Adeel Siddiqui

  • TLast month a member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly, Rashida Riffat, tabled a bill to ban dowry. There were some very appreciable salient points in its contents; such has limiting expenses on wedding ceremony to Rs 75,000 rupees and ‘beverages only’ Baraat and Nikkah ...

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  • TCampus clashes are not a new phenomena. Yet, it is one of the top troubling realities of today's public sector universities. The history of students being used in politics, and politics among students, in Pakistan, goes back to the uprising in late 60s, along with the high time in 90s of student ...

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  • TAs the dust of terrorism is settling down subsequent to the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, it is time for our civilian government and us to shed some light on trauma centers and emergency departments of state-run hospitals, which play their role in the fight against terrorism. In circumstances like the ...

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  • TAfter listening to Murad Saeed’s address in the National Assembly that later led to the punch-up and heated exchange in the Parliament lobby, I was able to construe two things. One, that Murad has still got it; yes, he was a renowned debater and well-known in the debating circles, ...

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  • TThe PSL final is due to be held on March 5, and three English players, who were part of the Quetta Gladiators have opted out. PCB, prior to this, already had announced that there are replacements in line. All went haywire with the backlash from the local fans. Well, it’s okay agar aap nahi ...

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  • TTo start with, I wish to plea autrefois-convict in open court of cricket fans and the Pakistan Cricket Board. I have been watching cricket from mid 90s, and I believe that this game is in our genes. Everyone is a cricket analyst/editor. This is not just a game but an element of self-actualization. ...

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  • TThe last month, the Indian PM addressed the people of Pakistan in his speech, to rage a war of literacy, poverty and child death. I truly welcome his stance. It is exactly what the peace brigade has been trying to avert for quite a long time. There was the 8 billion dollars which could be spent on ...

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