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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

  • December 31, 2022

    The year the hybrid system ended

    What was the most important event of the year 2022? It was certainly not the ouster of Imran Khan’s government. The no-confidence motion that...

  • November 29, 2022


    While Pakistan prepares to face new challenges and adopt green technology on a large scale, it must have a sharp focus on gender inclusivity and...

  • July 13, 2022

    The game is on

    Has the PDM government successfully reversed roles in a game that Imran Khan played better than cricket for eight years? In children’s versions of...

  • April 28, 2022

    Winning again?

    The opposition alliance that outfoxed and outmanoeuvred Imran Khan in the political arena has no clue how the master narrator has weaved the web of...

  • June 28, 2021

    Reform and the madrassah

    Pakistani ulema and their alma maters are facing an unprecedented challenge to their authority and prestige in society. As if the bombshell of the...

  • May 20, 2021

    The age of spectacles

    If nothing else, the ruling party is keeping us all entertained in these depressing days of a global pandemic. In the first fortnight of the month...

  • October 13, 2020

    The autumn of discontent

    Between the relentless heat of summer and the ruthless cold of winter, it was these very days of autumn last year when Maulana had arrived in...

  • December 22, 2019

    A new deal for Pakistan

    Are we hurtling to another crisis, if we are not in it already, at a time when our economic situation remains bleak and there are hardly any...

  • December 16, 2019

    What’s wrong with lawyers?

    From heroes to zeroes, lawyers have come a long way since the movement for the restoration of Justice Iftekhar Chaudhury in 2007. The movement was...

  • December 08, 2019

    What is the PTI afraid of?

    The PTI has hit a jackpot and yet it is behaving like a shy bride. The amount, $248 million, received by Pakistan through Britain’s National Crime...