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Two PAs’ dissolution and after?

The kerfuffle regarding the dissolution of the Punjab Assembly has finally been laid to rest after Chief Minister (CM) Pervaiz Elahi moved a summary to the effect to Punjab Governor…

Congratulations

Congratulations PM Shehbaz Sharif – the 2023 International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan was a resounding success, exceeding all expectations and widely recognized. This achievement must be celebrated at home…

Circular debt – short-term remedies

The circular debt (CD) emerged as a perpetual menace ever since the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) surfaced on the power generation landscape of the country in the mid-1990s. Over the years, it…

Pakistan’s energy transition

Pakistan in 2022 became the canary in the mine of climate change. The flood that ravaged one-third of the country this year came from the sky, not from overflowing rivers.…

Twists and turns

The gun attack on Imran Khan’s container during the Long March in Wazirabad evoked condemnation across the political divide as well as by all right thinking people in the country.…

Clarity in a time of chaos

The presser by the ISI chief and the DG ISPR was held on Oct 27, 2022 – exactly 64 years after the first military takeover of Pakistan by General Ayub…

A society’s role

Zainab’s murder in Kasur, in 2018, which sensitized – rather rattled – the parents of every minor in the country, led to protests and activation of civil society movements for…

Imran Khan’s big win

The Imran Khan faithful had anointed the byelections held on Sunday, October 16 as a referendum. In the end, like everything else this year, the debate really isn’t whether the…

Will elections help?

Many people are arguing that Pakistan needs fresh general elections to overcome the current political and economic crises in the country. Former prime minister Imran Khan is also demanding an…