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  • How expensive is democracy?

    CONTRARY to the parliamentary calendar of the legislature, the Punjab provincial assembly has been continuously in session for the last…

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  • ‘Sonar Bangla’

    BANGABANDHU Sheikh Mujibur Rahman envisioned Bangladesh’s foreign policy to be predicated on the principle of ‘friendship to all, and malice…

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  • Khan’s new war game

    IMRAN Khan’s latest change of tack has caught his opponents by surprise. For months, the federal government had braced itself…

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  • Dubai gobbling

    THE members of the upper echelons on Netflix’s new show Dubai Bling are Arabs. These are, per the rules of…

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  • Mr Prime Minister — listen

    DEFENDERS of Pakistan’s premier public university are fighting a desperate battle to save its land, a fight for the very…

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  • Pakistan and the 8 billion planet

    THIS year the world’s population reached eight billion and Pakistan’s 230m. The world paused to absorb a major milestone in…

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  • Rule by proxy

    THE frequent trips of the prime minister to London for consultation with his elder brother demonstrate where the real power…

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  • Why Trump lost

    TECHNICALLY speaking, Donald Trump was not on the ballot in the US midterm elections. These elections were not elections for…

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  • Decolonising the law

    TOWARDS the end of World War II, the idea of ‘decolonisation’ with its attendant images of freedom fighters, ouster of…

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  • Livestock loss

    JANIB Gul Mohammad can feel a pall of gloom as he enters his home. And when his wife Kasbano serves…

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