Thursday June 01, 2023
Syed Mohibullah Shah
Syed Mohibullah Shah

  • January 10, 2023

    The change constant

    In 1997, in a meeting with the Pakistani prime minister, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said that the constant change in...

  • December 16, 2022

    Shah Latif: a liberal democrat

    “Peacocks are dead and the crows are ruling the country”. So lamented Shah Latif as his homeland fell into hands of charlatans piling miseries...

  • December 03, 2022

    Shah Latif’s message of wisdom

    “Learn to distinguish between the flickering light of a night lamp and the shining rays of the rising sun”. So said Shah Latif, the polymath...

  • September 10, 2022

    The genius of Shah Latif

    Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai whose 270th anniversary will be observed tomorrow is known as the great Sufi poet of Sindh. His poetry is recited and...

  • May 20, 2021

    Alone with the burden of history

    The story of Palestine is like the story of no other country. It is spread over millennia and at any time in history, it has always attracted the...

  • May 08, 2021

    Unanswered question of independence

    Was the independence of Pakistan from the British Raj in 1947 an act of de-colonization or merely a communal event? And is it any comfort or...

  • March 08, 2021

    Unfinished business of independence: Part - II

    In the first part of our discussion, we talked about how a modern 20th century democratic state was high-jacked by medievalism 73 years ago and is...

  • March 06, 2021

    Unfinished business of independence

    Part - IAs the state of Pakistan secured freedom from colonialism after WW2, did the people of Pakistan also secure liberation from the inequities...

  • December 07, 2020

    Islands for elite capture?

    As if we didn’t already have enough controversies raging through the length and breadth of our society, another one has been added in the name of...

  • August 10, 2020

    A 3-D model of governance

    If people really mattered, would wolves be allowed to lead the sheep? Or wolves in sheep’s clothing not be recognized and removed before they eat...