Mehr Tarar

OPEN TO OPINION

Tarar Square

A former op-ed editor of Daily Times, Pakistan, and a freelance columnist.

VARIETY

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How Pakistan is erasing Ahmadis from their own lands in the name of Allah

There are various hadith and narrations of Prophet Muhammad's actions that challenge most theories that endorse such persecution.

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ART & CULTURE

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Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Sridevi - Bollywood still failing women

Most films are reluctant to go beyond the love aspect of a woman's life.

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POLITICS

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Letter from Lahore: India and Pakistan behaved like schoolyard bullies

There is more to the two countries than Kashmir and terror

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POLITICS

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Charsadda attack: Pakistan needs to cut all ties with terror for its own good

The country cannot afford to turn a blind-eye anymore.

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POLITICS

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Remembering the 144 we lost to Peshawar massacre

Shahzeb was 12, Awais Nasir 14; Khoula Nasir was merely six years old when they were killed on December 16, 2014.

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POLITICS

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What keeps India ticking despite the intolerance

It is huge, secular yet personally religious, chaotic yet focused, divided on unmarked personal lines yet united as a nation.

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POLITICS

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How a Pakistani views India's beef ban

Pluralism and coexistence of diversity are not merely words, but the backbone of your billion-plus people.

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POLITICS

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India and Pakistan must redefine their shared patriotism

It's not about a film like 'Phantom' that sets out to eliminate terrorists. It is about giving justice to all victims of terrorism.

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LIFE

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A melancholic autumn and my reflections on life

As the body goes through its motions, the mind drifts along like an unstrung kite on a cloudy November afternoon.

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POLITICS

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Impossibility of bans. Be it in Pakistan or India

Do we throw our Louboutins at you when you object to our liberal views, our way of life?

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