Ummar Ziauddin

  • Education, specifically formal education received at schools in controlled and regimented settings, is a tool of propaganda. Education received at schools does not only inflate phobias as Bacon believed through tales; but it also modifies human behaviour, influences thought patterns and shapes the ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf filed a petition last month in the Supreme Court seeking disqualification of the Prime Minister for “lying about his assets on the floor of the National Assembly.” The petition was returned by office of Registrar, rejecting it, inter alia, as ...

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  • Pakistan Muslim League, a successor of the All India Muslim League, was established in 1949. No longer a party leading a national movement, it was formed only to monopolize power, and failing that, to consolidate its share. With a different objective circumstanced in novel political milieu, it had ...

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  • With many ‘official‘ versions, it is hard to deconstruct the singular connotation Pakistanyat bears.  What we do know, however, is: it is much more complicated than a simple question of identify. That it implies a national narrative and a consensus on struggle/existence of ...

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