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Political Parties Need Women Leaders

Political parties need women leaders

IN the midst of the excitement of the formation of Pakistan`s new government, and all the self-congratulations about the transition from one democratic government to another, a different story captured…

Poverty of political discourse

IN Pakistan’s deeply polarised and fraught environment the tone and content of political discourse has plunged to a level not witnessed before. Political conduct may not have been polite in…

Leaders’ legacy

TRANSFORMATIVE leaders positively change a state’s direction. They induce big changes in political, economic and social institutions and policies whose influence lasts for decades to give major progress. Lincoln, Mahathir…

Abuse as political weapon

Our society has never been quite free of the penchant to abuse but, of late, one has witnessed a phenomenal increase in this indulgence, particularly in the domain of politics.…

Imposing leadership

Since the creation of Pakistan, artificial leadership has been imposed on its people, which has not only undermined the federation but also damaged the social fabric of the country. This…

Season of political challenges

PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan was compelled to seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly following the defeat of his finance minister in the Senate election. He has now secured this…

Political polarization

Somalia is in a political crisis. For the first time in the country’s recent history, the four-year mandate of Parliament and the executive has expired without the selection – or…

True leadership

There is no harm in Bilawal Bhutto’s proposal that a vote of no-confidence against the PM should be tried. It has always been an option of the PDM. Both the…

Senate polls & political malaise

RECENT controversies over the form and nature of the Senate election lay bare some long-standing and fundamental problems with Pakistan’s political landscape. The first, and what some may call the…