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Asad Vs Shahbaz; Pointscoring or a conflict of narrative

News Analysis | The incumbent Finance Minister Asad Umar and the opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif confronted each other during a National Assembly session in a...

PM elect or select? – Farid A Malik

Dr. Farid A Malik | After a very impressive speech in the inaugural session of the National Assembly, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) referred to...

Performance of PTI regime in its infancy – Part I –...

Asif Haroon Raja | Midway in his second tenure, Nawaz Sharif (NS) was toppled by Gen Musharraf (Mush) in a military coup on October 12,...

Will Dr. Amir Liaquat Hussain remain an MNA? Probably No

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected the ‘unconditional apology’ submitted by famous TV anchor and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Dr. Aamir...

Polling begins to elect the 13th president of Pakistan

News Analysis | The electorate college of Pakistan—which comprises of newly elected national and provincial assemblies will elect the country’s 13th president, today. There are...

Amir Liaqat Hussain rebels just after 12-days in the government

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and member National Assembly, Aamir Liaqat Hussain have claimed that Karachi was not important to Prime Minister Imran...

Current assemblies are the most ‘controversial’, alleges PML-N President

News Analysis | The President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif has alleged that the present assemblies are the most ‘controversial’ ones in...

Is Grand Opposition Alliance in disarray?

News Analysis | It seems as if the alliance of opposition is having to deal with internal fissures as it emerged late on Wednesday that...

Voting under way to elect a National Assembly speaker and deputy...

News Analysis | The 15th National Assembly of Pakistan will elect its speaker and deputy speaker today. The much-anticipated election for this coveted position will...

Will Imran re-write the history by taking oath on August 17?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan, will take the oath as prime minister, of Pakistan, on either August 17 or 18, party’s...

Does money dominate the outcome of the electoral process?

Saad Rasool | As we settle our democratic nerves, in the post-election scenario, all energies (of media personnel and political operatives) have been focused on...

Opposition parties stage protest in Islamabad; defeated Maulana Fazlur Rehman bashes...

News Analysis | The political parties which could not perform well in the General Elections 2018 staged a protest in front of the Election Commission...

Grand opposition alliance to stage second APC today

News Analysis | Albeit the 2018 primary elections did not end up in a hung parliament as the opposition was hoping, a grand opposition alliance...

Shah Mehmood Qureshi set to be foreign minister once again

News Analysis | Pakistan’s latest general elections on 25th of July, 2018 have been a first in many ways. Apart from a new party coming...

PML-Q decides to back PTI in Punjab

News Analysis | After a tight competition with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has finally attained the required number of seats to form...

Former PM Gilani loses on home ground

News Desk | NA-158, one of Multan’s six national assembly seats, native Yousuf Raza Gillani and former Prime Minister of Pakistan faced an unexpected defeat...

A letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan

News Desk | Dear Mr. Prime Minister, On your obvious victory against your opponents, let us congratulate you on behalf of the people of Pakistan. People...

Khan supporters celebrate as Pakistan faces electoral chaos

AFP | Pakistan woke to electoral chaos on Thursday with the outgoing ruling party denouncing "blatant rigging" in the pivotal general election and rejecting unofficial,...

Pakistan’s democracy test: An Indian view

Subhajit Naskar | As the day of General election approaches Pakistan, the face-off between the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and state institutions is intensifying....

Khan to unite politically fragmented Karachi behind banner of change

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan is scheduled to land in Karachi today to take part in the two-day election...

How District Administration, ROs & Police rig Pakistani Elections? A DMG...

Asim Imdad | Our history of elections has shown recurrent episodes where the importance lies in the hands of the counter instead of the voter....

Will former PM Abbasi contest against Imran Khan in NA-53?

News Analysis | The former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi may confront Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf’s Chairman Imran Khan in National Assembly constituency - (NA)-53 Islamabad. The PTI...

Will Pakistan be able to become a strong democracy as government...

News Analysis | The National Assembly of Pakistan has completed its constitutional tenure on the 31st May 2018. In this regard, the Ministry of Parliamentary...

Pakistan hands over power to caretaker government as polls loom

AFP | Pakistan's civilian government completed its term Friday for only the second time in the country's history, with a caretaker administration to take over...

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passes landmark FATA bill with a two-third majority

News Analysis | Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assembly on Sunday, passed the much awaited KP-FATA merger bill with a two-third majority, paving way for the merger...

FATA-KP merger marks historic day for people of FATA

News Analysis | 24th May 2018 marks a historic day as the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the long-awaited constitutional amendment to merge the Federally...

IT Minister sheds light on industry performance

News Analysis | One of the fastest growing industries in Pakistan, the Information Technology (IT) sector, has expanded its export market to over one hundred...

IT Minister answers questions in parliament about industry performance

News Analysis | One of the fastest growing industries in Pakistan, the Information Technology (IT) export market of Pakistan has expanded itself to over one hundred...

Government aims to provide basic facilities to FATA

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud, sub-division of the Khyber Agency, said that provision of...

South Punjab takes center stage as government, opposition try to woo...

News Analysis | The southern part of Punjab has once again gained prominence on the national scale ahead of the upcoming elections, to woo the...

Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister: Who & How?

Kanwar M Dilshad | The formal process of choosing the caretaker prime minister kicked off in mid-April, following a meeting between the Prime Minister Shahid...

Khursheed Shah warns of ‘non-existent’ institutional confrontation

News Analysis | Syed Khursheed Shah, opposition leader in the National Assembly, has, once again, spoken against the ‘institutional confrontation’ warning the government of its...

Punjab’s monopoly

Tahir Ali Khan | Pakistan is a federation. All federating units should have an equal role and weight in the election of the Prime Minister....

Why Nadeem Afzal Chan may not win in 2018?

Waqas Shabbir | The inclusion of former senior PPP politician, Nadeem Afzal Chan, in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) may have consolidated the position of the latter in...

PML-N legislators arrested over abusive anti-judiciary protests

News Analysis | Police have arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly (MNA) Waseem Akhtar Sheikh and Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Naeem Safdar over...

PTI demands a referendum for a new province in Punjab

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for a referendum in Southern Punjab to decide on a new province in...

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