August was also the month when Zardari decided to fade into the background and anointed his son Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari as the new party leader.
On the anniversary of his assassination, his family again asked for the truth.
Awakened to internal disorder, Pakistan seems ready in 2015 to say goodbye to the revisionist nationalism of the 20th century.
As Pakistan implements the court order on switching to the language, has the government considered the consequences of rekindling old disputes?
Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book frames the predicament of the man standing in the middle.
The state was created to preserve the sanctity of life and property. Both attributes are exposed to elements the state can no longer control in Pakistan.
Pakistan is still on a journey to discover itself within the paradigm of jihadi governance Hamid Gul recommended.
Nawaz counted on Delhi appreciating his flexibility, without looking capitulatory at home. It didn’t work.
Its Supreme Court has retreated from its insistence on ‘due process’ in a state that is no longer sovereign.
How the man who gained a wide following in Pakistan, predicting a ‘ghazva’ to trounce and enslave India, ended up in a Saudi prison.
Chabahar port and the gas pipeline project could lure Tehran into becoming a South Asian state for the economic good of the region.
He has been the guardian and spokesperson of Pakistan’s ideology. Can his famed flexibility now come to his nation’s rescue?
Its excommunicated reveal the reality of the Pakistani state.
Pakistan and India are joined together by shared crises. Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif would rather trade than fight a war.
Pakistan’s army chief and PM are challenging dangerous narratives that haunt and hobble the country.
From the Middle East to Malaysia, Muslim states are ‘expelling’ minority elements
A new biography recalls Eqbal Ahmad, who brought together people with a shared belief in justice and dignity.
A.Q. Khan has more to say about pre-prayer rituals of cleanliness than about science.
When poems become anthems.
The kidnapping of Warren Weinstein, later killed by a US drone, is part of a spreading pattern in Pakistan.
Pakistan has many theories about Sabeen Mahmud’s killing, each stemming from paranoia and evasion.
Hooda also took a jibe at Modi's promise of bringing back black money.
He is one of a breed of extremists with ties to the US and a conservative upbringing.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Commissioner(technical education) Anis Mankad said that the extra workload meant only 24 minutes every working day.
A recent book on the Pakistan army concludes that Pakistan will not self-correct.
Huntington’s ghost is bemused as Muslims clash within their own civilisation.
The autobiography of a midnight’s child tells the tale of growing up in and with Pakistan.
The conflict has made Pakistan feel more divided at home.
The city, and the party that controls it, could be on the arduous path to normalcy
How a misinterpretation of Hitler’s demand for German majority areas in Czechoslovakia influenced the Muslim League’s demand for Pakistan.
Yemen conflict is sharpening. India and Pakistan need to coordinate their response.
A new book recounts the turbulence in the life and times of Benazir Bhutto.
What connects a desolate Central Asian region to Pakistan?
Pakistan is going against the grain of the modern state that legislates on the basis of ethic
The literary festival hosted by the city saw a coming together of creativity, eclecticism, ideas and dialogue.
It is increasingly difficult for Pakistan to punish those who kill for religious reasons.