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PTI and PML-N vs inertia

The PML-N is, above all, a political party seeking to win power. Its leaders clearly believe that the best way to win power is to promise the people of Pakistan…

CPEC after Nawaz’s ouster

The Chinese government has made it clear that disqualification of Nawaz Sharif is an "internal affair of Pakistan" and "it will not impact China-Pakistan strategic cooperative partnership involving 'One Belt,…

Sharifs still have a future

This is apropos a Business Recorder op-ed "Whither is the Nawaz League bound?" carried by the newspaper yesterday. The writer, Saida Fazal, has argued that "meanwhile, the question agitating the minds of his party…

Imran ‘quietly confident’ he will be PM

Cricket legend Imran Khan said he was "quietly confident" of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign…

PML-N Quaid’s ‘alternative facts’

Ousted prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif addressed a large public gathering the other day in Swat where he vented his anger at his arch rival, Imran Khan, calling him 'Ilzam…

The Nawaz Sharif Effect

The Nawaz Sharif effect

Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan yesterday, in search of medical recovery from a series of ailments. If things go well, he will be returning to Pakistan a fully recovered and healthy…

PM Khan And The PTI’s Reforms Agenda

PM Khan and the PTI’s reforms agenda

As Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government close out their first year in office, some top-of-mind challenges will be dominating the daily calendar and the headspace of key members…

PMDC inspects two medical institutions

A team of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has completed its inspection visit to the Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) and the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Teaching Hospital (ABSTH)…

A less fiery phase for PML-N

LAST week brought some good news for the Sharifs in the shape of the Islamabad High Court bail order. The earlier respite of parole, perhaps, was far too short for…