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Pakistan’s Economic Performance: Failing or Politicized?

Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N regime have been under a lot of criticism over the last few years, which escalated especially after the leader himself was disqualified in July, 2017. The critique on the government ranges from corruption to declaration of an ‘emergency situation’ over the debt piling up on the nation. Imran Khan, the chief of PTI, has taken …

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SC Judgement on Panamagate

The Supreme Court of Pakistan shook the country to its core with a landmark judgement on the Panamagate Case. By deeming Nawaz Sharif unworthy of holding the office of the Prime Minister, on account of the Article 62/63 requiring the head of the state to be ‘sadiq’ and ‘ameen’. Article 62/63 were invoked on the basis of the non-disclosure of …

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Failed opposition and the new NAB chief

Yesterday Khursheed Shah announced the name of the Chairman NAB while Law Ministry issued the notification of appointment. There were social media chatters that the Chairman NAB was decided by consultation between Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif through Malik Riaz. There was also a report by Pakistan Today that PML N returned the favor to PPP who agreed on …

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Pushing Pakistan off the edge

The overall situation of Pakistan is turning very serious and the country is heading towards a national disaster. Unfortunately the politicians are playing dangerous games with myopic and selfish objectives. Let’s look at the political side. Monday October 2, the national assembly will pass the electoral reform amendment bill, which will allow a convicted person to head a political party. …

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JUI-F chief blames USA for Pakistan’s problems

JUI-F chief blames USA for Pakistan's problems

JUI-F chief says Pakistan’s unconditional support to US a major mistake Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has alleged that the United States (US) is behind the political instability in Pakistan. Speaking during the executive council meeting and later addressing the party activists in Lakki Marwat on Sunday, Fazl said that the attack on the world trade centre was …

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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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PPP & PML-N joining forces again?

It seems both PML N and PPP are going an extra mile to suggest they are not talking to each other. Nawaz Sharif says he has not talked to Asif Ali Zardari nor does he need to talk to him. Asif Ali Zardari (AAZ) says he has no sympathy with Nawaz Sharif and he does not want to talk to …

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The NA-120 contest

The Upcoming NA-120 elections scheduled for September 17 are dubbed as the most important by elections. The results of this highly contested national assembly seat, which was left vacant by the former PM is said to determine the PML-N Standing in Punjab post-verdict. In a recent article Nadeem Paracha describes the NA-120, Lahore III constituency as ‘urban’ with most of its inhabitants …

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Pakistan Politics: Accountability is the first step towards stability

Pakistan Politics: Accountability is the first step towards stability

Last year in April 11 million documents were leaked to the public revealing many illicit financial transactions between political and business leaders around the world.  The documents became known as the Panama Papers after the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca the documents were leaked from.  In short, the papers showed how the world’s elites illegally funneled assets into secret accounts.  …

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Five senior Generals in COAS race

Five lieutenant generals are in the running for the top two military slots — Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Army Staff. Defence Ministry sources said that dossiers of five senior-most eligible officers had been sent to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to make these appointments. These sources said that the PM was expected to make these high …

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