Columns

All pieces below are scattered across the home page unedited. Links to their flayed and bloodied published versions are at the beginning of each article.

Dawn

Women in France – 1 October 2020
Karachi at sea – 29 August 2020
Duelling nationals
– 4 August 2020
To your temples – 19 July 2020
Tear them down – 5 July 2020
Land reform now – 21 June 2020
Corona in Kashmir
– 7 May 2020

Sugar Mountain – 12 April 2020

Ayub the First – 16 January 2020

2019

Creation myths – 15 December 2019
Blood pardons – 22 October 2019
Laws of occupation – 6 August 2019
History of violence – 14 April 2019
Surgical Reich – 4 March 2019

Hail Britannia – 3 February 2019

Asghar v. Aslam – 20 January 2019


2018

Not so weak – 30 December 2018
365-M Model Town – 10 October 2018
Another country – 19 July 2018
Decline and fall – 27 March 2018

In guns we trust – 3 March 2018

Return to Kasur – 13 January 2018

2017

The Raymond rules – 28 December 2017

Justice that hurts – 4 October 2017 (for Dawn.com)

Brave new world – 4 October 2017

On Panama – 30 July 2017

When it comes to Parachinar – 2 July 2017

Mayhem – 10 June 2017

Ehsanullah TV – 7 May 2017

Against the lions – 20 April 2017 (for Dawn.com)

Literary blues –  5 March 2017

Geo

Being Sharifuddin – 27 August 2019
Forgetting Fatima – 11 March 2019

The Express Tribune

Not the voice of the creator –  29 December 2016
Ghani’s still Pakistan’s best bet
– 5 December 2016
Resurrection
– 29 November 2016
Shall we tell the Governor? – 15 November 2016
The Great White Revenge
– 9 November 2016
Peace after Uri – 27 September 2016
Muttahida forever? – 30 August 2016

The six-year redemption – 19 July 2016

The heart of Edhi sahib – 12 July 2016

Phantom punch – 7 June 2016

Going home sometime tomorrow – 30 May 2016

Nobody knows anything – 23 May 2016

No Sadiq Khans in Pakistan – 10 May 2016

This cancer is in Punjab – 29 March 2016

Godzilla approaches – 22 March 2016

Disco science – 8 March 2016

Purity – 1 March 2016

Love in the Time of Haya – 16 February 2016

Going for broke – 9 February 2016

Women in Sheraniland – 11 January 2016

2015

Peshawar’s truth seekers – 22 December 2015

Halloween Massacre II – 24 November 2015

Lost in the fog – 17 November 2015

Houbara hunts for petro pesos – 20 October 2015

Hafeez Pirzada, Pakistan’s Madison – 15 September 2015

The shame of Kasur – 11 August 2015

The ballad of bad elections – 28 July 2015

Symptoms of Zardaritis – 19 June 2015

Poor Brother Jeb – 16 June 2015

Zarb-e-Azb, Year One – 12 June 2015

Fading from the light – 2 June 2015

Jungle law – 28 May 2015

The Fight of the Century – 5 May 2015

Land reform: a tragedy – 14 April 2015

Operation Yemen Liberation – 31 March 2015

Bibi’s Day Out – 10 March 2015

Team Nasir Jamshed – 3 March 2015

The Orient Strikes Back – 24 February 2015

Hope – 10 February 2015

The King of Hearts: an Obituary – 27 January 2015

The definition of insanity – 6 January 2015

2014

Twenty points, too few – 29 December 2014

Grief – 19 December 2014

Torture wars – 16 December 2014

Misery in the age of Obama – 9 December 2014

From Kabul, with love – 18 November 2014

The Nobel Prize for tragic times – 14 October 2014

Would someone cry for Karzai? – 30 September 2014

Scots, tears, and Shahi Syed – 23 September 2014

Sweet China – 9 September 2014

Guns and gasmasks, the Islamabad way – 2 September 2014

Greatness – 26 August 2014

Meltdown – 12 August 2014

Goliath as David – 28 July 2014

A healing justice – 8 July 2014

Manto, age 102 – 24 June 2014

The soul of Gabriel – 22 April 2014

The case for competition – 1 April 2014

No touching Syria – 25 March 2014

India’s still Indira – 18 March 2014

Resign, Qaim – 11 March 2014

Still missing Miandad – 4 March 2014

Generation Mass Hysteria – 28 January 2014

Hero – 14 January 2014

Fascism goes global – 7 January 2014

2013

How oil poisons everything – 31 December 2013

Strange days for Qazi’s Jamaat – 17 December 2013

Read – 11 November 2013

These Great Games – 5 November 2013

Misbah the Misunderstood – 29 October 2013

The war on Waar – 22 October 2013

Crusading Cowasjee – 15 October 2013

Why dynasties are bad for you – 8 October 2013

Vlad the Terrible – 17 September 2013

Iran and Israel, Assad and America – 10 September 2013

‘Any fool can make history…’ – 3 September 2013

Alien days – 27 August 2013

The Talented Mr. Liaquat – 30 July 2013

White man’s burden – 22 July 2013

How I learned to love coups – 8 July 2013

Our Willy Brandt moment – 1 July 2013

Walk like a man – 24 June 2013

Nightmares from Narendra – 17 June 2013