Thursday July 07, 2022
Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • July 03, 2022

    Life in the lower depths

    With another increase in the prices of all petroleum products on the first of July, the general sense of gloom over the rising cost of living is...

  • June 26, 2022

    A portrait of the rich

    There is this project that I have fancied for many years, knowing that it was beyond me even when I had some editorial resources at my disposal....

  • June 19, 2022

    Enforced disappearance of morality

    You have a choice of images and encounters that you think would illustrate the present state of affairs in Pakistan. For instance, there was that...

  • June 12, 2022

    GB: the resource curse?

    When we set out from Gilgit for Sost, the last town in Pakistan on the fabled Karakoram Highway – KKH – at about eight in the morning, we saw...

  • June 05, 2022

    The U-turn not taken

    Social media regulars may recall a rather cute little clip – or access it on YouTube – in which a young supporter of PTI is complaining on a...

  • May 29, 2022

    A bend in the road

    And now one could say that the more things change, the more they do not remain the same. That is what has happened in Pakistan this week. After a...

  • 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...