Khurram Shafique

Khurram Ali Shafique is the author of several books on Iqbal, including “Iqbal: an Illustrated Biography”, for which he received Presidential Iqbal Award, and the recently published “Iqbal: His Life and Our Times”. He has vast experience as an educationist. He is the founder of Marghdeen Learning Centre, the pioneer of online courses in Iqbal Studies, conducted since May 2011.

“Glorious Revolution” and constitutional monarchy in Pakistan

The uncanny similarities between the rule of James II of England and the reign of Imran Khan in Pakistan have already been mentioned in the previous post. What happened next in Britain is now remembered as the Glorious Revolution of 1688. In 1688, the parliament and the army jointly invited the estranged daughter of the …

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Charles I in Pakistan: are we headed towards a glorious revolution or disaster?

“If a wound has befallen you, a wound like it has already befallen others. We alternate the days of successes and reverses among peoples.” According to Iqbal, this is one of those verses of the Quran which can help us study history as a sign of God. The following is an example of how we …

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