Archive for May, 2010

Supreme snakes & ladders by Tallat Azim

1 May, 2010
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Two decisions coming out recently from the Supreme Court of Pakistan caused quite a stir. We are just not used to this. Ours is an amazing country where something good, if it happens, makes breaking news – and bad news is a way of life. The first one was about the actual rulers of this […]

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A handshake at Thimphu by Inayatullah

1 May, 2010
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The Government of Pakistan has been bending backwards to somehow persuade India to resume dialogue. Washington too for its own vested interest has been pressing New Delhi to agree to begin talking once again. It is interesting to find that Pentagon’s report to the Congress, released a day before the Singh-Gilani meeting, revealed that Pakistan […]

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Generation with the edge? by T Ram Kishore

1 May, 2010
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Stuck without a computer the other day I found myself in the awkward position of having to write longhand, something almost strange in that it was three full pages and I got cramps halfway through. Not just that but my handwriting, having been defeated into a poor second place by keyboard dexterity was rusty and […]

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