Saturday October 23, 2021
Zia Ullah Ranjah
Zia Ullah Ranjah

The writer is a lawyer.

  • September 26, 2021

    Judicial independence

    All the rights secured to citizens under the constitution are worth nothing if they are not guaranteed by an independent judiciary. An independent...

  • November 24, 2020

    Debating the rules

    The advent of the digital age has prompted robust cybercrime legislation worldwide. The challenges arising from the increasing use of digital media...

  • August 12, 2020

    The Kashmir’s case

    On 5 August 2019, the government of India withdrew the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir conferred under Article 370 of the Indian...

  • June 16, 2020

    Being professional

    In Pakistan, the legal profession is largely monopolized and captured by bar-council politics and elite interest groups. The potential of young...

  • May 13, 2020

    District judiciary

    The district judiciary is the backbone of the national judiciary, and deals with the legal disputes of the people at the grassroots level.However,...

  • April 16, 2020

    Lockdown reflection

    Covid-19 has brought Pakistan at a crossroads. Weak leadership, ceremonial statements, hollow slogans, cosmetic reforms, vague policies, selective...

  • November 04, 2019

    Defining terrorism

    M Cherif Bassiouni, an eminent professor of criminal law, said that "to define terrorism in a way that is both all-inclusive and unambiguous is very...

  • October 13, 2019

    Life sentence

    Amidst considerable confusion in the public and the legal fraternity about the duration of a life sentence, CJP Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has questioned...

  • September 21, 2019

    Policy and the law

    The Global Climate Risk Index released by the public policy group Germanwatch places Pakistan among the top ten countries that are experiencing the...

  • September 14, 2019

    Kashmir and the law

    The recent annexation and illegal occupation of the State of Jammu and Kashmir by India has highlighted, once again, the seven-decades-old Kashmir...