Nadeem  Paracha

Nadeem Paracha

Alternative history, anyone?

Alternative history, anyone?

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Nadeem Paracha

What would have happened if after the 1970 election, Sheikh Mujeebur Rehman’s Awami League had formed a majority Government at the Centre? Alternative History (AH) is a popular fiction genre of speculative history where the story plots are based on ‘what if’ scenarios during certain important points of history. Famous AH...

The command and control model

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 | Nadeem Paracha

Democracy has always managed to resolve society’s most complex issues and tensions. But trying to control it has always resulted in disaster Tomorrow, Pakistanis will be heading to cast their votes in the country’s 11th General Elections. This will also be the first time the country will elect a Government after...

The key Karachi seat

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | Nadeem Paracha

Thirty-two candidates are vying for a constituency which is a microcosm of the Pakistani electorate and which no party has ever had a hold over For a long time, Karachi’s NA-250 has been one of the city’s most unpredictable constituencies. It still is. Now even more so, as due to last...

Syria and its children of war

Monday, 02 July 2018 | Nadeem Paracha

An entire generation of Syrian children face danger and death. When children die, so does humanity. Those killing them are doing this because they are not human anymore Casually skimming through several news websites, I stopped at a news item about a young Syrian boy who had fallen unconscious after a...

State Editions

Players exhibit talents at Shooting Championship

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Chouhan to dedicate Malwa water project on Sept 27

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

New collection of fiction books at SVL

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer