Sunday September 19, 2021
Harris Khalique
Harris Khalique

  • April 14, 2021

    Farewell, Rehman Sahib

    How do you dissolve that lump in your throat when you begin to write the obituary of I A Rehman? Possibly by first remembering what a wit he was....

  • August 02, 2017

    Nawaz to become PM again: Abbasi

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday elected senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz parliamentarian Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the new prime...

  • February 01, 2017

    Shunning the idea of South Asia

    Side-effect I am a reader of Muhammad Amir Rana’s writings. Some of his research on understanding conflict and terrorism in the Muslim world,...

  • January 25, 2017

    Then and now –­ a difference

    Side-effect I chanced upon a meme the other day. It has a smiling picture of our leading human rights defender, lawyer and social critic, Asma...

  • January 18, 2017

    Dealing with dissent

    Part - II Side-effect In any state and society, tolerance for dissent is the first step towards making the state and society internally strong,...

  • January 11, 2017

    Dealing with dissent

    Part - I Side-effect Every state has some form of ideological foundations – whether the state is considered an ideological state like...

  • January 04, 2017

    The deepening crisis of scholarship

    Part - III Side-effect So what does this deepening crisis of scholarship mean for us as a people – South Asian Muslims – in our daily...

  • December 28, 2016

    The deepening crisis of scholarship (Part II)

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  • December 28, 2016

    The deepening crisis of scholarship (Part II)

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  • December 21, 2016

    The deepening crisis of scholarship

    Part - I Side-effect One’s view is primarily that of a creative writer. But since one’s interests straddle history, politics, culture...