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Friday October 22, 2021
Irshad Ahmad
Irshad Ahmad

The writer is a Peshawar-based lawyer.

  • June 18, 2021

    From FCR to ADR

    Since Independence, the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas were governed through the draconian Frontier Crimes Regulation, 1905.Until...

  • November 07, 2020

    Re-election to UNHRC

    In the middle of October this year, Pakistan was re-elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which works globally for the...

  • April 05, 2020

    Fata and the internet

    After countless sacrifices of its people and as many operations, peace has finally returned to erstwhile Fata. Parliament passed the 25th...

  • March 30, 2020

    Meet all our heroes

    A month on, confirmed Covid-19 confirmed patients have passed from zero to more than 1400 in Pakistan. Sadly, people are not only horrified at this...

  • February 06, 2020

    We need students’ unions

    For the current financial year, the government allocated Rs59 billion to the HEC against the demand of Rs103 billion – Rs6 billion less than the...

  • November 25, 2019

    Whose job is it?

    Since the PTI-led government has entered the second year of heading the affairs of the government; there has been much debate around the question of...

  • November 13, 2019

    State of prisons

    Last week, the Supreme Court was apprised by the federal ombudsman on the state of the country's prisons. Ostensibly, the report claimed that 77,275...

  • October 29, 2019

    Towards cleaner cities

    World Cleanup Day 2019, which was commemorated on September 21, was successful in directly mobilizing more than 20 million people across the...

  • August 22, 2019

    Unchecked atrocities

    On August 5, India revoked Article 370 and Article 35-A of the Indian constitution through Presidential Order C.O 272 to alter the special...

  • December 23, 2018

    No justice, no peace

    On December 16, the nation observed the fourth anniversary of the APS Peshawar attack. People paid tributes and spoke about the sacrifices of the...