Saturday September 23, 2023
Irshad Ahmad
Irshad Ahmad

The writer is a Peshawar-based lawyer.

  • January 12, 2022

    Seniority and merit

    For the first time in the judicial history of Pakistan, the Judicial Commission of Pakistan , through a majority decision, nominated a woman judge...

  • November 01, 2021

    Independence of judiciary

    Last week, Pakistan was ranked 130th among the 139 assessed countries globally in “adherence to rule of law”, evaluated by the World Justice...

  • 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...