The ECP must be commended for taking timely, decisive and bold action.
There are concerns about ‘open and identifiable’ ballots.
Regardless of the amount, foreign funds received from foreign nationals may render a party ‘foreign-aided’.
The government’s line of thinking indicates a belief in the principle of brute majority.
This government has moved beyond the planning stage and made the ministers’ accountability plan public.
How will resignations affect the Senate election?
The pros and cons of the PM’s proposals must be scrutinised.
The PM may need to accept that legislatures are independent institutions.
Why does parliament wait until the eleventh hour to pass legislation?
There is an increasing tendency in the govt to appoint unelected cabinet-level public officials.
There are certain reasons why our legislators don’t perform the way their counterparts abroad do.
The PTI and the government it heads have gradually moved away from publicly reporting their performance.
Ironically, very few legislators seem to be aware of the passage of the PFMA.
It is imperative to move with the times.
Without restoring the credibility of the electoral system democratic governance will suffer.
It is a sad comment on the state of our democracy that the extension bills were passed without any debate.
The use of street power has been a part of Pakistan’s political journey since its inception.
The practice of promulgating ordinances runs counter to the spirit of democracy.
Settling political scores has been the real objective of accountability mechanisms in Pakistan.
Our constitutional scheme intentionally wants the treasury and the opposition to engage with each other.