Books »

[12 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Neither a Hawk Nor a Dove

Khurshid Kasuri’s book became the subject of controversy in India as the Shiv Sena protested its launch. But Kasuri’s revelations about Indo-pak relations and his own efforts towards peace during his career will be of interest to readers of the subcontinent.

News & Politics »

[12 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
A Tale of Mismanagement

The Nandipur project is a classic example of how the country’s political elite use mega development projects to line their own pockets and pass on the burden to the public.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Manto’s Mad Genius

Much like the writer’s work itself, the film Manto is a story waiting to be told.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
From Venice With Love

With India putting in a strong performance at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka still remain noticeable only by their absence.

News & Politics »

[10 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: War Without End?

The latest attack on a Pakistan Air Force camp brings home once again that this is no traditional war with its associated concepts of victory and defeat.

International News »

[10 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
The Blame Game

With accusations flying back and forth, will the Saudi government reveal the real reasons behind one of the deadliest incidents in the history of Haj?

News & Politics »

[9 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: October 2015

Relations with India remain icy, several key ministries continue to lie vacant and freedom of speech in the country is under threat. The world moves on but our leaders seem to be caught in a time warp.

Movies »

[5 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Everest

Based on a true incident, Everest doesn’t quite deliver the kind of gripping drama the story warrants.