Zia ul haq

Benazir Bhutto at Oxford University on 30 November 1976. Photo: AP

The turbulent tale of Benazir Bhutto

3 min read . 01 Sep 2017
A cart selling mangoes at the entrance to Noor Bagh. Photographs by Paroma Mukherjee.

A walk in the mango orchard

3 min read . 14 Jul 2017
A file photo shows Pakistani students in Karachi University. A section of the Indian media dub Tarek Fatah as an “advocate of a progressive and liberal Muslim identity.” Photo: AP<br />

Who is Tarek Fatah?

2 min read . 24 Apr 2016
Islamabad is presented as a new city, breeding a new, dangerous culture of impunity. Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<br />

Book review: City of Spies

4 min read . 04 Apr 2015
Sheema Kermani in a still from ‘I, DANCE’ <br />

Shall we dance

1 min read . 30 Oct 2013
<br />Gentleman’s game: The Indian and Pakistani teams after the fifth ODI in Lahore on 24 March 2004. Arko Datta / Reuters <br />

An uneven pitch

5 min read . 21 Jan 2010
The long march to normalcy

The long march to normalcy

3 min read . 18 Mar 2009
The long march to normalcy

The long march to normalcy

3 min read . 18 Mar 2009
Batsmen, bowlers, bullets

Batsmen, bowlers, bullets

1 min read . 03 Mar 2009
<br />Twilight: Penguin/Viking, 216 pages, Rs399.<br />

A matriarch&#8217;s story

2 min read . 27 Feb 2009
<br />Photo: Parthajit Datta / AFP<br />

Ensuring security and freedom

4 min read . 07 Dec 2008
<br />Parallel worlds: Hanif’s book is similar to Joseph Heller’s Catch 22 and Mad magazine.<br />

All the president&#8217;s men

3 min read . 28 Jun 2008
Media: Power and Responsibility

Media: Power and Responsibility

1 min read . 11 Jun 2008
Musharraf&#8217;s incentives

Musharraf&#8217;s incentives

4 min read . 26 Jul 2007