Wednesday December 08, 2021
Salaar Khan
Salaar Khan

  • 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...

  • July 18, 2021

    Counsel for ideologies

    The Council of Islamic Ideology is rarely in the news for reasons it is likely to appreciate. That may just be in the architecture of its DNA. Those...

  • July 11, 2021

    Gujjar, Orangi and Original Sin

    Karachi is a creature of the Frankensteinian variety – assembled by stitching together body parts from a dozen different corpses. Body parts that...

  • June 24, 2021

    Reductio ad Robot

    It was bad enough that he said it the first time. It is worse, yet, that after so many months where he might have attempted to understand the other...

  • June 06, 2021

    Big Tobacco’s at it again

    Here I am - slumped in my chair, in the kind of way that will only hasten the curvature of my spine into an indignant question mark. I am transfixed...