Author Archives: Syed Kaswar Gardezi


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Nepotism personified

The more things change… Following years of struggle against the status quo and a continued tirade against nepotism within the Pakistani system, Imran Khan finally managed to reach the corridors of power.


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The message of peace

Unfortunately, the message of Karbala remains to be interpreted and understood Every year, thousands of people rally together in the month of Muharram. Clad, mostly, in black clothes these people gather and


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The starting point

Experience in administrative matters is a necessary prerequisite For any new government, a beginning point is always carved out to start the inception of their rule. Every leader starts off on a


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Ruling Punjab

What is the job description of a chief minister? Moments away from taking oath in the parliament, Imran Khan remains befuddled regarding his choice for Punjab. The prime minister in waiting has


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Naya Pakistan

Hopefully better than the old one Votes cast. Results announced. Pakistan has officially entered Naya Pakistan territory. Despite rumours of elections being delayed and a national government being formed, Pakistanis were allowed


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The endgame

The Age of Sharif is over! Verdict announced. Sentences awarded. Safdar arrested. The Sharifs have formally stepped into the folds of the foreseen trouble. Where on one hand Nawaz has an ailing


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Democracy wins

Democratic supremacy has been established in the country 10 years and two successive tenures later, Pakistan acclaims another win for democracy. Marred by rumors of potential coups or even dismissal of an

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