On 26 May 2023, Pakistan’s Finance Minister informed the US Ambassador about plans related to revenues and expenditures, for meeting international financial obligations. Having received approval from their master, Pakistan’s rulers are now preparing another colonialist budget, which will further weaken our economy. Moreover, when the rulers are asked about the issues faced by the […]
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam, it is obligatory according to the Book, the Sunnah, and the consensus of the Companions. In the Quran, Allah (swt) says: [وَأَقِيمُواْ الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُواْ الزَّكَاةَ] “And establish prayer and give zakāh1 and bow with those who bow [in worship and obedience]” [Al-Baqara: 43].
The current political chaos, riots and instability that people are witnessing, on TV screens and social media platforms, is simply a battle for power and revenge. Neither side is sacrificing for the sake of the people. Both are looking for the support of the United States, to ensure their next turn in power. US Congressman, […]
This year, as we all deal with rising prices, increased cost of living, reduced savings and increased income inequality, it is widely believed that the global economy is heading towards a recession and the economic situation for millions of people will worsen. While the exact timing of a recession is difficult to predict, there are […]
The United Kingdom has had 3 Prime Ministers (PM) and 4 Chancellors of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) over the past 3 months. The ruling Conservative Party (Tories) are languishing in the opinion polls as much as 30% behind the opposition Labour Party which itself is populated by politicians lacking in experience and standing to lead […]
The most profound and detailed jurisprudence in human history is that of Islam. From the time of the Messenger of Allah (saw) Islam is characterized by its swift and fair justice. So, the Messenger of Allah (saw) personally inspected the markets and judging upon fraud and cheating. Islam did not enforce punishment in the case […]
There is an ongoing discussion across the country concerning a big difference between politicians and other public servant’s salary scales. While politicians get paid high salaries and other lucrative benefits, workers are sacrificed by taking home a hand to mouth salaries with maximum tax deductions. (BBC Swahili 17/07/2020). Comment: This scenario cements the truth that […]