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What’s behind the Sharifs’ trip to Saudi?

News Desk | Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in the midst of corruption allegations and political turmoil. He is...

Nawaz Sharif represents the predatorification of politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari| It’s never too late to learn. And that includes Nawaz Sharif. And as one proverb goes ‘no matter how far wrong you...

Khatam-e-Nabuwat crisis continues for PML-N

News Analysis | While showing their loyalty to Tehreek-e-Labbaik, many PML-N parliamentarians of national and provincial assemblies from Vehari, Sargodha, Jhang and Khushab have submitted...

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...

Accountability court adjourns reference hearing till 4th December!

News Analysis | On Tuesday, an accountability court adjourned the hearing of the graft references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz...

PML-N: out or not-out?

News Analysis | Pakistan has seen a series of disruptive demonstrations and some incidents of mob violence in the last three days in almost every...

Sharif Corruption knows no bounds

 Ikram Sehgal | The Nawaz Sharif episode shows that pervasive corruption has not only acquired respectability in a perverse manner in Pakistan but left to...

Nawaz’s anti-judiciary rhetoric and Imran’s defiant rebuttal

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran khan criticised disqualified ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over his comments in a public gathering held in Abbottabad yesterday....

Is Nawaz Sharif really an Ideology?

News Analysis | The president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who has been recently disqualified from public office by the Supreme Court...

Lawyers pledge full support to Nawaz Sharif

News Analysis | Senior members of the legal fraternity met former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and assured him their wholehearted support in his efforts to...

The ‘NABbed’ family: Court gives exemptions to Nawaz Sharif & daughter...

News Analysis | On Wednesday, the accountability court adjourned the trial proceedings of the Sharif family till 22nd November after formally starting them against the...

Maryam takes a swipe at judiciary yet again

News Analysis | Maryam Nawaz tweeted on Thursday that if anyone was showing patience, it was Nawaz Sharif and that voices against injustice will be...

Nisar’s statements point to possible tensions within PML(N)

News Analysis | Prominent PML-N politician Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday that his party wanted the next general elections to be held on...

Why Nawaz wants to club three NAB references? 

News Analysis | On 2nd November, Islamabad High Court (IHC) accepted the plea entered by the ousted ex-Prime Minister related with the accountability court’s decision to...

Sharif’s playbook to escape justice; 2017 edition.

PML-N government ministers and their supporters in the media are continuously trying to give the impression that the ruckus and rowdiness which lead to...

ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants of Imran Khan

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued non-bailable arrest warrants of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan for his continued absence from...

Imran blasts Sharifs and company for appeasing the Indo-US lobby

News Analysis | Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, flayed the foreign minister, Khawaja Asif for his remarks regarding Nawaz Sharif's ouster. Khan took to...

Why has Nawaz hired a US lobbyist for himself?

News Analysis | The beleaguered and deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently hired services of one of the world’s most expensive U.S firm “Vin Roberti...

NAB claims will chase the Sharifs in London as they attempt...

News Analysis | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has given the Sharif family seven more days to appear before the accountability courts in relation to...

A sorry tale of lawyers vandalism and ‘judicial surrender’

Saad Rasool | Just as our national gaze is focused on NAB references against the Sharif family, the review petition in Panama case, and Benazir...

Spat between Nisar and Rashid spells trouble for PML-N

News Analysis | Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Pervaiz Rashid's criticism of former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar on Friday has caused quite a stir inside...

NAB: National or Nawaz’s Accountability Bureau?

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons, Hassan and Hussain, failed to appear before NAB officials in Lahore on Friday. The...

THAT Pakistan: Power, Venality & Prostitution

Saeed Afridi | THAT Pakistan Since its very birth, in Pakistan’s political fraternity malleability, power politics and venality have ruled the roost. Whether the one yielding...

Khan’s Teflon factor: PML-N feeling the heat!

Muhammad Talha | After the historic Panama Case judgment, in which the former ‘Sher e Azam’ lost his tail along with his crown (even though...

Rana Sanaullah still hopeful about Nawaz’s chances in 2018

Rana Sanaullah, law minister influential member of the Punjab cabinet, opposed the elevation of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to the National Assembly, believing there...

Panamagate verdict: what just happened?

A Muslim majority nation has, for the first time in history, disqualified a chief executive from his post through due process of law. The...

The real owner of Avenfield Apartments: Hussain Nawaz or Maryam Safdar?

Panama Papers were released on 20th of April 2016 by International Consortium of Investigative Journalist (ICIJ). Now, the Panama Case has reached its culmination...

The Al Capone formula?

Ikram Sehgal | This week the Panama case entered its last, and possibly decisive round. On May 16, 2016, the PM had unequivocally stated in...

Doha turns to Islamabad as the Gulf crisis festers.

News Analysis | Amid the simmering Qatar crisis, Doha has asked Pakistan to play its role to defuse the row with fellow Gulf countries. Last...

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...

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