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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

Films

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

Pakistan

"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

Political Drama

The recent Azadi and Inqilabi marches have kept the national media quite busy these past 2 weeks. Now things have taken a turn for worse as demonstrations have spilled over into violence and bloodshed as neither the government nor Imran Khan is ready to back down and negotiate. 457 more words

Azadi