News & Politics, Society »

[1 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Elections 2013: The Marginalised Vote

Who will the minorities, who make up around 3% of the total population of Pakistan, vote for in the coming elections?

Art, Arts & Culture »

[1 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Mystical and the Mundane

Ayesha Shariff and Sheherbano Hussain reflect on spirituality, memory and time in an exhibition of deeply personal artworks at the Chawkandi Art gallery.

Arts & Culture, Music, People, Q & A »

[8 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Taimur Rahman (Laal)

“The fundamental contradictions of capitalism give rise spontaneously, daily and hourly to the movement for the emancipation of the working class.”

Arts & Culture »

[8 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Theatre Review: Aangan Terrha

Anwar Maqsood teams up with Dawar Mehmood and the KopyKats Production team to bring the hugely popular Aangan Terrha series to stage in Karachi.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[1 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Classic Film Review: Taxi Driver

Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver is a cinematic masterpiece.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[18 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: English Vinglish

Sridevi’s sensitive portrayal of an unappreciated mother and wife in English Vinglish will tug at your heartstrings.

News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[17 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Kingdom of Fear

Where do we, who dream of a progressive and enlightened Pakistan, belong in this landscape that is increasingly dominated by rightist Islamists, who have embraced militancy and sectarianism?

Arts & Culture, Books »

[17 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling’s new book in a new genre proves that her writing is magical, even where there is no magic.