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“There Will Only be Democracy in This Country”: Chief Justice of Pakistan

(PKONWEB) — The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday once again dismissed rumors of the possibility of a “judicial martial law” being imposed in the country, saying there is no provision in the Constitution that allows for such a move. Justice Nisar said he could only laugh at the talk of a ‘judicial takeover’, adding that such rumors appeared to have been spread through “some design or plan”. “There is no space for any martial law in the Constitution,” the CJP stressed. The Chief Justice said he willRead More


Islamabad Insight: Why Not Reboot the System?

SHAHEEN SEHBAI — IN today’s technology-driven world, the first solution that is offered, if something stops working, is to reboot: the computer, laptop, the phone, tablet or the operating system. Why not try it with our political, economic and power structure, while we have some little time and the working machine does not completely shut down and goes dead, unable to be recharged or resurrected. Respected and not-so-respected analysts, economic and political, are saying almost the same thing in their writings and TV discourses. One writer says: “One cannot agreeRead More