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Ayesha Gulalai set to launch PTI-Gulalai on Friday

News Desk | After Imran Khan’s third marriage with Bushra Maneka, the nation is set to receive some more good news from the PTI camp...

Shehbaz to rule Pakistan next: Musharraf

News Analysis | Former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf predicted that PML-N will win the upcoming general elections in 2018 and PPP will win the...

PML-N causes huge upset by beating PTI in Lodhran by-elections

News Analysis | The 2018 Lodhran by-elections in NA-154 turned out to be a major setback for the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Ali Tareen, the PTI...

Voting underway in Lodhran by-elections

News Analysis | Voting is underway in the NA-154 by-elections in Lodhran. The seat fell vacant after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen was disqualified last...

Has “Mamnoon Hussain” become an “insult” in Pakistani lexicon?

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | Dr. Farooq Sattar, MQM Pakistan's embattled leader while delivering a passioned speech against his detractors, on Sunday, thundered that, "I can...

The real difference between PTI and PML-N

Muhammad Talha | With the next general elections around the corner, all political parties of Pakistan are girding up their loins to enter the political...

MQM fails to agree on candidates for Senate elections

News Analysis | The dispute between Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) members has failed to resolve even after three days. The MQM-P has failed to...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

Are Nawaz’s anti-judiciary antics justifiable?

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The political landscape of this unpredictable country continues to face unbelievable chaos. The mainstream political parties are hitting below the belt...

Ishaq Dar among PML-N nominees for Senate elections

News Analysis | Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is among the shortlisted candidates of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for the upcoming Senate elections as claimed...

PIA confused between Emirates and Etihad privatization offers

News Analysis | The government will try to privatise Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before general elections due this year, privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz said, as...

PM Abbasi orders Internet access all across the country

News Analysis | The Premier on Friday the 12th of January addressed a ceremony in Islamabad at a local hotel for the contract signing of...

“Nawaz must tell who rigged the elections”, PTI

News Analysis | Fawad Chaudhry, spokesperson of PTI, spoke to the press in response to Nawaz Sharif’s press conference. In response to Nawaz’s allegations that...

Elections 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Squabbling and endlessly bickering on issues not of any public importance, our parliamentarians may clamour passionately for early elections, yet not enough...

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...

Nepal elections pave way for a leftist victory & Indian dilemma

News Analysis | An alliance of communists and Maoists are set to win Nepal's first parliamentary election since 1999. The ruling center-left party suffered significant...

Survival in the age of information warfare

Afrah Jamal | Pakistani troops recently rescued a US - Canadian family that had been captured in Afghanistan in 2012 and held hostage for 5...

India watches Nepal elections with apprehension

News Analysis | Millions of Nepalese have voted in the first phase of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, more than a decade after the...

Lawmakers unite to ensure timely elections

News Analysis | On Thursday, the National Assembly passed the 24th Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 by a resounding majority of 242:1. Putting an end to...

Nawaz Sharif: hungry for power at all cost

Shiffa Yousafzai | They say all is well that ends well but for Nawaz Sharif and Co., it never ends well. Nawaz and his Unhappy Endings Term #...

TTP is backed by enemies including India: Imran Khan

News Analysis | Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan has said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was helped and financed by the enemies of the country...

Imran’s arrogance is preventing political autonomy in KPK

M Anwar Nasar | Imran Khan is not only arbitrary in making party policies but is also taking provincial autonomy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad....

Why Mustafa Kamal’s press conference was significant?

News Analysis | Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Mustafa Kamal at a press conference in Karachi on Saturday stated that the establishment called upon his...

Census crisis: Can the senate uproar ensure timely elections?

News Analysis | Senators from Sindh, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Wednesday expressed serious reservations over the recently held population census and...

Is Shahbaz Sharif diverting public attention from divisions within PML-N?

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif said that the country knows who steal millions from the people, but nobody questions them. “Corruption has ruined...

Nisar’s statements point to possible tensions within PML(N)

News Analysis | Prominent PML-N politician Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday that his party wanted the next general elections to be held on...

Supreme Court issues detailed verdict of review petition; refuses to give...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a 23-page detailed verdict on the review petitions filed by the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif against...

Lebanon: A new theater opens for Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Amidst simmering crises in the Middle East, Lebanon finds itself in the thick of things as Saudi Arabia on Monday...

Maryam Nawaz has read ‘Volume X’ – Why hasn’t Imran Khan?

Shiffa Yousafzai | With the news of new secret documents that International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has just released, I am reminded of a recent...

Imran Khan readying for a blitzkreig?

GVS Analysis | Imran Khan has, in recent days, been holding rallies with increasing frequency. Since 8th Oct the PTI chief has travelled across the...

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