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Modi faces toughest election test in 2019

Reuters | Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime...

Modi remains hugely popular in India: Pew Survey shocks his critics

Reuters | Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favorable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the...

Maryam Nawaz has read ‘Volume X’ – Why hasn’t Imran Khan?

Shiffa Yousafzai | With the news of new secret documents that International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has just released, I am reminded of a recent...

Pakistan’s culture of Politics thrives on the many Nihal Hashmis

Saad Rasool | The infamous speech of Mr. Nihal Hashmi – an abominable (former) Senator of PML-N – has laid bare the rotten core of...

Will the “Aam Admi” really vote for PML-N, again?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | While addressing a public meeting at Jacobabad, Saad Rafiq roared that they will rule the province of Sindh by Aam...

Watch this short video: Do elections bring democracy?

Most of us people that if you hold elections you automatically get democracy - but is this true? Introducing the ancient Athenian principle of drawing...

Real Democracy means Credible Ballots

Farid A. Malik | Credible ballot drives democracy, in the absence of it, democracy is a farce. Pakistan was created by the power of the...

1970 Election: The Last Credible Vote in Pakistan’s History?

We, the students of sixties and seventies, not only toppled the impregnable dictatorship of Ayub Khan we also played a pivotal role in holding...

Pakistan’s Tragedy: From Rule of Ballot to Rule of Thana!

Dr. Farid A Malik | In 2007 when civil society came out in support of the Lawyers Movement, the purpose was to enforce the rule...

Why Britain’s Brexit Deal can only be Inferior to the EU...

Maltese PM, Joseph Muscat told the European parliament that any one - an unambiguous reference to British PM Theresa May - thinking that a Brexit...

Trump pushes conspiracy theory that ‘millions’ voted illegally for Clinton

President-elect Donald Trump spent Sunday ridiculing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign for joining a recount effort in Wisconsin, ending his day on Twitter by parroting...

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