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Dar draws medical reasons to skip hearing in Senate candidacy petition

News Analysis | Former Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar, has once again tried to hide behind his rumored medical ailments, to avoid a physical appearance in...

Zardari Hints At Possible Alliance With PTI, But Don’t Miss The...

News Analysis | Former President, Asif Ali Zardari has hinted at the possibility of entering into an alliance with  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after the conclusion...

Trump’s Mexico border fiasco getting out of hand

News Analysis | Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, has taken a strong, hostile stand to the possible failure to fulfill his...

Miftah Ismail’s appointment as Finance Minister is continuity of PML-N’s dark...

News Analysis | The embattled Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) set another precedent, in bad taste, days before the culmination of its tenure. This was...

Nawaz Sharif advises PML-N leaders to stay firm on “vote ko...

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has advised the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) not to compromise on their ideology of 'honoring the...

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...

Zuckerberg to face an angry Court

AFP | Mark Zuckerberg will appear before US lawmakers this week as a firestorm rocks Facebook over its data privacy scandal, with pressure mounting for...

PTI files petition in ECP seeking explanation from PM’s horse-trading allegations

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to summon Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to...

What made Senate Elections ‘controversial’?

Asif Haroon Raja | The March 3 Senate elections seem to be the most controversial elections in the 45-year-old history of the upper house of...

Can Sattar’s ousting unite MQM-Pakistan?

News Analysis | Beleaguered Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P’s)-PIB faction took another tumble on Monday, when Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) removed Farooq Sattar as the convener of the party,...

PML-N’s change of heart: Nawaz shifts focus from ‘institutions’ to political...

News Analysis | A change of heart was seen by the father/daughter duo at the Sangla rally on Saturday. Shifting from their standard anti-judiciary and...

ECP probes horse trading: need for discipline or reform?

News Analysis | A number of politicians and representatives of different parties were invited by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to probe into the...

Did opposition ‘steal’ Senate elections from PML-N?

Ikram Sehgal | The ruling coalition says the Senate election has been ‘stolen’ from them, the Opposition panel winning far more votes than expected. You...

Significance of a Baloch Senate chairman

News Analysis | The Fifty one Senators elected on 3rd March took an oath earlier today in a ceremony held in Islamabad. Only the defunct...

Rabbani might not take oath as a Senator due to rifts...

News Analysis | The Senate chairman Raza Rabbani gave his farewell speech on Friday and hinted that he might not take an oath as a...

PML-N looks favorite to win Senate Chairmanship after PPP snubbed Rabbani

News Analysis | The race for appointment of Senate Chairman has intensified. Political maneuverings is on rise in the capital to scramble through to acquire...

Senate furious over non implementation of sugar prices

News Analysis | The Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research recorded its anger over the failure of compliance and non-implementation of minimum...

PML-N perplexed over loss of Senate seat in Punjab

News Analysis | Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won the Senate elections held on 3rd March with 15 seats but their victory was spoiled with the...

MQM’s existential crises

News Analysis | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) is at crossroads. The much-publicized in fighting has cost party dearly in the March 3 Senate elections. Kamran...

Anomalies in Senate elections: Siraj and Imran Khan urge CJ to...

News Analysis | The 3rd March Senate elections turned out to be a huge surprise for the nation as the seats won by parties were...

PML-N and PPP fight for the Senate Chairmanship

News Analysis | Political parties are locking horns to win the coveted senate chairmanship. The chairman hopefuls have upped their efforts to convince the legislators...

An Irrelevant Senate?

Saad Rasool | The Senate Election, 2017, have concluded in an eventless manner, despite months of speculative apprehensions and whispers of some undefined conspiracy. As the...

Senate elections challenged in the LHC

News Desk | The Senate elections have been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC) by Dr. Zarqa Suharwardi who argues that the declaration of...

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...

Shehbaz Sharif most likely to be new PML-N president

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif is expected to become acting president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz...

PML-N and PPP united against the judiciary?

News Analysis | Senators showed great concern over the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan to overturn an amendment made by the parliament...

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...

Are PML-N actions threatening democracy in Pakistan?

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took his party PML-N’s tirade against the judiciary to the Parliament on Monday when he openly criticized...

Rabita Committee says Farooq Sattar’s cannot alone nominate candidates for Senate...

News Analysis | The divide between the two factions of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has deepened after the Rabita Committee’s press conference on Friday, stripping...

MQM fails to agree on candidates for Senate elections

News Analysis | The dispute between Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) members has failed to resolve even after three days. The MQM-P has failed to...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

Ishaq Dar among PML-N nominees for Senate elections

News Analysis | Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is among the shortlisted candidates of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for the upcoming Senate elections as claimed...

US suspends economic aid to Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 6, 2018 the US House of Representatives joined the Senate to end economic aid to Pakistan through a bill which...

Divide in MQM-P again: Ostensibly over senate tickets?

News Analysis | The upcoming Senate elections on 3rd March have exposed the inner rifts between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) as Dr Farooq Sattar,...

100 million trees to be planted in Pakistan over five years

News Analysis | The Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change was briefed on Monday that 100 million trees will be planted all over the country...

Pakistan’s ambitions for 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Events of national significance tend to linger on in our combined memories for some time, even then 2018 ushered in hopes of...

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