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Category: Editorial

Reforming the justice system

In a country plagued by bad governance and weak rule of law, the judiciary has a vital role in restoring peoples’ trust in the state. Unfortunately, this is not the...

Bravo, Sadiq Khan

The Brits are known for their wry wit and sense of irony. Which is just as well, really. Especially given that supporters of the American president — a gentleman whom...

SC’s concern with healthcare

The Punjab government’s infrastructure development projects have been ambitious without a doubt. The Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) has dominated news recently owing...

Fire and fury of religious freedom

Pakistan has missed out on being designated by the US State Department a Country of Particular Concern. The latter refers to Washington’s annual pinpointing of...

Beyond the purview of law

Yet another case of enforced disappearance has surfaced. Less than two months after a Baloch student was ‘kidnapped’ from Karachi University, another student from...

In need of pragmatism

The time has come to look beyond the seemingly un-statesman-like Twitter outbursts of the usual suspect. For Donald Trump, it pains us to say, may have a point when it...

Nawaz’s concerns

Nawaz Sharif’s aggressive posturing continues even after his and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s trip to Saudi Arabia. In his latest press talk, Nawaz has...

Twitter gift to the Palestinians

It seems that Donald Trump may have rung in the New Year by partying like it was 1999. Indeed, he may have even come up with a new twist on spin the bottle that goes...

China’s support and way forward

China has spoken in support of Pakistan, following US president Donald Trump’s hostile remarks. Trump’s tweet rightly sparked outrage amongst all sections of...

Fuel prices — moving beyond polemics

Pandering to populist slogans alone on the latest upward revision in petroleum products may help opposition parties gain some public support, but such posturing is...