Editorials articles

Karachi press woes

Twin incidents against journalists cause protests Amid the continuing narrative of increased constraints being imposed upon local media by ‘guardians’, both governmental and ghostly, a couple of disturbing incidents last week in

The PM’s remarks

Divorced from reality? Nobody can argue with the merits of a comprehensive poverty alleviation program, especially if the Chinese model can be duplicated and millions of people’s lives can be impacted for

Moscow’s Great Game

What Afghans want The Russians mediating to put an end to a long American misadventure in Afghanistan would have elicited a chuckle from the most serious quarters had it not been for

NAB’s examination score

A-Grade for character assassination, F for collecting evidence   Keeping in view the performance of NAB and FIA one is forced to conclude that the accountability bodies in this country are partial,

TLP’s growing prominence

A serious issue that cannot be buried After the landmark judgment acquitting Aasia Bibi of all charges TLP’s leaders Khadim Rizvi and Pir Afzal Qadri made some unprecedented statements inciting violence by

Business of the House

PTI style One of the many promises Imran Khan made right through his 22-year struggle was, upon winning the election, making the House run more on the lines of western democracies. Sure,

No radical change in  policies

Status quo to continue As  Imran Khan  reached Islamabad from Beijing  President Trump’s aid Alice Wells had already arrived  reportedly for a  ‘ties reset’, intriguingly a day ahead of the arrival of

Wise after the event

Finally, government takes action against miscreants The acquittal of Aasia Bibi by a three-member Supreme Court bench was viewed favourably by the vast majority of citizens, being based strictly on merit and

After the deal

Rethinking things? PTI seems to have just had the delayed realisation that the way it negotiated an end to the recent TLP dharna was not, perhaps, the smartest way to handle the