Is pulpit power defying Imran’s Pakistan lockdown?

A survey by an NGO, Pattan Development Organisation, conducted over three nights of Ramadan seems to prove skeptics of Imran’s gamble right.

06 May 2020

Lesser clarity in Pakistan over corona response

Imran is against a total lockdown. But what should take precedence: saving lives or shielding against temporary hardship? 
 

27 Mar 2020

Gender parity in Pakistan a distant dream 

The Imran government should have shown some backbone and stopped mullahs from creating trouble on Women’s Day

17 Mar 2020

Gender Parity in Pakistan a  distant dream 

The Imran government should have shown some backbone and stopped mullahs from creating trouble on Women’s Day

17 Mar 2020

Imran hit by trouble from all sides

There is shortage of wheat, Pak’s staple. There are problems between Imran’s government and  the judiciary. And then there is the FATF decision 

05 Mar 2020

Arab ‘brothers’ frustrating Pakistan

Islamabad is disappointed that Saudis have done precious little for it on their own and have sabotaged all efforts to get the OIC on its side

18 Feb 2020

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

Another nail in Sharif’s coffin?

Imran Khan is likely to make life hard for Nawaz’s successor Shehbaz, who is notorious for his short fuse and tantrums

31 Jul 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

Of horses and missing bloggers

Nawaz Sharif has gifted a horse to a Qatari prince. But this is not the first time Pakistan’s assets have been squandered.

23 Feb 2017

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