Life after the long march

The opposition has lodged a peaceful protest outside the headquarters of the ECP. Despite the January 31 deadline approaching and still no...

Fixing blame

There are layers of irony if one considers how the Broadsheet LLC scandal has panned out, costing the exchequer upwards of $21.5...

After Broadsheet, Tethyan

The Reko Diq deal signed between the Balochistan government and the Australian mining company BHP gave the latter a 75 per cent...

Gas crisis

Following a major nationwide electricity shutdown that remains largely unexplained by the government, which is causing load shedding in winter of all...

The secrecy of the ballot

ECP’s reply to SC further weakens government’s case The Election Commission’s reply to the Supreme Court, that Senate elections had always been...

NAB methods under fire

Senate Deputy Chairman’s strictures echo Supreme Court judgment Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwala’s threat to approach the European Union, and other international...

Unanswered questions

PTI government’s corona vaccination plan While Pakistan is yet to place orders to purchase a coronavirus vaccine, India began on Saturday the...

Impounded aircraft

National carrier becomes a source of embarrassment for country yet again An ongoing legal dispute between Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and a...

As PTI nears completing its mid-term

Negative factors pile up The most prominent challenges Pakistan faces today are the country’s economic recovery, containment of Covid-19, improving internal security,...

Unsatisfactory explanations

Government should take responsibility for national blackout Two days have passed since the country witnessed a sudden national power grid breakdown, plunging...

Blackout lessons

Unless lessons are learned, it could happen again The whole country went through a nine-hour blackout in the wee hours of Sunday,...

PDM disarray

The PML(N) joins the PPP in taking part in the by-polls All the glassy-eyed bonhomie between the PML(N) and the PPP, the...

Preparing to deal with new US administration

Need to safeguard a complicated but vital relationship The Foreign Office is about to initiate an in-house debate over Pak-US relations under...

Embarrassment in New Zealand

Pakistan cricket team’s stunning collapse After a chaotic off-the-field start to its tour of New Zealand owing to covid-19 violations and positive...

The absence of a healing touch

PM Khan and Hazara killings On Friday mourners sat around 10 dead bodies of Hazara miners for the sixth day. Protests against...