An unfeeling IMF

The PML-N led alliance had reiterated that it could resolve the economic problems including withdrawal of the huge subsidy on petroleum products...

Let them speak

The shoe is on the other foot. Not snugly, because the instances haven’t been as stark, but the other foot it is....

The arrests are not stopping

Why is no one ready to claim ownership of the arrest of former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, in a case involving...

Gujrat double murder

The desperate hunger for a path to permanent residence abroad, which has led to many young Pakistanis marrying much older women abroad...

Making the National Assembly functional

With 123 PTI members resigning from a House of 272 the National Assembly was left a shadow of its former self in...

Of foul mouths

The political class represents the best and worst that a country has to offer. That latter bit implies that it is also...

The ruling alliance holds

Despite advice from PML(N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz to say goodbye to the government rather than bury the public under more inflation,...

Resistance to Taliban coalesces

The Taliban probably never had a honeymoon period, but if they did, it is now definitely over. This was symbolized by the...

Political uncertainty persists

The opposition alliance displayed haste in bringing down the PTI government despite sharp differences over how to deal with the issues emerging...

Yasin Malik’s conviction

The conviction of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on terrorism-related charges may mean life imprisonment at the sentencing hearing...

An opportunity worth taking

Unnecessarily assertive statements about the USA by former Prime Minister Imran Khan mired relations between Islamabad and Washington. The relations touched a...

Floor crossing reference decided

The Supreme Court has decided the presidential reference on the Anti-Defection Clause definitively, holding that the votes of those voting against the...

Task before ruling alliance

That the ruling alliance has taken over a month to agree on measures to take the country out of economic crisis does...

Water scarcity

There isn’t enough water to go around. And things are going to get worse, not just for Pakistan, but also India. The...

The task before PM Sharif

The PML-N looks divided over how to handle the issue of subsidy on petroleum products, a booby trap left by a scheming...