Tariq Bashir
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English   |   Bangla

The writer is a Lahore-based lawyer.

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

Being Pakistani: Raza Rumi’s new book and his never-ending 'teenage' angst

His rejection of the mindset that is at work to cleanse the country of dissent and diversity is based on Pakistan's rich past that transcends national boundaries.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Reading Pran Nevile's Lahore in modern-day Pakistan

A Sentimental Journey is a fascinating walk through the streets of a city whose multi-faith personality changed forever.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Where the future of Pakistan's democracy is headed

Despite the military establishment's overreach, the country is well on its path to becoming a pluralistic and progressive society.