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After two rallies

PTI government in blue funk PDM’s Karachi rally was as impressive as the one at Gujranwala. While Jinnah Garden’s massive enclosure was filled to its capacity, hundreds of late comers listened to

New level of high handedness

Forced entry and arresting without an FIR There is no doubt that the recent actions of Captain (r) Safdar, PML-N supremo Mian Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law and Maryam Nawaz’s husband, are reprehensible. The

Hafeez Centre fire

Yet another reminder that skyscrapers need protection The fire at Hafeez Centre may well have been caused by short-circuiting, but that does not mean that the electronics trade in Lahore, and indeed

The PDM power show

An impressive and charged gathering  The opposition has taken to the streets not out of choice but out of compulsion. For over two years it made several offers to the government for cooperation

NATO convoy attack

Bleak security outlook Since the US invasion of Afghanistan, Pakistan has had to pay a heavy price both in terms of loss of life and damage to the economy worth billions of

The opposition rally

And government’s terms and conditions Relations between the government and the opposition are becoming tense by the day. The opposition maintains that it is within its right to protest against government policies.

Strict action needed

Turbat which is known as the second largest city of balochistan whose educational institutions are the ones who are not following the SOPs of the pandemic. As schools were opened on 15

Need to enforce party discipline

Perception of factionalism Despite reports appearing from time to time regarding Prime Minister Imran Khan’s determination to remove the dead wood from the Cabinet, what one has seen happening, is no more

Overture to India

Keeping Kashmir foremost The interview that PM’s Security Special Assistant Moeed Yusuf gave to an Indian news portal, The Wire, in a television interview with well-known Indian journalist Karan Thapar, had at

Exiting Afghanistan

Not so straightforward US President Donald Trump, evidently without consulting his top generals or advisors on the matter, sent out another one of his controversial tweets, stating that all US soldiers currently

Hoping for a miracle

That lands Pakistan into FATF’s white list The government had maligned the opposition for not supporting some of the politically motivated provisions included in its FATF related bills. Government leaders went to

PDM’s first outing

Gujranwala will set the tone for future rallies After a few revisions in its schedule of activities, the anti-government 11-party opposition alliance dubbed the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will hold its first