‘Cancel my debt, I am flooded’

There is a tide in the affairs of men/ Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.” So said Shakespeare, little knowing that in Pakistani English his words might be twisted to squeeze a fortune out of a flood.

The heritage of British period statues

Statues of India-lovers should not be dumped here and there but preserved to commemorate a part of our history, which cannot be wished away. Delhi has shown the way with Coronation Park and other cities can follow suit

Ghalib’s friend

Mirza Ghalib had some childhood’s friend with whom he kept contact till his old age. Among them was the son…