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Nothing That A Miracle Can’t Cure

Nothing that a miracle can’t cure

Ask yourselves which of our problems we have solved since Independence. Do millions not continue to live in prehistoric squalor? Don’t hunger and disease still haunt the poor? Have not…

Argo: An Embrace Of US Foreign Policy

Argo: an embrace of US foreign policy

A new political thriller, Argo, starring and directed by Ben Affleck, has earned critical praise and a number two spot on the box office charts for the second straight week.…

Politics Of Expediency

Politics of expediency

The deliberate hash of local government to reflect the diverse demographics of the ruling coalition, the PPP in the rural areas and the MQM in the urban areas of Sindh,…

Gender-sensitive Policing

Gender-sensitive policing

Worldwide perceptions regarding women’s participation in law enforcement are changing, but in Pakistan policing is still a male-dominated career. In Pakistan, the origin of women policing can be traced to…

No Longer Status Quo

No longer status quo

So the Swiss letter affair is over, with barely a blip appearing on the national political radar. Never mind that the federal government was hostage to the issue for three…

One Billion Rising And …

One billion rising and …

Eve Ensler, the American playwright and feminist activist, is set to give the final push that she believes will banish violence against women from our lives for ever. She has…

Tax Amnesty For Whom?

Tax amnesty for whom?

The Political and Strategy Committee (PSC) of Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf (PTI), in a meeting held under its Chairman Imran has expressed deep concern over the introduction of Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill…

Our Sleeping Avengers

Our sleeping avengers

The news today may bring you to the edge of your seat, but apathy to the violence that endures may soon take over, given the general societal attitude. At an…

South Asia`s Daughter

South Asia`s daughter

The tragic gang rape and murder of a 23-yearold medical student in Delhi on Dec 16 has led to widespread outrage across India, forcing the government to consider new laws…

The Heart Of The Matter

The heart of the matter

With all the distraction that is created by politics, the latest invasion being the promised long march by Tahirul Qadri, the momentous issue at this time is religious extremism and…