Saturday September 23, 2023
Raoof Hasan
Raoof Hasan

  • September 23, 2023

    Fodder for alien cannons

    With the release of the follow-up report by The Intercept regarding the alleged sale of arms to Ukraine due to economic contingencies and US...

  • September 15, 2023

    The echoes getting closer and louder

    Some among us are sensitive to even the slightest deviation from the course of truth and justice while others show a penchant to gel with the way...

  • September 08, 2023

    The sparks are aflame

    Much may already have happened, but much more, tragically, continues to happen. It may not be difficult to fathom the direction the steps currently...

  • September 01, 2023

    Stirrings of life

    It seems that, despite the rapidly increasing burden of life, people are reconciled with being in chains that restrict their movement and padlocks...

  • August 25, 2023

    Losing the script

    Pakistan is shrouded in multiple crises with each day seeing the dawn of more grievous ones with painful monotony. If ever we had a script to go by,...

  • August 18, 2023

    Caretakers — but not quite caretaking

    After much uncertainty and speculation, a caretaker prime minister has taken oath of office understandably to steer the country towards holding...

  • August 11, 2023

    A shameful chapter indeed

    The Friday ColumnBy the time this piece appears in the press, the most dishonourable bunch ever in the history of Pakistan, led by that inveterate...

  • August 04, 2023

    Burial of reason

    It is said: what’s in a number; after all, it is just a number. But did anyone ever think that it could be much more than that? It could actually...

  • July 28, 2023

    Old recipes will not work

    In the existent times when sanity has been forfeited at the stake of personal vendettas, it is extremely difficult to keep destruction from visiting...

  • July 21, 2023

    A tragic flaw

    The wise have always advocated moderation in every task one may undertake and every plan one may envisage. The problem, if any, is not as much as in...