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Bailouts And Elections

Bailouts and elections

To go or not to go to the IMF has been a big dilemma for the PTI government since it came to power in August 2018. Anti-IMF gurus came up…

Elections in the mist

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) finally revealed its report on the July 25, 2018 general elections in a press conference in Islamabad on October 26, 2018. Dilating on…

The 2018 Elections As A 5GW Battlefield

The 2018 elections as a 5GW battlefield

To understand the depth of the wounds from the Peshawar assassination of Shaheed Haroon Bilour, the Bannu attack on Akram Durrani and the horrific massacre in Mastung targeting Shaheed Sajid…

Elections In Italy

Elections in Italy

The Italian capitalist class was hoping to get a strong and stable government after the election. The election results came as political earthquake for them since both the traditional parties…

Narratives For The 2018 Elections

Narratives for the 2018 elections

If you are a politician, you can see the next elections staring you right in the face. It is time for political parties to draw their battle lines and get…

Budget 2013-14: No will to tax the rich

By just tinkering with tax rates here and there and imposing or enhancing regressive taxes - fixing revenue collection target at Rs 2598 billion for fiscal year 2013-14 - the…

How To Win Elections In Pakistan?

How to win elections in Pakistan?

The general perception amongst Pakistani politicians is that the more spent on Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) the greater the chances of being re-elected. This presupposes being in government as…

Viewpoint: Ready For LG Elections?

Viewpoint: Ready for LG elections?

The Punjab and Sindh governments, it seems, are finally to be dragged, however, kicking and screaming into holding local government elections. Under pressure from the apex court to hold the…