We need a new social contract between the state and society.
Envy and lust for power can generate results that could prove unsavoury.
People have seen through the Machiavellian methods at play.
Both state and society need to initiate a serious dialogue to ensure ‘a stable and secure Pakistan’.
A policy of appeasement towards extremists has undermined the state’s writ.
Police officers must follow this code of conduct if they want to save their institution from further ignominy.
Let us frankly admit that in Pakistan we have failed to resolve the conflict between the state and the republic.
One convict’s fight to escape the gallows exposes the deep flaws in our criminal justice system.
We need leaders who understand the value of humility, integrity, compassion and dignity.
What is the use of making policies if they are not to be implemented?
Something happened to prevent the police from carrying out their legal obligations.
The police have failed to gain the people’s trust.
There should be serious introspection on the relationship between the Pakistani state and society.
Who carried out this criminal act and under whose orders?
Balochistan suffers from many missed opportunities and unfulfilled promises.
The Pakistan that we need must be more egalitarian and less authoritarian.
The path of reconciliation lies within the Constitution.
To do or not to do… that is the dilemma facing Prime Minister Imran Khan and he is not alone.
We do not have a national security policy, and the internal security policy remains unimplemented.
The journey from cricket to politics is not easy and the captain knows it well.