Social Issues

Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

Curse of Authoritarianism: Pakistan’s Viceregal Politics and Regimentality of Social Institutions

In the world order which was emerging after World-War II, the British Empire was struggling to maintain its colonies all over the world and especially in the subcontinent. The war had exhausted the resources of the empire which was based on racial superiority and stimulated the political process for independence […]

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A New Wave of White Supremacy

A New Wave of White Supremacy

By the time dusk fell on the 12th of August, Alex Fields had assumed the face of one of the ugliest days in the American history. Hordes of white supremacists had gathered in downtown Charlottesville following the march through the University of Virginia the night before. The protests were aimed […]

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Fertilization of Radicalism: An Introduction

Fertilization of Radicalism: An Introduction

In the modern nation-state system, the state and the public are two distinct entities amalgamated to form a united entity called the nation-state. Just as the public entity within the nation-state inherently has its own interests, needs, and wants, the state holds its own set of interests, needs, and wants. […]

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Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

With the assumption of power by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva-linked cow protection groups have resurged back in the spotlight by either killing or beating cattle traders, beef-eaters and daily farmers, mostly Muslims and Dalits. The majority of India’s Hindus consider cows as sacred. The cow is […]

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Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

In 1947, the British Empire gave independence to the Indo Pak subcontinent forming the states of India and Pakistan. The British left the local rulers of the princely states the choice of whether to join one or the other; or to remain independent. The three most important of these states […]

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Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

  Anatomy of humans is not very distinct from the anatomy of human society. Like human biology, a society also has an intrinsic biological and psychological structure wherein it follows the pattern of human evolution. Like growth of a human child with distinct cognitive ideas and practical behaviors prevailing at […]

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Tackling Youth Bulge through Technical and Vocational Training

Tackling Youth Bulge through Technical and Vocational Training

Pakistan is currently facing youth bulge where 64% of the country’s total population is between the age group of 18-30 years, this youth bulge is expected to last for the next 20 years. Pakistan’s current population is around 184 million with an annual growth rate of 2.1%, which makes Pakistan […]

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