Utopian illusions – II

Utopian illusions – II

Read Utopian illusions — I The Pakistani society in the 1990s witnessed hardening of attitude among this fringe element as the events and happenings during this era proved the utter failure and implausibility of Islamists’ program. The Islamisation project of … Continue reading

Mystic river

Mystic river

Using iconography to summon up ancient wisdom

Utopian illusions – I

Utopian illusions – I

Radical political thinkers of early 19th century used to criticize the ideals of French Revolution for its systematic flaw of looking into past in search of utopia and attracting the masses on the basis of that utopia. The main line of … Continue reading

Point-blank

Point-blank

Using extrajudicial killings to curb crime in Karachi

Lyari live

Lyari live

Macabre sights, horrible sounds of a benighted neighbourhood

Cricket talk

Cricket talk

A panel discusses if Pakistan cricket is failing as a tool for nation-building and sport promotion