The real problem is not democracy, but good governance, which politicians have failed to deliver
Higher education is the latest victim of the state’s rampant demolition of important institutions
The Pakistani leadership, civil or military, is not naive as we have assumed. It is cleverer than us. It knows the fire can’t be fought with fuel, yet it tries it, for it protects everybody’s interests. ‘Everybody’ means the rulers.
The implications of the Bajaur operation, as of past military debacles, will continue to haunt Pakistan in time to come, this column, written before today's suicide attack<
Because the state fails. The reverberations of this quake will echo in Pakistan for a long time to come. The jihadis exploited the opportunity that the Army and the US missed.
The military establishment's fondness for Islamist fundamentalists, jihadists and rightwing groups remains as strong as ever -- the May 15 Convocation of Deeni Madaris and the May 18 edict against suicide attacks provide the latest evidence.
The jihadis have long considered America, India, Israel and Ahmadis as the worst evils. Musharraf's education reforms welcomed by the intelligentsia, have given them a new entity to demonize: the Ismaelis
The biggest quandary at present in Pakistan is not Musharraf's uniform but the ongoing military operation in South Waziristan against al-Qaeda suspects and their supporters.
So would the good General be successful in his jihad on the jihadis and the MMA? Or would he in the end be discredited by being seen as the US stooge who ends up strengthening the jihadis and the rightwing?
Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.PTI Photo
A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...PTI Photo
Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.PTI Photo
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