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Time to accept your mistakes and make amends

Eid Mubarak to you and your family. Eid Ul Azha is about remembering the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and its message for the people. Yesterday sacrifice of Benazir Bhutto came to the limelight after the verdict of an anti terrorist court. Benazir despite being aware of the risks to her life did not hesitate to reach out to the …

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Party leaders speak up against Ayesha Gulalai

A former PTI election candidate from PK-8, Peshawar, Shehzad Khan, has claimed that MNA Ayesha Gulalai had asked party chairman Imran Khan in his presence for the party’s ticket to contest the next NA-1 Peshawar election. He told a news conference here on Wednesday that he led a delegation of transporters and pushcart owners from KP to Imran Khan’s residence …

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Another PPP member slides to PTI

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would be losing another old guard this Friday when party’s former president Punjab Imtiaz Safdar Warraich will formally quit the party, The Nation has learnt reliably. The former state minister from Gujranwala has decided to quit the PPP and is likely to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Well-placed sources told The Nation that Warraich was all …

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Panamagate: A verdict that kind of tilts in Sharif’s favor

Panamagate: A verdict that kind of tilts in Sharif's favor

The air of anticipation hanging over the courtroom no.1 of the Supreme Court was so thick on Thursday that it could be cut with a knife. Opposition politicians and government ministers started arriving here right after 1 o’clock, looking for seats that offered the best view. The courtroom was swarming with lawyers – young and old – as they elbowed …

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Misinterpreting PTI historic moves in KP

Mainstream media, which otherwise never miss any news connected with Imran Khan, conveniently ignored or underplayed a major announcement from the PTI Chief that Quran will be taught with translations in KPK schools. Imran Khan termed the decision “historic” but media generally ignored or underplayed it.  On Feb 6, Imran Khan announced through his tweets, “KP cabinet took 3 historic …

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PTI Chairman: PM Nawaz trying to run away from Panamagate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday claimed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was trying to escape the Panamagate case in the Supreme Court (SC) as he did not possess any evidence to prove himself innocent. N leagues main argument today is that it is difficult to find Sadiq and Amin people in the country. #IKPressCon — PTI (@PTIofficial) January 13, 2017 …

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Islamabad court orders removal of all containers blocking the city

Islamabad High Court (IHC) again ordered Islamabad administration not to arrest political workers and called upon the government to de-containerize the city. Hearing a petition against the arrest of political workers, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui forbade the administration to arrest the workers henceforth. Ordering to remove all containers from the city, Justice Siddiqui directed the district administration to specify under …

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Political stagnation, will PTI achieve its objectives?

Political stagnation, will PTI achieve its objectives?

One can admire Chief of PTI Imran’s Khan’s principled stance on the disputed seats in elections 2013. One can admire his principled stance on Panama Leaks. However, one cannot understand his stand in boycotting the Joint Parliamentary session to discuss Indian hostilities at the Line of Control and situation in occupied Kashmir. In spite of his differences with Prime Minister …

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Politics of Power in Pakistan

Military has a very unique association with the political system of Pakistan. Perhaps this is the only country, or one of the very few countries, in the world where such a love-hate relationship exists between the armed forces and politicians. Though there is nothing wrong with having the army’s defined role in the national policy-making process, in the case of …

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PTI Piqued

Unadulterated devotion is what PTI thrives on; history seldom takes such a kind view. Although mass mobilization of street power and anti-government rhetoric has become the hallmark of PTI politics, their effectiveness remains debatable. While PTI is the third largest party in Pakistan, and the second largest opposition in the current government’s tenure- it is still considered a political maverick- …

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