Friday January 28, 2022
Mosharraf Zaidi
Mosharraf Zaidi

  • January 25, 2022

    Winning in a Khan News world

    Khan News is the greatest show on earth, and it is what the political families see out there and wish they had their own of

  • January 18, 2022

    It is going to be the economy, stupid

    Most of the discussion about the economy in the mainstream media in Pakistan suffers from a universal malaise that afflicts conversation everywhere:...

  • January 11, 2022

    Systemic nurturing of tragedy

    At least twenty-three dead bodies in cars, on their way out of Murree. ‘Januaries’ seem to be particularly brutal.January 4, 2011: the Salmaan...

  • January 04, 2022

    Price of compromised sovereignty

    The most recent wake-up call for the Pakistani elite was last week’s mini budget. Nearly every aspect of this mini budget exposes a profound...

  • December 31, 2021

    PM Khan’s 2021 risks and 2022 prospects

    The writer is an analyst and commentator.Exactly one year ago, I had identified five risks that Prime Minister Imran Khan faced in 2021.Risk 1: A...

  • December 21, 2021

    The West Pakistan model

    Two excellent recent columns have marked the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Bangladesh – the first was by Dr Ishrat Husain in ‘Dawn’,...

  • December 14, 2021

    Slow dancing with mediocrity

    There is a tyranny of mediocrity, low expectations and extremely low standards that is ravaging Pakistan and suffocating the country’s more than...

  • December 07, 2021


    And from beyond the grave, Mumtaz Qadri and Khadim Hussain Rizvi – born, lived and buried on the wrong side of the few – smile and wink down...

  • November 30, 2021

    Supply and demand failure

     Mohammad Ziauddin. File photoIt is not overly dramatic to juxtapose the passing away of Mohammad Ziauddin to the state of the news business in...

  • November 23, 2021

    Prime Minister Teflon Khan?

    One of the coolest one-liners in any Hollywood film is from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman. A companion assures Jack Nicholson’s The Joker of how he...