Imran Khan to HBO

Prime Minster Imran Khan talked to HBO’s correspondent Jonathan Swan on Pakistan’s nuclear programme, the situation in Afghanistan and the increasing incidents...

Delusional self-satisfied talk

On the same day when Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin made a fiery winding-up speech of the ongoing National Assembly budget session, lambasting...

Don’t force the opposition to take to streets

After a three-day long confrontation between the government and the opposition in the National Assembly both sides reached an agreement to run...

Coronavirus funding 

Pakistan has fortunately fared well in its ongoing fight against the Covid-19, having survived three deadly waves that have so far claimed...

Neglecting agriculture

The concerns of the people were faithfully depicted in the Budget discussion in the National Assembly, as members, many of whom were...

A wider problem

The news is unfortunately all too familiar. A cleric in a madressah sexually assaults one of his students, the matter comes somehow...

After National Assembly, ruckus in Balochistan Assembly

While the worst ever ruckus in the National Assembly remained confined within Parliament’s premises, opposition legislators and supporters in Balochistan clashed with...

GSP-Plus preferences

While Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi assured European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borrell that Pakistan...

Need for review

Prime Minister Imran Khan is in haste to get the electronic voting system in place and enfranchise the expatriates through e-voting. He...

Hasty statements on Kashmir

Pakistan’s foreign policymakers have not let some of the recent developments in Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK) go unnoticed, issuing a warning to New...

Promoting a toxic culture in NA

It is not unusual for budget debates in the National Assembly to be noisy. When the PML(N) government’s last budget was presented...

Not giving up

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council has called a province-wide strike today (Friday) against Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem for linking the annual...

Putting the system at stake

The role played by various actors in the desecration of the National Assembly on Wednesday was caught by the camera’s eye, the...

Relying on the FBR

The increase in the punitive powers of the Inland Revenue might seem to be an administrative measure aimed to broaden the base,...

Turning the National Assembly into a rubberstamp

On Monday, Treasury members disrupted the Opposition Leader’s opening speech on the budget, something that has never happened in the country’s parliamentary...