Dr Niaz Murtaza

Elite privileges

Elite privileges

Elite bargains provide a powerful view of our political economy. Published 20 Apr, 2021 06:50am
Leaders’ legacy

Leaders’ legacy

Transformative leaders work within the existing system but bring about major changes in institutions and policies. Updated 06 Apr, 2021 09:01am
PDM’s future

PDM’s future

Pressure subsides with strong strategies. Published 23 Mar, 2021 07:15am
Political see-saw

Political see-saw

The media has missed the more critical lens Published 09 Mar, 2021 07:17am
Secret voting

Secret voting

The push for open voting is apt, but not its timing. Published 23 Feb, 2021 06:57am
Struggling midway

Struggling midway

Halfway into the PTI’s term, true change is still not visible. Updated 09 Feb, 2021 08:36am
Grand dialogue?

Grand dialogue?

Dynastic politics is the least worse type of politics. Published 12 Jan, 2021 07:06am
Estimating sleaze

Estimating sleaze

Regime ineptness, rather than sleaze, is the bigger issue. Published 29 Dec, 2020 07:45am
Power of words

Power of words

Fair polls and civilian sway are the correct standards. Published 15 Dec, 2020 07:15am
Lesser beings

Lesser beings

Progress requires new laws and strict implementation. Published 01 Dec, 2020 07:44am
Social capital

Social capital

Why is there more trust in some societies than others? Published 17 Nov, 2020 07:47am
Covid-19 threat

Covid-19 threat

It is crucial we abandon our complacency. Published 03 Nov, 2020 07:54am
Looming showdown

Looming showdown

The aim of toppling the regime in a few months is unrealistic. Published 06 Oct, 2020 07:37am
Harsh punishments

Harsh punishments

Why do we see brutal force as the ultimate solution? Published 22 Sep, 2020 07:06am
Evolving politics?

Evolving politics?

Could a mass party unite people across ethnicities? Published 25 Aug, 2020 07:03am
A nation adrift

A nation adrift

The way forward is fair polls, devolution and civilian sway. Published 11 Aug, 2020 07:12am