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Is the attack on Iqbal a repercussion of governments’ dubious policy...

News Analysis | Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal survived an assassination attempt at the end of a corner meeting in his constituency NA-117 Narowal. Iqbal came...

Manzoor Pashteen’s PTM: A ‘Rights Movement’ or a new ‘Regional Agenda’?

Moeed Pirzada | Ahmed Khan, (not his original name) waits in his car behind a long line of other vehicles, for his turn to be...

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...

Hindu extremist leader calls for beheadings and murder

News Analysis | A case under non-bailable sections has been registered against Sadhvi Saraswati, a Hindutva hardliner, for making divisive comments aimed at promoting enmity...

Israel cancels plan to expel African migrants

AFP | Israel announced on Tuesday it has abandoned controversial plans to expel African migrants who entered the Jewish state illegally, after failing to find...

PTI demands a referendum for a new province in Punjab

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for a referendum in Southern Punjab to decide on a new province in...

PPP and PTI furious over PML-N’s controversial delimitation recommendations

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) have expressed anger and serious reservations over the demands of Daniyal Aziz, the federal minister for...

What made Senate Elections ‘controversial’?

Asif Haroon Raja | The March 3 Senate elections seem to be the most controversial elections in the 45-year-old history of the upper house of...

Who made the 18th amendment controversial; PML-N or military establishment?

Waqas Shabbir | Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Ghafoor clarified the much-hyped Bajwa Doctrine and described it as a doctrine with limited scope...

Imran Khan’s controversial purification plant may not work on Amir Liaquat

News Analysis | The inclusion of Dr. Amir Liaqat in Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has led to an uproar against the PTI’s decision across the country.   PTI...

Will PTI’s decision to grant funds to Darul Uloom Haqqania backfire?

News Analysis | In a seemingly controversial move, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is expected to release Rs. 227 million for Maulana...

The pitfalls of Judicial Activism and what to do about It

Abdur Rahim | American historian and public intellectual Arthur Schlesinger Junior introduced the controversial term “Judicial activism” in Fortune Magazine in an article titled “...

Hamza Ali Abbasi Asks the censor board to Grow Up

News Desk | Pakistani actor and social media activist, Hamza Ali Abbasi confronted an onslaught of criticism on social media following his tweet that condemned...

Family of another man killed in Naqeebullah encounter demands justice

News Analysis | Family of Muhammad Ishaq, who was one of the three other people killed with Naqeebullah in a controversial police encounter on 13th...

Mumbai’s caste chaos shows the need for a “Third Force”

Andrew Korybko | Violent caste chaos exploded in India’s western economic hub of Mumbai last week after Hindu ultra-nationalists clashed with low-caste Dalits who were...

Pakistan must maintain ties with neighbours to become self-sufficient

Mahnoor Saleem | Since last August, air was patently cold between Washington and Islamabad because it was then for the first time, when President Trump...

Judge blocks Trump move abolishing immigrant program

AFP | A US judge late Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama-era program that protected from deportation migrants who entered America illegally...

YouTube star Logan Paul apologises after posting controversial suicide video

News Desk | American YouTube star Logan Paul pleads for an apology after he posted a harrowing suicide video of a man on his YouTube...

Shahrukh Khan to play role of a dwarf in ‘Zero’

News Desk | Megastar Shahrukh Khan is set to play a dwarf in his next movie ‘Zero' alongside his two co-stars from ‘Jab Tak Hai...

India could lose key allies in 2018 amid political unrest

M K Bhadrakumar | The South Block and Prime Ministers Office in New Delhi must anxiously count the nineteen days ahead as they spread the...

Trump’s decision causes turmoil in the Gulf

James M Dorsey | US president Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem potentially sets the stage for a controversial American effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian...

Pope arrives in Bangladesh after controversial Myanmar visit

AFP Pope Francis on Thursday arrived in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees have sought sanctuary after fleeing a crackdown in neighbouring...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of...

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Controversial selfies still haunting Mufti Qavi

News Analysis | A judicial magistrate in Multan on Monday extended the judicial remand of cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi for seven days in connection with...

PML-N’s controversial Elections Act challenged in LHC

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has challenged a provision of the Elections Act, 2017 before the Lahore High Court. The provision in question...

Ahmed Noorani Attack: Media & Politicians condemn but speculations continue..?

News Analysis | Ahmed Noorani, senior reporter for The News International, was severely beaten by six armed assailants on Friday in Islamabad. He and his...

New challenge for Nawaz Sharif: Senate amends Election Act 2017

 News Analysis | Opposition parties in the Senate have jointly amended the Election Act 2017, making it impossible for Nawaz Sharif to be president of...

Katrina Kaif upset with Aamir Khan over Fatima Sana Sheikh

News Desk | Katrina Kaif is not happy at the moment if the rumors are to be believed. She is distraught with Superstar Amir Khan's...

Nawaz wants Martial Law: Zardari

News Analysis | Former President and Co-Chairman of the Pakistan's Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif wants...

Taj Mahal: No longer part of Indian history?

News Analysis | According to Indian media, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of tourist...

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