Dawn News

March, 03 2015

I.A. Rehman

Writers take centre stage

Literary festivals can bring the two estranged cousins, India and Pakistan, closer together. Published Feb 26, 2015 02:19am

Laws cut out for abuse

Lawmakers must not adopt laws that deny the citizens their right to due process. Published Feb 19, 2015 12:36am

A season of hope in Sri Lanka

The new Sri Lankan president has promised a complete overhaul of the state apparatus. Published Feb 12, 2015 01:33am

After Obama’s India visit

The US president’s decision to court Modi is consistent with Washington’s attitude towards India. Updated Feb 05, 2015 10:32am

Crises of governance

The idea that teachers should be given arms is not only ridiculous it is also dangerous. Published Jan 29, 2015 12:30am

Madressah & education reform

Madressahs must be ready to accept the principle of regular audit of their accounts. Published Jan 22, 2015 01:04am

State vandalism in Lahore

More important than technical flaws in the expressway project is the extent of dislocation it will cause. Published Jan 15, 2015 06:58am

Year of the dharna

The 2014 demonstrations led by Tahirul Qadri and Imran Khan set a record in Pakistan for extended protest. Published Jan 01, 2015 01:40am

Not by anger alone

An excess of anger and grief interferes with one’s ability to produce the right response to tragedy. Published Dec 25, 2014 06:32am

Balochistan has a road map

However sound a proposed development strategy for Balochistan may seem, the pitfalls cannot be ignored. Updated Dec 18, 2014 07:33am

Rights of victims of bombing

Goodwill will be lost if Islamabad does not raise a strong voice against bombing of civilians. Updated Dec 11, 2014 05:04am

Gilgit case and intolerance

The Gilgit court has confirmed that the threat to media freedom has assumed menacing proportions. Published Dec 04, 2014 12:51am

Listen to the peasants

Peasants across the land want the immediate allotment of state land to landless tenants. Published Nov 27, 2014 12:59am

The issue is cronyism

The reason behind the empty posts is non-availability of the competent authority’s errand boy. Published Nov 20, 2014 01:09am

Human rights and diplomacy

The Constitution’s silence on external ties limits the scrutiny of foreign policy. Published Nov 13, 2014 06:44am

The curriculum conundrum

There is an urgent need to focus on what should be excluded from educational texts. Published Nov 06, 2014 06:28am

The CII’s dubious mandate

The main focus of the council is marriage and its wish to reduce the space for women. Published Oct 30, 2014 01:21am

A matter of life and death

Hitherto, in most cases, high courts struck down the sentence of death in Section 295-C cases. Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

The IDPs deserve better

Despite the government’s claims regarding IDP rehabilitation, the road ahead is bumpy. Published Oct 16, 2014 03:13am