The exercise wasn’t without challenges, but the ECP met them.
There are many assumptions about the relationship between ‘electables’ and parties.
There is no better time for voters to judge the PML-N than the month of July.
While defections are not unusual before elections, this time the trend has some new characteristics.
Apart from Karachi, identity politics has been operating below the surface.
The numerical equality of constituencies does not always result in equal suffrage.
Inequality is a direct outcome of the law itself that has set the principles of delimitation.
Collectively, Pakistan’s senators may not represent the ethno-linguistic diversity of their provinces.
The inequality of votes is a direct consequence of drawing up unequal constituencies.
The only continent with a female population deficit is Asia, with Pakistan among the three biggest contributors.
Delimitation has the potential of raising the political temperature in the pre-election period.
New administrative units are created on the pretext of ‘popular demand’.
Whether you prefer a victimhood narrative or see a silver lining, the by-election numbers will help you.
Will the efforts for the long-awaited mainstreaming fall prey to electoral expediencies of some political parties?
Punjab’s loss will mean gain for other provinces.
If the PPP could claim a nationality, it ought to be Punjabi.
I am desperate for answers to restore my faith in democracy.
Not everybody in Pakistan’s Hindu community endorses the Brahmin position on marriage.
He probably has lost all hope in reality and is fast becoming a victim of his own ‘virtual politics’.
Wife-beating does not only exist in the country, it is rampant.