Khurshid Nadeem

journey of a new alternative discourse

Khurshid Nadeem is a public intellectual of our generation.He writes for the future generation. In the midst of great confusion about ideas, what is right and what is wrong, Khurshid Nadeem’s essays, books and columns are an essential reading on politics and society – his favorite subjects which define his objective of a life worth living on media and through organized social work.

Nadeem is honest and fiercely tied to his thoughts and lessons learnt through a self made life of work and arduous reading. He has carved his own way to influence the public discourse. His earliest interest was in Islamic thought inspired from scholars of his age. He also ventured into literature which garnishes his writings and talks to this day. All of this helped him to take a leap into the world of higher learning and academia which consummated his thoughts on political Islam, political science and current affairs. He gelled these three subjects to encapsulate his strong views about how they affect society. Always ushering the masses towards sanity, pushing evolution against revolutions, standing firm with the voice of reason, Khurshid Nadeem’s thoughts and expressions are a unique blend of tradition and progressiveness; aiming straight at forces of oppression against the will of the people.

"when society shall lead the state, for a change"

Newswise - 20 September, 2018 "Muharram Special"

عمران خان کی کامیابی کے اصل محرکات

سماجی خدمت، کیا کسی کو اقتدار کے ایوانوں تک پہنچا سکتی ہے؟ شوکت خانم ہسپتال کا قیام، کیا عمران خان کی سیاسی کامیابی کی بنیاد ہے؟


خورشید ندیم کا کالم , جو چھپ نہیں سکا

Such caution does not help any purpose and makes people take such perceptions rather more serious

مولانا فضل الرحمٰن نے کچھ سوالات اٹھائے ہیں۔ کیا ریاستی ادارے اِن سے صرفِ نظر کے متحمل ہو سکتے ہیں؟ یہ باور نہیں کیا جا سکتا کہ کوئی پاکستانی اپنی فوج کے خلاف ہو۔ یہ تصور بھی محال ہے کہ کوئی عدلیہ کو بے توقیر کرنا چاہے گا۔ فوج مضبوط نہ ہو تو ملک بیرونی…

Visiting fellow at International Center for Islamic and Pluralism (ICIP), Jakarta, Indonesia

Hosted “Alif” on Geo TV for 5 years, the only academic talk show in the history of private TV channels.

Khurshid Ahmad Nadeem is a scholar, media person, social activist and author. He has been the editor of quarterly “Fikr-o-Nazar”, an academic journal of Islamic studies, published by Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University Islamabad.

He has also been a Speech Writer to the Prime Minister of Pakistan

Secretary, Commission on Islamisation of Education, Government of Pakistan (1999-2005). He has also been editor of “Ijtehad” a journal of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), Government of Pakistan. He wrote regular column for Daily Jang for ten years. Currently he is writing in Daily Dunya.

میں کیوں لکھتا ہوں؟

تجزیے میں صحت کے ساتھ غلطی کا پورا امکان ہے کہ انسانی عجز کا تقاضا ہے۔ اس کے دانستہ ارتکاب سے ہمیشہ اللہ تعالیٰ کی پناہ مانگنی چاہیے۔ معاشی ضرورت کا ایک مطلب یہ ہے کہ مجھے با دلِ نخواستہ سیاست جیسے مسائل پر لکھنا پڑتا ہے جو ہرگز میری ترجیح نہیں ہیں۔

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