I.A. Rehman

The five capital curses

Those in authority seem to be blissfully unaware of the threat that the rising tide of intolerance poses our society. Updated Jan 23, 2020 07:39am

A new federal administration

What the task force has done is to suggest the reorganisation of federal organisational entities. Published Jan 16, 2020 07:15am

A debatable solution

The Supreme Court did not touch on the justification or otherwise for extending a service chief’s tenure Published Jan 09, 2020 06:31am

A wasted year

The govt failed to address the challenges of running a democratic dispensation by diluting principles and practices. Updated Jan 02, 2020 07:44am

Judiciary: Treason now accountable

AT last a conviction for high treason has been recorded and, hopefully, Article 6 of the Constitution can no longer... Updated Jan 01, 2020 10:59pm

The route to para 66

Like other parts of the world, South Asia has a history of inhuman punishments. Published Dec 26, 2019 07:13am

A man of peace who flew high

When the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan was established, the former PAF chief was among the first few who joined. Updated Dec 20, 2019 09:26am

Beyond shaming & damning

The rehabilitation of lawyers will require considerable effort by the greyheads among them. Updated Dec 19, 2019 07:54am

Importance of routine

Serious complications can occur if the government deviates from its routine responsibilities. Published Dec 12, 2019 07:10am

Of students’ rights

The trouble with the administration is that it has all along viewed student unions as adversaries. Updated Dec 05, 2019 07:27am

What administrative reform?

The enormously important task of restructuring should have the sanction of parliament. Updated Dec 14, 2019 10:30am

Media’s shrinking space

The state’s failure to intervene, even to take notice, renders it liable to censure for complicity. Updated Nov 21, 2019 07:39am

Healthcare for prisoners

Pakistani authorities have no use for the rules bearing the name of Nelson Mandela. Published Nov 14, 2019 07:18am

Misuse of antiterrorism law

Civil society should welcome the judgement as it promises a reduction in the misuse of the ATA by a predatory executive. Updated Nov 07, 2019 01:25pm

A bureaucracy paralysed

Civil servants and students of public administration will benefit from a detailed study on the bureaucracy. Published Oct 31, 2019 07:08am

A people’s discourse

Pakistan’s politicians forget human rights when they are in power and discover them only when they are out of office. Published Oct 24, 2019 07:08am

Mental health anxieties

Experts agree that reports on suicides in Pakistan are not reliable. Published Oct 17, 2019 07:02am

Law for social change

Is it not time to question the adherence to a retributive system of justice? Published Oct 03, 2019 07:02am

Inverted priority for media

Nobody has bought the official plea that special courts will promote the media community’s interests. Published Sep 26, 2019 07:26am