Day: November 20, 2017

Let’s not open the floodgates

Source: ET Members of parliament have introduced a third amendment into the Elections Act 2017 that was adopted last month. The fresh clause – simply known by the moniker 48-A – borrows a bit too heavily from clause 7B and 7C of the Conduct of General Elections Order, 2002 and […]

Saudi prince in a china shop

Source: Dawn WHEN you watch a spoiled brat whose parents have never stopped it from doing anything walk into a curio shop, you know it’s just a matter of time before disaster strikes. And sure enough, even when he didn’t wield the kind of power he does now, Prince Mohammed […]

Religious freedom

Source: Dawn THE State Department recently missed its legal deadline for designating ‘Countries of Particular Concern’, a list of nations that violate religious freedom in a “systematic, ongoing, and egregious” manner. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom, the body that recommends which countries should be designated, criticised the State Department […]