Inclusion of anti-merger members in Fata reforms task force raises eyebrows

The government’s move to constitute a task force for implementation of Fata reforms has got appreciation from different quarters.

Youth, women hail extension of mainstream judiciary to FATA

Dr Naureen says the new judicial system in Fata will bring an end to the courts of political agents, appellate courts and Fata Tribunal which she termed as ghost courts.
FATA Reforms, FATA Merger into KPK

Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP

TNN has asked street people from all over FATA about merger with KP. Here are Pros and cons of FATA merger with KP from the program.

No woman representation in task force on Fata reforms

The cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on 6 September constituted a task force to expedite merger of Fata with KP.

Why JUI-F and FATA grand Jirga oppose FATA merger in KP?

FATA Grand Jirga and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has announced to pursue movement for separate province. This announcement was made at a meeting of the...

Fata Grand Alliance expresses reservations over extension of judicial system to tribal areas

The bill for extension of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Peshawar High Court (PHC) to Fata has become an act...

Khassadars say their future uncertain after Fata-KP merger

Khassadar personnel have now initiated protests after initially expressing concerns over their uncertain future with merger of Fata into KP.

Traditional leadership struggles for creation of FATA Council

PESHAWAR: The people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have different thoughts regarding changes in the administrative system of the region. The establishment of...
FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people

After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the...

The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA under the judicial system of the country.

Only one doctor for every 7,000 people in tribal districts

The poor state of healthcare facilities in the tribal districts can be gauged from the fact that there is only one doctor for 7,000 people.

Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms

People and political leaders of various parties in tribal areas have expressed their disappointment over allocation of Rs26.90 billion for fiscal year 2017-18 for...