On the 14th of January, the Punjab Assembly was dissolved by the Chief Minister of Punjab Parvez Elahi, and this was done in agreement with Imran Khan as a means to pressure the central government to announce early General Elections. Post dissolution, the province is to be placed under a caretaker setup which would oversee […] The post Battle For The Caretaker: Mohsin Naqvi, His Plea Bargain And The Law appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
A mindful reader, prior to reading the next paragraphs, might ask to summarise William Jones’ profile before his voyage to India. Without any hesitation, I would consult S.N. Mukherjee’s book Sir William Jones: a Study in Eighteen-century British Attitudes to India, and quote: “[William Jones] was an Orientalist at 22; The Royal Society’s Fellow at […] The post In Praise Of A Pioneer: ‘Oriental’ William Jones – II 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.