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Introspection Is In Order

Introspection is in order

The May 11 election results require introspection by all political parties - winners and losers alike - the former on what not to do and the latter on a basic…

Not Asking For The Sky

Not asking for the sky

So the big day is here. The right thing to do is to go out and vote. Shelve scepticism for today at least. You`ll have five long years to rekindle…

Life After Elections

Life after elections

The PTI: The biggest story of the election - even a week later. No one should try to diminish your triumph, least of all yourselves. The notion of winning a…

Change Of Sorts

Change of sorts

As a Pakistani who exercised his right to change, my gratitude goes to all those who contributed to the successful conduct of Election 2013. To start with, President Zardari should…

The Change Has Begun

The change has begun

The PML-N has won the largest number of seats in the National Assembly and will form the next government at the center. It has left its two main rivals, the…

Rigging And Formation Of Government

Rigging and formation of government

Pakistan Muslim league (N) has emerged as the single largest party with 123 seats requiring 13 seats to form an overall majority in the national assembly. Markets have reacted favourably…

You Asked For It

You asked for it

Since Musharraf’s arrival in Pakistan, fate has been taking its course. One may call it ‘makafat-e-amal’ or ‘as you sow, so shall you reap’. When people see their adversaries facing…

The Contenders

The contenders

Election campaigning is in full swing. Each party/leader is trying to outwit the other, even indulging in outright lies. Let us have a look at the main contenders. First of…

A Case For Change

A case for change

The land of the Indus is not particularly fertile for revolutions. An individual has to operate as the member of a family, a clan and different social networks. Political ambition…