Thursday March 30, 2023
M Saeed Khalid
M Saeed Khalid

  • February 03, 2023

    A state of flux

    Consumers are in a state of shock over the latest jump in petrol prices. However, there are some who will be satisfied with the raise. First, the...

  • December 27, 2022

    Whither Pakistan?

    The din of our fledgling democracy has crossed the limits allowed by reason and decency, but there is no sign of de-escalation in the persistent...

  • November 23, 2022

    Choices in a power struggle

    Former PM Imran Khan will be in Rawalpindi on November 26, where he hopes to reignite the protest movement till fresh elections are announced. The...

  • September 13, 2022

    The longest year

    There was great temptation to write about August 29 as ‘the longest day’ on account of the IMF’s anxiously awaited decision on its Extended...

  • July 09, 2022

    The battle for Punjab

    Three months after the dramatic change of government in Islamabad, Pakistan’s political and economic turmoil is far from over. What was carried...

  • April 21, 2022

    Democratic disorder

    On day four of leaving the PM’s Office, Imran Khan was working a massive rally of his supporters in Peshawar, riling them up against America and...

  • February 04, 2022

    Diplomatic footprints

    Barack Obama's eight years in the White House were marked by more downs than ups in Pak-US relations. The year 2011, in particular, saw the lowest...

  • December 22, 2021

    State of inertia

    While Bangladesh was celebrating 50 years of independence, I became more conscious of its relics in Islamabad, not difficult to spot if you are...

  • May 25, 2021

    The paradox of the Superior Services

    It is that time of the year when around two hundred ambitious young men and women, as well as their families, celebrate their success in the Central...

  • January 09, 2021

    Goodbye, Brussels

    The British managed to say adios to the Brussels leviathan known as the European Union and the multi-layered bureaucracy that runs it, just in time...