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Following the constitution

On August 14, 1973, Pakistan attained the status of a constitutional democracy after the enactment of the unanimously agreed constitution. A similar milestone was...

Interpretations of Jihad in South Asia

The following is a summary of the main ideas of my recently published book entitled Interpretations of Jihad in South Asia: an Intellectual History. The book was...

After the SC verdict

The Pakistan Muslim League-N camp is rightly elated at a verdict by the five-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan that has thrown out an appeal by the National...

A joint opposition

An eventful day ended in the federal capital with the parliamentary opposition once again getting together on a joint front. Among other aspects of national politics,...

Conflict Management and Rehabilitation in Tribal Areas

In the light of international precedents and pacts the global community is moving away from conflict and towards the management, rehabilitation and mainstreaming of...

Donald Trump: A Successful US President

When Donald Trump joined the race to run for the presidency of the US, most people believed that he was not a serious candidate. I, however, gauged Trump’s potential...

No headway on national curriculum

In November last year, Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced the establishment of a National Curriculum Council (NCC) to work towards standardisation of curricula...

MPAs’ development funds

If media reports are to be trusted, the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) seems set to follow a trend set in our electoral politics and let its members of the provincial...

Pakistan’s bid to become a regional peacemaker: a positive step

Pakistan, under the new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, appears to be repositioning itself to be a regional peacemaker. This is a positive step in a region that...

For a strong and fair NAB indeed

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was doing great until the former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and some of his close aides were being...