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More By Luck Than Judgment

More by luck than judgment

Pakistan not adding to its nuclear arsenal: Zardari Asif Ali Zardari may just be a genius. It is, however, unlikely. What is more likely is that Pakistan just got very,…

A Historic Judgment?

A historic judgment?

The Supreme Court’s verdict in the Asghar Khan case has been widely applauded. Even our bitterly squabbling political parties seem to agree on welcoming the decision, though some have selectively…

Post-judgment Measures

Post-judgment measures

Better sense has prevailed — so far. According to the Allahabad High Court judgment, no one party to the conflict got enough to incite the sensibilities of the other in…

Days Of Judgment

Days of judgment

Politicians fear the law, as indeed they should. But what truly terrifies them is the great hall of justice known as the court of public opinion. A court trial may…

A Judgment In Delhi

A judgment in Delhi

There is no role, in my view, for easy emotions such as nationalist zeal for a journalist, more so if any degree of nationalism is desired or ordained by a…

A Judgment In Nankana

A judgment in Nankana

Is there anything common between that thunderous truck bomb blast in Karachi on Thursday evening and the death sentenced that was handed down to a Christian woman by an additional…

Flaws In The Judgment

Flaws in the judgment

The Supreme Court (SC) has spoken and the nation must bow its head. The chief justice has asked members of the bar to pray for the judiciary. This too must…

Days Of Judgments

Days of judgments

Almost every civilian government in Pakistan has seen historic judgments. The Asma Jilani case was hailed for having overturned all previous judicial apologies for military interventions on the pretext of…

The Two Judgments

The two judgments

All praises to the Almighty that the people of Pakistan have been blessed with two history-making judgments of the apex court and this within a matter of days. The more…

An Indian Judgment

An Indian judgment

The Indian Supreme Court`s judgment that led to the release and repatriation of an Indian national, Gopal Dass, deserves attention for more reasons than one. The judgment by J.J. Markandey…