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LHC allows an ‘indicted’ Ishaq Dar to contest in the Senate...

News Desk | Politicians have accused Pakistan’s legal system of having two standards one for the PML-N and another for other parties.The Lahore High Court...

PTI in a state of dejection

Asif Haroon Raja | Imran Khan (IK) and senior party leaders were seen consoling one another at Bani Gala in an atmosphere of extreme dejection...

Bitcoin drops further as India imposes ban, Japan faces ‘Digital robberies’

News Analysis | A week after the virtual currency trading agency ‘coincheck’ lost $530 Million to a robbery by international hackers; Japanese authorities...

Dar’s assets multiplied by 91 in 16 years

News Analysis | The accountability court hearing the graft case against former finance minister Ishaq Dar recorded the statements of six National Accountability Bureau...

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...

NAB preparing to declare Dar “Proclaimed Offender”

News Analysis | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has begun the process of declaring former finance minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender for continually failing...

Imran’s reminder: Corruption is the only ideology of Nawaz

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan lambasted the ousted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and stated, “Nawaz’s ideology is corruption”. He said this...

Pakistan’s indicted Finance Minster finally resigns

News Analysis |  Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s resignation has been accepted by the government, sources revealed on Friday morning. Reportedly, Dar had submitted his resignation...

Dar attacks NAB for reopening Hudaibiya Paper Mills Case

News Analysis | Ishaq Dar, Pakistan's finance minister, sitting in London, termed National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s plea to reopen the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case as...

Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrant for Ishaq Dar

News Analysis | The accountability court has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in addition to issuing a show-cause notice to his...

Beyond big game hunting: the ‘Quadrilateral’ meeting

Suhasini Haidar | By accepting an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia to provide alternative debt financing for...

Has Sharif family abandoned Ishaq Dar?

News Analysis | An accountability court on Thursday granted finance minister, Ishaq Dar exemption from the proceedings for the day in the graft reference filed...

Panama papers: A long road to Indictment..?

News Desk | Pakistan's National Accountability Court (NAB) finally indicted former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar over corruption...

The NAB vs Dar game continues as PML-N lend full support...

News Analysis | The accountability court has resumed the fifth hearing of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's graft reference after it was postponed earlier today due...

“Darism”: Pakistan’s new moral code?

Muhammad Azam | Ishaq Dar, Pakistan's Finance Minister, indicted by a court for corruption, finds himself increasingly alienated on national and international stage. He can...

Modi under fire: Faces strong criticism on his dismal economic policies

News Analysis | Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi found himself under fire over his economic performance from inside his party on Wednesday. BJP veteran Yashwant...

Ishaq Dar indicted on Corruption Charges: Who will be Pakistan’s new...

News Analysis | Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was indicted by an accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday 27th September on corruption charges that have been...

Ishaq Dar: Difficult times ahead..?

News Analysis | On Wednesday, The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to freeze all moveable and immovable properties of federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in...

Trade deficit reached all-time high in year 2017: Pakistan Bureau of...

News Analysis | With dwindling foreign reserves, the country’s economy is grossly engulfed by the imbalances in the current account. Higher imports and record-low exports...

3.2% decline in the value of Rupees to dollar

News Analysis | After the stability of two and a half years, Pakistani rupee on Wednesday suffered a major depreciation of 3.2%, against the US...

What is India spending it’s massive defense budget on?

Daniel Darling | The Indian government has unveiled its budget estimates for the coming fiscal year, with defense once again in line for a 10...

Why Pakistan’s finance minister is misleading country on debt figures

Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha, Dr. Salman Shah and Mr. Sakib Sherani|  The speed at which Pakistan’s debt, both domestic and external,...

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News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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