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A matter of priorities

Sher Ali Pataudi writes in his autobiography, The Story of Soldiering and Politics in Pakstan and India that the nature of a democracy is directly linked to the means...

New trends and policy challenges in EU

The year, 2019 remains crucial for European Union affairs. The heads of souther European states, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Malta gathered in...

Enlisting public support for eradication of polio

The government is changing its strategy to reach the goal post of a polio-free Pakistan. The National Polio Programme plans to focus more on public awareness than...

United opposition

Going by a joint statement issued at its conclusion, the meeting at Jati Umra between Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz...

Politics and religion

In priest-ridden societies like those that exist in the subcontinent it becomes next to impossible to engage in politics without appeal to religion. Mahatma Gandhi was...

Corruption and accountability in Azad Kashmir

Pakistan, Azad Kashmir and Indian administered Kashmir are part of a global habitat. Pakistan keeps a strong constituency and influence in these two territories. In...

The backlog at SJC

The backlog of cases at judicial forums is not a new thing. Soon after taking his august office earlier this year, Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa had...

Gains from the SCO meeting

The slightest signs of an improvement in relations between Pakistan and India dominate the media discourse in both countries even as important developments are reported...

ABOVE THE LAW (II)

But there is no other way to bring a change in Pakistan’s economy and political system than to clean the Augean stables. And that is what the government is trying to...

The truth — the nation should know

It is well said that ‘to be mistaken is a misfortune to be pitied but to know the truth and not to conform one’s actions to it, is a crime which Heaven and Earth...