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Legislative limitations: Part – I

“Wherein independence of judiciary shall be fully secured” – Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 (Preamble). This mantra forms the backbone of our constitution, which has been repeatedly validated by the superior…

The opposition matters

BY holding two successful public meetings, the first congregation at Gujranwala and the second one at Karachi, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has made a healthy contribution to the country’s…

Opposition’s Feet Of Clay

Opposition’s feet of clay

For almost a year, our revolutionary government was strutting like a rooster, mesmerised by the beauty of its own red crown, colourful feathers and that trumpet voice that could magically…

Women’s Legislative Performance

Women’s Legislative Performance

Ever since almost 17 per cent of seats in Pakistan’s directly elected legislatures were reserved for women, a pattern has emerged of women legislators performing better than their male counterparts…

Opposition Politics

Opposition politics

THE most difficult position in all of Punjabsome might even say Pakistan is currently held by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf`s Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed. Leading an opposition consisting of 56 members, split across…

Offshore assets – II

In the article published, on this subject, in the paper last week, I had briefly identified the related dimensions of offshore assets of Pakistani citizens. As stated in that article,…

A wobbly coalition

The results of the 2024 election must have been the worst failure of political intelligence since the 1970 election in which Sheikh Mujibur Rahman bagged the majority of seats in…