If the last two years in office show something, it is that PTI has become the vehicle for Pakistan’s own statist ideology.
Unless compelled by circumstances, why would you change a norm that largely works in your favour?
A number of issues have been identified with the cash-transfer intervention.
In recent years, the overarching thrust of ethnic politics in the country remains relatively contained.
A new wave of the virus and its accompanying containment measures pose a complex set of challenges.
Outcomes of confrontation between political actors are determined by the resources available to each.
Sometimes change will stem from moral panic, other times by the sheer force of patriarchal violence wielded by traditionalists.
What are the factors behind this violent assertion, and what aspects of the current political dispensation continue to enable it?
Separate and distinct mandates do not change the underlying ecological reality of a given space.
Citizen preferences must be understood not just from the lens of infrastructure planning but also from a cultural...
As a singular entity, the Pakistani state faces far fewer domestic pressures than in the past.
Who bears the cost of these controls? Obviously not the generation that is making these decisions.
What do the vast majority of young citizens, those aged between 18 and 30 in particular, want in their lives?
Many cities across the world owe their developmental legacies to the role their residents played, and were allowed to
Covid-19, contrary to being some great leveller, actually magnifies some distinctions.
When observers posit that the Pakistani population is not equipped to follow SOPs, what are they alluding to?
Kerala’s investments in a large public health system have paid obvious dividends.
This crisis has triggered an upsurge in intellectual work from academia, civil society, and professionals from ....
Barring some belated decision-making by the centre, Pakistan’s response has generally been efficient.
There is no large-scale welfare mechanism that can reach adversely impacted populations.