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Legislative autocracy

Pakistan’s political terrain, where the drive for democratic stability is constant, sees the formation of a new narrative. As the ruling PML-N and its coalition PPP push forward with legislative…

Flood waters have reached Islamabad?

It seems that the flood waters are now gushing towards the capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. I remember in the decade of seventies the Public Comedians or ‘Bhaand’s’…

Throne of Islamabad

Despite all the doubts, political turmoil, regional instability and security concerns, the general elections have been conducted successfully. Criticizing political opponents during election campaigns is a norm in order to…

Grim Islamabad

SIXTY years after it was created, Islamabad is still said to be 10 kilometres from Pakistan proper, an oasis of greenery, prosperity and technocracy insulated from the grime, poverty and…

Poll verdict slams cancel culture

PAKISTAN’S voters have reprimanded anti-democratic power centres for seeking to ‘cancel’ political opponents. Voters ensured that Imran Khan’s popularity increased in inverse proportion to the reported repression he and his…