Tag Archives: Elections


Shinab Altaf

Participatory and Representative Democracy in General Elections 2018

Participatory and Representative Democracy in General Elections 2018 Types of Democracy In that regard, there are two main types of democracy, participatory (direct) and representative democracy. The concept of participatory democracy entails

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission?

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission? The recent disqualifications under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution of Pakistan have created immense political uncertainty and brought the contours of the judicial powers into question again. However,


Rafae Saigal

The Bar To Contest Elections And Hold Office Under Article 62 – Perpetual, Or Transient?

The Bar To Contest Elections And Hold Office Under Article 62 – Perpetual, Or Transient? A larger five-member bench of the Supreme Court is currently hearing several civil appeals pertaining to the

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016 Proposed and moved by: Senator Pervaiz Rashid (Minister-In-Charge) Status: Passed by the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) Summary: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed this Bill in order to amend the Electoral Rolls Act,


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


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

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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