We associate critique with treason, if not apostasy. Are we incapable of discerning between acknowledging & agreeing?
For the investigation to continue in a free, fair and transparent manner, Shah should resign from his post.
If Quetta is faced with such dire statistics, the plight of other, more neglected parts of Balochistan is unimaginable
Ashraf starts each day in the morning and returns late evening, pushing his cart come rain or shine to feed his family
Like the former minister, the current chief minister of Punjab is also focusing on his personal political development
His party’s dismal performance in Sindh will create trouble for him if he tries to launch a massive agitation...
Zainab’s unfortunate incident changed the narrative, but we are still unable to start a dialogue for survivors.
The PPP-led Sindh government boasts of how much it has done, but their effort makes their governance seem like a joke.
Pakistan would have been a more religiously tolerant country if she had been alive & had been given a chance to govern
Turning a rival into a trusted partner, what PM pulled off with Pak’s successful rapprochement with UAE is...
While the FATA merger wasn’t a walk in the park, declaring G-B a fifth province is a far more complicated affair.
With the US withdrawing its troops, Afghanistan’s rebuilding and stability ends up depending upon its neighbours.
With a no tolerance policy on criticism, how is the PTI government different from an authoritarian regime?
Dr Farrukh Saleem was allowed to represent the government until his opinion deviated from the official narrative.
Since Sheikh Rashid has assumed office his sole attention is towards seeking revenge from the PML-N.
While he remains at the helm of Pakistani politics, the status quo’s ‘business as usual’ will not proceed any...
The premier has blamed distribution companies but he is clearly misinformed, for they can't supply gas they don't...
Pakistan’s justice system has a long way to go, but with CJP Saqib Nisar at the helm, at least the direction is...
Nawaz’s conviction is by no means the end for him or for the PML-N – it is the beginning of a new phase of the...
Zidane’s man management skills and Ronaldo’s ridiculous goal-scoring numbers masked a lot of Real Madrid’s...
Results matter, and Kohli is not only able to deliver great performances, but also brings out the best in his team.
It won't be surprising if Shan takes over from Sarfraz, as we have often gotten successful captains out of the blue.
Arthur is well within his domain to criticise cricketers who are neither performing nor learning from their mistakes.
It’s hard to think of any other player who has brought so many innovations to the game and has shots attributed...
PCB should take a leaf out of BCCI’s book and start arranging Pakistan A team tours on a regular basis.
It's mindless to think his sacking will solely upend ManU’s prolonged miserable fate spread over two and a half...
Tour of SA always separates the men from the boys. It will be the making of some cricketers and the breaking of others
One of the biggest stories of 2018 was Ronaldo’s leaving Real Madrid, followed by Salah smashing during the EPL.
One thing is for sure though: Karachiites don't do conventional and love to experiment with their food!
Gumm’s poor execution makes it a below-average attempt in an industry increasingly churning out much better films
Once again, a foreign production is trying to pass off India (and Indians) as Pakistan (and Pakistanis).
It diverts attention from the limitations of the story structure and all the options ultimately lead to the same point
It is a sequel with an earnest approach, & comparing it with the original is not only unfair but also inappropriate.
Their different temperaments & interests all troubled Ruttie to the extent that she developed an unlikely persona.
It is neither the thought provoking sci-fi it should have been, nor the scary creature movie it could have been.
It is evident that rape and a woman's honour are used as a mere catalyst for a possible moral flip of the protagonist
As the audience is bombarded with more content, some shows lived up to the hype while others felt flat.
There is no point in airing a show written to create awareness on rape if its message is to forgive the perpetrator.
Dramas focusing on the very real issues in our society to break the taboo should be welcomed, not penalised.
After what has been a tough, at times even bleak year for Pakistan, Pakistani Twitter has perhaps never been better.
In Bollywood, you really cannot win with female representation – women are either damned or damning.
No one can deny that it has given a voice to those who perhaps had no other way of taking on the rich and the famous.
With protests erupting and bodies piling up, we are forced to dwell upon how journalists have been treated this year.
While women like Baloch encourage patriarchy, we also have women like Duaa and Bushra who speak out when it's enough.
Our dramas are female-oriented; it is just that the stories are regressive.
These shows stood out in an industry that has a tendency to remain stuck on proven formulas instead of taking risks.
Urdu Bazaar has been a representation of the Urdu language since pre-Partition. We must preserve our heritage.
Insha could not live to see how the masses awakened to take back their rights in the form of the Arab Spring.
If you can’t tolerate a working woman, then why bother look for a wife with a MBBS or BBA degree?
Though I was very uncertain of my place when I first joined the Embassy, the job felt like crossing a cultural bridge
I saw my grandfather live a life in our home that mirrored the principles he argued for Pakistan to embrace
Yes, Lahore has its attractions, but Karachi has made a solid mark in the foodie’s paradise with its culinary...
We have to ask ourselves whether ‘development’ and the need to make Karachi the next Dubai is worth the cost.
From “New Year, new me” to “New Year, same old me”: 5 resolutions you hear at the start of every year
Who cares if you haven’t achieved anything in life so far? This is your big break! This is your time to shine!
When it comes to nabbing street criminals who usually roam around on motor bikes, our law enforcers seem incapable.
Warm hospitality, rich culture, inspiring architecture and natural beauty to amuse all, Baku ticks all the boxes.
The US now considers Turkey a major military rival in the region, and has plans with its allies to counter it.
Viewing the city from the top of the Macchu Picchu, it’s easy to close your eyes and imagine the Incas are with you.
By not supporting women trying to enter Sabarimala, the BJP proved their ‘gender justice’ stance is a lie
Modi made it clear the BJP will not compromise where it feels the majority’s religious belief is being tampered with
Prison became my father's only home, and my mother’s second home, for they keep her in a different prison.
Would I say the world is becoming scarier everyday? Probably yes! Do we live in hope of a better future? We must.
The US has tried withdrawing troops & increasing troops many times since the war’s inception, only to fail each...
Syria has been supportive and appreciative of this effort, given that other intl schools ran when things got hairy.
Vulnerable countries like Pakistan are left on their own to address the impacts of climate change with little finance
The project aims to take a dated film and update it for the #MeToo era, offering a peek inside a man's head!
Even though the film looks promising, you can't ignore the uncanny similarities the movie shares with Eminem's 8...
The movie can be extremely damaging to the Congress, especially when India’s Elections are just a few months away.
Like Get Out, Us will probably offer conventional horror as well as showcase deeper, more thought-provoking ideas.
The historical events leading up to Brexit would have made more sense in the film once the UK actually left the EU.
Rustic and audacious, The Legend of Maula Jatt is a risk that just might pay off for Pakistani cinema
Given that the trailer is everything we expected it to be & then some, it may just improve a classic in modern times
The problem is that it tries to cash-in on the fans while trying to offer something completely different.
If there was no remorse for Model Town or the child who lost his life to the convoy, don't expect it this time...
With an all-star cast of Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Pedro Pascal, this is entertainment threefold!
That’s the sad thing about funerals; people gather for you, but once you’re six-feet under the ground, you’re gone...
They all lived together, but they were suddenly very different people. There were no happy days in her life anymore.
It was midnight of the New Year; a new chapter of their life had just begun & they had to ensure it wasn’t their last
They came from two completely different walks of lives, two different religions.
An entire ocean of ink would not be enough to describe the exchange that took place as soon as their hands touched.
When she was coming back, she felt a jolt. What happened next was unreal, nearly a scene drawn out from a film.
They say if you look at a person long enough, they will look back.
The room became hauntingly silent. It seemed as though a life was taken rather than brought into this world.
Neelum’s happy world suddenly imploded. She couldn’t believe the words being spoken into her ears.