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Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • July 25, 2021

    Being a woman in Pakistan

    Being a columnist in Pakistan is frequently akin to being a pallbearer. You get to participate in the burial of your dreams of a peaceful and happy...

  • July 18, 2021

    Malala: the litmus test

    Under the deepening shadow of Afghanistan, there are continuing reports about the rise and rise of the Taliban. With the departure of the American...

  • July 11, 2021

    A failed state, morally

    And now we have this latest assault on our senses, the video of a young couple being violated by a gang. Reports have been published this week that...

  • July 04, 2021

    Imran’s Chinese whispers

    A mere coincidence it surely was that a briefing by army and intelligence leaders given to a parliamentary committee on national security was held...

  • June 27, 2021

    A loss of humanism

    We do not have any standard prescriptions for dealing with grief and the loss of loved ones. Poets and creative writers may give voice to some of...

  • June 20, 2021

    Partings without goodbyes

    When you lose three siblings in one wicked sweep of Covid-19, there is bound to be an incomprehensible surge of emotions and images in your mind....

  • May 30, 2021

    Lost in living

    Where is the life we have lost in living? Eliot had, of course, posed this question in a philosophical vein. That is how the poet had also...

  • May 16, 2021

    A moon for two Eids

    Overseas Pakistanis are denied the excitement of sighting the Eid moon on the 29th of Ramazan. Even when there is no suspense about the outcome, the...

  • May 09, 2021

    A voyage around the virus

    It does become hard to make sense of one’s own feelings when personal grief is overlapped with a tragedy of historical proportions. And I have...

  • May 02, 2021

    A patchwork of ideals

    An unexamined life, as Socrates is supposed to have said at his trial, is not worth living. This philosophical lesson synchronises with the message...