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Truth Invites IRE

Truth Invites IRE

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur Three weeks ago I received a mailed letter, which seemed odd as most communication these days takes place via the internet, the easiest though not the safest since Edward Snowden exposed the scope and depth of surveillance that the US National Security Agency (NSA) carries out. Mailed letters are not very [...]

Exercising Caution

Exercising Caution

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin was shot dead by George Zimmerman claiming self-defence; there were no witnesses.…

Balochistan Under Siege

Balochistan Under Siege

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur The headline, “Election security: Balochistan braces for surgical operation” in a national daily left me amazed at the deviousness media…

Dervishes And Phonies

Dervishes And Phonies

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur The caretaker prime minister (PM) Justice (retd) Hazar Khan Khoso reportedly was to undertake a trip to Balochistan for convincing…

Exceptional Sight But Absolute Lack of Vision

Exceptional Sight But Absolute Lack of Vision

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur Ironically, an irony that escaped him, Sardar Akhtar Mengal’s decision to participate in the forthcoming elections coincided with March 27, the…

‘Tis an ill wind indeed!

‘Tis an ill wind indeed!

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur The Alamdar Road massacre, like all other horrific atrocities of the religious extremists,…

Turning Balochistan Into a Cemetery

Turning Balochistan Into a Cemetery

By Mohammad Ali Talpur This is not the first time that a military operation has been carried out…

Wreaking Vengeance

Wreaking Vengeance

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur Every year, since 2005, some motivated Dakota Indians make a 300-mile trek on…

Incorrigible

Incorrigible

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur In the 1951 movie Hulchal starring Dilip Kumar and Nargis, Yakub played a…

Charting the Uncharted

Charting the Uncharted

By Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they…

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