Mehr Tarar

OPEN TO OPINION

Tarar Square

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

VOICES

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What we need to learn from the suicide of Pakistani model Anam Tanoli

Social media trolling, peer pressure and judgments of people may not affect all of us, but those that it does affect, don’t ever think it is no big deal.

VOICES

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Why removal of Atif Mian from the Economic Advisory Council is neither a service to Islam nor to Pakistan

The country's doddering economy be damned, imagined slights to religion are more important.

POLITICS

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Why I am convinced Imran Khan's Pakistan stands for peace

The hug of Pakistan’s General Bajwa and Navjot Singh Sidhu set the groundwork for a new chapter in Pakistan-India relations.

POLITICS

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Why Imran Khan didn't deliver a swearing-in address, he talked to the nation

The Prime Minister wishes to turn Pakistan into an Islamic welfare state, where each life is valued, where no one suffers forgotten.

VARIETY

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Why I believe Imran Khan can and will change Pakistan

The most significant trait of Khan's leadership is his absolute love for the country.

POLITICS

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How debates on imaginary invitations for Imran Khan's swearing-in mocked the idea of diplomacy

The debates demean and mock Pakistan's prime minister to-be, and people whom he is friends with or respects in India.

POLITICS

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From 'why Imran Khan' to 'finally Imran Khan': It has been a long journey for a better Pakistan

People know Imran Khan is flawed, but magnificent; he loves Pakistan without ifs and buts.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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For Pakistani media, Nawaz Sharif's return is bigger news than killing of 128 people in Balochistan blast

The country's media went into a frenzy, giving minute-to-minute detail of the return of the former PM and his daughter Maryam from London.

POLITICS

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What 10-year jail term for Nawaz Sharif says about Pakistan's politics

The covert or blatant interference of the establishment in the civilian realm of governance is a stark reality of Islamabad of which there is no denial.