Sunday March 26, 2023
Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • March 26, 2023

    In the fire of spring

    At this time of the year when the vernal equinox has certified a change in season, the poet – Omar Khayyam, in fact – would advise you to fling...

  • March 19, 2023

    Footsteps of anarchy

    There is something about Imran Khan’s bond with the higher courts that one cannot easily fathom. And I cannot begin to explore that because of my...

  • March 05, 2023

    Judging the judges

    There is this “gripping story of the Supreme Court’s transformation from a measured institution of law and justice into a highly politicised...

  • February 26, 2023

    Challenge and response

    Shouldn’t one be a little surprised – and intrigued – when the head of the International Monetary Fund makes this statement: “We want the...

  • February 19, 2023

    A bonfire of literary festivals

    What use do we have for the poets, writers and, in a general sense, intellectuals whose business it is to teach us to think, to feel and to dream?...

  • February 12, 2023

    Apathy vs passion

    In numerous drawing-room conversations, there must have been considerable discussions on why the people do not come out on the streets to protest...

  • February 05, 2023

    Charisma and its discontents

    In this election year, when the crisis of Pakistan is deepening by the day, the PML-N is trying to reimagine itself. Or so it seems – with the...

  • January 29, 2023

    Darkness at noon

    Every week, in these tumultuous times, there is this fresh onslaught of “slings and arrows of outrageous fortune” in the context of what is...

  • January 22, 2023

    Where do the young belong?

    Over the years, I have had very ambivalent, mostly disconcerting, feelings about the capacity of our educated young people to play a constructive...

  • January 15, 2023

    Shades of instability

    What was mostly seen as a farce, the long-running game of ‘Takht-e-Lahore’ took a dramatic turn on Wednesday night and, suddenly, the entire...