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Modi’s Low Politics

Modi’s low politics

The Bharatiya Janata Party has committed a historic blunder by allowing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh – a conspiratorial, unelected body with a deeply sectarian and anti-democratic agenda – to dictate…

Lack Of Geriatric Care

Lack of geriatric care

A friend`s mother has full blown and advanced Alzheimer`s and another friend`s father has advanced dementia. Both of them are old and have a number of other ailments as well.…

Beggars Cannot Be Choosers

Beggars cannot be choosers

Since Ayub's era our rulers have developed addiction for large intakes of foreign loans, especially IMF bailouts - many call it death-blows. With every loan comes a host of conditions.…

Karachi’s Violent Cycle

Karachi’s violent cycle

When Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the problem of growing violence in Karachi is a national issue — because without security you have no investment, and without investment you have…

To The Punjabi Intelligentsia

To the Punjabi intelligentsia

Even when Pakistan had not been dismembered and Bengalis were the largest ethno-linguistic group within the state –outnumbering all other groups and nationalities combined – the Punjabi elite and middleclass…