Unhealthy signs

Unhealthy signs

How political interference and lack of accountability are debilitatating Punjab’s health sector.

Friends like these…

Friends like these…

The last few weeks have seen a flurry of activity between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Within a month, between the end of the first week of January and the start of the second week of February, four senior members of

Who will the judge judges?

Who will the judge judges?

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Fancy Latin for “Who will guard the guards themselves?” The Romans were onto something when they thought up the question, so much so that 20 centuries later, there is still no easy answer. And half the

Is the Council of Islamic Ideology at all important?

Is the Council of Islamic Ideology at all important?

It is not easy being on the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) these days. Everyone’s favourite advisory body is getting mauled by the press as breathtakingly backwards, a crew of cavemen that would find the Bronze Age too sophisticated. And

From the Editorial Desk – In the name of God

From the Editorial Desk – In the name of God

In Pakistan, people may fight for tribe, for sect, for religion, even for land, but they will never raise their voices, let alone arms, for ensuring that the country stays a republic.

From the Editorial Desk – Not an emotional affair

From the Editorial Desk – Not an emotional affair

We seem to love foreigners as much as we expect them to spurn and deceive us.