The true head of PML-N will always be Nawaz, the same way the only true head of PPP will always be Asif Ali Zardari.
This echoes of the Raymond Davis affair. Even when caught red-handed, they are still let go under lofty laws
Today, many are worried about the way India is changing. But have we wondered about the way Pakistan has always been?
Khan's labour is an integral part of our lives; we refer to him by his profession, yet are oblivious to his...
Why are teachers left unpaid in a country where politicians take the next flight to UK for the slightest of ailments?
I wrapped up my journey with the MQM in the beginning of 2017, because of the non-serious attitude of MQM's leaders.
Call it arrogance, ignorance, or innocence, but coming from Karachi, I genuinely did not expect much from Multan.
Pakistani students’ first year is the toughest if they go abroad to study, as the ‘notes’ system simply does not work.
Winning the 2018 elections with Zardari and PPP, or saving his party’s ideology – what will Imran Khan choose?
It will be difficult for Imran to justify an alliance, as his core support base hates the PPP, particularly Zardari.
Before now, at no stage in recent history had US & Russian forces bombed the same state with polar opposite interests.
Is an Afghan life worth less than an American one? The difference is in the nation’s regard for its own children.
What can PTI offer Nisar? Can't be a party ticket, since he doesn’t need a mere ticket to win from his...
PTM’s emergence is an act of defiance against an exclusionary process adding to the pain and suffering of...
If the allegations of Trump’s collusion are at all true, it could be the only silver lining in the current situation.
What'll it take for the US to learn its lesson & reject the neoconservative agenda amplified by war-hawks like Bolton?
India's relationship with almost all its neighbours is at its worst today, in a way it has seldom been in the past
Pretending that Trump’s strategy alone is the reason behind this “miracle” is nothing short of a lie.
PSP has assimilated most of MQM’s worker base, and PPP is preparing to take over the rest. MQM is in dire straits.
Some of these moments can woo the world with their brilliance, while others make our heads fall in shame.
It is surprising to see Imamul Haq's inclusion – has being related to the selector swayed the selection in his...
His uncanny ability to prove people wrong is remarkable; he's made people look like a fool for doubting him many...
It is hard to be the best player in a match when Messi is on the same pitch, but Roma's Edin Dzeko did just that.
Manchester bleeds red: The Citizens may take the title but bragging rights will stay with the Red Devils
The contrasting halves were baffling; it deserves special plaudits for flipping things around in an intense derby away
United will be better off playing attack, as there is little point in defending against a side of such high calibre.
What Amir did was more unethical, as spot-fixing involves financial fraud while ball tampering is a less serious crime
Nine years of history was overcome with one match, in a city waiting with baited breath for this very moment.
The road won’t be easy, for if Liverpool is blessed in the offense, then Man City is equally dangerous in the attack.
Motorcycle Girl will easily ride into the hearts of Pakistani women, but it may struggle at the box office
Audiences love a movie they not only watch, but feel, and in that endeavour, Motorcycle Girl is not that successful.
It's exactly what it set out to be –a popcorn flick with humour, loads of action, ample destruction and decent visuals
For once we get a Bollywood film where a popular actor plays a realistic hero without flashing his abs to the camera.
It’s an intriguing setting and a unique plot with stellar acting, and its simplicity is absolutely mesmerising.
A dark and deeply unsettling film that only gets more unnerving as it progresses; things get very creepy, very quickly
"It's frustrating when you pick up a newspaper or magazine and read something about yourself completely misquoted"
Whatever you do, don’t make the mistake of analysing the film, or you'll be underwhelmed by the banality of it all.
One the most complete and thought-provoking series to ever air, it has filled the void for a genre defining TV show.
Cake is not an all-out entertainer or artistic cinema – it's a real commercial film, which runs on its storytelling.
Filmmakers should be more cautious when presenting sensitive issues, as there is a fine line between comedy & mockery.
When it comes to designing and representation for the plus-size, our major brands stay criminally clueless.
Facebook has not done anything illegal or unethical; data was handed over by users who don’t read terms of agreement
Pakistani dramas are romanticising rape and brothels but saying the word “talaaq” is the real problem?
Is the overuse of the word "talaaq" the most problematic element in Pakistani dramas? Far from it actually!
Salman Khan will probably use all his influence to alter the investigation and ensure he gets a “not guilty”...
Now that Salman can’t be shirtless or dance awkwardly, writers will have to create an actual script to make money.
Kubrick is a master craftsman; everything in his films feels precise, and this comes from his attention to detail.
Comparing an innocent girl shot in the head to other innocent children shot at school – how has it come to this?
With grandeur that leaves audiences a teary mess, has Sanjay Leela Bhansali replaced Shakespeare as the king of tragic romance?
The element of heartbreak has remained the crux of all his films, with the lovers almost always tragically separated.
A woman has to cover sanitary napkins in brown bags, but a rickshaw driver and a man on a bike can masturbate openly
A friend told me that girls in their late 20s who didn't marry were like the leftover lettuce that nobody wants to...
He turned the music up, fixed his rear-view mirror on me, began to masturbate, told me not to worry; that I’ll be...
You can't condemn gay people for entering straight marriages. You cannot fault them for playing by the rules you...
An angry driver yelled “Paki” at my Bengali friend; they both knew the jab: your brown existence is the insult...
If we constantly compare our children, their sense of individuality diminishes and makes them feel they are worthless.
Need a body? Take my sister, he says. We live in a society thriving off of using women, taking more than they can give
I’m sick of conforming to a culture where women spend large amounts of time, money, & effort to cater to the male gaze
While people inside the stadium were focused on the match, those outside it were only concerned over their...
You are a true American desi if Niagara Falls is the vacation resort for you, or if there's always drama after meals.
When we call a rape victim by the name of India’s most brutalised rape victim, we’ve made peace with rape
Doesn’t BJP's behaviour in Kathua prove the allegations of all those Kashmiris who claim the state cannot be...
I voyaged to Baku with tinges of fear and paranoia within my subconscious, even doubting our taxi driver's intentions
In this “better them than us” scenario, it's justified to injure 1,400 Palestinians over jeopardising even one Israeli
We need to get rid of the ‘colonial revenge’ mindset, which sees white women as an easy means to perhaps seek...
This is eerily similar to the notices people received in Nazi Germany, just before they started killing Jewish people.
Mohammed bin Salman is breaking the chains of a ‘regressive’ society – will the rest of the Muslim world follow?
With Saudi Arabia adopting a more liberal outlook, many movements calling for Shariah will be left without their idol.
Considering torture is illegal as per US law, how is a brutal torturer appointed as the new CIA chief?
Why did she destroy evidence? Is she the best person to lead the CIA? Will she revive harsh interrogation techniques?
What tends to make one do a double take is Mahira’s character, as we see her in an avatar she has never donned before.
The filmmakers are leaving no stone unturned to ensure the movie is not only captivating but also traumatising for us.
There is still reason to be hopeful, thanks to the fact the film comes from the creators of Stranger Things & Arrival.
In an industry specialising in ‘masala’ films, it is rare to see movies revolving around age & parental...
Such thought-provoking women-oriented films & movements are the need of the hour to end decades-old gender stereotypes
With its combination of an original story & a funny cast, the movie has all the ingredients to become a fan favourite.
The concept isn’t highbrow or original, but it provides the chance to see Kunis and McKinnon at their goofball best.
Fortunately, the creation of the X-force means we now have more mutants for Deadpool to interact with and make fun of.
Out of the two regional rivals, it is actually Saudi Arabia that has launched a deadly and endless invasion in Yemen.
I'm responsible for how my son lives today.I'm to be blamed for his loss, for shattering his dreams, for his condition
He was the only one who told Shreya how beautiful she looked in sarees, and he was the only one she cared to please.
The hoots, whistles and curses from passers-by, came with the package that used to make me cry.
She called after her father, but he never returned. Her heart began to race frantically, and nothing made any sense.
I've tried cutting my wrist, banging the car, holding my breath and jumping off a high rise. But I guess I am a coward
This was their truth, yet to the world, they were the perfect couple. He had painted them that way.
I request a reply. Dad, please tell me, why
Pure flesh and blood know where their loyalties lie; with their daughters, not with crisp notes of money.
He had grown in years; his skin had wrinkled up and loosened on his bones, but his wilfulness to work hadn’t dampened.