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Governance for the people

Successive governments in Pakistan have rarely paid attention to human development indicators. The development model that the political elite follows favours a tiny section of the super-rich. However, it is…

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…

Analysing the implementation of political manifestos

Since 1950, Pakistan has undergone significant political changes, alternating between military and civilian rules. After 1990, the major political parties like PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz), PPP (Pakistan People’s Party), and…

Endless wait for a plan

THERE is no doubt that the first few years of this third decade of the 21st century have been filled by unexpected calamities across the continents. Covid-19 dealt such a…

Future tech: promise against poverty

Do you anticipate the technological landscape changing significantly, in ways that are currently unpredictable, by December 2025? Furthermore, do you believe that the issues of poverty, hunger, disease, lack of…

Lack of economics behind politics Feb 12, 2024

The marriage between politics and economics is well established globally though in Pakistan political parties’ economic agenda varies little mainly due to the imposition of standard time bound quantitative conditions…

Empowering provinces

Disruptions in constitutional rule can have dire consequences, leading to political instability, uncertainty, and a breakdown of effective governance. Such interruptions create legal loopholes, weaken institutional foundations, erode public trust,…