Najeeb Kakar

  • Great souls are born once in a blue moon; those who lift their society out of the abhorrent pits of witlessness, and take them to the pinnacles of grandeur. Often, they are born in environments least conducive to their healthful upbringing. And despite it being ridden with patriarchy and misogyny, ...

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  • The hapless arrival of Muharram, the traditional month of mourning, has witnessed the occurrence of the latest instance of sectarian violence in Pakistan: a terror attack that ripped through Quetta’s Kerani road, targeting Shia Hazara women. The assailants had intercepted the bus and opened ...

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  • In the troubled province of Balochistan, the coldblooded massacre of an estimate of at least 93 innocent souls,which included lawyers, journalists and civilians, left yet another murky day. A pre-planned suicide attack was orchestrated when a bunch of lawyers gathered at Civil Hospital to protest ...

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  • Afghanistan faced the first blow — and is still facing. Swat was the second fertile ground for militancy. Waziristan is bearing the brunt. Balochistan is the fourth. It may become a new war zone. No, it’ll not. Yes, it will. One, two, three, four… People have got much opinion. ...

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