Mehr Tarar

OPEN TO OPINION

Tarar Square

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

ART & CULTURE

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A Pakistani fan of Shashi Kapoor's pays a tribute

He was that one thing only a very few men would ever be described as: beautiful.

POLITICS

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Blame Islamic fundamentalists, not Ahmadis for ruining Pakistan

Faith is personal. Faith is the human connection to the divine. Faith, or lack thereof, is to be judged only by God.

ART & CULTURE

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POLITICS

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How Pakistan's politicians are dragging the country to hell

A corruption-free and democratically stronger country will not only be good for its people but the entire region.

VOICES

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Letter from Lahore: Men and marriages and how women suffer

A relationship glued with an unprincipled compromise and broken promises works on a timer of destruction.

POLITICS

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A Pakistani explains why India and Pakistan have stopped talking to one another again

The two nations continue to hurl allegations amid soldiers and civilians dying at the LoC.

VOICES

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#MeToo: This is why 'No' remains the loudest unheard word

No amount of social media activism and laws would protect females - and many young males - from sexual abuse.

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.

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.

POLITICS

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