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Allama Iqbal on equitable taxation

In this article, we are highlighting the ideas of the great thinker, philosopher and poet, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, on economics and taxation. He is popularly praised and acknowledged as Musawwir-e-Pakistan…

Iqbal’s Dream

Iqbal’s dream

I recently read an interview of the late Dina Wadia in which she paid tribute to her beloved father by saying that there would have been no Pakistan without  Jinnah.…

Spare Islam And Iqbal

Spare Islam and Iqbal

Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s warning against separating Islam from Pakistan’s polity or politics should not surprise anyone because Islam has been used as a battle cry by almost all Muslim…

Has The Allama Lost The Plot?

Has the Allama lost the plot?

Allama Tahirul Qadri is no ordinary person. He is a phenomenon. Look at his accomplishments.He is an outstanding scholar of international repute, far too intelligent than those who may like…

Cutting through the red tape

At this critical juncture in Pakistan’s history, an assessment of the economic fundamentals and the surrounding socio-political elements is required to illuminate a plan of financial recovery against a backdrop…

How Sindh keeps Sindhi alive

While English and Urdu enjoy dominance across Pakistan, Sindhi appears to be an exception. It is thriving in both the rural and urban areas of Sindh, with vibrant press and…

Our economic potential

“LORD, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.” Shakespeare alludes to human potential which is always higher than its present condition. Allama Iqbal elaborated on…

Love of God

ONE of the recurring themes in the Holy Quran that may stimulate any reader’s imagination is the description of those who God ‘loves’ (uhibbu) and those He does not love…

The legacy of Sartaj Aziz

Lahore’s renowned educational institutions produced many luminaries, including Allama Iqbal, Patras Bukhari, Abdus Salam, and Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Another name can be added to the list – Sartaj Aziz who…