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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

  • May 23, 2016

    The messiah and his mask

    Has the mask finally fallen off the face of the messiah, exposing him as just another leper in need of a cure? Or is it yet another miracle from the...

  • May 16, 2016

    Women and their tormentors

    While many pictures are worth a thousand words, some can be worth more than a thousand elegies. The image of the charred body of a teenage girl,...

  • May 09, 2016

    PTI elections – between the cup and the lip

    “Suppose I form a party. Where would I get the money from? If I get money, I would have to repay people. That again is wrong since I would be...

  • May 02, 2016

    The fall of the PPP, the rise of the PTI

    Will we ever be able to understand how the PTI was able to steal a good chunk of the PPP’s vote bank? Why did loyal voters of a left of centre...

  • April 25, 2016

    Twenty years of the PTI: the road to glory

    There is a reason for all of us to celebrate the PTI’s 20th founding anniversary. Pakistan’s youngest political party is no more a...

  • April 18, 2016

    The challenge of Chotus and Chotulands

    It is not unusual for the mighty Indus to throw up sandy islands that it can take back at its will. Kacha Jamal is one such island, located some 80...

  • April 11, 2016

    The train to Panama

    In his address to the nation last week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif narrated the history of his family to defend himself from accusations related to...