News & Politics »

[28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Deadly Threats

The murder of Brahamdagh Bugti’s sister in Karachi further inflames a fast deteriorating situation in Balochistan.

News & Politics »

[27 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Balochistan’s Endless War

Amir Mateen takes a look at the multifarious problems affecting Balochistan that have resulted in what he calls a “monumental mess.”

News & Politics »

[26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Mehrangate: Act One, Part Two

While Pakistan’s chequered history of murder, corruption and chaos is a testament to the ago-old adage ‘let sleeping dogs lie,’ the revival of the Mehrangate case inspires a glimmer of hope that, perhaps, some skeletons will finally emerge from their closets.

Fashion, Lifestyle, People »

[25 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Pakistan’s Political Fashion Parade

Fashion critic Amna Haider adds Political Fashion Week to the calendar as she rummages through the wardrobes of Pakistan’s leading political luminaries.

People, Q & A »

[24 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Dr Fouzia Saeed

“We need to be smart and respectful with all stakeholders. Bashing them and complaining doesn’t help. We need to know how laws are made and do our homework ”

Opinion, Society, Viewpoint »

[21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Catalysts for Change

Will the passage of a spate of gender-specific laws change the lives of women in Pakistan?

Arts & Culture, Books »

[21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Remembering 1971

Looking at the collective impact of the separation of East Pakistan, the author reveals stories of brutality and resistance of the women and men who were caught in the trauma of the ’71 war.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[20 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Marking Steps: Pakistani Women Artists

Five women artists bring their own perspectives to life on canvas for an exhibit at Nomad Gallery.