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Political instability has its toll on economy

It has been proved time and again that political stability plays a highly important role in the process of economic development of any country. That political instability widely affects economic…

The political battlefield

Last week, crucial economic and political decisions took place in London. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) within the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) was getting cold feet. The party leadership probably had…

Political jalsas and fading public interest

Unlike the past, when political rallies by opposition led to uncertainty in markets, shutter-down and difficulty in public movement - all of this appears to be fading away. In the…

British vote sparks more economic uncertainty

Financial markets dislike uncertainty but were handed a hugely clouded outlook Friday after the Conservative party of Prime Minister Theresa May lost its parliamentary majority in Britain's snap general election.…

Political gains

Balochistan has been lurching from one weak government to another. The post-2018 election era, too, has been reminiscent of the previous governments that had completed tenures with hiccups. Political gimmickry…

State of uncertainty

LAST week’s dramatic developments in Afghanistan that stunned the world raise a host of critical questions about the future. What can be expected under a Taliban government? How is the…

Political stability

Political stability in China pulled out 850 million Chinese out of poverty where the percentage of Chinese living in extreme poverty fell from 88 percent to 1.85 percent. Political stability…