Dr Ikramul Haq

The writer is Advocate Supreme Court and Adjunct Faculty at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and can be reached at ikram@huzaimaikram.com. He tweets @drikramulhaq

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Culture of immorality

Culture of immorality

Pakistan is a unique country where the government instead of combating corruption and tax evasion, sponsors and defends it — where the convic ...

‘Great challenge’ ahead

‘Great challenge’ ahead

Pakistan, even after 70 years of existence, is facing multiple challenges and the most recent one that has divided the nation is the case for disqu ...

Phony wars

Phony wars

Terrorism, arms, drug trades, and money laundering, intrinsically linked, pose considerable threats to global peace and security along with destabi ...

Woes of Muslim Ummah

Woes of Muslim Ummah

It has always been a highly controversial issue to adjudge in a war between Muslims as to who is on the right path. Passing judgements and taking s ...

Undoing unjust tax system

Undoing unjust tax system

The existing tax system is a worst expression of manipulation and exploitation. A highly unjust and distorted tax base benefits the rich and mighty ...

Breaking ‘debt shackles’

Breaking ‘debt shackles’

Despite the fact that in the current fiscal year, Pakistan is expected to achieve the highest growth rate of the decade at 5.3 percent, yet the con ...

Laws of disqualification

Laws of disqualification

“All the other courts in this country are courts of law whereas this Court is not just a court of law but also the court of ultimate justice. ...

The JIT and Panama probe

The JIT and Panama probe

On May 5, the Supreme Court of Pakistan constituted a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as ordained in its verdict in the Panama Papers cas ...

Panama judgement

Panama judgement

After 56 days of nerve-breaking wait, the Supreme Court announced its judgement in Panama case. The 3-2 decision saved the sitting Prime Minister f ...