Quite a few people seem willing to shrug off Jhangvi’s victory as the fair outcome of our democratic process.
There are some inherent failings in Pakistan’s political system, which may act as an inadvertent bulwark against
What shock could help the PTI? Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification and an internal leadership struggle in the PML-N would
The corridor is a centralising force in Pakistan’s political system that places a lot of eggs in the federal
Meaningful social mobility across generations is almost non-existent in the country.
In the justified quest to articulate an anti-establishment position, the task of defining any strategic interests of the
Five months on, no concrete steps have been taken to investigate the source of the PM’s children’s funds.
Being in favour of mass transit does not entail awarding the government an eternal hall pass for Lahore.
Should we attach primacy to foreign conspiracies when the country’s own nationalist project is celebrated by those....
The crisis of incompetence and malfeasance that is afflicting Sindh’s governance is impossible to ignore any longer.
The role of ideology adds further complexity to the alleged relationship between religion and terrorism.
Whichever way one looks at the new left, it is impossible to deny that mainstream progressive politics is facing a
In a world where it takes little effort to see how the wealthy live, expectations from the state will be high.
In rural Punjab, mid-sized landowners play an important role as political intermediaries.
The state’s reaction to the protesters is akin to a bully who picks on the weakest in class.
The history of development is ambivalent on the connection between corruption & growth.
The land development regime in Pakistan is rife with loopholes, none less so than the colonial-era Land Acquisition Act.
Does the aftermath of the Panama Papers show just how little Pakistan’s political system has evolved?
There are two sides to the state’s apparently ‘progressive’ turn in recent months.
The fractured politics of an unequal city leaves the future of environmental concerns particularly bleak.