White Lies

Who’s this lucky guy? Serving SSP, that too in the capital city, and a political favourite of the ruling party to boot. Now he’s been given an additional assignment: Director Vigilance PIA,

Towards 30th November

Need to avoid politics of agitation After the rallies in Sahiwal, Jhelum and Larkana already held this month, PTI’s next destination is Gujranwala. The series will end with the much trumpeted rally

Doing business with Russia

Especially military cooperation The ‘milestone’ military cooperation pact signed with Russia signals the maturing of a very important relationship at a very crucial time. Traditionally India’s largest arms supplier, Russia has been

Walking the talk

General Raheel breaks the ice     While COAS General Raheel Sharif was in Washington to build frayed relations with Washington, National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz stirred up a hornet’s nest at

Investing in Pakistan

America needs to learn to support the people rather than unpopular governments if it is to maintain its global influence   “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” said Alice.

A welcome decision

Actions and orders of a particular era devastated the functioning of the executive government The recent judgement of the Supreme Court in refusing to entertain petitions filed before it pertaining to alleged

India’s aggressive posturing

A small-aim, small-gain policy?   Recent aggression across the working boundary and LOC surprised many geo-political observers for its timings, intensity, focus and persistence. The question arises whether it is a cloud