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In defense of Haider

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so” — Hamlet, Act II, Scene II

Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider has been in news for more than one reason. 867 more words


O where are you going?

The siege of the red zone continues. Citizens from all over the country have gathered in Islamabad to protest the failures of our government. Morale is high and sentiments, strong; passion flows free and pure. 399 more words


"What's going on in Pakistan?" - Tariq Ali blogs for London Review of Books

“A trip through the dark corridors and political galleries suggests that what we are witnessing in Pakistan today – street demos in Lahore and Islamabad, attempts to seize the prime minister’s house, a token occupation of the state television building – is little more than a crude struggle for power between the incumbents (the two stooges otherwise known as the Sharif brothers) and a segment of the opposition led by Imran Khan and the forces unleashed by the Canadian-based ‘moderate’ Islamist cleric Tahirul Qadri, who controls a large network of madrassahs that were supported by the Sharifs and many others. 44 more words