Tag: Institutions

PML-N and PPP united against the judiciary?

News Analysis | Senators showed great concern over the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan to overturn an amendment made by the parliament...

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...

Sharjeel Memon indictment shows the discriminatory role institutions play for PPP...

News Analysis | Former Information Minister of Sindh Sharjeel Memon and 11 others were indicted by the accountability court in Karachi in a corruption reference...

Saudi Arabia surrenders great mosque in Brussels

James M Dorsey | Saudi Arabia, in an indication that it is serious about shaving off the sharp edges of its Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism, has...

Zardari’s call for PPP’s return to power

Asif Haroon Raja | For over six months, Asif Ali Zardari has been confidently claiming that the PPP will form governments in the centre and...

Supreme Court turned pink in support for women

News Analysis | On the eve of 4th February which is also known as World Cancer Day all around the globe, the Supreme Court of Pakistan...

Talal Chaudhry given one week to respond to contempt of Supreme...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court served a show-cause to the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday, ordering him to file...

Is Nawaz really a threat to democracy?

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders have accused ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif of attempting to derail democracy. PPP senior leaders criticized...

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...

Government not serious about PIA claims Aviation Advisor

News Analysis | Days after the federal privatisation minister claimed that the government is committed to selling off the core business of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before April...

Playing on bouncy pitches

Farid A Malik | Playing on bouncy pitches is not easy, this is why the Pakistan Cricket Team is having problems playing on New Zealand’s...

Involving establishment in politics is unsafe for democracy

Junaid Ali Malik | The well-known tendency of the ruling party PML-N with regard to involving the army in every matter is quite precarious and...

Little Zainabs will continue to be raped, murdered & dumped on...

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | As I write these lines, large crowds in Kasur, a historic city near Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab are...

Can education be decolonized in Pakistan?

Ikram Sehgal | Established initially as institutions of higher studies, Madrasahs taught law, Islamic sciences and philosophy. Prior to the arrival of British, both religious...

Major Hercharn Singh’s wedding, COAS and civilians extended warm wishes

News Desk | Major Hercharn Singh, the first Sikh officer to be commissioned in the Pakistan Army tied the knot on Sunday at the Gurdwara...

Brussels enters the debate on good or bad Islam

James M Dorsey | It’s hard to prove beyond doubt a direct causal link between militancy and Saudi-inspired ultra-conservative forms of Sunni Muslim Islam. That...

Afghanistan acknowledges TTP’s presence on its soil

News Analysis | Amidst simmering tensions between Kabul and Islamabad, the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah has said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has...

MQM rejects census results, demands “true population record”

Farah Adeed | The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has been facing existential threats for the last several years. Party leaders have expressed it many times. The...

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...

What top US Psychiatrists think about Trump

News Analysis | Twenty-seven US psychiatrists from the top medical institutions of the country have written a book which assesses President Donald Trump's mental health....

Solo flight: PTI going to court against PML-N’s “illegal Act”

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday said it would challenge in the Supreme Court a bill allowing deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

Economy & security: Two sides of the same coin

Ikram Sehgal | A strong connection between the country’s prosperity and military power or put simply, economy and security are two sides of the same...

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