Tuesday May 30, 2023
Dr Naazir Mahmood
Dr Naazir Mahmood

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

  • May 22, 2023

    Promoting harmony

    With an increasing level of intolerance in Pakistan, there is a need to promote cultural and interfaith harmony. The Pak Institute for Peace...

  • May 14, 2023

    Reconceptualization of labour issues

    In the plethora of news stories and talk shows about the arrest of Imran Khan and related violence, there was hardly any mention of some real issues...

  • May 03, 2023

    The trouble with Tarek

    Tarek Fatah, a Pakistani-Canadian journalist and author, died on April 24 this year. He had for years criticized the partition of India, which many...

  • April 26, 2023

    What ails the HEC?

    It is interesting to note that political parties that draw their major support from Punjab tend to promote centralization and resist devolution to...

  • April 19, 2023

    Constitution via amendments

    Celebrating the golden jubilee of the 1973 constitution of Pakistan we have briefly looked at the 25 amendments passed so far. So, what are some of...

  • April 17, 2023

    The 24th and 25th amendments

    The 24th Amendment was tabled in 2017; then-president Mamnoon Hussain authorized it on December 22, 2017. This was the last year of the third PML-N...

  • April 10, 2023

    The 22nd and 23rd amendments

    In the third year of its rule in 2016, the PML-N government decided to further streamline the procedure for the appointment, qualifications and...

  • April 03, 2023

    The 20th and 21st amendments

    The 20th Amendment was the last major achievement of the PPP government which constantly found itself on the receiving end of an irate CJP’s...

  • April 01, 2023

    The 19th Amendment

    The 19 Amendment to the constitution of Pakistan was passed in December 2010; it reformed the procedure for judicial appointments and also expanded...