Emerging Geopolitical Framework

In the contemporary era, a consistent transformation in the geopolitical landscape has been quite evident. Traditionally dedicated to its role as the...

HEC Policy Guidelines Regarding Paper-marking for HEIs

In Pakistan, overall 99 Private and 145 Public universities are registered with the Higher Education Commission (HEC). All these universities are following...

An Obituary Too Early

Twitter, a sanctuary of all types of political handles, is flooded with obituaries of what people say is the hybrid system of...

Back to normal

Politics has seen enough vicissitudes. Perhaps, the storm is over. In the military term, the command is, “JasayThay!” (As you were). Back...

Regional Nationalism: The driving force for the secession of East Pakistan

If East Pakistan’s people had been given equal rights, no regional nationalism would have been created and Pakistan would not have been...

The Hindutva fascist regime: An Overview

Hindutva is an ethnic form of nationalism. Since 1925, the right-wing Hindu nationalist paramilitary organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has been its...

In search of the next step

AT PENPOINT The PTI’s Long March is over, without Imran Khan having secured any of his goals. Not only did he not have...

Polarized politics – A reason for the economic crisis

Economic development is always linked with political stability. Political polarization in Pakistan is the major reason for the country’s economic downfall. When...

Twenty-five years of peace 

December 2 is the 25th anniversary of the Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord in Bangladesh. The historic agreement of the Chittagong Hill...

Still enemy property

In connivance with the first Desi Sipah-e-Salar, on 7 October 1958, Iskander Mirza, the first President of Pakistan, abrogated the 1956 Constitution...

People want real freedom

The echo of real freedom is being heard LOUDLY in the country. tHE Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership is demanding immediate elections on one hand...

Bleeding of Balochistan

Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area and the smallest in terms of population, 43 percent and 5.94...

Wrong at the top of their voices

Washington Watch The brilliant and incisive Palestinian American professor, Dr. Ibrahim Abu Lughod, was a mentor who taught me some invaluable lessons about...

Interference by foreign diplomats in Bangladesh

The interference of foreign diplomats in the internal affairs of a country is not acceptable in any way. Recently, it had become...

Effective strategy to overcome flood crisis in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the floods have devastated Sindh, Balochistan, and Southern Punjab. Infrastructure has been severely damaged as a result of the floods....