Dawn News

March, 28 2015

I.A. Rehman

Beware the rightward slide

The absence of the left makes the government vulnerable to pressures from the extreme right. Published Mar 26, 2015 12:35am

Lack of good governance

What is the hitch in creating a statutory commission to deal with minorities’ problems? Published Mar 19, 2015 01:25am

Land reform or bust

That economic progress depends on the judicious use of our land resources is self-evident. Published Mar 12, 2015 02:26am

Hazards of privatisation

The government cannot continue to disregard the countrywide protests of labour organisations. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

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