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The impact on police morale

RECENTLY, Islamabad witnessed a serious crime wave preceding the tragic death of a young man in firing by police personnel on duty. The indiscriminate use of deadly force by police drew vociferous…

In search of morality

Bureaucracy as a word has almost become a euphemism for an abuse. The picture in one's mind is of a blockage to progress and development, a lax and incompetent individual…

Our Responsibility

Our responsibility

The serial killer who raped and murdered seven-year-old Zainab has finally been arrested in Kasur. A person performing such horrific crimes is not even worthy to be called a human.…

Intellectual Honesty And Moral Obligation

Intellectual honesty and moral obligation

Intellectual honesty is seeking truth regardless of whether the truth agrees with one's own personal feelings and/or beliefs or not. This means not lying to oneself or to others on…

Facing Moral Blindness In Kashmir

Facing moral blindness in Kashmir

The vicious cycle of curfew, strikes, nocturnal raids and indiscriminate use of force in India-held Kashmir continues unabated for the fourth week. On July 8, 2016 government forces killed Burhan Wani,…

Irresponsibility – The New Lifestyle?

Irresponsibility – the new lifestyle?

Given the backdrop of MQM's tough accountability for its (vocally denied) involvement in street and mega crimes, the return of Mustafa Kamal - a dejected former MQM leader - to…

Islamic Morals

Islamic morals

A Recently passed bill by the Punjab Assembly to curb the prevalent violence against women drew an immediate and venomous response from many religious quarters. A well-known political figure ridiculed…

The Burden Of Responsibility

The burden of responsibility

In 2003 when space shuttle Columbia disintegrated on re-entering the earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts onboard, its Mission Launch Integration Manager N Wayne Jr didn’t wait for the outcome…

Legal And Moral Abyss

Legal and moral abyss

Mumtaz Qadri, more than being defended by former chief justice of the Lahore High Court, Khawaja Mohammad Sharif, former LHC judge Mian Nazir Akhtar, and hundreds of other lawyers, is…

‘Education emergency’

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif went to the extent to declare an ‘education emergency’. He announced early this week, on the occasion of the inspection of a site for Daanish School being…