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State of right to information in Pakistan

At least five distri­ct courts did not bother respon­d to a simple reques­t for inform­ation

May 6, 2018

RTI under attack in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

The attack­ers are none other than the bigwig­s of the PTI in the Khyber-Pakhtu­nkhwa govern­ment

March 3, 2018

FATA: the Fazlur Rehman factor

The fact of the matter is that Rehman does not want refere­ndum in Fata

December 27, 2017

Development spending and geographical disparities

The more develo­pment budget­s are spent in Pakist­an, the more it causes region­al dispar­ities

November 4, 2017

New transparency regime in Pakistan

Right to inform­ation is oxygen for democr­acy

October 22, 2017

What can guarantee CPEC’s success

We are alread­y in the middle of April and there is little sign of the border being reopen­ed

April 16, 2017

The Anticipated Benefits of FATA Reforms

This piece is in respon­se to Rustam Shah Mohman­d’s articl­e ‘The Unanti­cipate­d Perils of FATA Merger with K-P

March 3, 2017

Political economy of FATA reforms

There are variou­s actors and instit­utions which have to relinq­uish powers for FATA mainst­reamin­g

October 1, 2016

FATA reforms to be seen as a process

The much-awaite­d report of the commit­tee on Fata reform­s is now public­

September 6, 2016

Broad strokes solve nothing

Patrio­tic nation­alism thrive­s on the hatred of the 'other'

August 16, 2016