Ambassador Marker helmed Pakistan’s embassies at a tough time in its history.
Wrangling politicians of Pakistan call themselves ‘ideological’. What could they mean?
Charanjit Singh was killed by those fed on an ideology that demonises non-Muslims in Pakistan
The unhappiness rankings need to take note: The lack of joy in Pakistan is palpable
Many in Pakistan reject her. Her own country remains impervious to her message.
Permanent self-flagellation has taken the shape of an abusive political discourse
Free trade could end Pakistan's siege mentality, ensure peace with India
Schools have been part of the inevitable Islamisation of Pakistan’s polity
A respected economist unravels the failure of the country’s institutions
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has become morbidly activist, its chief justice luxuriating in an exaggerated pantomime of anti-politician ‘justice’ while a mountain of case backlog grows in the courts.
Pakistan’s free fall continues under politicians, judges who represent state’s dark side
India, Pakistan have forgotten this Lahorite, a great scientist and public intellectual
Poor minorities are usually the target of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws
Words in the holy book indicate Semitic contacts with other civilisations.
Time was when judiciary shrank from brawling with executive in Pakistan. No more
The portrayal of Alauddin Khilji is setting off many arguments.
Pakistan Army’s senior leadership has let down its soldiers, lower-rung officers
The jousting and collusion of prayer and power in Pakistan
Asma Jahangir opposed military dictators, alienated religious parties, did not mince words against the country’s highest court.
Cases of child abuse are considered too routine to be reported in Pakistan
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.