Martial law won’t help. Imran must talk to Fazal

My Analysis on Mulana Fazal-Ur-Rehman’s long march – 2019…

Distortion Of History In Textbooks

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How Do We Improve Relationship Between State And Citizen in Pakistan?

Start Relief Activities In Kashmir, Expose Indian Human Rights Violations

Pakistanis observed a Black Day on Indian Independence Day, led rallies, arranged public meetings, made speeches, but is it enough for Kashmiris who are…

Raza Rumi on Pakistan’s warnings to India over Kashmir

Raza Rumi’s interview with CGTN America – a discussion on the future of India-Pakistan tensions over the issue of Kashmir. Rumi emphasises on the role…

Who Was First Pakistani Citizen? Hint: It’s Not Jinnah

He was born to Jewish parents in Austria and came from a long line of Jewish Rabbis but ended up becoming the first person…

Kashmir Banega Pakistan. But How?

Pakistan has made efforts at the diplomatic level during the last 6 days after Indian annexation of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Not…

No Justice For Quetta Kachehri Blast Victims 3 Years After The Attack

Is Maryam Nawaz The Next Benazir Bhutto Of Pakistan?

An Intractable Challenge: Managing Civil Military Relations in Pakistan

This policy note was prepared for a report published by The Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI) after the general elections of 2018. As the previous government…

Forget the world, militias are a threat to Pakistan

Sherin Zada/AP Photo The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international watchdog, is all set to place Pakistan on its watch list this summer.…

Asma Jahangir is no more — but her formidable legacy lives on

It will take some time to accept that Asma Jahangir has gone silent. That she is not at the centre of Pakistan’s political discourse.…

Young Pashtuns have shown the mirror to ‘mainstream’ Pakistan

A stage is set up in Islamabad during the protest demanding justice for Naqeebullah Mehsud.— Photo by Shakeel Qarar This past fortnight Pakistan witnessed…

The dynamic political scene confirms a fast changing Pakistani society

The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif through a controversial court verdict was the easier task. Reining in his support and ousting him from the political…

Miniature Painting Goes Global

Steeped in the past, and yet, modernist in its application, neo miniature is the new face of Pakistani miniature painting and art. Having evolved…

‘Blasphemy laws have become an instrument of malicious motives’

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in its new report On Trial: the Implementation of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws, has documented the widespread fair trial violations…