According to a Dawn editorial, it is the kind of influence that the PML-N chief exerts in the world of politics and officialdom
WHY is it that whenever there is a dry spell in this country, officialdom
starts talking about standpipes and hosepipe bans ?
In his memoir, In My Brother's Shadow, he affirms the soixante-huitard antiauthoritarian ideals of nonconformity and skepticism toward officialdom
, even if his own eventual break with the German Communist Party suggested that politics are less pure a realm than temperament.
The problem was (and is, even after 9/11) that despite all the hi-octane talk from officialdom
about stepping up aviation security, very little effort was made to fix the outrageous failures that were an open invitation to terrorists and a virtual guarantee of future catastrophe.
All official business involves the same struggles with uncooperative officialdom
, my hosts explain.
He notes that the group was warning people about the dangers of depleted uranium and other activities at Nuclear Metals for decades before anyone in officialdom
gave them any credence.
In the worst case scenario, this reduces reporting to a transcription of official pronouncements, transforming the Fourth Estate from a public watchdog over officialdom
into a transmission belt for the official version of reality.
Three years later, MK is still here, still run by the Sadao clan, and still battling officialdom
in its quest to transform the public's perception of the nation's taxi drivers.
Beatas, mystics, athletes of asceticism, "living saints," reforming abbesses, and charitable congregations all incurred suspicion and sometimes outright suppression by church officialdom
, prompted in part by the hierarchy's determination to regularize and control religious practice, but more intensely by a blend of misogyny and anxiety over women s influence.
Impatient at the supposed slow pace by elected officialdom
, a publicly funded body has taken upon itself to enact guidelines for scientific research that will be overseen by a yet-to-be-appointed Stem Cell Oversight Committee.
But they usually happen in spite of religious officialdom
. While religious hierarchies snarl over stale issues like sex, people of good will simply go about doing good.
David Hockney is outspoken, privileged by his irremovable status, in his distaste for an officialdom