Struggling since inception

Foreign exchange reserves with the central bank continue to fall as talks with the IMF continue. The latest number will be updated...

Sorry legacy

Triumphs - as the victory festivities for returning generals in ancient Rome were called - were quite the spectacle. An extravaganza where...

IMF mission wraps up

Perhaps it was symbolic of Pakistan’s desperation that the very arrival of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation to negotiate over the...

The latest PTI movement

PTI chief Imran Khan announced that he would give a call for a Jail Bharo Tehreek, and asked his supporters to get...

All-Parties Conference

The absence of any PTI representative from Friday’s apex committee meeting in Peshawar was a gloomy indication of the likelihood of the...

More PTI arrests

Following the dramatic arrest last week of former Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Thursday saw more arrests of PTI supporters, with a clear...

Having elections time

The delay by the Governors of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in announcing dates for the provincial elections is giving rise to speculation...

Price hikes and rupee depreciation

After allowing the rupee to find its real market value last week, it depreciated close to 17% in three trading sessions. Such...

Plus ça change…

As an exercise in the macabre, if one were to mine our country’s history for our most despondent year, it would have...

The latest accusations

PTI chief Imran cKhan seems to have a desire, beyond that natural to all politicians, to stay in the news, which is...

Maryam’s return

PML(N) Senior Vice-President Maryam Nawaz returned to Pakistan after nearly four months in London, where she not only spent time with her...

Punjab caretakers

Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi accomplished his first task on Thursday when he had an eight-member caretaker Cabinet take oath on...

Plummeting rupee

The rupee fell from Rs 231 to Rs 255 in the interbank market on Thursday, its biggest loss in percentage terms, as...

Fawad Chaudhry’s arrest

The arrest of Pakistan Tehrik Insaf leader and former Federal Information Minister Ch Fawad Hussain was perhaps inevitable, in view of the...

Power breakdown

It isn’t the first time that a ‘technical fault’ in one section of the country’s electricity infrastructure has had a cascading effect causing...