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View Point: ‘Irregularities’ Galore

View Point: ‘Irregularities’ Galore

 Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq finds it hard to deal with the embarrassment caused by an election tribunal's decision to annul NA-125 result and order re-election. He has been using…

Pakistan’s drift into chaos

If the conflict between the establishment and a section of the judiciary continues, it could lead to more chaos and ultimately to increased repression and authoritarianism. The PTI’s young followers…

The year the hybrid system ended

What was the most important event of the year 2022? It was certainly not the ouster of Imran Khan’s government. The no-confidence motion that hunted him down was the consequence…

What a fall

The last two weeks in Pakistan’s life have shaken the country to its roots. As far as the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) coalition government is concerned, what a fall…

Balochistan: the foreign hand?

WITH the present uptick of attacks on security forces, we are back to a familiar routine. Between when a terrorist incident occurs and blame is assigned, the separation is no…

Portents of trouble ahead

The war of words and hostile rhetoric between the government and the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) continues unabated. If anything, the daily diet of such rhetoric is stoking the…

Who messed up Afghanistan?

IN his latest interview to PBS NewsHour, Prime Minister Khan correctly said the US “really messed it up in Afghanistan” and he also rightly questioned America’s motive for invading Afghanistan. In a second interview to…

Of love and war

THIS is not a love for war. This is a war for love. Look at how far we’ve come. From losing half our nation to misplaced ideas of nationalism, we…

Way To Go

Way to go

On Wednesday, September 27, our foreign minister was at his best. He minced no words and candidly poured his heart out – and that to in a foreign country. He…