Sunday February 05, 2023
Dr Naazir Mahmood
Dr Naazir Mahmood

The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK and works in Islamabad.

  • January 31, 2023

    Constitutional amendments - Part II

    In 1975, with the National Awami Party banned and all its properties and funds forfeited, the consequences of the early constitutional amendments...

  • January 24, 2023

    Constitutional amendments - Part I

    This year, Pakistan is marking 50 years of the 1973 constitution that has experienced many mutilations at the hands of both civil and military...

  • January 16, 2023

    Terror trends in 2022

    The annual security report that the Center for Research & Security Studies releases every year has some points to ponder for us in its report for...

  • January 09, 2023

    Part II: Voice of Sindh

    The eighth Ayaz Melo in Hyderabad, held from Dec 23 to Dec 25, presented over 20 sessions and gathered nearly 100 authors, intellectuals and poets...

  • January 04, 2023

    Voice of Sindh - Part I

    How can a cultural and literary event generate so much controversy and opposition? Well, if two brave women play a leading role in it, it does. Amar...

  • December 26, 2022

    ‘Minorities’ and their rights

    The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK. He tweets @NaazirMahmood and can be reached about...

  • December 18, 2022

    A failure is a failure

    December reminds us of at least two major failures that have had a long lasting impact on our national psyche. Whether they were political or...

  • December 11, 2022

    Safety of journalists

    It would not have been possible with Imran Khan, or his information minister. Media freedom was an anathema to the entire PTI lot; they tried to...

  • December 05, 2022

    India through the years: Part - VIII

    One of the most remarkable meetings I had in India in 1984 was with comrade Somnath Chatterjee of the CPI-M, who had been an MP since 1971. He was...