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Terror in India: Three killed in blast in Punjab

AFP | Three people were killed in a grenade attack on a prayer congregation in India's Punjab on Sunday which left some 20 others injured,...

PTI gets required number to form govt in Punjab, claims Fawad...

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has acquired the required number of seats to form a government in Punjab, claimed party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry. PTI...

PTI likely to lead in Punjab Assembly, media reports

News Analysis | Hamza Shahbaz, son of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif, has said on Friday that his party was ready to form a...

Bilawal committed to push ahead his nationwide election campaign despite hurdles

News Desk | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced that he will push ahead with his nationwide election campaign despite hurdles...

PTI wants Governor Punjab fired

News Desk | The Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) has demanded the immediate removal of Governor Punjab, Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana from the office by...

Angry protests at Bani Gala must not deter Khan’s resolve to...

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) local leaders, from different constituencies, are continuing their protest in front of the Party Chairman Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala over...

Come n’ save me, before I fall apart

Waqas Shabbir | A picture of Shehbaz which went viral in the social media, which reminds one of Arash’s famous hit: I’m so lonely broken angel, I’m...

Will Jehlum be remembered in Pakistan’s political history as Nawaz’s Waterloo?

Waqas Shabbir | We read in our school books that Alexander's Greek army had defeated Raja Porus, but refused going beyond Jehlum. Well, its not...

India’s biggest internal threat strikes again

News Analysis | At least six police officials were killed and another was critically injured on Sunday when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a...

India leads Internet shutdowns in South Asia

News analysis | People in South Asian countries experienced at least 97 instances of Internet shutdown, a barometer on freedom of press and expression, between...

Do-or-die for Gandhi’s Congress in key state battle

AFP | The Congress party, which has dominated Indian politics in the seven decades since independence, will stage a last stand against Prime Minister Narendra...

Climate Change: India rocked by thunder and dust storms

News Analysis | A dust storm swept through Bikaner, in India’s northwestern Rajasthan state, on May 7, five days after an electrical dust storm toppled...

Nawaz Sharif uses botched attack on Ahsan Iqbal to his advantage

News Analysis | The gun attack on Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, seems to have provided Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz another opportunity to target state...

Telefilm on Zainab rape case to air soon

News Analysis | Zainab Ansari was raped and murdered earlier this year in January. The horrific incident took place in Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan, which was...

Punjab Food Authority bans “energy” in energy drinks, while KP bans...

News Analysis | Punjab Food Authority, the province’s most formidable and evidently indiscriminate food watchdog has ordered beverage companies that manufacture so called “Energy drinks”...

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...

Shehbaz Sharif’s anger against NAB, SC is justified amid Punjab’s scrutiny

News Analysis | Shebaz Sharif, the Chief Minister of Punjab, seems to have been roiled by the activism of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the...

Dairy Tech: Punjab Government launches “Milk Vending Machine”

News Analysis | Pakistan’s first automated dispenser unit is going to launch to the public next month for the provision of pure and cheap milk...

Ice-breaker visit of Modi to China; India still insecure about CPEC

News Analysis | Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), to which Pakistan and India became a party in 2017, on the lines of increasing regional cooperation on...

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....

Rao Anwar to face the judiciary for fake encounters but what...

News Analysis | The Sindh police have finally submitted a charge-sheet against Rao Anwar, former SSP for his involvement in the fake encounter that led...

Are People really losing trust in state institutions?

News Analysis | Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), has yet again criticized Pakistani politicians of being corrupt and dishonest.  Khan is in London these...

PML-N’s love-hate relationship with MQM continues under Shehbaz Sharif’s Presidency

News Analysis | Shehbaz Sharif, Chief Minister, Punjab and the recently elected president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz is making frequent visits to the Pakistan...

Silencing critics: Chief Justice turns judicial jet towards KPK

News Analysis | The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisa,r arrived in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital city, Peshawar on Thursday. CJP inspected different hospitals and a...

Nadeem Afzal Chan’s flight to PTI confirms changing political scenario in...

News Analysis | Nadeem Afzal Chan, the former secretary general of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s Punjab chapter, finally left his party to join Imran Khan-led...

Rivalry between PML-N and PTI

Farid A Malik | The political landscape of the country is set to witness intense rivalries and their manifestations in the form of war of...

Is internal instability leading Pakistan towards chaos?

Brig. Asif Haroon Raja (R)| India has all along been trying to break up Pakistan, but it became a collective target of Indo-US-Israeli nexus after...

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...

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...

Ch. Shujaat blows the lid off Pakistan’s top political secrets in...

News Analysis | The President of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain,disclosed sensational political information, making the Sharif family, a central part of his memoir. In...

8 legislators demand new province in Punjab

News Analysis | Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar along with seven lawmakers have parted ways with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and are demanding a new province, citing discrimination...

Shahbaz praises COAS to gain political ascendancy

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab and Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) President offered an olive branch to the military establishment. He stressed that the...

Cotton production ‘picking’ up this year

News Analysis | The country has managed to produce around 11.57 million bales up to April 1, an upward trajectory of 845,459 bales this season...

A Candid Discussion with Governor Sindh

GVS sat down with Muhammad Zubair Umar, Sindh’s 32nd Governor, to understand the complexities of the province and of Pakistan’s largest and most dynamic...

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