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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

  • March 24, 2019

    Bilawal’s first labour

    Bilawal must have waited for this moment for almost a decade. He might have felt frustrated by persistent infantalisation at the hands of his father...

  • March 18, 2019

    The marchers and their cause

    In 326 BC, Alexander gained control of Taxila. His companions found it a “wealthy, prosperous, and well governed” state lying at the cross-roads...

  • March 12, 2019

    Reining in militant organisations

    Has the story of militant organisations in Pakistan come full circle? Going by the official statements, Pakistan is taking decisive steps to clamp...

  • March 04, 2019

    Pathways to patriotism

    Modi is not mad. He did overreach himself by crossing a red line, but it was a calculated move with clear strategic and political objectives. The...

  • February 18, 2019

    Heritage and accountability

    It has taken me a month to understand the wisdom of not maintaining clean toilets at the fabulous Taxila Museum. Yes, it may be a great...

  • February 11, 2019

    Of gas and other demons

    A hot shower is now a luxury in Pakistan. The new gas tariff is hurting not only consumers but the government as well. The media is asking tough...

  • February 04, 2019

    The PML-N and ‘South Punjab’

    The PML-N is at its generous best and this time round its generosity is not focused on its beloved city of Lahore or GT Road where the PML-N’s...