Karamatullah K Ghori
Pak’s new PM buckled under pressure exerted by religious zealots, who were baying for the blood of a Christian acquitted of blasphemy.
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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
For the outside world, his inauguration ceremony as PM was meant to show that he stood for simplicity, not ostentation. Celebrities were conspicuously absent at the ceremony.
30 Aug 2018
Our Indo-Pakistani folklore has umpteen stories of sages wandering into forests and mountain hideouts in search of a panacea to cure all ills. Many collected fortunes peddling such panacea, genuine
18 Aug 2018
Imran Khan wants peace. He has adroitly lobbed the ball into India’s court and is waiting for New Delhi to reciprocate
31 Jul 2018
There has never been a dearth in Pakistani politics of politicos hurling abuses at their opponents publicly and washing each other’s dirty linen out in the open.
23 Jul 2018
Ex-Pak PM Nawaz has been sentenced to prison for fraud. Will he come to Pakistan from his current abode in London and face the law?
09 Jul 2018
Imran Khan’s ex-wife is set to release a telltale book. The cricketer-politician’s friends claim it’s an attempt to slander him before the July 25 polls
05 Jul 2018
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
Most Pakistanis, in reverence to their haloed establishment, have consistently been in denial over the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks
01 Jun 2018
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
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
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
Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif planned to make a comeback using the recent Senate elections.But the country’s deep state had other plans
24 Mar 2018
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
26 Feb 2018
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
In a recent interview, referring to Islamabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, ‘If we fight together, we will win faster’
29 Jan 2018
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
In a rare event, the Pakistani army chief addressed the country’s Parliament. What prompted Gen. Bajwa to break with tradition?
28 Dec 2017
Muslims who migrated to Pakistan during Partition are now facing an ethnic backlash as the natives start asserting themselves
18 Dec 2017
Pakistan’s government has again caved in to the demands of Islamist extremists. Will the country ever learn from its mistakes?
01 Dec 2017
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
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 JIT report on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s business empire could spell doom for Pakistan’s first family
13 Jul 2017