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Suo Motued Again

Suo motued again

THE much-anticipated change of guard at the Supreme Court brings with it hope and fresh expectation. The idealism and promise of change cultivated by the rule of law movement and…

Suo Motued Again

Suo motued again

The much-anticipated change of guard at the Supreme Court brings with it hope and fresh expectation. The idealism and promise of change cultivated by the rule of law movement and…

Banned Books And Butchered Bodies

Banned books and butchered bodies

Jinnah Road – Quetta’s main commercial hub – and its nearby areas boast nearly half-a-dozen bookstores, but not one has put Malala Yousafzai’s biography on sale. The reason: warnings –…

Inflation Challenge

Inflation challenge

The unabated, uncontrolled, unchecked and ever-rising inflation is making life of the common people miserable with every passing day. It should be cause for concern for those at the helm…

Women Against ‘gang War’

Women against ‘gang war’

Criminal designs, collusion and mistrust: The sisters of Ibrahim and Shoaib, the murdered activists of Kucchi Rabita Committee (KRC) in Lyari, testify to the collusion of the law-enforcement with ‘Gang…

The Battle For SECP

The battle for SECP

For last few months print and electronic media have been reporting on alleged fraudulent activities of two stock brokers. The media campaign depicts a battle between the two who are…

View Point: Restoring Peace To Karachi

View Point: Restoring peace to Karachi

The MQM, bristling until recently at any suggestion of Army's role in restoring peace to Karachi, is now the only party demanding handing over of the city to soldiers. In…

Failings Of The State Bank

Failings of the State Bank

All over the world, central banks perform three main functions. First, they formulate and conduct monetary policy with the objective of keeping monetary expansion and inflation under control, and channelling…

FBR: New Chairman, Old Challenges

FBR: new chairman, old challenges

Of all the federal government institutions, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is, rightly or wrongly, considered as the most incompetent, inefficient and corrupt. Even if it is merely a perception…

Profit – The Finale

Profit – the finale

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for…