Durdana Najam

  • TIs Kashmir a resolvable issue? The way this issue has been handled both by India and Pakistan it seems this question has not been carefully visited upon. Each protagonist in the Kashmir theatre wants this conflict solved as they think appropriate. For a composite and comprehensive solution, there ...

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  • TIt was Asma Jahangir’s courage, to stand up to the tyrant and injustice that made even her worst enemy, falls in line with many of her decisions. Her fight against the military governments in Pakistan earned her the reputation of being an Indian agent. She was painted Pakistan’s worst ...

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  • TFor the last 28 years, the Kashmir Day is being observed to convey to the Kashmiris living in India that they are not alone in their fight for freedom. There will be speeches today, processions will be taken out, a human chain will be formed, prayers will be held, and a new resolve to solve the ...

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  • TZainab, Naqeebullah Mehsud, Rao Anwer and Dr Shahid Masood— four faces, four stories. Each one of them is a reflection of the unjust system this society has borne for 70 years. They had been turned into liabilities, instead of asset that they were meant to be. Each of them has exposed our ...

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  • TThe state of Pakistan has adopted a holistic approach for the elimination of terrorism. Military operations in different parts of the country are in progress, but a narrative to develop national thinking against extremism—the root cause of terrorism—- has been found missing. Many codes ...

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  • TA seven-year-old girl leaves her home to read Quran at her Khala’s (aunt’s) place. This must be a daily routine for the little girl. However, January 5 was not like any other day for her. She went out, never to return. Five days later, her body was found on the heap of garbage a few ...

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  • TShahbaz Sharif has asked Ulemas (Islamic Scholars) to step forward and play their role in eliminating chaos from society. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was talking to the Ulema convention held at the Chief Minister House Punjab on January 6, 2018. Pir Sialvi was also in the audience and heard the ...

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  • TTrump administration’s decision to accept Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sent shock waves across the world. Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, showed his dismay with the decision saying that the US has lost the mediating role in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiation. The indignation ...

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  • TWhen the government blames judiciary and the military for exceeding their limit, one laughs. When the judiciary blames the government for exploiting its mandate, one laughs. When the military advises the government to adhere to its constitutional limits, one laughs. There is hardly an institution ...

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