Karamatullah K Ghori

Karamatullah K Ghori
Pashtun dissidents in Pakistan

A youth movement in the province bordering Afghanistan has been creating waves on social media. And the army is hostile to it.

11 May 2019

Is Imran Khan’s ‘naya Pakistan’ dream unravelling?

In any format of the game of cricket—Test match, ODI or T20—victory becomes doubtful if the opening batsman of the team gets out quickly or cheaply.

25 Apr 2019

Facing down the phantom of fanaticism in Pakistan

The fanatic brigades of Sindh have clearly no respect for the word of their own Prophet and seem hell-bent on inflicting their archaic sense of religion and faith on the Hindu minority.

14 Apr 2019

Can Imran turn things around?

Pakistan may well have dodged the bullet at the UN, thanks to help from Beijing. But that doesn’t make it any easier for Islamabad to defeat terror, writes Karamathullah K Ghori.

30 Mar 2019

Walking the Sikh corridor to peace

Naysayers said there would be no progress on the Indo-Pak peace front till the elections. They seem to have been proven wrong.

14 Feb 2019

Police gone berserk in Pakistan

The gory Sahiwal massacre in which four innocent civilians were killed put the spotlight on a perennial problem—encounter killings.

04 Feb 2019

Taking on corruption in Pakistan

It’s time to hold corrupt politicians accountable for their shenanigans perpetrated over the long years when they reigned in Pakistan.

27 Dec 2018

Imran Re-engages India and us

Imran Khan, the putative architect of a ‘New Pakistan,’ goes on making waves on both domestic and external fronts.

15 Dec 2018

The Kartarpur road to lasting peace

Those who think former cricketers can’t have a successful second career in politics need to revisit their conviction.

30 Nov 2018

Pakistan’s sacred Israel taboo

I  remember when I first met him, in Kuwait in 1992 soon after he had won the Cricket World Cup for Pakistan, I asked Imran Khan about the secret of his success in cricket.

21 Nov 2018

Imran surrenders to extremists

Pak’s new PM buckled under pressure exerted by religious zealots, who were baying for the blood of a Christian acquitted of blasphemy.

14 Nov 2018

Imran Khan’s new Pakistan caves in to extremists

Pakistan’s new PM has yielded to pressure from clerics, who wanted him to drop a brilliant Ahmadiya from the economic advisory council.

14 Sep 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

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

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

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

The Nawaz drama has just begun

The JIT report on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s business empire could spell doom for Pakistan’s first family

13 Jul 2017