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The Faizabad dharna judgment – Saad Rasool

Saad Rasool | Earlier this week, the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan passed its detailed judgment concerning the 2017 Faizabad dharna of TLP, as well...

Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

AFP | Thailand's king has issued a royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 coup, with a date for the long-delayed poll...

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: Past’s terrorist becomes presidential candidate

News Desk | Notorious warlord and world-renowned terrorist Gulbuddin Hikmatyar announced his candidacy for the Afghan presidential election on Saturday, presenting President Ghani with yet...

Bangladesh opposition goes underground as election threats grow

AFP | Subrata Chowdhury, an opposition candidate in the looming Bangladesh election, is too scared to leave his party office as campaign deaths and threats...

The 2018 Election: Some observations – Muhammad Zahid Rifat

Muhammad Zahid Rifat | The casting of a vote in the general election for the National and Provincial  Assemblies on July 25, 2018, was my...

An overview of political landscape of Pakistan – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | Birth of Pakistan was seen as a miracle of the 20th century. Its survival under extreme odds was indeed a bigger...

Why is Qadri boycotting 2018 elections – Ideology or ground reality?

Jaweria Waheed | Ever since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has suffered a great deal at the hands of the flawed electoral system, which allow...

Forget it, general election will be delayed: CJP

News Desk | Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked election will not be allowed to be delayed at any cost. CJP further...

Is internal instability leading Pakistan towards chaos?

Brig. Asif Haroon Raja (R)| India has all along been trying to break up Pakistan, but it became a collective target of Indo-US-Israeli nexus after...

Why PML-N and PPP are opposing online voting system for Pakistani...

News Analysis | Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have opposed the introduction of a new voting system which will allow the...

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,...

Is Nawaz right to lash out at Imran on PTI “incompetence”...

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz roared in Peshawar at the rally held near...

Modi faces toughest election test in 2019

Reuters | Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime...

Supreme Court straight-shooting at Hanif Abbasi!

News Analysis | The apex court on Tuesday asked the counsel of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader, Hanif Abbasi, which of his fundamental rights were...

Why Election Commission of Pakistan has repeatedly failed?

 Farid A Malik| Since 1977 the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has failed ten times in holding free and fair elections. The Scorecard is a...

PML-N’s House on Fire

Khawaja Dawood Tariq |  Accountability court Islamabad on Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar. A day earlier on Monday court had...

Ayesha Gulalai refuses to leave seat and claims forming splinter group...

News Analysis |  Ayesha Gulalai, the PTI dissident announced to the media today that she would form a splinter group of the party while reiterating...

No cherry picking of law breakers – Part II

Ikran Sehgal | In his address to the Constituent Assembly on 11 August 1947, the Quaid said that “Jobbery, graft nepotism and bribe has to...

Can Sharifs be held accountable in Pakistan?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | Despite being in politics/power for over three decades, the Sharifs have been able to dodge accountability. On the other hand,...

Corruption in the guise of development funds: Any accountability?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | “Hisab do” indeed... For once I tend to agree with the Prime Minister that development cannot be stopped to pursue accountability....

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