Thursday May 26, 2022
Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • May 22, 2022

    Primitive politics

    Einstein had a definition of lunacy: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. We perhaps need a milder expression...

  • May 15, 2022

    Playing without an umpire

    When Imran Khan was Pakistan’s prince of ‘the gentlemen’s game’, he claimed credit for introducing neutral umpires. And this credit was well...

  • May 08, 2022

    Anywhere, anywhere

    In a mock podcast, my eight-year-old grandson quizzed me about my childhood. What was it like when I was his age? And that called for memories of...

  • May 01, 2022


    We can be sure that something like this was waiting to happen. And it has come as a flaming precursor of what the dark passions that Imran Khan is...

  • April 24, 2022

    Disruptive and dangerous

    With my absence from this space last week, I feel that I have a larger vista of Pakistan’s politics to cover. And the past two weeks do contain...

  • April 10, 2022

    Imran’s art of losing

    Saturday, April 9, was not meant to be an ordinary day. And it was not, with the National Assembly in session to vote on the no-confidence move...

  • April 03, 2022

    Failure of a ‘saviour’

    No, it is not the windmills of corruption that the great leader is now tilting at. The target has changed, for the time being. Now he is hunting for...

  • March 27, 2022

    After the night before

    Will Pakistan have changed when I write my column next week? And who would have their last laugh?For the moment, though, we have to contend with...

  • March 20, 2022

    ‘Kaptaan’ of our disorders

    With that dramatic twist in the ongoing political thriller, when a group of PTI dissidents surfaced in Islamabad’s Sindh House on Thursday...

  • March 06, 2022

    Let the poets speak

    Less than two weeks after he had promulgated an ordinance to amend the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act that was widely acknowledged as...