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Politics of blame game

In its heyday, Enron was described as the greatest company in the world. Named by Forbes for six consecutive years as America’s most innovative company, Enron boasted 20,000 employees and…

Water politics

The news that India has completely stopped the flow of River Ravi into Pakistan in a calculated move is both shocking and surprising. This may be a death sentence for…

Politics of aggression

Recent protests by the PTI in different parts of the country clearly indicate that former prime minister Imran Khan is determined to follow the confrontational style of politics, plunging the…

Politics at stake

The PML-N and PPP have formally announced a coalition government in Islamabad. Both parties have the numbers to form a stable coalition government. The MQM-P, IPP, PML-Q and BAP are…

Virtual politics

Irrespective of who won or lost, if this election has given one single lesson to the political class all over Pakistan, it is this: you cannot ignore Millennials and Gen…

Lack of economics behind politics Feb 12, 2024

The marriage between politics and economics is well established globally though in Pakistan political parties’ economic agenda varies little mainly due to the imposition of standard time bound quantitative conditions…

Money talks in politics

Money talks in politics and political processes globally, which necessitates regulations to ensure democratic values associated with accountability and transparency are not undermined - values that many a Pakistani political…

Climate finance geopolitics

THE lines of distinction between climate finance and traditional development financing have been blurred. Concurrently, national and provincial roles and responsibilities in Pakistan to access international climate finance have become…