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Tahir Mehdi

Delimitation praise

Delimitation praise

The exercise wasn’t without challenges, but the ECP met them. Published May 27, 2018 07:05am
Independents as kingmakers?

Independents as kingmakers?

There are many assumptions about the relationship between ‘electables’ and parties. Published May 19, 2018 06:04am
Lemonade elections

Lemonade elections

There is no better time for voters to judge the PML-N than the month of July. Updated May 06, 2018 08:02am
Obfuscating Balochistan

Obfuscating Balochistan

The numerical equality of constituencies does not always result in equal suffrage. Updated Mar 30, 2018 10:46am
Delimitation paradox

Delimitation paradox

Inequality is a direct outcome of the law itself that has set the principles of delimitation. Published Mar 20, 2018 07:02am
Case for direct Senate elections

Case for direct Senate elections

Collectively, Pakistan’s senators may not represent the ethno-linguistic diversity of their provinces. Published Mar 13, 2018 07:14am
Equalising constituencies

Equalising constituencies

The inequality of votes is a direct consequence of drawing up unequal constituencies. Published Jan 16, 2018 03:08am
Sex ratio and politics

Sex ratio and politics

The only continent with a female population deficit is Asia, with Pakistan among the three biggest contributors. Published Jan 09, 2018 01:46am
Playing by the rules

Playing by the rules

Delimitation has the potential of raising the political temperature in the pre-election period. Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am
Gerrymandering of districts

Gerrymandering of districts

New administrative units are created on the pretext of ‘popular demand’. Published Nov 07, 2017 07:17am
Two laws but no solution

Two laws but no solution

Not everybody in Pakistan’s Hindu community endorses the Brahmin position on marriage. Published Oct 24, 2016 01:24am
Reproductive violence

Reproductive violence

Wife-beating does not only exist in the country, it is rampant. Published Jun 07, 2016 04:55am