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Return of Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has returned from the salubrious environment of the UK to the suffocatingly humid, energy-sapping climate of the country. Not that he would feel the change. The…

What’s Next For Nawaz Sharif?

What’s next for Nawaz Sharif?

Nawaz Sharif’s much-awaited speech in the National Assembly was as unconvincing as his two previous addresses to the nation. It was the same detail of family business and tale of…

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Even when he was exiled and a million miles away from his current office, everyone around him used to call him ‘Mr Prime Minister’ to get his ear. The battery…

Options For Nawaz Sharif

Options for Nawaz Sharif

IMRAN Khan has thrown down the gauntlet yet again by announcing his plan to shut down the major cities one by one, eventually paralysing the entire country. If that does…

The Ideology-less Nawaz Sharif

The ideology-less Nawaz Sharif

Some people believe that in diverse democracies, ideology is an obstacle to growth and progress. This is because ideology, when adopted in places where it has no chance of being…

Nawaz Sharif & Cronyism

Nawaz Sharif & cronyism

The unlawful removal of Tariq Malik, Chairman of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) and his reinstatement by Islamabad High Court gives credence to allegations from critics of Premier Nawaz…

The Hamlet In Nawaz Sharif

The Hamlet in Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lives in an etherised world where time is of little consequence. Like Hamlet he is given to indecision. The prince of Denmark prevaricated because of self-doubt…

Nawaz Sharif Goes To New York

Nawaz Sharif goes to New York

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif travels to New York this week. He will not be alone in making this annual autumn pilgrimage of heads of state to the United Nations. Amongst…

Nawaz Sharif’s Chance?

Nawaz Sharif’s chance?

A fantasy it would seem to many but just imagine the possibility of Nawaz Sharif changing his political stripes and, lo and behold, becoming a modern, progressive and even a…