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Political rhetoric

Last week, PM Imran Khan distributed ‘certificates of appreciation’ to the top 10 best-performing federal ministers. Before ‘honouring’ his ministers, the PM should have realised that even after the completion…

Political temperature rising

The arrest of Shahbaz Sharif by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from the Lahore High Court premises immediately after his application of extension in bail was rejected on September 28,…

Political arena

The Prime Minister has written a letter to the Speaker of the National Assembly to take steps for making electoral reforms. It is a step in the aftermath of recent…

Dark clouds on the political horizon

Eleven opposition parties met at an Iftar (breaking fast) dinner in Islamabad at Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's residence on May 19, 2019. If Jamiat-e-Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief…

Poverty of political discourse

IN Pakistan’s deeply polarised and fraught environment the tone and content of political discourse has plunged to a level not witnessed before. Political conduct may not have been polite in…