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Senate Elections A Wake-up Call For Political Parties

First the positives. It is a good thing that Baluchistan got its first Chairman Senate. It has a symbolic value for the strengthening of the federation and to counter the narrative by some international sponsors that Baluchistan wants separation. The successful conclusion of Senate elections is a step forward towards general elections. Completion of tenure by the second elected civilian …

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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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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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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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