Karamatullah K Ghori

Why has Pakistan's top court not jailed Nawaz?

After getting kicked out as PM, Nawaz has repeatedly lashed out at Pakistan’s apex court. Yet, he hasn’t been hauled up for contemp

07 Apr 2018

Succumbing to the Saudis, Pak style

Pakistan has now agreed to send more troops to Saudi Arabia to help in a sectarian war in Yemen, putting a question mark over its ties with Iran

02 Apr 2018

Deep state strikes back in Pakistan

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif planned to make a comeback using the recent Senate elections.But the country’s deep state had other plans

02 Apr 2018

Deadly law in fractured Pakistan

Blasphemy against Islam’s Prophet is a capital crime in Pakistan. It has long been used to harass minorities and settle civil disputes

14 Feb 2018

Surprise over Modi’s soft line on Pakistan

In a recent interview, referring to Islamabad,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, ‘If we fight together, we will win faster’

29 Jan 2018

Trump’s Taunts rile Pakistan

The dawn of the New Year, 2018, seems to have given Pakistanis a fresh reminder of an old adage: adversity never comes alone but in tandem with misfortune.

09 Jan 2018

Behind Pak Army’s surprise move

In a rare event, the Pakistani army chief addressed the country’s Parliament. What prompted Gen. Bajwa to break with tradition?

28 Dec 2017

Are Mohajirs Pakistan’s Jews?

Muslims who migrated to Pakistan during Partition are now facing an ethnic backlash as the natives start asserting themselves

18 Dec 2017

Religious fascism wins in Pakistan

Pakistan’s government has again caved in to the demands of Islamist extremists. Will the country ever learn from its mistakes?

01 Dec 2017

Family turns foe for Nawaz

A few weeks ago, Pakistan’s former PM Sharif bounced back to the centre stage. But now, his own clan is hatching a plot to throw him out

30 Oct 2017

Pakistan’s rants and a moody Trump

Ties between the US and Pakistan have always been shaky. But with Trump in the White House, the relationship is in a free fall

16 Oct 2017

Guess who’s back in Pakistan

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thumbs his nose at the Pakistani judiciary and is all set to regain the chairmanship of his party.

28 Sep 2017

Feeling the heat from a soulmate

At the BRICS summit, China called out Pakistan-based terror groups. Is Islamabad listening to its all-weather friend?

14 Sep 2017

Trump holds Pakistan’s feet to fire

With US President Trump making India an equal player in Afghanistan, Pakistan will now try to show that it has other friends in the region.

04 Sep 2017

For Nawaz, pride comes before a fall

Pakistan’s former prime minister takes his case to the ‘people’s court’ which he, erroneously, thinks is tilted in his favour

17 Aug 2017