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The game of skins; how Eid-ul-Adha used to be a time...

Eid-ul-Adha is the holiest of Islamic festivals but ironically, these sacred days provide a bonanza for the whole criminal spectrum from the low-level hoodlums...

MQM to support PTI government

News Analysis | Former finance minister and banker Shaukat Tareen flew to Karachi, on Monday, to meet the convener of MQM, Khalid Mehmood Siddique, to...

Election 2018: Dawn of a Post-MQM Karachi

News Analysis | Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, and its financial hub are all geared to enter the election tomorrow on 25th July 2018. Perhaps the...

Imran terms Karachi’s development key to Pakistan’s progression

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has directed his workers in Karachi to engage people in all the constituencies of the city...

Will Imran Khan win elections from Karachi?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan People Party’s co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday filed their nomination papers to contest the July 26 general...

After no-show in Parliamentary meeting, NAB Chairman asked to appear on...

News Analysis | National Accountability Bureau sought more time for the bureau's chairman to appear for a hearing before the National Assembly's Standing Committee on...

Karachi’s politics in spotlight as claimants trade gibes

News Analysis | The political parties of Sindh and especially its capital city, Karachi are now trading barbs over the spree of violence, the city...

PML-N’s love-hate relationship with MQM continues under Shehbaz Sharif’s Presidency

News Analysis | Shehbaz Sharif, Chief Minister, Punjab and the recently elected president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz is making frequent visits to the Pakistan...

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...

MQM leader Rauf Siddiqui ties the knot

News Desk | Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Rauf Siddiqui tied the knot with the daughter of Afaq Khan, Mahnoor in a Nikkah ceremony held in...

MQM: Existential Crisis or Cross Roads into the Unknown?

Dr. Moeed Prizada | MQM-Pakistan’s lackluster performance in the Senate Elections of March 3, 2018, has sent shock waves across Pakistani politics. Dr. Farogh Naseem,...

Can Sattar’s ousting unite MQM-Pakistan?

News Analysis | Beleaguered Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P’s)-PIB faction took another tumble on Monday, when Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) removed Farooq Sattar as the convener of the party,...

Imran hits out at PM Abbasi over criticism of Senate chairman

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi criticized two state institutions and questioned their role in ‘establishing’ and ‘derailing’ democracy in Pakistan. PM...

Imran Khan welcomes Aamir Liaquat: Is PTI compromising on its ideology?

News Analysis | Aamir Liaquat Hussain, former Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker and a famous TV host, has formally joined the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Mr. Hussain made...

India is fomenting terrorism in Pakistan: DG ISPR

News Analysis | Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) — the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces has...

Senate defeat a prelude to approaching doomsday for Nawaz?

Waqas Shabbir | The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) suffered an unlikely defeat at the hands of opposition nexus. PML-N accused the opposition parties of...

MQM and PTI are terrorists: Bilawal

News Analysis | The Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf were “friends of terrorists” and called the Mutahida...

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...

MQM-P whitewashed in the Senate elections

News Desk | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) lost all its seats in the 3rd March Senate elections. Elections for 12 Senate seats were held in...

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...

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...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

MQM in disarray

Asif Haroon Raja | The foundations of MQM was laid by mercurial and firebrand Altaf Hussain in 1984 on the pillars of violence, terrorism and...

MQM will remain the same until immediate changes are made

Junaid Ali Malik | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) was established on August 22, 2016. It is in fact the Muhajir Qaumi Movement, which is being operated from abroad....

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...

Disunity evident among opposition forces at PAT protest

News Analysis | Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri Wednesday said that they do not want to take a step against Pakistan's constitution...

MQM-London leader found dead in Karachi

News Analysis | Deputy Convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London’s (MQM-L) Professor Hasan Zafar Arif was found dead in his car in Karachi near Ibrahim...

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...

Has Saleem Shahzad left MQM for PTI?

News Analysis | Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday and exchanged views on...

Qadri-led multi-party conference demands Shehbaz and Sana resignations

News Analysis | A multi-party conference organized by the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Sunday demanded the resignations of the Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz...

Industrialists complain of PTI indifference in Karachi

News Analysis | The representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industries (KATI) on Wednesday told the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan that PTI...

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...

ANP-TTP ties: Suspect confesses in Parveen Rehman murder

News Analysis | A suspect in the murder of a renowned social worker Parveen Rehman has reportedly revealed before the Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) that...

Important questions after the Karachi fiasco.

Farah Adeed | Syed Mustafa Kamal, the chairman of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), rolled up his sleeves to respond Farooq Sattar, the head of Muttahida Qaumi...

Twitter roasts Farooq Sattar

Farooq Sattar's Thursday evening press conference has caused quite a stir. The melodramatic show which was reminiscent of Altaf Hussain's antics, albeit not as...

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