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How to deal with Covid-19

Like other countries, Pakistan too has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and on a daily basis the cases of infected persons are surging and putting an already shaky healthcare…

Reforming The Economy

Reforming the economy

There was never any progressive bourgeoisie in Pakistan to carry out the tasks of the national democratic revolution. The history of the last 71 years shows us that the Pakistani…

Criminal Justice

Criminal justice

Our new chief justice is one of the best criminal law judges in Pakistan. He will confront a poor performance record within Pakistan’s criminal justice system. Pakistan was ranked in…

Strategy On Scarcity

Strategy on scarcity

It is heartening to see articles on Pakistan’s water issues appear with greater frequency in newspapers. The chief justice deserves a great deal of credit for this. His campaign to…

The Business Of Rainmaking

The business of rainmaking

A recent meeting of the provincial cabinet in Balochistan ended with the decision to use artificial rain technology in the province. Balochistan, which is the largest province of Pakistan by…

The Politics Of Humour

The politics of humour

As a highly political phenomenon, language is linked with power and politics. It is not just a tool of communication that is used to reflect what happens in society but…

Turangzai Vs The Raj

Turangzai vs the Raj

In one of my previous articles, titled ‘Frontier and resistance’, published in these pages I focused on the armed resistance in the frontier where a number of freedom fighters, including…

Turning A Wrong Into A Right

Turning a wrong into a right

An alarming number of people in the country hold views that can only be described as reprehensible. Many hold the view that the execution of Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman…