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What role is India playing in the crisis in the Maldives?

James M. Dorsey | The outcome of a power struggle in the Maldives that has sparked declaration of an emergency, military control of parliament, and...

Chaudry Nisar’s supporters burning Pervaiz Rashid’s posters highlights PML-N’s internal strife

News Analysis | The supporters of PML (N) Leader Chaudhry Nisar led a procession against fellow PML (N) member Pervaiz Rashid. This is in the...

Quetta blast: were parliamentarians the target?

News Analysis | The police and intelligence agencies are still trying to assess the target of yesterday’s Quetta attack. They are of the opinion that...

Chief Minister Baluchistan resigns

News Analysis | Sanaullah Zehri finally succumbed to opposition pressure today and resigned from his position as the Chief Minister of Baluchistan. He presented his...

Pakistani politics risks heightening regional tensions?

James M Dorsey | Self-serving Pakistani politics threaten to aggravate the country’s myriad problems that have strained its relations with the United States and could...

Members of provincial assembly lose faith in Baluchistan Chief Minister

News Analysis | The political atmosphere in Baluchistan has been very peaceful for the past whole year but it was the calm before the storm....

APC in Lahore: What will it achieve against the Sharif Family?

GVS News Analysis | At least 12 political parties, including smaller religious entities are set to attend the All Parties Conference (APC) called by Dr....

Chinese Vs Japanese in Pakistan: Will the Chinese topple Mehran after...

News Analysis | United Auto Industries, a leading Chinese bike maker is gearing up to launch an 800cc car next year, a company official confirmed...

Opposition stages another walkout over FATA reforms bill

News Analysis | Opposition legislators once again staged a walkout from the National Assembly (NA) after the government failed to include the bill on Federally...

US threatens countries who vote against it on Jerusalem decision

AFP | The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency session Thursday to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize...

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP wins but loses in public eye

News Analysis | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will retain power in Gujarat for a sixth straight term, after it just about edged past the...

ECP’s decision against PTI in Gulalai case will haunt PML-N?

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejected the reference filed by Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, which sought the disqualification of...

The dimensions of the Indo-US strategic relationship

Saleem Akhtar Malik| Conceived in 2009 as the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, the mechanism has been the primary forum to advance “shared objectives in regional security,...

Why is Maulana Fazlur Rehman obstructing FATA-KPK merger?

News Analysis | Maulana Fazlur Rehman — who is widely blamed for stalling measures aimed at mainstreaming the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) — told...

24% Increase in Sindh’s education budget; what will it achieve?

Zainab Husain | Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah placed education as a priority in his budget speech for 2017-18 presented to Sindh Assembly...

Parliament needs to be cleansed of the Abu Jahal’s of our...

Dr. Farid A Malik | Kaptaan is right all the big “chors” (thieves) are in the assemblies, not in prisons. According to him during his eight...

KP legislators’ drive towards social welfare

Ibrahim Qazi | 6th February 2017 and 2nd March 2017 marked two significant days in the history of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa assembly when Mr. Mohammad Atif...

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PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

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News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

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News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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