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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

  • February 18, 2016

    Should we ban the Tableeghi Jamaat?

    Coming from the Sharif government, it was an unkind cut for the Tableeghi Jamaat . Though the media-shy TJ has kept silent after the Punjab...

  • February 07, 2016

    Potatoes and the PM

    One innocent remark made by the prime minister turned potatoes into the most debated commodity for the whole week. Speaking to the media, he claimed...

  • January 29, 2016

    From Aligarh to Charsadda

    The writer is a social anthropologist and development professional. As if the state’s own criminal negligence was not enough to keep us one...

  • June 28, 2015

    The PPP’s wonderland

    For a moment it appeared that the invisible Firdowsi had once again dipped his fingers in the red ink to add another chapter to the greatest epic of...

  • June 11, 2015

    From KP: lessons in humility

    A lesson in humility was long overdue for the PTI and its infallible supremo, Imran Khan; it has finally come in the shape of the local government...

  • May 30, 2015

    Old money, new money and Axact money

    No music instrument can sound sweeter than the jingle of newly-minted money. But newly-minted money has its problems: it lacks esteem; it does not...

  • May 22, 2015

    Pakistan of the Ismailis

    The past is another country, and 1906 is located at a distance of more than a century. In that eventful year, the imam of the small Ismaili Muslim...