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My name is Allah Ditta and I’m a Human

My name is Allah Ditta and I’m a Human

My name is Allah Ditta and you may probably have judged me by my name already; I belong to the lowest strata of human beings in Pakistan. I know you must be quick at making opinions about me and...
Did PTI Deliver a ‘New Pakistan’?

Did PTI Deliver a ‘New Pakistan’?

Let’s begin by juxtaposing the pre and post-election political scenarios of Pakistan with an aim to weigh the after effects of the debut entry of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as a...
PTI is Leading, Not Pleading (Rebuttal)

PTI is Leading, Not Pleading (Rebuttal)

I couldn’t help smiling after I read the scholarly article “PTI- leading for Votes”. Starting off again with the trademark line of my rebuttals:   “Thou art not a writer? Pick up a pen,...
One Slogan, Many Faces

One Slogan, Many Faces

Let’s cut it short, a few days back I was traveling to Manchester from London on a train, sitting along with window browsing on my phone and enjoying the heavenly winter chill.   To my...
The Recipe for Revolution

The Recipe for Revolution

If I’ll ask have you ever heard the word “Revolution” then definitely you will think what am I asking? This word will be echoing in your mind from the time you have opened your eyes in...
Education is Not For Elites Alone

Education is Not For Elites Alone

“Each day around a quarter of the country’s teachers do not turn up to school” – Sir Michael Barber, Co-chair, Pakistan Education Task Force   Peela Schools and our education systems...
Cartoons for Change

Cartoons for Change

Cartoons- a world of imagination for children     For a child anything that comes in the form of a cartoon becomes highly attractive and not only in terms of amusement but also in terms of...
The Illusion of the ‘Change’

The Illusion of the ‘Change’

Revolution has been the talk of the town with regular slogans that a Tsunami is going to sweep the country in the coming years. The general election is around the corner and the political parties...
Red Alert: Our Climate is Changing!

Red Alert: Our Climate is Changing!

Recently, NASA released very strange images of the Greenland ice melt, which they itself call as unprecedented. The images of Greenland taken by three different satellites show very uncommon ice melt...
Practicing Muslims- Only in Ramadan

Practicing Muslims- Only in Ramadan

Just a month ago these hosts carried an entirely different persona and bold glimpses of modernism. And their abrupt arbitrary transformation is something I still find hard to digest.
Film for Change

Film for Change

  Cinema is an extraordinarily powerful medium, much more powerful than television and newspaper. Cinema has been used all over the world to engender positive social change. In our...