Friday March 31, 2023
Muneeb Farooq
Muneeb Farooq

  • December 04, 2022

    News Analysis: Back from the brink?

    WE often say that ‘All’s well that ends well’. However, this doesn’t necessarily work as a coverup for disasters and fault-lines. What...

  • May 05, 2017

    A beleaguered democracy

    It is sadly true that Pakistan is a country where the concept of democracy is not only practised but also brazenly defied at the same time. It has...

  • March 31, 2017

    Challenge for the PML-N

    The impending decision on the Panama leaks dominates the political spectrum these days. It is not difficult to feel the disquiet and anxiety in the...

  • March 03, 2017

    Beyond the rhetoric

    The Supreme Court has reserved judgement in one of the most politicised cases in Pakistan’s political history where rhetoric trumped logic,...

  • February 10, 2017

    Say no to hate speech

    It is indeed a travesty that our society is propagating hate speech in the garb of free speech. It may sound harsh, but we cannot deny that the...

  • January 20, 2017

    A state of denial

    We are a country that will turn 70 years old this year. The baggage of classical errors and hideously misplaced policies continue to be a festering...

  • December 16, 2016

    Making sense of the leaks

    It started as leaked details but it has hit the world in a big way. Pakistan is one of those countries where the Panama Papers have had an impact on...

  • November 25, 2016

    The general’s legacy

    Veni, Vidi, Vici – ‘I Came, I Saw, I Conquered’. It wouldn’t be misplaced to attribute this particular quote to the most...

  • November 04, 2016

    A dangerous divide

    Bigotry is a curse but it seems to have become a part of every debate and argument. It shows the most uncharitable instinct of human behaviour. This...

  • October 07, 2016

    Selling piety in politics

    Piety does not exist in politics. It is political interest that drives politics. Despite this settled principle, one wonders why piety is being...