Posts Tagged ‘ blog ’

Reporters Notebook | On the PTI campaign trail in Hazara | Mahvish Ahmad

May 2013

PLUS PHOTOS | Lots of seats may be up for grabs in the Hazara belt.
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Urbanization and Political Change in Pakistan | Daanish Mustafa

May 2013

Meeting old friends in the Pakistani diaspora, one is struck by their angst and curiosity about Pakistan
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The Line Between Good and Evil | Daanish Mustafa

Apr 2013

We need to contest the ownership of the term 'terrorism' by the world’s elites. I propose a different definition.
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Cirque du Democracy | Bushra Zaidi

Apr 2013

The great guiding myth of all debate in Pakistan is that politics is bad for this country.
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PPP in the Punjab | Bushra Zaidi

Mar 2013

The PPP is confident that it is going to sweep this election. Its rivals are equally confident that it is going to be “wiped out” in Punjab, a province that is crucial to being the largest party in the next national assembly.
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The Show Will Go on! | Daanish Mustafa

Mar 2013

The national and provincial assemblies have finally breathed their last. They had a full and tumultuous life and I suppose one could only pray for their salvation in the here after of history. There will be many analysts—the political equivalent of mercia go (professional grievers) who will recite the works of the deceased. To...
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Mheeda Bharla | Daanish Mustafa

Mar 2013

In the late 1970s and early 80s there were some excellent Punjabi dramas playing on PTV. Late 1970s was also the time when Pakistanis had discovered the glitter and promise of foreign shores to fulfill their material dreams. The overlap is not a coincidence. Read on in English >> “The worst poverty is cultural poverty...
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