Fracturing Pakistan

Yesterday while explaining the reasons of their present agitation against National Assembly and Prime Minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Vice Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf, stated that there were 148 seats in National Assembly

Economy in trouble

Like much of the country The political headlock on Islamabad has already started affecting the economy, especially capital markets whose flows depend primarily on sentiment and speculation. That is why the stock

Entering the Red Zone

Dangerous liaisons and even more dangerous waters for Khan and Qadri Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have finally led their marchers into the Red Zone, rebuffing attempts to resolve differences through talks

Pak-India freeze

No FO level thaw Nawaz Sharif may have some explaining to do on the domestic front, but his foreign policy posture, especially overtures towards India, has few critics. That must have taken

Avoid brinkmanship

Need to review tactics Finding that civil disobedience was unfeasible Imran Khan has revised his tactics. He has announced resignations by PTI legislators from the national assembly and provincial assemblies with the

The challenge of hope

Modi speaks to the people   Prime Ministers choose one of three options when they step up to the podium at the Red Fort on Independence Day. They speak to their governments;