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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

  • June 24, 2019

    A problem for every solution

    Why did Ghalib drink alcohol on credit when he knew that his habit would land him in prison? We are about to explore this question, even when Ghalib...

  • June 10, 2019

    The alchemy of Tabdeeli 2.0

    The sorcerer’s stone, also known as Manka, Geedar-singhi and Tabdeeli, has not worked and we are back to the clinic of our own dear hakeem to...

  • June 03, 2019

    King forever?

    Once you are up there, it must be very painful to imagine that one day you will not be the king any longer. It must be even more distressing to...

  • May 21, 2019

    Amendments and distortions

    Pakistan’s parliament is such a barren place these days, failing spectacularly to fulfil any of its three functions – representation,...

  • May 13, 2019

    Lessons from Chinese gangs

    It is such shocking news. For months, some Chinese gangs preyed upon hundreds of unsuspecting Pakistani women, trapping them in bondage and the sex...

  • May 06, 2019

    What is the PTI’s ideology?

    Despite all the U-turns, we can see some consistency in Imran Khan’s thought process ie the PTI’s ideology. Twenty-three years ago, Imran Khan...

  • April 29, 2019

    Between livelihood and justice

    What’s more important: rozi or justice? Rozi is all important, certainly more important than abstract and elusive concepts like justice. In some...