Author Archives: Askari Raza Malik


Askari Raza Malik

The judicial salvo

Egos were involved The short order of the ‘special court trying Musharraf left many questions unanswered. The detailed order that followed had no ambiguity as to the intent and purpose of the


Askari Raza Malik

Status quo vs change

The aim must be to achieve the Riasat-e-Madina Inertia is a ‘property of matter by which it continues in its existing state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line unless


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Wisdom and folly

The march is against accountability  Hazrat Ali (RA) said, “The richest person is he who has knowledge and wisdom, and the poorest is the ignorant who does not even know that people


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The speech and beyond

Fifth-generational methods may be needed An expectant nation waited for days before PM Imran Khan’s maiden speech at the UN General Assembly. A young anchorperson said that towards the end his eyes


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Our political culture

“Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first”. (Ronald Reagan). That defines the universal character of


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People and politics

The option of political agitation holds little promise. Whether the opposition is united or not, only time would tell People are too busy with everyday problems for agitatio Whether the opposition is


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Divine justice

An incoherent philosophy Most Pakistanis are Muslims by faith, spiritual by default. Superstition appears as spiritualism to the uninitiated. The conceptual uniqueness of unity in Islam however, remains untarnished. Most also ascribe

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