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The Return Of Sharif

The return of Sharif

It is only in the political sense – till now – but if this is how it may keep we will soon be handing it out to Nawaz Sharif, lock,…

The Sharifs And The Religious Right

The Sharifs and the religious right

Political alarm bells have begun to ring after the recent secondary dissection of the rightist vote bank into sectarian divisions after a period of 40 long years. It was in…

Gotcha Nawaz Gotcha!

Gotcha Nawaz gotcha!

We really gotcha, didn’t we! Told you so. And you thought we were joking. That it was a game. That it was some kind of an extended prank that would…

Will Sharif Win The Political Battle?

Will Sharif win the political battle?

As the start of the GT Road rally, Nawaz Sharif seemed cautious probably because of a perceived lower turnout, but as he moved towards Lahore and the number of participants…

Nawaz’s Bitter Harvest

Nawaz’s bitter harvest

Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif may like to believe that he is shining on like some crazy political diamond, but as things stand today, he is more like a mirror on…

Nawaz, Panama And CPEC

Nawaz, Panama and CPEC

The spokespersons of the prime minister have been trying to convince the people that the prime minister is being targeted due to CPEC. However, such claims seem rather baseless. Undoubtedly,…

Sharif’s Fate And Democratic Transition

Sharif’s fate and democratic transition

As the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hangs in balance before the Supreme Court bench in the Panama case, serious apprehensions are being expressed about the fragile democratic transition…

A Boxed-in Sharif

A boxed-in Sharif

While he spoke of peace at the Heads of the State Council of the SCO summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has little of that at home. Domestically,…

An Image To Haunt Shahbaz Sharif

An image to haunt Shahbaz Sharif

A few weeks ago, someone shot a video on a smartphone of an old woman stripped of her dignity as she breathed her last, lying on a sheet spread on…

Sharifs’ Legal Games

Sharifs’ legal games

“Pity the nation that launches a movement for rule of law but cries foul when the law is applied against its bigwig….” — Justice Asif Saeed Khosa There are two…