'The traditional Left is on the decline. It will die a natural death'

In conversation with Tariq Ali, an activist, a filmmaker and a novelist



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Society in the time of corona

Society in the time of corona

Interesting, revealing, and downright bizarre — looking at some peculiar reactions from society to the...

‘Nirbhaya’ and the call for spectacular justice

‘Nirbhaya’ and the call for spectacular justice

The four men accused in the 2012 Delhi rape and murder case were hanged last week amidst a countdown and...

The virtual frontiers of art

The virtual frontiers of art

Tapestries of Fading Gardens says a lot about the future of art shows — visit an exhibition from the...

Southbank

Southbank

Sometimes secrets should remain untold...

Writing in the days of Corona

Writing in the days of Corona

In these times of self-isolation, we must remember that there have always existed a bunch of humans quite...


Political Economy

The curse of corona and the homeless

The homeless and the stateless don’t figure anywhere in our imagination


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Instep

Television’s charismatic chameleon

Working within an incredible range, Faysal Quraishi has mastered the art of performance. Talking of 27 years and countless characters behind him, he speaks about the TV industry and its evolution.


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An evocative contemplation on mortality

An evocative contemplation on mortality

LGS International hosts a riveting performance of Austrian composer Schubert’s Winterreise, directed by Berlin-based...

Controversy on campus

Controversy on campus

The ‘sacking’ of a political science lecturer at GCU recently has again brought to light the sad fact that such...

Lizard, my favourite pet

Lizard, my favourite pet

When some species multiplies beyond its sustainable population, predators kill or devour the excess.

Something’s not right with the world

Something’s not right with the world

The assumption is that soon it will be all over. Once it is, what we shall have learned as a civilisation is important


Sports

A November like no other?

A November like no other?

The Masters in November? British Open in September? Ryder Cup in flux? Golf’s 2020 plans are under discussion.

The aftermath of Olympic postponement

The aftermath of Olympic postponement

Pakistan sports bodies calculate the impact that the delay in Tokyo Olympics is going to have on their athletes’ preparation and consequently on their finances

How to take isolation as a sport!

How to take isolation as a sport!

Here are some activities which can help you cope up with the depressing things happening in these dark times

Say no to sedentary life style

Say no to sedentary life style

Any sport that provides you with proper aerobic exercise is good for a healthy heart of all ages

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A ghost town

The streets are hauntingly quiet. The parks are deserted. The marketplaces is abandoned.