No matter who she is, where she is, what time it is or who she is with: a woman is never asking for it.
It is populated with passionate, persistent people who left lofty jobs to come back to their unruly messy country.
Pakistan ranks fourth on the list of the 50 countries where persecution is worst for Christians.
Until our state’s mandate changes, violence will continue to silence those who raise the forbidden cry of freedom.
She was found dead in her hostel room inside Sindh University on January 1st, 2017.
This December, the organised gang rape of a minor on the decree of a jirga in Bahawalpur occurred.
Nawaz Sharif has shown that he is not easily influenced by vile propaganda.
Zardari’s five years in power did to PPP’s popularity what Ziaul Haq’s 11 years and Musharraf’s eight years could not.
If Panamagate hearings go south for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, there are chances of an election taking place in 2017
Both have historical markers to support their points of view and risk engaging in what they think would be a just war.
If the shortcomings pointed out in the report are ignored, the responsibility for any relapse rests on our shoulders.
CCTV cameras have been installed at the women’s hostel and strict timings imposed. But how will that help?
We give English so much precedence that we shun and mock anyone who fails to employ it correctly.
“There isn't a single newspaper published in Punjabi for the 60 million-plus Punjabi speakers,” wrote Abbas...
Despite their intellectual brilliance, the Mutazila were intolerant towards those who dissented with their teachings.
The ex-Chief Justice referred to Nawaz Sharif as our respectable Prime Minister, but answerable in the Panama case.
I believe the Trump administration, rather than being anti-Muslim, will come to be seen as defender of Muslims.
Brendon McCullum’s presence will be of great value for the Qalandars, whether it is with a bat or on the field.
Pakistan cricket will find its lost glory only when grass-root level talent is identified, groomed, and matured.
It will further crowd the already busy international schedule, resulting in more chances of fatigue and injuries.
Has the Australian team forgotten how many times they have been whitewashed by their South Asian counterparts?
I, for one, find Chappell’s comments inappropriate and arrogant, stemming from a lack of background knowledge.
Every match is a new match; what’s on paper stays on paper and the paper goes in the trash can.
Pakistan’s loss in the last five matches has raised the questions about whether it’s time for Misbah to call it a day.
The league helps develop and nurture talent, but it also propels the cricketers into the spotlight.
Pakistan lost nine wickets in the final session and almost pulled off the biggest chase ever in Test history.
This persists as a fundamental issue in his career; he hasn’t received the right support from the coaches or the PCB.
When it comes to direction, and the script, Thora Jee Le is below average and has barely any redeeming qualities.
Its extensive menu consists of genuine Middle Eastern recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation
Once you smell the ooey gooey cinnamon sugar bubbling in the oven, you’ll know you made the right decision.
The creators have beautifully put together the limited information provided by religions to portray life after death.
There is a lot more to say about pizza than, “Make mine a large with mozzarella, mushrooms, and pepperoni.”
Ibraheem explains his ideas by observing that sexual matters in Pakistan are always woman-centric.
Major spoilers and reviews of the much awaited and eventful opener of the Sherlock series fourth season.
This is one of those types of cake that you’ll be tempted to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is simply a shoddy 2016 version of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, which was utterly wretched, if you ask me.
While the promo, with its slow moments, had all the elements of a passable drama, the first episode proved otherwise.
If Lindsay had written ‘namaste’ would people have assumed she had become Hindu?
Our men aren’t mature or civilised enough to be allowed into events with a mixed crowd setting. And it’s our fault.
Clearly, these five abducted activists were the most dangerous men walking the streets of Pakistan.
The mother has Insiya's passport; the father either forged documents or used his contacts to smuggle her to India.
He never judged us like the rest of the world does. In times of crises, he stood up for us even when he didn’t have to
Incidents of sexual violence are laughed off because they're perceived as instances of boys indulging in harmless fun.
According to Tayyaba, her employers would starve her, beat her and shove her hands onto a burning stove.
Ours is a nation with a strappy sense of resilience that stands smiling in the face of relentless challenges.
I was a stay-at-home mom. How I hated the title. I loathed it.
Young people recoil at the word ‘commitment’ opting instead for ‘friends with benefits.’ Yes, in Pakistan.
You ‘let her work’, and when she brings you back a pay check you think you’re doing her the favour? Shame on...
Stories of the police beating civilians are common but putting the blame squarely on the traffic wardens is wrong.
Mehr is an absolutely obligatory clause of the marriage contract for Muslims, no matter how big or small the amount.
Give me a chance to prove myself innocent before you declare me guilty. Is that too much to ask for?
I have struggled with my weight since I was ten and have been witness to what society calls the “fat kid”.
“Does God only listen to parents?” she might have wondered, as she walked into a police station wearing a suicide belt
Did your death represent the end of all that was good for PPP and Pakistan?
Analysts view Ghani’s statement as an attempt at saving face after his failure to control terrorism in Afghanistan.
If Erdogan’s Islamist mission is to be derailed, Turkey’s secularists upholding civil Islam must be triumphant.
The decades of anti-Rohingya propaganda have been absorbed by the political culture of the country.
My future is hanging in the hands of a man I have only seen to be mean, racist, ignorant and plain obnoxious.
Is Erdogan the same as Ziaul Haq?
Whenever we spoke about 1965, he would hide behind his tears or change the topic. It changed everything for him.
An unstable Russia, not strong enough to secure its nuclear stockpile, will bring back the worst fears of the Cold War
Whatever Modi’s calculations may be, any war with anyone would spell disaster for the country.
If today the US economy has recovered and flourished, the due credit goes to Barack Obama’s visionary leadership.
I know that when I started my career, those who were 20 years senior to me would laugh at my mistakes.
The movie is a period action-thriller and judging by whatever we managed to extract from all the previews of the films
La Haine becomes relevant to our ever-changing ideas of an ideal society and those who suffer under such consequences.
Predictably, it has everything that we would expect from a Baywatch movie: the sun, sea, sand, bikinis and buff dudes.
Have you ever heard anyone say “you know, I’d really like to see Vin Diesel play Xander Cage again”. Nope, me...
The film indulges in shocking intimacy and gripping tension exploring the thin lines between love and cruelty.
Rather predictably, the Muslim world has reacted with anger to the video. My question is, why?
In a time of conflict, a group of rebels band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star.
Every time a Ridley Scott movie is on the radar, you tend to anticipate its arrival with a mix of cautious excitement.
Is this how I wish to let go of the demons of my past? Is this how I finally start forgiving myself?
I knew no one and no one knew me and on one of those winter nights as I came out of the train station, I saw her.
Their chests, bare naked, just as the day they were born, with the torches, eternally illuminating.
"This is your glass. How dare you give it to baaji? How dare you make her drink from your glass?”
The only recollection of the past that they could remember is the doctor saying, “I’m sorry, it just can’t be".
It took me 25 years from that day to this to understand how to read the language of the heart.
Why does the new colour leave behind? No trace of the old.
I feel nature’s looming presence around me, the pills, the knife or the sea?
“There’s something wrong with you, you know. We’re all the same here; stop trying to be something you can never be.”