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Political and social matters

At the moment our country is witnessing a bloodbath, and when the rulers are questioned as to why this is happening and why they don’t do anything to stop it,…

Why the NFC matters

The ongoing economic downturn in Pakistan necessitates a search for fiscal solutions. While the central government must explore avenues to achieve fiscal stability, it should refrain from retracting the National…

The half that matters

When you say it is your “better half”, but you treat it as the “worse half” the worst happens. Women are the center of every conversation. From corporate forums, to…

Matters of sovereignty

Everyone, but notably the political parties, should understand that Pakistan is a sovereign state. They need to especially understand this when it comes to bringing foreign meddling into our legal…

Jurisdiction matters

The two main pillars of a viable social contract between citizens and state are a strong economy and stable law and order. The goal of all ‘good’ politics is also…

What matters is delivery

After the much-awaited elections in Pakistan, a weak, indecisive and vulnerable central government is near formation. With no single party bagging enough seats to win a simple majority, the emergence…

Where’s our political wisdom?

The recent statement by former prime minister Imran Khan ruling out any possibility of forming an alliance with the PPP is being described by his detractors as a reflection of…

Symbol judgment: why the law matters

Without a doubt, the Elections Act, 2017 and Article 17 of the constitution, which has been amended four times since 1973, recognize that everyone has the right to organize into…

Economic impasse and political instability

The economic challenges of Pakistan are appallingly enduring, and unless we effectively address fiscal discipline issues, expand our tax base, and eliminate resource wastage, the country’s economic stagnation is likely…