Essays & Criticism

Lahore’s Elite Logic

Aug 2013

اردو | Millions of Lahore's urban poor remain absent from decisions regarding the city's development.
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A Bus Pass for Lahore

Aug 2013

اردو | It was in the early 1990s when, as a teenager, I celebrated the inauguration of the first underpass on Jail Road in Lahore.
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‘Where are you from?’  Belonging after Partition

Aug 2013

اردو | Where do you come from when your ancestors were forced to leave their homes?
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A Place of One’s Own

اردو | Migrants deployed several tactics—including kicking people out—as they struggled to make a new home after Partition.
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Pakistani Mercenaries Arrive in Bahrain

Aug 2013
Pakistani Mercenaries Arrive in Bahrain

On Independence Day, Pakistani troops will oil their guns and march out near the Pearl Monument to fire at Bahraini protesters.
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(Mis)Understanding Balochistan

Jun 2013

Analysts betray their bias when they treat attacks by the LeJ and the BLA as the same.
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پاکستان کے لوگوں کی تاریحخ کی جانب یاداشت

پاکستان کے لوگوں کی تاریحخ کی جانب یاداشت

پاکستان کے لوگوں کی تاریخ جمہوری سیاست میں لبرل دانشوروں کی جانب سے ادا کردہ رکاوٹوں کی وجہ سمجھنے کا تقاضہ کرتی ہے۔


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