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Toshakhana: asset accumulation

The release of the list of those who received extremely expensive gifts during their official foreign tours (mostly from oil-rich Arab countries) from 2002 to 2023 has stunned a nation…

Imran Khan’s march to chaos

THE country seems to be heading towards political confrontation following the government’s decision to ban the PTI march on Islamabad. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the sealing of the capital have created…

Inflation a la Khan style!

The PML-N administration's April 2018 budget for the current fiscal year projected a rise in inflation to 6 percent as opposed to 4.5 percent in 2017-18 reflecting external factors, particularly…

How PM Khan and PTI win 2023

Prime Minister Imran Khan has a lot more power than his critics may give him credit for, and he has used this power to make five bets that are going…

Khan vs Tareen

IMRAN Khan and Jahangir Tareen’s story is not a new one in Pakistan’s politics. Ayub and Yahya, Bhutto and Khar, Zia and Chishti, Musharraf and Shaukat Aziz. Even former president…

I am Imran Khan

The PML-N's resounding electoral defeat (64 seats in the National Assembly against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's 116) indicates that the party's two narratives were rejected by the voting public. Political pundits mainly…

Administration A La Jungle

Administration a la jungle

The government has been seen to take haphazard actions, causing it to already lose credibility with the people. Some of these strange decisions are forcing people to start questioning the…

Death of Capt Khan: mixing up the issue

Capt Humayun Khan of the US army was killed in Iraq by a roadside bomb. His father, Khizr Khan, spoke at the Democratic Convention, recalling the death of his son…

Ahmed Khan Kharal and the Raj

The great War of Independence in 1857 brought different ethnic groups of India together to challenge the British Raj. A large number of local soldiers left the British army under…