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Is a PTI-PPP deal on cards?

 News Analysis | A prominent leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Mr. Saeed Ghani reminded the federal government that the provincial government has the authority...

Time to resuscitate the civil services in Pakistan

Bushra Zafar | Civil services, once the Faberge egg of the society, cease to be the choice of talented and creative young people. During the...

Dawn of Accountability in Pakistan: Nawaz, Maryam arrested, sent to jail

News Analysis | The ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have finally returned back to Pakistan. A 16-member team of National...

Local Court issued non-bailable arrest warrants for banned anchor Dr. Shahid...

News Analysis | A local court has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for the currently banned television anchor, Dr. Shahid Masood, on 1st June, 2018. The arrest...

Asghar Khan case: The ugly truth about Pakistani politics

News Analysis | The former Army Chief General (r), Mirza Aslam Beg and Former Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Lt Gen (r) Asad...

ECP to conduct online scrutiny of candidates in upcoming elections, what...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has instructed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to devise a special software for online...

Chief Justice embarks on mission of self-accountability, summons ‘Judicial Bigwigs’ in...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has embarked on a difficult journey by issuing notices to the top guns of the judicial fraternity,...

FIA formulating a million rupee action plan to curb Human smuggling...

News Analysis | Interior Ministry has formulated a plan and forwarded a summary to Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi to approve the measures and allocate funds...

Here’s how Scandinavian operation led to Pakistan’s first sentence against pornography...

News Analysis | Months after concerns regarding the presence of global pornographic operatives in Pakistan were raised, the country has sentenced a man from Sargodha...

Pakistan’s democracy: Jithay dee Khothee Uthaay Aan Khalothee!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi  | There's a saying in Punjabi. "Jithay dee Khothee uthay aan khalothee". Loosely translated: The she donkey (or whatever one calls a...

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...

Hafiz Saeed: Albatross around Pakistan’s Neck?

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | While FATF (Financial Action Task Force) proceedings at Paris, were non-transparent and Pakistan’s troubles at FATF are not single dimensional, perhaps...

“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...

Imran posts documents to prove Maryam Nawaz own offshore companies, accuses...

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan posted two tweets on Saturday containing letters from British Virgin Islands (BVI) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)...

MQM’s existential crises

News Analysis | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) is at crossroads. The much-publicized in fighting has cost party dearly in the March 3 Senate elections. Kamran...

Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh’s no show displeases SHC

News Analysis | The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the absence of Axact chief executive officer Shoaib Shaikh from the court in a...

Will Abid Boxer spill the beans on Shehbaz’s alleged involvement in...

News Analysis | Punjab’s infamous encounter-specialist, Abid Boxer claimed that Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif ordered him many times to indulge in extra-judicial police encounters...

Offshore wealth of Pakistani citizens

News Analysis | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have confirmed the details of 53 individuals who have invested in real estate along with copies...

SC grants protective bail to Rao Anwar under conditions

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday granted protective bail to the accused in the Naqeebullah murder case, former SSP Rao...

Tesla to start motor racing for electric cars

AFP | Tesla electric cars, which have a passionate following around the world, will soon have their own racing competition, a global sports organizer said...

Supreme Court sets ten-day deadline to capture SSP Rao Anwar

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has today ordered all-state institutions including intelligence agencies to facilitate the Sindh Police in tracking down the...

Ahsan Iqbal and Chaudhry Nisar clash over visa policy

News Analysis | The issues of a liberal visa policy and the status of International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) were discussed in the National Assembly (NA)...

ATC allows publication of Altaf’s subpoena in British newspapers

News Analysis | A major development in Imran Farooq’s murder case took place on Wednesday when the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) allowed the publication of Altaf...

Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case

News Analysis | Zafar Hijazi, former Chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), was indicted today on record tampering case pertaining to...

2018 elections getting closer: Government announces need to monitor social media!

News Analysis | Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday announced plans to devise a monitoring and evaluation framework of social media activities inside Pakistan, just...

Nawaz’s new found love for ‘freedom of speech’

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, a day after his indictment in three graft references, has come out in support of PML-N's social media...

Mufti Qavi: Now declared himself sick and is in hospital instead...

News Analysis | Mufti Abdul Qavi complained of chest pain and was admitted to a Multan hospital on Thursday, hours after he was remanded into...

Metro Bus Multan scandal turning into Shahbaz’s Panamagate?

News Analysis | Multan’s Metro Bus project has been the subject of much speculation after it was revealed that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP)...

Joint Investigation Team summary report in English and Urdu

The 10-volume report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)  instituted by the Supreme Court to investigate the Prime Minister and his family over the...

Curious case of Hudabiya Mills

News Analysis | The Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan in its order dated 20 April 2017 constituted a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to carry out...

Panama-Gate: Circumventing accountability and disrespecting the rule of law

Ikram Sehgal | Monday, July 10, 2017, will go down as a day of some consequence for accountability in Pakistan’s history, and maybe its destiny....

Chairman SECP tampered Sharif family’s business records: FIA report

Chairman Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Zafar Hijazi, tampered records of companies owned by Sharif family, a latest Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) inquiry...

The summoning of the Sharif family by JIT: Shall we praise...

Saad Rasool | Last week had been consumed with speculations and talk about Mr. Nawaz Sharif and his family’s appearance before the Panama case JIT....

Pakistan’s Challenge: Investigating the King’s Coterie

Saad Rasool | There is a fantastic (true) story about Morris Dees, a civil rights lawyer in the United States who, at the peak of...

First FIR registered as part of government’s ongoing crackdown on social...

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested an activist affiliated with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for ‘maligning’ the military and politicians. This was the first case...

Crackdown on social media draws ire from all quarters

On Saturday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 5 social media activists and brought them in for questioning. The 5 individuals were linked with...