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Should you ban a political party?

Adviser to the PM on Political Affairs Rana Sanaullah has stated that the PTI could be declared illegal and face a ban on its activities. This position has been reiterated…

A silent revolution

It all started unravelling in the courtroom on April 30 when a bench of the Supreme Court started debating the letter sent by six judges of the IHC as also…

A viable Pakistan?

The promise of turning around Pakistan’s destiny has been boldly made under regime after regime, without much success. It was therefore hardly surprising that this sorry history repeated itself when…

Ending hopium—I

Is it time to implement manifestos, return to the drawing board under the shadow of a national government, maintain status quo or take prioritized measures to prepare Pakistan of 2047…

Breaking the chain of corruption — Part – I

Anti-corruption measures can only have cumulative success if they are part and parcel of good governance. In the absence of good governance, anti-corruption measures cannot develop any longer-term momentum even…

Bhutto’s legacy

April 4, 1979 was the day of the judicial murder of the elected prime minister of Pakistan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. This was based on a split 4-3 court decision and…

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…

Invest in ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a valuable legal framework for settling disputes out of court and is crucial for resolving trade disputes and increasing foreign investment. This system of dispute…

Need for reforms and accountability

Corruption will continue to thrive until justice systems can punish wrongdoing and keep governments in check. When justice is bought or politically interfered with, it is the people that suffer.…