With the arrival of the Delimitation Commission in Srinagar, the political process in Jammu and Kashmir has begun to recover.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Pakistan. Pakistan is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the government is elected but the military "continues to exercise de facto control over government policy". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Journalists in Pakistan are fired, harassed, and assaulted for critical reporting. Instead of empathy and support, they are mocked.
Fixing Pakistan’s creaky democracy needs being guided by Western parliamentary democracies not only in form but also in substance.
When he ran for office, Imran Khan pledged to reform politics in Pakistan but the Pakistani army remains Pakistan’s de facto ruler.
Fears a radical group might use social media to perpetrate violent protests prompted the shutdown of social media platforms.
Pakistan has moved to outlaw a hard-line political party after two police officers were killed in protests after the group’s leader was arrested.
I.A. Rehman, an iconic Pakistani human rights activist, died Monday in the eastern city of Lahore after a brief illness, according to family.
Democracy game theory describes functioning of Pakistan’s democracy. The stakes are higher than representative democracy.
In Pakistan’s highly polarised and volatile climate, the tone and content of political debate has reached unprecedented heights.
New report shows India is now as autocratic as Pakistan in terms of censorship, and worse than both Bangladesh and Nepal.