Books »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Book Review: Street Smart

Rumana Husain’s Street Smart captures the spirit of Karachi and its myriad fascinating characters, who lend the city its rich cultural flavour.

News & Politics »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Balochistan’s Tragic Saga

Only a constitutional, not a military, solution to Balochistan’s socio-political problems will bring back the province from the abyss of darkness.

Movies »

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Classic Film Review: Strangers on a Train

Bruno Anthony has a theory: if two men murder two strangers, the murderers can never be caught since no motive can be established between each man and his victim.

International News »

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
In Search of a Home

Forced to live as prisoners of the state in makeshift camps in Burma, the Rohingya are seeking sanctuary in neighbouring states, but few are inclined to take them in.

Editorial, News & Politics »

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Editor’s Note

If the practitioners of democracy want to save democracy from adventurist generals, they will have to stop defrauding the awam with slogans of roti, kapra aur makan.

Blog Row »

[28 Jun 2015 | One Comment | ]
Double Whammy

After more than four days without electricity during last week’s merciless heatwave, this frustrated Karachiite reached out to K-Electric’s top brass – and was taken aback by their response.

Blog Row, Books »

[27 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Book Review: The Spinner’s Tale

The Spinner’s Tale delves into the world of Karachi’s home-grown jihadis….

Movies »

[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Movie Review: Dil Dhadakne Do

A poignant yet hilarious family drama that explores the consequences of denying young adults the freedom to learn from their own mistakes.