Much ado about nothing

There was a twofold reason for making the President Commander-in-chief Amidst all the drama, hype and sensation, the Supreme Court walked a tightrope between upholding the majesty of law and not disrupting

M A Niazi

The Indian disease

AT PENPOINT Indian courts intervene in military service matters The intervention of the Supreme Court in the extension of tenure of Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa represents a judicial


The neo-doctrine of necessity

There are still challenges to be overcome By Anwar Ali To the sheer disbelief of many, Pakistan is a casualty of an unconstitutional practice that, over the years, has solidified into a

Judicial and physical vandalism

Babri Mosque: Reliance on myths The recent Babri Mosque judgment shows that India’s Supreme Court is the handmaiden of Hindu fanatics. The judges rewarded the party that demolished the mosque. As eyewash,

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Once upon a time in UET

No student unions, please Last week saw demands for revival of student unions, amid a lot of ‘Asia is red’ poppycock. The latter merits no response except mirth, but after the tweets

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