Sunday August 14, 2022
Salaar Khan
Salaar Khan

  • July 28, 2022

    Strength in numbers

    There’s this quote that does frequent rounds on Pinterest, and the like: “Don’t judge me by the mistakes I’ve made, but by what I’ve...

  • April 17, 2022

    The hand that feeds

    Pakistan has had its fair share of men with a saviour complex. And it has been seen, always, as a damsel that needs rescuing from above: by those to...

  • April 08, 2022

    The constitution wins

    In the end, the constitution will ensure that elections will happen. Governments may change, and politicians may party-hop, but the constitution...

  • March 19, 2022

    Conjuring confidence

    If there’s one place where reality exists not as a line, but as a circle, it’s here. As the ruling party recoils towards its old haunt at...

  • November 27, 2021

    All glam, no dam

    The writer is a lawyer.In February of this year, I filed a request for information under the Right of Access to Information Act. It had been close...

  • November 11, 2021

    The ordinance dance

    The writer is a lawyer.It’s no coincidence that the Eiffel Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Pyramids all consist of triangles. When pressure is...

  • October 03, 2021

    Defending the guilty

    Sampson Brass, the crooked lawyer in Dickens’ ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ quips that “if there were no bad people, there would be no good...

  • August 28, 2021

    Noor Mukadam and the urgency of grief

    The writer is a lawyer.I used to think that adjectives that tried to describe profound grief and joy were equally barren. Like trying to draw a...

  • August 12, 2021

    The inferiority of seniority

    Allow me to begin by stating that, in most situations, I wouldn’t insert myself into a debate that is already saturated by the opinions of Salman...

  • August 07, 2021

    Therapy lurks

    The writer is a lawyer.In 2018, I had just returned from grad-school in New York. As if having to give up on free-refills and ubiquitous central...