Justice Markandey Katju writes: Strictly speaking, elections should have been held in early November 2023 as mandated by Article 224(4) of Pakistan’s Constitution, but we need not go into that. The Pakistan Constitution is more followed in its breach, and is often consigned to the dustbin. All opinion polls indicate that former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party enjoys support of about 90% Pakistanis, and will sweep the polls if there are free and fair elections.
Watching a World Cup cricket match in highlights is like watching a whole movie in a trailer. All the spoilers are neatly packed in about three minutes with everything of value disclosed at regular intervals.
By Justice Markandey Katju– (Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own) Indians, although I have always wanted you to rise as a great nation in the world, I would sometimes get despondent about it on seeing the silly […]
Justice Markandey Katju writes: Today, October 5, is the 71st birthday of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, who lies incarcerated in a tiny, dingy cell in Adiala jail, having been imprisoned since early August. On this occasion, I wish to salute him. I do not know Imran Khan, have never met him, am not his friend or relative, and do not belong to his caste, religion, or nationality.
Justice Markandey Katju writes: Army officers must have realized that their families will not be safe if hostility through a popular uprising to the army grows. After all, their wives and children cannot remain cooped in their guarded homes forever. The wives have to go for shopping and social visits, and the children to schools and colleges.
Justice Markandey Katju writes: The Pakistani Establishment, which has unleashed a fascist reign of terror, has gone all-out to finish off former Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is bravely fighting for the restoration of democracy and human rights in the country.
Twitter reportedly blocked Pakistan’s official Twitter account in Gilgit-Baltistan and is showing the location of the region in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Dawn reported. As per the Pakistani English-language newspaper, even after the users turn the location feature on the app, tweets sent from the region are marked as originating from J-K.
By Justice Markandey Katju- (Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own) When Imran Khan became Prime Minister of Pakistan in 2018, and for quite some thereafter too, I was very critical of him. He had taken the help of […]