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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...

Indian politician caught urinating in public

AFP | An Indian ruling party politician has been left red-faced after a video of him urinating in public went viral on World Toilet Day, despite...

Army ready to assist in Islamabad Operation, seeks clarification on important...

News Analysis | The Pakistan Army on Sunday sought clarifications on a few aspects, should it be asked to lend support to the operation in...

The general elections are approaching: are you a type I or...

Waqas Shabbir | With the General Elections just around the corner, political parties are gearing up and starting their campaigns for the elections. With two...

Imran’s reminder: Corruption is the only ideology of Nawaz

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan lambasted the ousted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and stated, “Nawaz’s ideology is corruption”. He said this...

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...

Will Nawaz learn a democratic lesson from Zardari?

News Analysis | On Thursday, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had to face embarrassment when Pakistan People Party's (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari rejected his...

Sharifs Appear in Accountability court after yesterdays boost in the Assembly

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law, Capt.Safdar appeared in the accountability court on Wednesday as the trial...

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...

Imran and Maryam continue their war of words on Twitter

News Analysis | Continuing the barrage of criticism on the incumbent government, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan took a jibe at the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

Is India eyeing to become a new power in Asia Pacific?

M K Bhadrakumar | Static diplomacy, like stale fish, stinks. Therefore, it is gratifying to see the delightful vagueness of the formulation in Prime Minister...

Nawaz Sharif: hungry for power at all cost

Shiffa Yousafzai | They say all is well that ends well but for Nawaz Sharif and Co., it never ends well. Nawaz and his Unhappy Endings Term #...

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...

Nawaz cornered: Supreme Court also rejects his petition for clubbing of...

News Analysis | On Thursday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar rejected Nawaz Sharif's appeal to the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the clubbing...

Could PML-N be finally thinking about “minus-Nawaz formula”?

News Analysis | Liberty, equality, and rule of law define a democracy. It is the beauty of democracy that people feel free to think, express...

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...

Zimbabwe military coup: Criminals targeted, not Mugabe

Reuters | Zimbabwe's military said on Wednesday it had seized power in a targeted assault on "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social...

Imran’s arrogance is preventing political autonomy in KPK

M Anwar Nasar | Imran Khan is not only arbitrary in making party policies but is also taking provincial autonomy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad....

PTI goes to the SC over PML-N foreign funding

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted the petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim...

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...

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