Category: Nadeem F. Paracha

Waiting for the man

An interview with a young revolutionary during a revolutionary demonstration in the revolutionary city of Islamabad … So, young man, how is the revolution going?...

Faith factory

Last year, while on a visit to Lahore I had to meet an industrialist at one of his factories. The discussion between us soon drifted towards politics. Just two days...

Goodbye ghairat

‘Ghairat’ (pride or honour), is a term that is often heard and used in the Pakistani media these days. This is a term usually associated with TV news anchors,...

Sindh saves the day

Plans are afoot to build the world’s first ever international Sufi university near Bhit Shah in Sindh. The main purpose of the institution would be to promote...

Another death, another day

The Federal Minister for Minority Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti was killed today in an attack on his vehicle in Islamabad. Two gunmen fired on Bhatti’s vehicle in I-8/3...

Dancing with fire

A Tunisian man who put himself on fire has set ablaze the spirit of revolution various Arab countries in Africa and the Middle-East. It is a remarkable turn of events...

A history of anti-Americanism in Pakistan

In 2009 the monthly Herald published the results of an elaborate survey that it undertook to determine the extent of anti-Americanism in Pakistan. The findings suggest...

Whose ideology is it anyway?

The following is what Sindhi nationalist leader and scholar, G.M. Syed, said about Pakistan’s future – and mind you, he said this way back in the summer of 1953:...

As seen on TV

In a terrific set of documentaries called “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” and “South of the Border,” directors Kim Bartley and Oliver Stone convincingly...

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