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Opinion

Silencing dissent

Silencing dissent

The indiscriminate use of coercive power by the state to silence dissent undermines national solidarity. Updated Dec 13, 2017 08:33am
Almost married

Almost married

According to UK law, nikah on its own is not enough, and a civil ceremony is a requirement to marry. Published Dec 13, 2017 07:11am

Editorial

Delayed election concerns

DO parliamentary parties want a general election next August or are they willing to contemplate an electoral delay... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Lawbreaking police

IT is difficult to know quite what to make of the Sindh authorities’ reported action against some 12,000 police... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Building schools in KP

PAKISTAN’S public schooling system has continuously fallen short of expectations as our children remain bereft of... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Delaying Fata reforms

A judicial milestone that every sensible person ought to embrace has been thwarted by dismal political opportunism. Updated Dec 13, 2017 09:30am

Reporting restrictions

IN the interest of justice, there are times when restraint is prudent and desirable. The Supreme Court bench hearing... Published Dec 13, 2017 07:12am

Party of the people?

IT is a pity that instead of looking into the grievances of the sugarcane growers protesting near Bilawal House in... Published Dec 13, 2017 07:12am

Is the party over?

The ‘resignation’ of PML-N lawmakers has once again spurred speculation about an imminent breakup of the ruling party. Updated Dec 12, 2017 09:02am

Is the party over?

The ‘resignation’ of PML-N lawmakers has once again spurred speculation about an imminent breakup of the ruling party. Updated Dec 12, 2017 09:02am

Letters to the Editor

Pakistan hijacked?

THIS is apropos Dr Mervyn Hosein’s letter ‘Pakistan hijacked’ (Dec 6) in which a bleak picture of our country... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Shutting down NGOs

SINCE 1992 international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) and other international agencies have been working ... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Rahmat Ali

THIS apropos the news item (Nov 11) Rahmat Ali, who is credited with coining the word ‘Pakistan’, had a lonely... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Obama’s qualification

FORMER US president Barrack Obama is reported to have ‘privately’ told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

GB: people’s rights

THIS refers to many letters on Gilgit-Baltistan. I am shocked to read their remarks regarding the rights of... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

End of dry spell

THE end of the dry spell is a blessing for our peasants. The rain has turned the weather colder in Buner district.... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

Why an oath?

IN no country in the world does one have to take an oath to establish that the person belongs to a certain... Published Dec 14, 2017 07:18am

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