Basil Nabi Malik

NFC controversy

NFC controversy

Did the president act on his own, or on the PM’s advice? Published 09 Jun, 2020 06:53am
Corona & contracts

Corona & contracts

What does the pandemic mean for businesses? Published 13 Apr, 2020 06:04am
Right-wing creep

Right-wing creep

The religious right has been propped up for short-term gains. Published 31 Jan, 2020 06:55am
‘Naya’ politics

‘Naya’ politics

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

Boycotting justice?

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

Internal reform

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

The larger system

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

Upgrading relief

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

Elected or selected?

Some say the system of appointing judges is outdated.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

Boycotting justice

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

Encroachers & victims

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

Judges’ appointment

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

Stifling thought

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

Judicial autonomy

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

Defying logic

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

Thought control

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

Changing goalposts

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

Medical negligence

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

Bias as a prop

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

An incomplete law

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