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Parties within parties

THERE is a PPP controlled by Mr Asif Ali Zardari, and within that party, the hopefuls cannot help locating another party, which is waiting to work, or is already working,…

The Pakistan Presidency

The Pakistan presidency

The election of a new president of Pakistan having been completed, efforts should now be concentrated on securing for the presidency the dignity that it is supposed to be guaranteed…

Energy, power, revolution

The past few days have been spent by repeatedly going over three questions that may appear to be not linked to each other. The first of them came from the…

End of acrimony

To the credit of the very congenial-looking Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari , he is trying to overcome the emptiness of the present by building the most cordial scenarios for the future. A…

A happy gathering

The refrain about a supposedly impending parting of ways between the PML-N and the PPP has been a part of the recent Pakistani political discourse with the same intensity and…

Per ways the Romans

The Punjab law enforcers’ long-drawn expedition on Zahoor Elahi Road in Lahore appears to have finally yielded them the treasure they were direly searching for. Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, the prize…

Imran & America

SHEHBAZ Sharif’s government is inching close to default. Hindsight is 20/20 but what was the point of the no-confidence vote, many are asking, if there was no economic plan? Why…

The man in charge

COULD Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi have asked for anything more? When he accepted the chair of the speaker of the Punjab Assembly after the 2018 general election, many thought that this…

Return And Reaction

Return and reaction

Imran Khan has completed an embarrassing trek back to the National Assembly. He stands yet again exposed for his twists and turns — his habitual U-turns, as the PML-N members…

Brothers In Arms

Brothers in arms

WE love the Afghan Taliban the slayers of arrogant global superpowers but not so much their brothers-in-arms in Pakistan, the Tehreek-iTaliban Pakistan (TTP). Is there a method to our madness…

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