Wednesday October 04, 2023
Ghazi Salahuddin
Ghazi Salahuddin

The writer is a staff member.

  • October 01, 2023

    In the pit of poverty

    When Malik Meraj Khalid became caretaker prime minister in November 1997, he had his first close encounter with the prime minister’s house in...

  • September 24, 2023

    Wilting in the wilderness

    Oh, to be young. Poets, writers and philosophers have celebrated this magical phase in one’s life. A young person, anywhere and in any...

  • September 17, 2023

    Stay hungry, stay foolish

    There was this ‘gentleman’ in the Moliere play who was delighted to learn that he had been speaking in ‘prose’ all his life without knowing...

  • September 10, 2023

    Looking homeward, dizzily

    As the poet said: 'They are not long, the days of wine and roses'. Any extravagant retreat from the daily rigours of our lives, if we are at all...

  • September 03, 2023

    Mughal-e-Azam vs Modi

    Have you watched ‘Mughal-e-Azam’? This question, posed to any cinema enthusiast, would readily invoke a reference to that epic movie made by K...

  • August 27, 2023

    A sense of the world

    It had been raining for hours, though not as heavily as our monsoon downpours, when we ventured out on a drive. It was early in the afternoon last...

  • August 20, 2023

    Why Bob Dylan matters

    One of my pleasures in visiting our elder daughter in southern California is to feel the warmth and glory of the cultural environment of Los...

  • August 13, 2023

    Leaving Pakistan behind

    As we escalated on to the main concourse of the Istanbul Airport, we were greeted by the sound of music. A group of young people was dancing in a...

  • July 23, 2023

    Ciphers you can’t decipher

    Even if you are totally bowled over by the endless reverberations of what had happened on May 9, you still need to have patience to bear with this...

  • July 16, 2023

    Living unliveable lives

    In recent weeks, there is this subject tugging at my heart that I have been afraid to take up. I find it very unsettling, emotionally, and feel that...