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Pakistan at a venture crossroads — Part – I

With a growing population, a youthful workforce, and a surge in technology professionals, Pakistan can be fertile ground for corporate ventures and corporate venture capital. Handicapped by a lack of…

Violations of privacy rights

Pakistan not only faces economic and political challenges but has also to contend with multiple pressing issues highlighting the complexities of country’s socio-political topography and diverse array of obstacles it…

From colonial legacy to digital era

Are the election results of the 2024 election influenced by external forces and fail to accurately reflect the will of the people? Social media platforms are inundated with comments and…

Reinventing basic education

In Pakistan, there is a rare consensus across political divides and among citizens concerning the dire state of education. Whether it is primary, secondary, or tertiary education, the system’s deficiencies…

Why emphasis on export-led growth becomes imperative

In the expansive arena of economic governance, Ludwig von Mises’ profound assertion resonates: “If one rejects laissez-faire on account of man’s fallibility and moral weakness, one must, for the same…

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…

Princes of procedure

AT times, judges are put on the spot. It might be that the positions they have consistently stated throughout their career on a certain issue are on the line in…

Mental health comes first

According to a WHO study, at last one per cent of the total world’s population dies by suicide every 40 seconds across the world. It further states that 5.0 per…

We need leaders of the future

With just four weeks until the ballot box decides who will be in the saddle for the next five years, Pakistan stands at a precipice, choked by a suffocating polycrisis.…

Stalemate in Ukraine?

As the conflict in Ukraine approaches the third year, with Ukraine’s recent winter push stalling and no notable Russian advancements, the stagnant front lines suggest a potential stalemate in 2024…