Dawn News

A.G. Noorani

A new politics?

There is popular disdain for the politics of old. Published Nov 28, 2015 02:37am

Quaid’s courts

Jinnah’s view on the constitutional court remains relevant. Published Nov 21, 2015 05:54am

Shimla diplomacy

The much-talked about ‘spirit of Shimla’ rejects preconditions. Published Nov 14, 2015 06:50am

Police & politicians

The police force is a creature of statute, not of any executive order. Published Nov 07, 2015 01:28am

A wrecked compact

Article 370 in India-held Kashmir has been systematically violated. Published Oct 31, 2015 01:27am

Civil service woes

The respective roles of ministers and civil servants are clearly stated. Published Oct 17, 2015 07:04am

Modi’s loyalties

The RSS has riveted its control over the BJP. Published Oct 10, 2015 01:12am

Press and privacy

No right is absolute; it is subject to the rights of others. Published Oct 03, 2015 01:32am

Kashmir unity

To ensure peace, a free exchange of ideas must be allowed. Updated Sep 19, 2015 02:04am

Curbs on culture

Indo-Pak ties are not immune to the truths of diplomacy Published Sep 12, 2015 01:12am

After Ufa

The Mufti regime has shown no concern for Kashmiri self-respect. Published Sep 05, 2015 01:50am

A new diplomacy

It is not wise to push an interlocutor to the wall. Published Aug 29, 2015 01:33am

BBC in crisis

The UK government has hardly concealed its intentions. Published Aug 22, 2015 02:53am

The Naga pact

Who will supervise the surrender, and how will armed cadres be rehabilitated? Published Aug 15, 2015 02:20am

Alarms in Kashmir

There is little attempt to understand the obvious message which the surge in militancy sends out. Updated Aug 08, 2015 12:30pm

The whistleblower

New institutions can emerge to strengthen traditional ones when people feel they are not effective. Published Aug 01, 2015 01:27am

Diplomatic tact

The temptation to gratify public opinion at home must be resisted. Published Jul 25, 2015 02:20am

End of democracy

As in 1975, India has a one-man regime today. Published Jul 18, 2015 12:40am

When to resign

When a minister comes under a cloud, he ought to bow out. Published Jul 11, 2015 02:03am

Rules on memoirs

Documents composed in the course of public duty are state property. Published Jul 04, 2015 12:48am