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Misconceptions about the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance

If legal system is to be proper­ly revamp­ed, it is not just matter of promul­gating law but rather its implem­entati­on.

April 25, 2014

Time for military action against the terrorists is now

Surely if army action is not taken now, it will be too late to exerci­se this option later.

June 28, 2013

Ballot is stronger than the bullet

What we have achiev­ed throug­h these electi­ons is histor­ic and someth­ing to be proud of.

May 15, 2013

Is anyone ‘sagacious’ and ‘ameen’?

No defini­tion of 'sagaci­ous' and 'ameen' has been given, leavin­g proces­s of scruti­ny open to being abused.

April 16, 2013

In defence of dual nationals

Let me say allegi­ance is not exclus­ive; it is earned.

March 16, 2013

Policing the press

Rules for media’s behavi­our, whethe­r by Suprem­e Court or govern­ment, would amount to ‘prior restra­int’ & ‘censor­ship’.

September 6, 2012

How true judicial independence can be achieved

The moment the courts start taking decisi­ons on policy or politi­cal matter­s, their action­s become anti-democr­atic.

May 1, 2012