Marria Qibtia Sikandar Nagra

  • It was not a sight to behold. Apathetically mocked and beaten to death, he lay in a pool of blood that reeked of the scathing ire and abhorrence of the people who had conveniently murdered him. Discriminated against since the day he started school, this morbid picture of his demise was nothing but ...

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  • “Black Man in a White Man’s Court”, was the first court statement rendered by a conscientious black man as he stood before a white magistrate in a courtroom in Pretoria, shortly after being arrested on charges of illegal travelling and incitement of black commoners to violence ...

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  • Emotionally shattered but cognitively enlightened, the Muslims of the subcontinent following the harrowing treatment meted out to them during the Congress Ministries 1937-39 , developed a clear and succinct vision in mind, the dream of a secure , separate homeland that did not compromise their ...

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  • The apathetic expediency, to engage children in servitude, is a reality that has been shading the social dynamics of the world since primitive times; be it the case of the communally inferior kamlari girls in Nepal, who were sold off to upper castes families as a means of debt repayment, the ...

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  • As the year 2016 draws to an end, the Pakistani nation suffers another tragic loss. The sad demise of around 47 individuals including pop-singer turned evangelist Junaid Jamshed in an airplane crash at Havelian, has mingled the seasonal wintery breeze enveloping the region with an air of grief and ...

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  • Power has strange dynamics. A complex phenomena in its origin and prevalence, the kinetics of power have since antediluvian times, boggled the minds of intellectuals and thinkers alike. While some have defined it as an inherent tendency individuals possess, others have proposed it to being an ...

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  • The dynamics of human responses to grief are strange and perhaps something that qualifies to the rank of inexplicability. At times it is relatively easier for us to suppress grievous thoughts from our consciousness as if nothing associated to them had occurred in the first place. While on the other ...

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  • The independence to voice ones contentions, has always come with a heavy price. This norm is what essentially defined the past and continues to persist even today. During the Middle Ages, individuals who dared to voice their grievances against the feudal system wreaking havoc in their lives, or the ...

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  • At its very outset, the year 2016 has unleashed the long held fears of the global community over the gravity of the Saudi Arab-Iran conflict that has now transited from an age old proxy war into a direct diplomatic standoff. Barely two days into the New Year, Saudi Arabia’s decision to ...

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  • Have you ever heard of a country embroiled in a mesh of conundrums that not only impede its development but are also a threat to its identity and existence, looking forward to investing around Rs36 billion to build an amusement park in one of its already highly developed cities? I am sure you would ...

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