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Senate strategy

Since the formation of the political alliance called the PDM by the opposition, which unites most opposition parties under its banner – except the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Sindhi nationalists –…

The LNG story

Natural gas is environmentally friendly and the most efficient (cheapest) form of thermal energy. After coming to power, the PML-N and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi understood that making…

To the streets

The majority of general elections in Pakistan have been mired in controversy, and our electoral history has been tarnished by allegations of rigging and electoral malpractice. Elections in Pakistan have…

Season Of The Likeminded

Season of the likeminded

Certain terms typically belong to our political arena and are not heard anywhere else. The ‘likeminded’ and the ‘forward bloc’ are the twin brothers constituted by politicians having identical thinking…

Overcoming debt burden

The newly-elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan, after taking the oath of office, in his maiden address to the nation on August 19, 2018, very rightly observed that the most dreadful…

Naya Pakistan: a big ask

NAYA PAKISTAN - This slogan gives a new hope to the Nation. The purpose of this article is to inform the government on the way forward strategies. Although our nation…

Debtocracy & enslavement

All indicators show that our economic managers, due to imprudent economic and tax policies, have pushed Pakistan into chronic, unremitting, unceasing debt-enslavement. Debtocracy, a term yet to become part of…

Risks of a split mandate

With less than ten days to go for D-Day, even the fence-sitters are likely to have already made up their minds. So, no amount of last-minute electioneering on the part…

100-day tax reforms agenda

The administrative burden of tax compliance is hardest in Pakistan where firms have to make 47 payments and spend 594 hours (or 74 man days per year) dealing with tax…

Risks of a split mandate

With less than ten days to go for D-Day, even the fence-sitters are likely to have already made up their minds. So, no amount of last-minute electioneering on the part…