Ahsan Kureshi

  • TPeople opposing the beards that have caused havoc in the twin cities have urged that religion is strongly against anything that causes harm. Okay. Then, can the same religion actually be for killing someone in its name? The same people will not answer this question out of fear. Fear is what has ...

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  • TThe beards have taken the capital hostage, or so they want the world to believe. In all honesty though, besides some congested traffic spots, life goes on as usual. The beards exaggerate their influence when it comes to on-ground, social movements. However, they do continue to dictate our terms for ...

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  • TWhy does no one seem to respect the court? Kaptaan took his due time to come over. Ishaq Dar has now fallen ill due to the court calling. NS has reasons to delay the judicial proceedings. Mush is a constant escapee. And, then, murderers such as Shahrukh Jatoi don’t care about their hearings ...

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  • TA few weeks ago I wrote about the issue of Harvey Weinstein. In many, many columns before that, I have written on issues pertaining to women rights and issues. I am a very proud and adamant feminist.  Okay, now that this is out of the way, let me speak about our Oscar hero ...

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  • TWith time, in time, we will learn. Or, so insist the optimistic. My solution is more realistic: an overhaul. Nothing is to become of the current generation. Or, let me rephrase myself, nothing is to become of Pakistan with the current generation. The country begs a few generations. It needs an ...

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  • TThe Child Marriage Restraint (amendment) Bill 2017 has been rejected by the senate for being un-Islamic. In other parts of the world, giants such as Weinstein are being brought down for harassing the women they worked with. On the face, the two seem unrelated. But, if one goes deeper, the ...

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  • TThis week Pakistan was noisy for it had been rattled. You see, there was this woman who was photographed wearing clothes that were too short. She was smoking too. To make matters worse, she was seen next to an Indian. The paparazzi photographs spread across Pakistan’s social media scape like ...

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  • TA few moments ago, Cassini burst into dust as it entered Saturn’s atmosphere. In actuality though, it has been more than an hour since this happened but, as it takes almost an hour for the signal to reach Earth, the end was now. The specifics don’t matter. What matters is that Cassini ...

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  • TIn many ways, last month’s knife attacks in Turku were feared, if not strictly expected. The truck attack mere months ago in Stockholm had driven fears in Finland. For the Nordics, the attacks were always a central Europe occurrence. Countries that were big players in world politics were most ...

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