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Sunday November 27, 2022
Aasiya Riaz
Aasiya Riaz

  • November 24, 2022

    Recovering from a crisis

    In a TV interview a few weeks back, former prime minister Mr Imran Khan rather disdainfully said that he was not afraid if martial law was imposed:...

  • October 04, 2022

    Welcome to a season of leaks

    ‘Tis the season of leaks – except there is nothing festive about it. Pakistanis have been given involuntary access to closed-door and hitherto...

  • September 24, 2022

    Who makes decisions in Pakistan?

    By its very essence, democracy means a system of decision-making based on citizens’ choices. Democracy takes the power of decision-making away...

  • September 18, 2022

    Where stands the National Assembly?

    The National Assembly of Pakistan is the only popularly elected federal house where 272 seats are allocated to each province and the federal capital...

  • September 10, 2022

    Dangers of populism

    Former prime minister Mr Imran Khan has said that the current government should not appoint the new army chief and has demanded that the appointment...

  • August 31, 2022

    Derailing democracy

    There is nothing mundane about Pakistan’s democracy – or, as they say, never a dull moment here. For the disciplined, however, democratic...

  • August 21, 2022

    Where do we go from here?

    The 75th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence brought with it a lot of avenues of introspection. How exactly did we achieve independence? What...

  • August 14, 2022

    Defending democracy

    Former US President Trump has termed the US to be akin to a “broken, third world country,” which has become “corrupt, at a level not seen...

  • August 05, 2022

    The vulnerabilities of online voting

    The UK’s Conservative Party is going through its internal electoral process of choosing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s successor. The final...

  • August 03, 2022

    What next for the PTI?

    The ECP has ruled that the PTI knowingly and wilfully received unlawful funds from a number of foreign companies and foreign nationals and has...