Karamatullah K Ghori

Book that stirred up a storm in Pak

In a first, a former ISI head and an ex-RAW chief have penned a book together. And Pakistan’s establishment is upset

06 Jun 2018

Why did Nawaz drop Mumbai bombshell?

Most Pakistanis, in reverence to their haloed establishment, have consistently been in denial over the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

01 Jun 2018

Fighting ‘aliens’ in Pakistan

Former Pak PM Nawaz said his real fight was against ‘aliens’, a reference to the establishment which once helped him come to power

22 May 2018

Imran hits corruption for a six

Naming and shaming corrupt politicians has been a no-go area in Pakistan’s culture. A cricketer and a judge are now trying to change it

25 Apr 2018

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