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.
When the two media giants Ahmad Noorani and Haroon Rashid stated that Najam Sethi is not a journalist, I had to change my business card from “the senior-most junior journalist” to “the senior-most junior!” Their jugalbandi took me to the 1940s, when Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (Kasur-gharana) and Ustad Amir Khan (Indore gharana) were […] The post Who Is A Journalist? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.