That easy intimacy

By Raza Rumi A Pakistani re-discovers Bangladesh. Image: Carey L Biron As a Pakistani, there is a part of you that reacts instantly to the…

Reforming the education system

By Raza Rumi Pakistani students sit inside and on top of a rickshaw heading to their schools in Muzaffargarh in Punjab province, Pakistan, Tuesday,…

An existential crisis

On 4 January, Punjab province Governor Salman Taseer was killed by a member of his security detail, Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri. But as disturbing…

The pampered Islamabadites

My piece published by Himal Southasian   Mahboob Ali   Islamabad is a very peculiar urban space. Though no longer a town, it is…