Collectively, events in these four areas of democratic activity do not provide much cause for optimism.
01 Jan 2019 7:14 AM
It would be similar to what has happened in much of West Asia, where state-enforced secularism has fought and often lost against religious populism.
06 Nov 2018 2:02 AM
The centrality of party leaders, in turn, is underscored by the nature of party-voter relations
09 Oct 2018 12:00 AM
The land problem is not just one of housing shortage; it also plagues viable commercial and industrial development.
25 Sep 2018 12:22 AM
The trigger for this cursory detour through history is the steady stream of political entrants to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.
24 Apr 2018 12:33 AM
The lack of systematic data to back it is enough reason for anyone to think twice before accepting the sympathy narrative wholesale.
27 Feb 2018 12:21 AM
The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif also opens up a small and wholly inadvertent window of opportunity for democratic progress.
03 Jan 2018 12:05 AM
Lots of underlying developments are taking place that appear to contradict the idea of a society tottering on the brink of Islamism.
05 Dec 2017 4:44 AM
The PTI says it will keep up the pressure, starting with a rally in Islamabad planned for later this week.
25 Apr 2017 12:24 AM