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What happened to Begum Kulsoom Nawaz ‘s health now? – Analysis

News Analysis | Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt. (R) Safdar have been convicted in Avon-field Apts case and sentenced to prison terms. None of...

SDPI, NACTA sign MoU for joint research on terrorism, extremism-related issues

News Analysis | On Friday, the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) at...

Government seek inquiry into NAB’s probe of money laundering allegations against...

News Analysis | The President of Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) and the Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif has demanded an investigation into NAB’s...

Extension of deadline to wrap up corruption references might hurt sharifs

News Analysis | The Supreme Court has extended the deadline to complete corruption references against the former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and his family members...

World Bank refutes media claims of money laundering allegations against Nawaz

News Analysis | World Bank has categorically denied the reports floating in media regarding “world Bank’s Remittances and Migration Report of 2016, which focus on...

Former top Chinese Communist official jailed for life for bribery

AFP | A former Chinese Communist Party official who was once tipped as a potential successor to President Xi Jinping was sentenced to life in...

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...

Shehbaz Sharif’s anger against NAB, SC is justified amid Punjab’s scrutiny

News Analysis | Shebaz Sharif, the Chief Minister of Punjab, seems to have been roiled by the activism of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the...

Zardari distances himself from ‘Cunning’ Nawaz ahead of upcoming elections

News Analysis | Asif Ali Zardari, the Former President has revealed his bitter experience of working with Nawaz Sharif, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan,...

‘Private Bureaucracy’ Jitters as Chief Justice Orders Recovery of Hefty Salaries

News Analysis | Mian Saqib Nisar, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, ordered the bureaucrats heading the private companies in Punjab to pay back the extra...

The Roller Coaster Between Jamat-e-Islami and PTI Ends

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s long-term ally, Jamaat-e-Islami, has decided to part ways with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. This has been done just weeks before...

Natalie Portman refuses to attend Jewish Prize Ceremony over Netanyahu

AFP | Hollywood actress Natalie Portman said she was backing out of a Jerusalem ceremony where she was to receive a $2 million prize to...

PTI rules out alliance with PML-N and PPP

News Analysis | Regarding the upcoming general elections, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has stated that his party will not make an alliance with...

There’s more to financial than editorial interests in Geo’s restoration

News Analysis | Pakistan’s widely claimed no.1  channel, which was taken off the air in March, has been restored once again with speculations and rumors...

NAB chairman’s statement against corruption is making sense

News Analysis | Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, the chairman of National Accountability Bureau, has once again vowed to weed out corruption from the society, claiming...

Proposed amendments in NAB Ordinance a desperate measure to kill NAB...

News Analysis | The government of Pakistan has proposed amendments to the National Accountability Ordinance (NAB) 1999, only weeks prior to the end of the...

PTI files petition in ECP seeking explanation from PM’s horse-trading allegations

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to summon Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to...

Nawaz’s demand to broadcast accountability court proceedings is a political gimmick

News Analysis | Disgruntled former three-time Prime Minister (PM) and Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N’s) ‘Quaid for life’ Nawaz Sharif has demanded that the hearing of...

NAB investigates PML-N’s KPK President over corruption

News Analysis | In an another latest development, the Natio­nal Accountability Bureau (NAB) has formally initiated investigation against the President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...

‘I do not agree with Nawaz Sharif’s narrative at all’: Chaudhary...

News Analysis | The chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif met Chaudhary Nisar to address the latter’s reservations regarding the party’s narrative. No...

Electoral Reforms: The only way forward for sustainable ‘Peace & Governance’

Kanwar Dilshad | Since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has endured tremendous suffering at the hands of inefficient and ineffective governance, which has, in turn,...

Corruption charges haunt Netanyahu’s presidential future

News Analysis | The political future of Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is questionable in the backdrop of corruption charges against him. He is currently...

“Corruption case against me and my family is a fraud”, says...

News Analysis | The head of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) Wajid Zia appeared before the accountability court yet again. He was supposed to be cross...

Documents submitted by Ms. Maryam were ‘forged’: Wajid Zia

News Analysis | The head of Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) appeared for the fifth time before an accountability court as a prosecution witness; in a...

Egypt: seven years since the revolution

AFP | As Egypt votes in presidential elections, here are key events in the turbulent country since the 2011 uprising that ended the 30-year rule...

Privatization of PIA and PSM: significance for Pakistan

News Analysis | The Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi gave a heads up to privatization of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Pakistan Steel...

Benazir Bhutto: Pakistan’s Iron Lady

News Desk | Pinki as she was known to her father, became at the age of 35, the first woman to become Prime Minister of...

Largest leak in Facebook history

The UK is seeking a warrant to search the servers of Cambridge Analytica, accused of helping Donald Trump to win the presidency. The data of...

SC dismisses contempt petition against Sharif: mercy or caution ?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has dismissed yet another contempt of court petition against the former premier Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday,...

Daniyal Aziz “scandalizing the court”

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SP) decided to indict PML-N leader and Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz for contempt of court on Tuesday. The top...

The good people of Pakistan! Making a difference!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | For years I've written about the terrible corruption and loot and plunder which prevails in Pakistan.  About how our leaders have...

The Blue-Eyed mutineers

Ikram Sehgal | Arrested on Feb 22 by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for corruption in the Ashiana Housing scandal under Section 2 of the...

Is contesting from five seats in the elections the best decision...

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Central Punjab President Abdul Aleem Khan announced on Sunday that PTI chief Imran Khan will be contesting from five...

Bureaucrats united against NAB over Ahad Cheema’s corruption charges

News Analysis | Bureaucrats of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) have created a deadlock by observing a pen-down strike on Friday against the arrest of...

Suicide bomber in Kabul kills one, injures six

AFP | At least three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the...

Will Pakistan overcome its demons to attract foreign investors

News Analysis | Over the last couple of years, Pakistan’s image has been developing as an investment hub, but the markets in 2017, experienced some...

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