Abstract Libel cases often end up in a compromise, if they survive at all. This raises questions regarding whether public office-bearers can even bring defamation charges […]
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The Islamabad Conundrum Not many capital cities in the world today are as deprived as Islamabad when it comes to self-governance. The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), […]
Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past?
Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past? Introduction – Democracy and the Rule of Law Owing to constant unconstitutional behaviors in the past, […]
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Why Should We Exercise Our Right To Vote Today? A Constitution is considered by many states as their supreme law as it provides fundamental rules and […]
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Compulsory Voting: Yay Or Nay? Compulsory voting has its roots in the Greek system of city-states where all males had a duty to vote on matters […]
Participatory and Representative Democracy in General Elections 2018
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Senate Adopts Pro-Democracy Resolution
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War Against Judiciary
War Against Judiciary The recent judgment in Panamagate by the Supreme Court has driven Pakistan into a state of democratic turmoil. The decision against the Prime […]
Does Panama Case Set A Dangerous Precedent?
Does Panama Case Set A Dangerous Precedent? 28th July, 2018 might be remembered as a turning point in the history of Pakistan. When the rule of […]
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 […]
Is Democracy A Good Option For Pakistan?
Is Democracy A Good Option For Pakistan? Over the past several years, we the people of Pakistan have incessantly been forced to embrace the situation of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pakistan’s Case For Democracy
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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 […]
Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent
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Turkish Coup Attempt And Pakistan
Turkish Coup Attempt And Pakistan Nations take time to achieve stability. The developed countries have taken centuries to reach where they are at the present moment. […]