Not by numbers alone!

More judges will not solve the pendency problem While hearing a case, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked that delays in litigation was on account of shortage of


India readies for polls

The peculiar politics of the North-East By Nava Thakuria India, known as the world’s largest democracy, starts national elections on Thursday, where over 900 million voters will participate in the biggest electoral

Qudrat Ullah

A new Pakistan through TVET

Industry must be duly involved A new and prosperous Pakistan is the most conspicuous pledge of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government, which released its holistic 100-day plan as a five-year roadmap for achieving

Yet another pie in the sky

Promises galore, performance in short supply After failing to fulfil the promises of providing 10 million jobs and five million houses, Prime Minister Imran Khan has come up with yet another unimplementable

Buying up Kashmir

Another layer of violence One of the many promises by the Bharatiya Janata Party in its Election 2019 manifesto is one to allow the purchase of property in Indian-Held Kashmir by non-Kashmiris.

Shah Nawaz Mohal

Midnight’s children

And how Pakistan and India need to shed the burden of the past Amidst the deafening silence, we await its death by the hands of jets flying, bullets fired, casualty count and

Ali Gauhar

Purpose over happiness

Which is healthier to strive for? Privileged young people like myself in their mid-twenties and early thirties often talk about their lack of contentment. The younger generation is much more comfortable reaching

Raoof Hasan

Shrinking space for dialogue

Candid Corner Conflict can be resolved by promoting the power of diversity “Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is

NAB’s latest misadventure

And why it faces criticism from all sides The PTI and its followers firmly believe that the Sharif brothers and their scions as well as the Zardaris are thoroughly corrupt and have

Another oracle of gloom and doom

World Bank’s projections on Pakistan’s economy After recent dismal assessments by the United Nations and Asian Development Bank, the WB too has predicted stormy weather ahead for the already tossed about Pakistani

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Bhutto’s legacy

Forty years on To glorify and fondly remember Zulfikar Ali Bhutto has been fashionable for many years now, especially on and around his birth and death anniversaries. It is customary, on such