Basil Nabi Malik

‘Naya’ politics

The PTI is trying to settle political debates through the court. Published Dec 01, 2019 07:05am

Boycotting justice?

Even if justified in their protest, the lawyers were certainly not justified in the manner in which they protested. Updated Apr 08, 2019 02:01pm

Internal reform

The courts may be well-meaning but charity must begin at home. Published Apr 08, 2018 06:47am

The larger system

Our judges are just one cog in the judicial wheel. Published Dec 26, 2017 06:29am

Upgrading relief

High-stakes civil suits languish in overburdened high courts. Updated May 07, 2017 01:39am

Elected or selected?

Some say the system of appointing judges is outdated. Published Dec 22, 2016 03:01am

Boycotting justice

If justice is a chariot then the bar and bench are its two wheels. Published Jan 22, 2016 01:15am

Encroachers & victims

There is little legal basis to arguments in support of Islamabad’s slum residents. Published Aug 12, 2015 01:13am

Judges’ appointment

Confirmation doubts prevent lawyers from taking up judicial service. Published Jun 02, 2015 01:35am

Stifling thought

The ability to dissent has lost much ground. Updated Apr 22, 2015 02:45am

Judicial autonomy

The strength of the courts lies in their unity, not discord. Published Jan 22, 2015 01:04am

Defying logic

Band-aid measures are not the answer to festering problems. Published Jan 01, 2015 01:40am

Thought control

No curbs should be put on an individual holding a certain opinion. Published Oct 12, 2014 01:27am

Changing goalposts

The PTI seeks to define the manner in which the ‘rigged’ constituencies will be probed. Published Sep 09, 2014 01:22am

Medical negligence

The state relies on legal remedies to tackle faulty medical services. Published Aug 03, 2014 01:41am

Bias as a prop

Allegations shouldn’t automatically lead to recusal from a case. Published Jun 01, 2014 05:50am

An incomplete law

Child marriages prematurely end a person’s adolescence. Published May 25, 2014 07:41am

Protecting an ideal

Legitimacy of the democratic process must be emphasised. Published May 11, 2014 07:17am

Contrary provisions

NORMALLY, sizing up an employee is supposed to entail an objective assessment of the individual’s ability to... Published Apr 15, 2014 07:02am