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Cartoonist Sabir Nazar

Top Pakistani TV channel gets rid of anti-establishment cartoonist with no explanation

Pakistani channel Samaa TV tells Sabir Nazar, a leading voice in political satire, you are 'put on hold'.
Music band

Junoon’s return to Pakistan is every ’90s kid’s Christmas miracle

Two decades after it was banned in Pakistan, Sufi rock band Junoon is set to perform in Karachi today.
Crystal meth | Commons

Pakistan’s youth are getting hooked to crystal meth and alarm bells are ringing in the govt

Pakistan's Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi raised the issue Tuesday, but even amid doubts on his facts, there is growing concern over the problem.
File image of Amin Haseef | Twitter

This Pakistan journalist chats with goats, interviews buffaloes, and is a viral sensation

Amin Hafeez has won more than a few fans, and critics, with his rather unconventional reportage.
Girls studying in a school in Pakistan

Local tribal council negotiating talks with militants who burnt down schools in Diamer district

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Online petition launched asking Imran Khan to lift ban on release of film ‘Manto’ in Pakistan; Pakistan-Afghanistan border to be completed by December 2019. 
Imran Khan | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Pakistan top court orders Imran Khan’s sister to pay tax and fine on foreign properties

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan says Pakistan has arranged peace talks between US and Taliban; journalists in northwestern Pakistani city threaten protest over colleagues' arrest.
Pakistan finance minister Asad Umar

Didn’t cut Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mention from Pak finance minister’s interview, says BBC

Here’s what’s happening across the border: US to ensure Pak doesn't use IMF bailout to repay Chinese debt, and Voice of America’s Urdu and Pashto websites blocked in Pakistan.

Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Maneka most Googled person in Pakistan in 2018

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister says US ignoring religious intolerance in India, andanti-graft body puts Shahbaz Sharif’s son on no-fly list.
Mike Pompeo

Pakistan rejects US censure on its religious freedom violations

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Shah Mehmood Qureshi asks for India’s help to end the Afghan war; Balochistan cabinet calls CPEC spending in province so far a “joke”.
Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

Pashtun activist Manzoor Pashteen, critical of Pak army, denied entry to Balochistan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: PML-N spokesperson says Imran Khan govt stole her party’s projects, and Mahira Khan-Fawad Khan starrer film first in Pakistan to get same-day release in China.

On Camera

File photo of Aseemanand being escorted by police personnel | PTI

Samjhauta blast acquittals have turned India’s accusing finger at Pakistan inwards

After the Samjhauta acquittal, it will be difficult for Indians to look Pakistanis in the eye and ask them tough questions about terrorism and 26/11 Mumbai attack.
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Should liberals and Congress feel sorry for LK Advani not being on the BJP list?

Many Congress supporters and commentators expressed their disappointment over the BJP’s decision to drop LK Advani from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar seat for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Defence

File photo of Yasin Malik | Common

Security forces given ‘free hand’ in Kashmir Valley weeks before Lok Sabha polls

Modi govt bans Yasin Malik's JKLF. Home ministry official says it was responsible for the genocide & exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?