souls”. And: “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis,...