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White Lies

For other parties, it is rather clear who will become the prime minister if they are elected into power. Not so much for the League. Sure, Shehbaz Sharif might have been tapped

White Lies

After the rumours of an early end to the government and a “national government” (you know what that is a euphemism for) have been put to bed, there is a hustle right

White Lies

Bags and soaps. These are the topics of choice for the begumaat of Pakistan these days. The first, because, jaani, a Birkin is always going to be a conversation piece. And the

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So many people live below the poverty line in the country that even the relatively muted extravagance of the middle class would also seem vulgar. But it is truly the elite –

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Third time’s a charm Imran Khan will neither confirm nor deny what his party members have been spiritedly denying. Rumours have it that the man has gotten hitched. The lady in question

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It wasn’t just the commentariat but also the social media that had a field day after the momentous decision of the Supreme Court about the Jahangir Tareen and Imran Khan disqualification case.

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The charming mayor of London Sadiq Khan cut quite a figure during his visit to Pakistan. Informal and friendly, he acted like the role model that he is. He suavely showed his

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The “biggest in Asia” fever is still around in Pakistan. This time, we’re told (unofficially, to be fair) that the underpass in front of Royal Palm club in Lahore, on the canal,

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  The Prime Minister, the purpose of whose visit to London is still not known, caused a bit of a break from routine in said trip. He emerged from the airplane with

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  First two among equals? Though Nawaz Sharif might have resigned from his job, he is still called the prime minister by the stalwarts of the party. Which means that there is

Today’s White Lies

So the prime minister of hearts was seen recently at the Masjid-e-Nabwi in Saudi Arabia. A passerby took a photo of his, where the former was deep in contemplation, having covered his

Today’s lies

With all the talk within the party circles of the possibility of Shehbaz Sharif being the next prime minister, our man has taken it upon himself to develop some distinctly prime-ministerial looks.

Little white lies

The First Daughter, the Heir Apparent, She Who Ran A Cell, has developed the first trait of the ruling class in the country. She appears to have a pir now. Yes, it’s as peculiar

White Lies

The carriages of the Orange Line are here! They were up for display recently. Now we get how this is a personal passion project of the chief minister’s, so the fanfare was

White Lies

Khwaja Asif speaks English the way he speaks Urdu. With a hearty Punjabi twang. He seems to be a well-read enough man and is refreshingly candid about thinking in Punjabi and speaking

Today’s White Lies

It was a bit of a skilful turnaround by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. After being called out back home for not wearing a tie at the UN General Assembly, he quipped

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