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The Asghar Khan case

The Asghar Khan case is currently being adjudicated by the Honourable Supreme Court. This article is not meant to influence the deliberations of the court. I have no vested interest…

Air Marshal Asghar Khan: Larger than life

Counted among the handful of larger than life personalities in Pakistan, the late Air Marshal Asghar Khan reached a pinnacle of success in both his life and in his profession…

Asghar Khan`s Vigil

Asghar Khan`s vigil

A Few minutes before the Supreme Court reassembled to announce its short order in Asghar Khan`s case, Gen Durrani (retd), sitting next to me in the courtroom, muttered audibly, `I…

Asghar vs Aslam

A NOT so great man once said that all political careers end in failure. When it comes to Asghar Khan, however, we’re told the gentleman’s career never quite took off…

Imran Khan 2.0

Imran Khan 2.0

All romantic quests face a mortal threat. They can succeed. When they succeed, the aspirant is delivered a flawed mortal – when a flawless deity had been ordered. If a…

Fixing politics by non-political means

Thailand’s former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown in a September 2006 coup and subsequently convicted of corruption, is back in the country after years in exile. His party…

The forgotten promise

“The state shall ensure the elimination of all forms of exploitation and the gradual fulfilment of the fundamental principle, from each according to his ability to each according to his…

State of crises

Through its history Pakistan has seen many crises. These range from military takeovers beginning in the 1950s to wars and civil unrest of various kinds. But at the current moment…

RIU holds poster design contest

Riphah International University (RIU) organised a poster design competition for schoolchildren of twin cities, says a press release. More than 50 schools participated in the competition. The event was organised…

Another constitutional farce?

If those who claim direct access to the powers that be are to be believed, the country is set for another bout of ‘wise men’ deciding that the constitution of…