Is Pakistan heading for early elections?

Published in India’s leading weekly Tehelka Deep political instability immediately before the elections makes it difficult for a smooth transfer of power, writes Raza Rumi…

Final round of survival? It’s do or die

Tehelka story last week: Government in final round of survival game: It’s do or die Either the government will withstand the pressure from the…

Confessions from ‘A Case of Exploding Mangoes’

Found a great excerpt from Mohammed Hani’s novel, A Case of Exploding Mangoes where he recounts on his time at the Pakistani military academy…

The Irreverent Hero Islam Forgot

Tehelka magazine has this story on how magic and adventure render the Hamzanama the most popular oral epic of the Islamic world. WILLIAM DALRYMPLE…

An Unlikely Catalyst For Change

Published in Tehelka this week AFTER 37 YEARS OF POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY, PAKISTAN’S CONSTITUTION HAS BEEN RECAST ON ZARDARI’S WATCH. WILL IT HELP REKINDLE DEMOCRACY,…