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Dr Murtaza Khuhro

Dr Murtaza Khuhro

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Balancing power: the struggle for genuine democracy in Pakistan

A country is fundamentally a political entity, governed by a distinct political framework. Yet, challenges arise when the administrative apparatus...

20.05.2024 90

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Counterproductive trickle-down economic effect

The critique of Western universities and certain schools of thought advocating for economic models based on the trickle-down effect raises significant...

09.05.2024 40

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Justice for the judiciary

What kind of firewall does the judiciary require? Why is such a firewall imperative? Does the judiciary need protection solely from external...

05.05.2024 100

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Pakistan’s (mis)leading economic indicator

The upward movement of the stock market, such as the KSE-100, usually leads to optimism among businesses, statisticians and policymakers. They...

30.04.2024 40

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The quest for an independent judiciary: progress and pitfalls

Since Pakistan’s independence in 1947, the country has struggled to establish clear and objective criteria for appointing judges to its High Courts,...

24.04.2024 70

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Inevitable shift

The capitalist system, built upon a foundation of inequality and exploitation, is on the verge of collapse by the year 2030. Human history and...

14.04.2024 70

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Navigating change: Strategies for empowering Pakistani democracy

Elected representatives, including those in the National Assembly, provincial assemblies, Senate, and local governments, hold a critical...

08.04.2024 60

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Myths about taxation

Do our esteemed finance minister, prime minister, policymakers at the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), and economic managers know why the tax-to-GDP...

07.04.2024 30

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The peril of planning in the age of GAI: Embrace adaptation or risk ruthless irrelevance

It’s deeply concerning to hear policymakers, from Prime Ministers to Finance Ministers, crafting five-year economic plans without acknowledging the...

29.03.2024 80

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Information is power

The key factors for a nation to achieve self-sustained growth, prosperity, and international respect include sovereignty, rule of law, transparency,...

23.03.2024 70

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Beyond degrees: Shifting to a 4F mindset in policy and strategy

The pedigree of one’s education in esteemed Western institutions or extensive experience in financial institutions may not hold sway in the face of...

19.03.2024 30

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Navigating IMF’s flawed mindset: lessons from 2008 financial crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has long been regarded as a key player in the global financial landscape, wielding significant influence over...

12.03.2024 70

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A people-centric judiciary

The legacy of colonialism casts a long shadow over many aspects of life in former colonies, not least of which is the judicial system. Inherited from...

07.03.2024 30

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Data-driven development

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) stands as the principal government agency responsible for collecting and disseminating statistical data across...

05.03.2024 90

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Eradicating systemic corruption

The pervasive issue of corruption and mismanagement acts as a two-edged sword that significantly undermines societal progress and equitable...

05.03.2024 70

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Politics of deception: unveiling the mask of benevolence

This article exposes the deceptive practices of those in power and emphasises the duty they have to prioritize the well-being and rights of the...

29.02.2024 60

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Beyond colonial legacies—II

An additional critical factor contributing to the governance and economic challenges in Pakistan is the dominance of certain influential groups within...

22.02.2024 60

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Beyond colonial legacies—I

The economic crisis in Pakistan primarily stems from two critical issues: the absence of constitutional governance and widespread bad governance. ...

21.02.2024 100

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Age of progress

The recent disclosure by JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman has shed significant light on the concerning trends of unconstitutional practices within...

18.02.2024 20

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Future tech: promise against poverty

Do you anticipate the technological landscape changing significantly, in ways that are currently unpredictable, by December 2025? Furthermore, do you...

14.02.2024 100

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Empowerment for all

Now that the primary process of the 2024 election has concluded, let’s have another look at the election manifestos of major political parties....

13.02.2024 40

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From colonial legacy to digital era

Are the election results of the 2024 election influenced by external forces and fail to accurately reflect the will of the people? Social media...

11.02.2024 10

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We need a holistic transformation

In 2024, Pakistan is grappling with severe economic and social challenges, including a staggering inflation rate of 39.18 per cent, a depreciating...

10.02.2024 30

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Beyond authoritarian rule: navigating the technological kaleidoscope

The Constitution of Pakistan, in Article 7, provides a definition for “the State,” encompassing the federal government, provincial governments,...

08.02.2024 20

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Reforming the judiciary: adapting to a new era

In the heart of the courtroom, where the solemnity of justice should reign supreme, there exists a troubling and often veiled spectre known as the...

30.01.2024 60

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Empowering provinces

Disruptions in constitutional rule can have dire consequences, leading to political instability, uncertainty, and a breakdown of effective governance....

24.01.2024 70

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AI-powered learning

The time has come to revolutionize our education system by replacing traditional school, college, university and Ph.D. programs with a more modern,...

17.01.2024 50

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Politics in the digital age

The 10-point manifesto of the PPP is deeply disappointing and outdated in light of the social, economic, scientific, technological, and intellectual...

14.01.2024 100

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How to ensure a prosperous, promising future for Pakistan

Pakistan emerged from the shackles of colonialism, and as a result, the political, economic, and spiritual culture of colonialism, along with its...

02.01.2024 100

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Strategic transformation

Undoubtedly, martial laws are not only illegitimate but also result in numerous distortions that extend beyond politics and permeate into the economy...

01.12.2023 70

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Election manifesto

What distinguishes cult leaders from politicians who represent their country? Can demagoguery and verbosity serve as substitutes for transformative...

01.12.2023 20

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Digitalized judiciary

Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa has a great opportunity to rejuvenate our ailing judicial system and propel it into a dynamic force. This...

20.11.2023 100

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Transformation twins

Pakistan’s economic challenges primarily stem from the absence of rule of law and good governance. Instances of unconstitutional rule and the...

05.11.2023 50

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Rebuilding trust of the people

In democratic societies around the world, hope isn’t just a fleeting feeling of individual optimism. Instead, it stands as a sturdy pillar, a...

01.11.2023 60

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Boosting productivity

Productivity, embodied by the contributions of entrepreneurs, managers, and workers, is a fundamental indicator of an economy's health. The United...

28.10.2023 70

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Pakistan in the digital age

The philosophical orientation of Pakistan needs redirection. The 1940 Lahore resolution proposed the possibility of autonomous states for Muslims. ...

28.09.2023 100

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Beyond macroeconomics

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) epitomizes a global economic paradigm rooted in inequality with little emphasis on inclusiveness. Advocates...

19.09.2023 40

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