MNA Rohail Asghar regularly wears the dhoti and is known to prefer it. During a visit to Islamabad club, he was told he cannot enter due to wearing a dhoti. This has ignited a debate as the club claims they have a dress code and therefore they have to uphold the rules. On the other […] The post MNA Rohail Asghar Stopped From Entering Islamabad Club For Wearing A Dhoti appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Some argumentative readers may question the topic of this article. Frankly speaking, Sir William Jones was not my first choice. I wanted to write about early archaeologists who worked in the British India, and then move to the post-partition Pakistan. But when I took a deep dive into Sir William’s life and works, I was […] The post In Praise Of A Pioneer: ‘Oriental’ William Jones – I appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
An influential Iranian historian of Islamic political thought, Hamid Inayat, had opined in one of his books that Muslims had never taken political science seriously until they and their lands were overwhelmed by colonial powers. Afterwards, they had an encounter with Western political and social philosophies and started to write political literature of their own. […] The post Modern Muslim Societies Have Not Taken Political Science Seriously – With Disastrous Results appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.