Monday May 29, 2023
Raoof Hasan
Raoof Hasan

  • May 26, 2023

    A meltdown and the phoenix moment

    The seemingly unending spate of arrests with credible information filtering out regarding pressure, even torture, being inflicted upon the detainees...

  • May 19, 2023

    No shape or substance, just hollowness

    The Friday ColumnThroughout my living years, I imagined that I had a fair stock of words I could choose from to express my thoughts exactly the way...

  • May 12, 2023

    Descent into chaos

    The brutal and barbaric manner Imran Khan was arrested is a reprehensible act which would forever remain beyond the realm of lawful and decent...

  • May 05, 2023

    A season of darkness, a spark of hope

    “Stars, hide your fires,/ Let not light see my black and deep desires.” – Shakespeare: ‘Macbeth’The world has been full of people...

  • April 28, 2023

    The wrath of blood

    It is difficult to make much sense of what is happening around us within the precincts of logic and reason. But not only is this enactment of...

  • April 21, 2023

    Pulling the edifice down

    “Thou art become / The dungeon of thyself; thy soul/ Imprisoned now indeed, / In real darkness of the body dwells, / Shut up from outward light, /...

  • April 14, 2023

    A government in contempt

    Those who thought that sanity would return to the ranks of the government, and that they would take the requisite steps to facilitate the holding of...

  • April 07, 2023

    Election bells tolling

    Pakistan is transiting through a critical phase of its chequered history at the conclusion of which it will be determined whether it is to function...

  • March 31, 2023

    Stretching mala fide to the limit

    Mala fide is defined as something which is carried out in bad faith or with an intent to deceive. This description does not fit anywhere else more...

  • March 24, 2023

    A dream on the cusp of fulfilment

    What we are witnessing in Pakistan these days has all the ingredients dreams are made of. Fortunate are those people who are beholding this...