Society, Technology »

[9 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
The Death of Privacy

Who is going to push back against the state’s rampant surveillance of its population in the name of national security?

News & Politics, Technology »

[9 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: Big Brother’s Watching

Intelligence agencies in Pakistan are more active than ever before. Their reach is formidable and almost nothing that happens in the way of information exchange is beyond their prying eyes.

International News »

[6 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Letter from India

You have to hand it to the BJP for successfully showing how to make yoga a divisive political issue in 10 easy asanas.

Economy »

[6 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Budgeting for Stagnation

Yet another predictable budget shows that the government is still held captive by the IMF.

News & Politics »

[5 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Pipeline Diplomacy

Can the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline bolster cooperation between India and Pakistan, given their typically acrimonious diplomacy displayed in recent days?

News & Politics »

[5 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Master of the Game

Lurking in the background, the army may be the real power behind the throne.

News & Politics »

[5 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
In Hot Water

Is the PPP weary of the overarching role of the paramilitary forces or is its top leadership merely protecting its own personal interests?

News & Politics »

[5 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Who Was Afraid of Parween Rehman?

Was it the TTP factions who were running an illegal water hydrant business in Orangi? Or was it the builder’s mafia, in cahoots with government officials, who were opposed to the regularisation of the katchi abadis?