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I.A. Rehman

Tracing the missing

Tracing the missing

In May, there was a spurt in appearances before the commission of inquiry. Published Jun 21, 2018 06:51am
Strengthening poll monitoring

Strengthening poll monitoring

The ECP would be well advised to invite as many observers from credible organisations as possible. Updated Jun 14, 2018 10:18am
How not to choose a VC

How not to choose a VC

Punjab University needs to be free from fissiparous trends and influences. Updated Jun 07, 2018 02:30pm
Over to the caretakers

Over to the caretakers

One hopes the caretakers and their successors in the years ahead will strengthen democratic conduct. Updated May 31, 2018 07:55am
Students take up rights

Students take up rights

A youth-led movement aims to persuade election candidates to adopt a pro-people approach. Published May 24, 2018 06:55am
IN MEMORIAM: A WOMAN OF RESISTANCE

IN MEMORIAM: A WOMAN OF RESISTANCE

Madeeha Gauhar, the founder of Ajoka Theatre, who passed away on April 25, was a pioneering rights activist who strove Published May 20, 2018 07:07am
Storm in Gilgit-Baltistan

Storm in Gilgit-Baltistan

The draft of ‘Government of Gilgit-Baltistan Order, 2018’ has been severely criticised. Published May 17, 2018 07:34am
Mottos and manifestos

Mottos and manifestos

A manifesto should be a programme of action for the uplift of the state and the people. Updated Jun 06, 2018 04:48pm
Media on a short leash

Media on a short leash

It is no exaggeration that Pakistan’s media is being micromanaged in an unprecedented manner. Updated May 03, 2018 10:11am
The right to public spaces

The right to public spaces

The denial of right to public spaces will inexorably lead to ghettoisation of the people. Published Apr 26, 2018 06:52am
Towards legal reform

Towards legal reform

The need for reformative or egalitarian justice has been ignored in a manner bordering on criminality. Published Apr 19, 2018 07:26am
Unwise protest management

Unwise protest management

While the middle class may demand a trouble-free commute, it should spare a thought for protesters’ concerns. Published Apr 05, 2018 07:05am
A divisive debate

A divisive debate

Those who oppose federalism by advocating a strong centre have never offered a properly argued brief. Published Mar 29, 2018 07:26am
A thirst for barbarity

A thirst for barbarity

The culture of brutality preached over the past several months will leave indelible marks on the people’s psyche. Updated Mar 22, 2018 10:22am
Democracy’s reversal

Democracy’s reversal

All hopes that the Senate could strengthen the democratic project are dissipating. Updated Mar 15, 2018 10:36am
The Senate in transition

The Senate in transition

The selection of candidates by the PML-N and PPP reveals their choice of instruments of governance. Published Mar 08, 2018 02:32am
Confrontation on the LoC

Confrontation on the LoC

Neither party is talking seriously about preventing a conflict that will harm both. Published Feb 22, 2018 06:55am