The Spectacular Rise Of TLP And The Challenges Ahead

Even without a wider platform or broad agenda to achieve victory in the polls, groups such as TLP are poised to exploit the grievances…

No respite in Lahore: Gunmen storm Jinnah Hospital

Just as we thought that the government will proceed with investigations, another act of violence has broken out. Ostensibly to save a terrorist under…

Lahore is burning

Raza Rumi [reportedly] 27 dead and dozens injured – no respite for us. Once again, in less than a month Lahore has been ravaged…

In City of Tolerance…

I was quoted in this NYT article on Lahore Still, Raza Rumi, a writer and blogger who takes great pride in his city, insisted…

Mian Mir’s 384th Urs

Mian Mir’s death anniversary celebrations are commencing today. Mian Mir is regarded as one of the greatest Sufi saints of the Subcontinent. He belonged…

Mian Mir

Yesterday, devotees were lighting lamps at the shrine of Mian Mir in Lahore to commemorate the saint’s 383rd Urs (death anniversary). Full article here >>…