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Rabia Ahmed

Dignity of office?

Somebody remind them A judge should always behave in such a manner as to preserve the dignity of the office and the impartiality, integrity and independence of the judiciary. Global Code of

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Polygamy in Islam

Putting the record straight The polygamy debate has made yet another comeback, thanks to Iqrar Ul Hassan who is famous for fittingly titled Sar e Aam. Predictably the feminists are up-in-arms. Another

Arif Nizami

Politics of alliances

Debasing democracy in the name of democracy Elections due to be announced in less than two months, mahazes (fronts) and alliances of different hues and colours are being formed or reactivated. Some of them

Waqas A Khan


A hero ridiculed by her own countrymen  “One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” These are the words of a brave, courageous, strong and charismatic young

Saad Awan

A Scientist’s God

Faith versus observable reality I must start this essay by being very unscientific. That is, that I take Quran as the ultimate truth and the one truth that is able to explain

Umair Ahmed

Stating the obvious

GT Road constituencies will be won and lost on the basis of which narrative sells best Elections are due in a few months. Fiscal debt, energy shortage, foreign policy or even, to