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PM Shehbaz Sharif’s prime challenges

The best thing that could have happened to Shehbaz Sharif on Monday, April 11, 2022 is not that he was voted to the office of the prime minister of Pakistan…

Tests for PM Shehbaz

The ouster of Imran Khan may have created a ripple of excitement among the workers of the PMNL-N but if the party fails to deliver, this euphoria will soon turn…

Khan’s anti-American rhetoric

The anti-American rhetoric employed by former prime minister Imran Khan at various public gatherings has prompted some people to describe the PTI chief as someone who vehemently opposes imperialism. Some…

Some grace, Mr PM

Imran Khan and his party have decided to fight back – but fight back against whom? Rather than conceding that all is lost and let the constitutional process run its…

Why did Imran Khan fail?

Imran Khan’s background as a superstar cricketer and a philanthropist surely made him really popular but being a competitor at the highest level of a sport can adversely affect your…

Keeping PM Sharif up at night

“Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose/ To the wet sea-boy in an hour so rude;/ And in the calmest and most stillest night,/ With all appliances and means…

The PML-N’s mistakes

The PTI’s victory in the Punjab by-polls has invigorated PTI workers who played a big role in the PML–N’s embarrassing defeat in its power base. Many political circles and analysts,…

Imran Khan’s political future

The noose of political annihilation appears to be tightening around the neck of Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party. Considering the exposure of the party’s foreign (prohibited) funding…

The long and short of Khan’s march

CAN Imran Khan force early elections? This question will gain greater relevance this coming week when the PML-N-led government declares its intention to make that call, or opt to complete…