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Vision Pakistan 2047 ( Part – IV )

It is often stated that Pakistan's economic challenges are due to the breakdown of an economic contract between its key stakeholders. This contract is popularly referred to as the Charter…

Courts and historical wrongs

This March, the Supreme Court (SC) held in a reference filed by the president of Pakistan that the proceedings of the trial by the Lahore High Court, and of the…

Digital campaigns

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) holds a crucial role in supervising electoral procedures, including the regulation of campaign financing. The Elections Act, 2017 serves as the cornerstone of the…

Rewriting the constitution

The Supreme Court and other superior courts have the power to interpret the constitution. But there is a need for caution. A US chief justice, John Marshall, in his famous…

Prospects for peace?

The Kashmir conundrum is so intensely related to Pakistan-India relations that even a small incident draws the attention of at least one side. For instance, in December last year, Pakistan…

Trump’s win

In a seminal decision, the US Supreme Court has delivered a watershed verdict, unanimously vindicating former US president Donald Trump. The ruling firmly asserts that states lack the prerogative to…

The judiciary and its domain Part – II

The ideal situation should be that the moment a rule is made by the executive it is reviewed by the legislature and the superior judiciary to decide if it is…

Empowerment for all

Now that the primary process of the 2024 election has concluded, let’s have another look at the election manifestos of major political parties. While some parties have made promises of…

Wheat crisis

Agrarian economy of Pakistan employs a large workforce and considered vital from a social, livelihood and foreign exchange perspective. Agriculture’s share in total GDP in the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22,…