Good English, Bad English

I don’t know how many times I have confessed: I am highly opinionated. Like many people, I have an opinion of my own. Every time, I read a newspaper, I end up forming an opinion about a story. As I keep reading the stories, I mumble while reading the last line of each news item. … Continue reading

Honoring Journalists

I was interviewed by a radio journalist-cum-student this morning to give an analogy of the media in the US and Pakistan. I said everyone in the US was currently predicting about the death of newspapers whereas in the developing countries like Pakistan and India, print journalism was not dying any time soon. In spite of … Continue reading

Baloch nationalism gone wrong

Published on Thursday May 20, 2010 The recent meeting between Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and seasoned Baloch leader Sardar Attaullah Mengal was a breakthrough in government efforts to reconcile with disillusioned Balochis. Ever since coming into power, the PPP government has failed to resolve the Balochistan conflict due to the unwillingness of the Marri, … Continue reading