How not to choose a VC (BY: I.A. Rehman)

THE appointment of Punjab University’s new vice chancellor has shocked academia, liberal-minded students and a significant section of civil society because it bodes ill for the premier university. The professor chosen to head the university deserves respect and consideration due to his learning and experience. His personal dignity cannot be…

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Over to the caretakers (By: I.A. Rehman)

THE second elected government to complete its term in the era of civilian supremacy bows out today. All political groups, the administration and services, and conscious citizens should help the caretaker governments at the centre and in the provinces to complete the transition to a new representative dispensation in accordance with the best traditions…

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