Tag: PMLN

Is Nawaz right to lash out at Imran on PTI “incompetence”...

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz roared in Peshawar at the rally held near...

Has Nawaz’s London plan angered Shahbaz?

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi flew to London apparently to attend an international conference which was held at the London School of Economics (LSE)....

Nawaz’s rare outburst against Zardari exposes PPP-PML(N) tensions

News Analysis |  During his arrival at the accountability court, Nawaz launched a tirade against PPP chairman Asif Ali Zardari calling him a pawn of...

Government ministers jump to defend ex-PM Nawaz getting protocol

The ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Pakistan today, amid huge security protocol. Nawaz is due in the accountability court tomorrow, where he...

Peshawar: Battle for NA-4 underway

News Analysis | Polling started in almost all polling stations in the NA-4 constituency, Peshawar, amid high security, this morning. The poll has been seen...

Talk about economy but mend your ways, Sir

Ejaz Haider | HISTORY PROVES THAT ECONOMIC SECURITY MUST PRECEDE HARD SECURITY Some days ago, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa delivered a keynote address at...

Strengthening PML-N factions after NA-120?

News Analysis | The result of NA-120 by-elections was as expected. Kulsoom Nawaz won. But PML-N leaders have little cause to celebrate.   Yes, a win is...

The dusk of Nawaz Sharif era

Shaukat Qadir | It seems Nawaz Sharif has finally left the political scene. But time will tell. His political history makes interesting reading. His real political...

Nawaz’s disqualification: Will Pakistan descend into chaos?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Pakistani scenario, following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has three important dimensions. One, will Pakistan descend into violence and chaos? The...

Nawaz ousted: a word from the youth

M. Usama Khawar | Nawaz Sharif has been removed from office today by a decision which may be the most important one taken by the...

The lion’s kingdom: What happened to the cricket that challenged him?

M. Usama Khawar | Once there was a lion called Nashreef, who lived in a jungle. Nashreef superseded other lions to become the King after...

Is Panama gate a foreign conspiracy to derail Pakistan? Part II

Asif Haroon Raja | The traitors within The PPP-MQM-ANP dream team carved out by USA and UK in March 2008 with the help of infamous NRO...

Curious case of Hudabiya Mills

News Analysis | The Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan in its order dated 20 April 2017 constituted a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to carry out...

Can the SC disqualify the PM (and Maryam Nawaz) without referring...

Saad Rasool | What Dr. Shahid Masood calls ‘Operation Dhabardoos’, seems to be well under way. Braving through a barrage of criticism and character assassination, the...

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...

Democracy in Pakistan: Preferring the Electable over the Deliverable?

Sahib Khan | For the first time, PML(N)-led government is about to complete its constitutional tenure in Pakistan and the next elections are expected to...

Panama JIT: Has Army been trapped?

Moeed Pirzada | On Monday, Pakistan Army, pledged to play its role in the Panama Investigations, by participation in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as...

Joint Parliamentary Commission be formed to investigate Hussain Haqqani & PPP...

A consensus was apparently reached in Pakistan’s National Assembly on Wednesday where all parties appeared to be backing up the demand of Defense Minister,...

Punjab Higher Education Minister needs to be removed from his position

We are fighting a war on terror, a war against extremist and the war against a narrative that enforces decisions on women. On the...

The Economist declares Pakistan on track?

Pakistan on Track The first thing to come back was the prime minister. Having twice held Pakistan’s highest office before the army toppled him in...

Real vision Pakistan needs involves more than building roads

Farid A. Malik | In a recent get-together, everyone was wondering why the government of PML-N is only interested in building roads and transport systems....

Should FATA merge with KP or become an independent province?

The committee created by PM Nawaz Sharif in Nov 2015, headed by trusted lieutenant, Sartaj Aziz, after several months of work was clear that...

Physical brawl ensues in Pakistan’s National Assembly when lawmakers disagree

A disgraceful event took place in National Assembly Pakistan when representatives sitting in parliament started a physical brawl, fist cuffing each other following the...

Porcupine of the Pakistani Politics?

by Lt. Gen. Ghulam Mustafa (R) Porcupine Syndrome isn’t a well-known term. In fact, it isn’t a term at all and therefore, not understood. I...

Is Ch. Nisar being sacked?

Moeed Pirzada | With his audacious uncompromising stand on issues of national security, Indian intervention in Pakistan, relations with PPP and what appeared as a...

Pakistan’s political Sunday? What lies ahead for PTI & PMLN?

Moeed Pirzada | With Imran Khan of PTI announcing a ‘Campaign against Corruption’ from Fatima Jinnah Park in Islamabad; Jammat-e-Islami organizing a ‘Dharna’ (Sit Down...

From Model Town to Gujranwala: PMLN on road to violence?

Moeed Pirzada | From Model Town to Gujranwala to Jehlum to Multan, PMLN has cleverly relied upon tactical violence to brow beat its opponents; so far...

Faislabad represents an interesting challenge for both PTI and PMLN …!

Moeed Pirzada | Faislabad represents an interesting challenge for both PTI and PMLN. Imran Khan had threatened to block cities but then in subsequent explanations...

Why it is vital for ECP to call Army to supervise...

Moeed Pirzada | Why it is vital for ECP to call Army to supervise Elections in NA-149 Multan on 16th October?- Given today’s application by...

Karachi Jalsa is a Game Changer?

Moeed Pirzada | Why is Karachi Jalsa a Game Changer? – Many things can be said about this large assembly of men and women that...

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