News & Politics »

[16 Jul 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: The Reckoning

The long lingering distrust between the Asif Zardari-led PPP and the military establishment is in the full media glare now. Whether it will lead to any change in the power equation in Sindh remains a pertinent question.

Books »

[16 Jul 2015 | Comments Off | ]
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 | Comments Off | ]
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 | Comments Off | ]
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 | Comments Off | ]
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 | Comments Off | ]
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.

Arts & Culture, Heritage »

[4 Jul 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Tradition and Inspiration

The antique and the reinvented come together in a fascinating exhibition at the Mohatta Palace Museum.

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.