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Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Kashmir bleeds again

The West did not stop India, but then, Pakistan did not do enough For 70 years, the people of the valley of Kashmir have been subjected to inhumane treatment at the hands


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

A fresh start

A good visit As expected, the much-anticipated visit to the US by Prime Minister Imran Khan ended on a positive note. The meeting with the President as well as the meetings on


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Imran’s Trump card

Both countries need each other In anticipation of Imran Khan’s visit to the USA, the entire country remains on the edge of its seats with hopes of some positivity. Apart from inflation,


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Shots fired

PML-N’s revelations are significant and can’t be ignored The conviction of Mian Nawaz Sharif was expected to bring chaos in the country. The predicted mass protests never came and the nation continued


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Still the same

Promise unfulfilled? Ever since Mr Justice Asif Saeed Khosa was sworn in as Chief Justice of Pakistan, a ray of hope ran through the legal fraternity with most foreseeing judicial reforms imminent.


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The balancing victim

The Sibtain Khan case is more complicated than it seems NAB spent a considerably busy past couple of days. With the budget being unveiled, high profile arrests made by the accountability watchdog


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Age of extremism

With education increasing in numbers around the world, one would expect more tolerance and less bigotry. Literacy would pave the way for future generations, or so we thought. But it turns out,


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Road accidents

Traffic laws aren’t implemented to levy fines, but to save lives Each day, newspapers around the country bear unfortunate news of accidental deaths. Bikes, cars, buses, vans, trucks etc. are all involved


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Presidential system?

Imran should focus on improving the existing Parliament With the country’s current predicament still in front of us, talk of changing the system is being heard. While some bring up minor constitutional


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Change of guard

The reshuffle raises questions about the PM Even before the PTI government assumed charge in the corridors of power, the supposed team with a plan was in place. Each department had a


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Struck once again

When will the attacks on Hazaras end? For the past few decades, terrorism has struck Pakistan at its core sweeping away the blood of thousands of innocent civilians. Families have been destroyed


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Preferential treatment

Pre-arrest bail means physical presence in court Ever since the accountability process came into the limelight, political point scoring as well as victimisation has been centre stage. Where some politicians profess the


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Bailed out?

Why shouldn’t other convicts get the same relief? Ever since all hopes of relief from the Islamabad High Court failed, the PML-N launched a new campaign, actively highlighting the medical condition of

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