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The Charisma Of President Asif Ali Zardari

The charisma of President Asif Ali Zardari

President Asif Ali Zardari creates history today by making room for President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan Muslim League (N). His name will be written in golden letters in the history…

Poor reality, poor image

Every Pakistani has, at some point or another, expressed his or her frustration with the country’s poor image. Millions of Pakistanis work all over the world and have built a…

From vision to reality

Pakistan has marked the 10-year milestone of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This game-changing initiative has paved the way for extensive infrastructural development, economic growth, and strengthened bilateral ties between…

The health of the coalition

Trouble in paradise may not be imminent, but inevitable. At the time of its inception, the Pakistan Democratic Movement posed to be a threat to the former hybrid regime, but…

Judicialisation as politics

LAST week, pre-demolition work on Karachi’s ill-fated Nasla Tower began on the orders of the Supreme Court. The entire process stands expedited under heightened judicial scrutiny. There is, apparently, little regard for…

How the Bhutto-Zardaris win 2023

This weekend PPP leader Khurshid Shah was released from Sukkur jail after over two years of incarceration. His NAB troubles are not over, but the wrath of the system has…

Veritable arms of imperialism

The world is caught up in a monstrous flux and it appears difficult to come out of it unscathed. There are powerful countries which are trying to smother the natural…

Beyond Zardari’s clarion call

The PDM’s ‘best hour’ is over. Asif Ali Zardari’s clarion call to Nawaz Sharif is loud and clear: return home to fight the political battle you want us to fight,…

Ambassadors alive

THE ambassador is not dead; he is very much alive. Diplomatic services from which ambassadors are drawn are alive as well. The government of India twice sent envoys of foreign…

Rising Crony Capitalism

Rising crony capitalism

Usually, entrepreneurs invest their energy, ideas and money to increase the quality of the products they produce, higher knowledge-worker and thereby improve manufacturing process and increase productivity. But at some…