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I am already a part of politics, just not electoral politics:...

News Desk | The man who could very well be described as the Jack of all trades. He was a police officer from Pakistan’s Central...

Nawaz Sharif- traitor or trader?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | There's a famous dialogue attributed to Abu Sufyan in the movie ‘The Message’ when he refuses to re-attack the Muslim...

The presence of Aliens in Pakistan’s politics

Waqas Shabbir | Ousted Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, claims to be fighting aliens, who he is alleging, played a key role in his political ascendancy. Nawaz...

JI’s strange affair with PML-N

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has implicitly indicated its coalition partner in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government to part away with it, over allegations from Jamaat-i-Islami...

PM Abbasi raised voice to ensure justice for people of occupied...

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqqan Abbasi has raised the voice of people residing in occupied lands and stressed the utmost need for...

Is Imran Khan justified in naming and shaming lawmakers?

News Analysis | Rana Sanaullah, a PML-N lawmaker, and Punjab Law Minister, claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, has no evidence against those...

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...

Pakistani-American brings Art to New York Metropolitan Museum

AFP | A Pakistani-American sculptor brings dark times, science fiction and a desire to provoke to New York's famed Metropolitan Museum of Art for this...

The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the Politics of Middle...

James M. Dorsey | The virtually continuous role of soccer as a key player in the history and development of the Middle East and North...

Imran and Shehbaz claim to end each other’s politics

News Desk | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif exchanged the verbal blows on Sunday, vowing to end the political careers...

The people’s champion Sheikh Rasheed demands ‘Martial Law’

News Analysis | Awami Mulsim League (AML) outspoken Leader Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has demanded a 90-day judicial martial law in an appeal to Chief Justice...

Nawaz Sharif’s Anti-Judiciary campaign: Will it ensure his relevance for PML-N?

News Analysis | A three-judge full bench has been constituted by the chief justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) Muhammad Yawar Ali on March 20th ...

Book Review: Why is Homo Deus so thought provoking?

News Desk | Homo Deus is written in clear and easy-to-understand language. There are eleven chapters spread across three parts, with a sizable amount of...

Bomb blast in Lahore: who benefits from it?

News Analysis | In a bomb blast in Lahore at least 7 people have been killed and more than a dozen got injured on Wednesday...

PML-N under attack: Ink attack at Khawaja Asif, shoe attack at...

News Desk | A man threw ink on Foreign minister (FM) Khawaja Asif on Saturday in Sialkot when he was addressing a PML-N workers' convention....

Ghani offers peace negotiations to Taliban without any conditions

News Desk | Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has taken a major U-turn in his stance against the Taliban and offered them peace negotiations without any...

Breaking barriers: Kanwal Shauzab the only female general Senate seat nominee

News Desk | For the past few months, Pakistani politics has mostly been about the upcoming Senate elections. From the dethroning of the Chief...

Election campaigning on the roll: three parties three narratives

News Desk | As the 2018 general elections draw near, the three major parties in Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan...

Nawaz Sharif disqualified once again!

News Desk | A three-member Supreme Court (SC) bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the...

Pakistan manages to stay off terror financing watch list for three...

News Analysis | The Financial Action Task Force (FATC) member states failed to reach a consensus in Tuesday's meeting to put Pakistan on the global...

Faizabad sit-in report submitted to IHC; contents remain a mystery

  News Desk | The government has finally submitted the Raja Zafarul Haq report regarding the Khatam-e-Nabuwat clause in the Elections Act 2017 to the Islamabad...

Ayesha Gulalai set to launch PTI-Gulalai on Friday

News Desk | After Imran Khan’s third marriage with Bushra Maneka, the nation is set to receive some more good news from the PTI camp...

Pakistani politics risks heightening regional tensions?

James M Dorsey | Self-serving Pakistani politics threaten to aggravate the country’s myriad problems that have strained its relations with the United States and could...

Rajnikanth unveils his plans to enter politics

News Desk | The popular Tamilian actor Rajnikanth announced his plans to enter politics. He shared the news with his fans and followers in a...

Could the US be responsible for anti-government protests in Iran?

James M Dorsey | In supporting recent anti-government protests in Iran, both Iranian hardliners and the US State Department may want to be careful what...

Revolutionary government, religion and politics in the Philippines

Jumel G. Estrañero | Break from the weekday government tasks, one of my lectures in the university (as a sideline during Saturdays) got me into...

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...

Nawaz unhappy with the surrender at Faizabad

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif expressed his indignation over how the Faizabad sit-in came to an end. The disqualified lawmaker and current...

The rise of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik-ya-Rasool Allah: dawn of a new era?

News Analysis | The recent Faizabad crackdown crisis has unleashed a new religiopolitical party in the Pakistani arena. The emergence of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool...

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...

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