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Politics of false narratives

Imran Khan lacks the credentials of a visionary leader who has an unswerving commitment to prioritize national interests. But he surely is a master in carving out false narratives and…

Power, politics, Pakistan

Power politics in Pakistan has a long history. Almost every regime did its best to propagate, manipulate and temper the constitution's fabric to for its own interest. Institutions' subjective interpretations…

The politics of economics!

Continuity in economic policies is considered critical in providing a sustained conducive environment for private sector activity — a continuity that is naturally disrupted with a change of government. Imran…

Casualty of politics

IF truth is the first casualty of war Pakistan’s foreign policy seems to have become the casualty of a raging political war at home. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech at…

Women and politics

As the world celebrated International Women’s Day on Tuesday (March 8), Pakistan’s political landscape has yet another date to pay attention to – the 2023 general elections that are less…

Politics of decentralisation

A good thing about social science research is that one can have strong opinions about certain social realities and structures until new research comes up and makes people rethink their…

Politics of pollution

Once deemed a strong contender in the race to economic prosperity, Pakistan has since lagged behind, scrambling to sustain its ever-growing population through the proliferation of industrial enterprises. The country…

FATF – financial politics

"Money is the mother of all politics", Jesse. M. Unruh. A statement that has been debated but not disputed. This is visible in the classification of the world into the…