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Lawyers

How rogue lawyers are destroying courts?

How Pakistan's judiciary is being undermined by rogue lawyers? Apparently this is not being understood by the top minds in Pakistan's bar and bench....
System

Threats to Parliamentary system & possible solutions

Opinion | The topic has been selected for discussion in the wake of wide-scale criticism heaped upon the parliamentary system which we adopted after our...
lawyers

Time to teach Law to Lawyers

All those present in the room at a hotel in Istanbul were stunned when I informed them about the despicable scene at the Punjab...
India

India is ‘Burning’ & Modi is ‘Responsible’

Indian Prime Minister Modi has a huge crisis on his hands entirely of his own making after some of the ethno-religiously diverse Northeastern States...
Citizenship

India’s Citizenship Amendment Bill under a Muslim lens!

Ignoring national and international furor, Indian House of People (Lok Sabha) and Council of States (Rajya Sabha) passed a controversial amendment to its 1955...
Digital

Vision & challenges in achieving a digital Pakistan

Pakistan is among such fortunate countries where the youth population is 60% of the total population. This percentage of regular users of digital services...
Lawyers

Doctors vs Lawyers: Only suffering party is ‘Common Man’

On 11th December, lawyers attacked Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) and four patients died on the same day due to stampede. The second tragic...
Afghanistan

India cannot afford to lose Afghanistan & Bangladesh’s favor

Opinion | This had to happen: The friendliest and the closest neighbor that India ever had since its independence, Afghanistan, has cast aside diplomatic niceties...
Strategic assets

Pakistan should put its priority in securing ‘Strategic Assets’

‘Strategic assets’ is a relatively new concept that arose in connection with the fast-forward development of economic globalization in the 20th c. and a...
COAS

Legal rationale for the COAS’ service tenure extension?

Opinion | On November 26, on the application of a member of the public, the Supreme Court (SC) took up the matter of the extension...
Lawyers

Untouchables – Lawyers and the writ of law

Opinion | Lawyers are a strange breed. Unpredictable, mysterious and arrogant, some may say. You will see them fighting for a cause or siding with...
China

China’s debt trap diplomacy: Is Pakistan a victim in CPEC?

Desperate for cash, Tajikistan is about to sell yet another vital asset to China at a time that countries like Sri Lanka and the Maldives are...
student

Restoration of student unions: Formidable challenge for stakeholders

Opinion | Some leading dailies of the country recently reported that the incumbent government is seriously contemplating to restore the student unions in educational institutions...
thief

Takes a Thief to catch a Thief: Is it true for Pakistan?

Opinion | It takes a thief to catch a thief, diamond cuts diamond, poison neutralizes poison etc, and these proverbs are widely used in the...
US

How much does US pay for its allies defences? More importantly, Why?

Since the start of Donald Trump’s run for the US presidency in 2015, he has been critical of the amount of money US allies...
Syria

Trump, Erdogan & Syria: US plays smart and gives a ‘Death Blow’

Opinion | US President Donald Trump is not known to practice judo. It is possible he may have picked up a few judo techniques from...
Afghanistan

Nakamura’s efforts for peace in Afghanistan: Alive even in death

Opinion | Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who dedicated his life to improving lives in war-torn Afghanistan, was killed in a brutal attack on...
Pentagon

War in Afghanistan: Pentagon pyramid of lies comes down crumbling

Opinion | The Pentagon cannot be pleased with the Washington Post today. That’s because the Post has just disclosed a mountain of previously secret documentary...
Election Commission

Both members of Election Commission are un-constitutional

Retired Justice Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi, a member of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Punjab, on Friday, took the oath as acting Chief...
masks

Masks in Protests: Are they serving the purpose?

Aidan McGarry | From Hong Kong to Chile and from Lebanon to Iraq, people around the world are taking to the streets in protest against...
toilet

India’s focus should shift from going to Mars to making Toilets

Shyama V. Ramani | In 2013, India became the fourth country in the world (after Russia, the United States, and the European Union) and the...
deal of century

Is deal of century a pathway to peace or a recipe for disaster?

Opinion | The Palestine-Israel conflict has remained a major source of instability in the Middle East. This conflict originated in the aftermath of World War...
Pakistan

Captain’s premature celebrations on economy?

Well, the new Pakistan government's mantra is to build cum spread this perception that the economy is finally on the mend and there are...
treason

High Treason: Musharraf losing against time

Opinion | A few weeks back, the honorable Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, while addressing a gathering, imitated General Musharraf’s fists, and claimed that soon...
China

CPEC – How China furthers without any substantial help from Pakistan

Opinion | Under the CPEC, China has taken care of Pakistan’s electricity requirements. The road network has expanded and continues to expand. Free Trade Agreement...
Modi

Modi down from American pedestal ‘Again’

Opinion | The scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the recent weeks by two prominent writers in the US — the Washington Post’s...
APS

APS Terrorism: Pakistan’s 9/11

When dreams were shattered December 16, 2014, was the first day of six-year-old Khaula Bibi at the Army Public School, Peshawar, that proved to be...
Civil Services

Politicization of Civil Services in Pakistan

A well-functioning civil service helps to foster sound policymaking and regulation, effective coordination between institutions of governance as well as service delivery, accountability, and...
NAVY

Pakistan Navy in Morocco: A step towards productive relations

Pakistan and Morocco share a history of cordial diplomatic and defense relations and both the countries are moving forward with emerging prosperity in defense...
power

Power resides with whosoever has the ‘power to coerce’

Opinion | The provincial government has decided to go to Supreme Court against Peshawar High Court’s judgment on the BRT. The court has directed the...

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