The US withdrawal from Afghanistan brings to mind the American withdrawal from Vietnam, after which Southeast Asia and the Middle East fretted about the possibility of the United States walking away from its commitments.
MQM-Pakistan, like other parties, had been protesting against the Sindh Local Government Act 2021. However, no serious attempts had been made by the Sindh government to engage with the protestors.
The period of pre-post COVID-19 evolved the need to reshape the psychological and psychiatric needs of individuals. It is important to comprehend the critical patients of COVID-19 along with post-stress disorders with the stable forum of pandemic management.
The drive of vigilantism and violence by supporters of Hindutva has resulted in the erasure of the secular democratic values and even compromised the sovereign monopoly on the violence of the state. A minority rights group in India reported more than 300 attacks on Christians.
In a country that last year ranked third from the bottom in terms of male-female parity, the Judicial Commission of Pakistan’s vote in her favor can also be seen as a step towards gender equality in the highest echelons of the judiciary itself.
Talk of a presidential system recurs at fairly regular intervals and is supported by the usual suspects who blame parliamentary democracy and not the mal intent and incompetence of those running it for the failure of governance.
The realignment of borders on historic grounds in the present era would do no good except for jeopardizing the whole current international order and would only cause chaos and confusion. Both countries have been in the vicious cyclical loop of border disputes
Kashmiris are observing the Indian republic day as a black day as the hardliner PM Modi-led Indian government continues violating all international norms and commitments by scrapping special status of the internationally-acknowledged disputed status of Jammu Kashmir.
The election commission of Pakistan took a logistic step with a view that offenses under the existing law have to be made compatible with the new technology if EVMs are to be used. The Prime minister must be careful about those flatters advisors and yes men who are misleading.
The founding father of Pakistan had laid the foundation of the citizen-centric approach as the raison d'être for Pakistan. The Constitution of Pakistan also provides for the basic rights of the citizens. NSP could have served as a uniting policy if the political parties were consulted.
Hindutva is not a political issue. It's a matter of faith and culture. If BJP feels that they are the proprietors of Hindutva then they are mistaken. Fighting elections, winning or losing are not certifications of Hindutva. Savarkar was the biggest champion of Hindutva.
Russia and potentially a China that no longer are worried about the fallout of violating US sanctions against Iran could put Riyadh and Abu Dhabi on notice that the two US rivals may not be more reliable or committed to ensuring security in the Gulf.