The decline in the quality of political party manifestos does not mean that they are irrelevant
Nadeem F. Paracha
One Islamic scholar not only had a striking influence on Gen Ayub but also advised Zulfikar Ali Bhutto later
NAP can never be fully implemented without reforming the sensitive amendments made to the 1973 constitution.
Instead of being gatekeepers, politicians have often failed to stop demagogues from subverting the system
No real effort has been made to change the image of the country in the last 40 years
Nationalisms based on ethnicity, race or religion begin to erode in pluralistic nations
The Pakhtuns’ ‘noble savage’ image has brought them more pain than pride
What drives us to accept fake news and conspiracy theories as fact?
The controversy still persists whether Quaid-i-Azam wanted a secular or Islamic state
Do media houses keep in mind the political views of their consumers?
Decades after the Lahore Resolution, there have been many epoch-making moments in Pakistani history.
Studies show that the Pakistani perception of American politics and policies has varied over the years
Fascism survives on the myth of perpetual war and the creation of imagined narratives and enemies
The dilemma regarding moderation and religious extremism in Pakistan today existed even in pre-Partition times
A 19th-century Muslim modernist wrote a bold, pro-women book which was never reprinted.
The fall of the Muslim modernism project in Pakistan is tied to the mutilation of the constitution
Middle classes alienated from ‘politics of interest’ are often looking for catharsis rather than solutions
With politics so deeply entrenched in our system, can universities be an exception?
Does a heinous crime become okay as long as there is a justification for it?
The country is still paying the price for Zia’s response to the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan