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Peter Jacob
Peter Jacob

  • March 27, 2019

    A hateful education

    On March 20, Khalid Hameed, a professor at Sadiq Egerton College Bahawalpur was stabbed to death by his student Khateeb Hussain, who suspected his...

  • March 08, 2019

    Women in the minority

    On this International Women’s Day, let us look at the challenges that minority women and girls face, in addition to those of an average Pakistani...

  • May 12, 2016

    Moral interventions

    A cursory look at the cases of corruption of those in power draws similar conclusions, though each story might have more than one moral. Ms...

  • February 27, 2016

    The Hindu marriage bill

    Notwithstanding the positives, the Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016 approved by the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice leaves...

  • February 06, 2016

    The blasphemy laws

    Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani, the chairperson of the Council of Islamic Ideology, has offered to look into the possible doctrinal inconsistencies...

  • June 02, 2015

    Questions of norms

    The ongoing hearing of the petition challenging the 21st Amendment in the Supreme Court has brought forth some extremely important issues that...

  • May 16, 2015

    Let education live

    It was the scorching summer of 1976 in the heart of southern Punjab when I first met Bernadette Dean . She had come to Amritnagar, a village in the...

  • May 05, 2015

    Interfaith dialogue

    Interfaith harmony, interfaith relations and interfaith dialogue are terms used synonymously in Pakistan – with a measure of ambiguity, even by...