Donations from non-members seem to be a significant source of income for parties.
It is difficult to recall the ECP ever declaring any intra-party poll invalid in the past.
An overview of our poll history indicates the extent of electoral neutrality we can expect.
Well-crafted election manifestos can bridge the gap between political parties and voters.
The census is undertaken by the federal government through the Population Census Wing of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Pakistan has a long history of excluding popular political leaders from the poll process.
There are potentially 3.5 million eligible women voters who are not registered on the rolls.
It is surprising how such a partisan caretaker government was allowed to be sworn in.
Pakistan can take a cue from its erstwhile eastern wing and review its experience of caretaker govts.
Public confidence in strict compliance with constitutional election date requirements has been shaken.
Budget speeches in Pakistan have little to say about the financial document.
There are some celebrated cases where the law itself was intentionally kept under wraps.
The idea of a constitutional court is not a novel one.
The contempt law move is seen as the result of the tension between the NA and the SC.
It is imperative that the final count commands the trust of all provinces and cities.
Half a century after it was passed, the 1973 Constitution continues to evolve.
It is difficult to comprehend why the chief justice decided not to convene a full court to hear this critical case.
Had the political system been fully functional, it could have addressed all our crises.
Our legislatures’ system of voting is so deficient that there is no way of knowing who voted for or against a particular bill.
What our polarised politicians are currently experiencing are withdrawal symptoms.