Tag Archives: Democracy

Silence Of The Lambs

Silence Of The Lambs – Saving the citizen from falling into error is not  government’s job “Those who won our independence, believed that the final end of the state was to make men

President, Parliament And Separation Of Powers

President, Parliament And Separation Of Powers “It is the will of the people which turns an ordinance from ‘having effect and force of law’ to ‘law in force and in effect’. That

Change Of Guard

Change Of Guard The most glaring irony of the “federal, parliamentary democratic system” of Pakistan is that we congratulate ourselves when our elected assemblies complete their constitutional term (so far that has

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – Challenges And Prospects

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – Challenges And Prospects China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has the potential to bring regional economic integration and cooperation. It is a win-win situation for both China and Pakistan as


Umer Abdullah

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy The American diplomat Richard Holbrooke pondered over a problem on an evening of September 1996 during the elections in Bosnia which were meant to restore civic life to

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Dissent And Revolution In The Age Of Social Media

Dissent And Revolution In The Age Of Social Media The role of the internet in facilitating and expanding the networks of communication that connect humanity together is undeniable. Even if fostered by


Javeria Younes

Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent

Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent Despite a lapse of 69 years, religious minority communities of the country lack representation in mainstream politics. A true representative democracy and constitutional politics


Javeria Younes

Prevention Of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) Continues Draconian Laws In Pakistan

Prevention Of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) Continues Draconian Laws In Pakistan The state of Pakistan has been all set to unleash its iron fist by promulgating laws that curb free speech. This

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Moazam Sheikh

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right The quality of democracy should be measured by the means available to the Opposition (the parliamentary minority) to accomplish its tasks. One of parliament’s primary

Controversial Banners, Imran’s Remark Echo In Senate

Controversial Banners, Imran’s Remark Echo In Senate ISLAMABAD: The controversy over banners inviting military takeover recently put up by a little-known political party and remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-i- Insaf Chief Imran Khan


Muhammad Saad Khan

Loyalty, State And The Step Mother

Loyalty, State And The Step Mother In a constitutional democracy, it is not the citizens but their chosen representatives who govern the state by becoming part of the legislature and by forming

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Dr Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing Pakistani Parliament is in process of approving the 22nd amendment to the Constitution. The amendment proposes to introduce some changes in the manner