Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy teaches at Forman Christian College, Lahore. He can be reached at PervezHoodbhoy@fccollege.edu.pk.

Echoes of Pakistan in Indian polls

Frenzied use of communal card signals the weakening of democracy.

May 06, 2019

Why Pakistan is not a nation

And how it could become one.

Jun 01, 2010

Inside the nuclear closet

Abdul Qadeer Khan, regarded as the 'Father of Pakistan's A-Bomb', was accused then pardoned by President Musharraf for his role in trafficking nuclear technology. But what sort of man is Qadeer, and what does his …

Mar 15, 2004

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Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.