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Obvious perceptions

Few weeks back Zardari, his sister and three of their main henchmen were produced before the Banking Court. These fellows are not yet convicted but are accused of astronomical volumes of money laundering through hundreds of fake accounts. So were and are Sharifs being brought before NAB Courts albeit they are convicts. Have you noticed the difference between the two …

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PPP, PML-N at each other’s throats after Presidential election defeat

PPP, PML-N at each other's throats after Presidential election defeat

Instead of reviewing their strategies, the two major opposition parties — the PPP and PML-N — have started passing the buck to each other for the humiliation in Tuesday’s presidential election. The blame game continued throughout the day as the opposition leaders came to Parliament House to vote and even after the announcement of the unofficial results of the election by …

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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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Kudos to PPP for electing #KrishnaKohli

Kudos to PPP for electing #KrishnaKohli

Pakistan elected its first female senator from the lowest Dalit caste over the weekend, in polls which also saw the ruling party strengthen its hand ahead of general elections in the Muslim-majority country. Opposition candidate Krishna Kumari Kohli’s surprise victory stirred a wave of optimism on social media, as Pakistanis celebrated the rare win for a woman from a marginalised …

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Can Sindh find a better party than PPP?

Emerging political alternatives to PPP in Sindh The clouds of uncertainty supposedly hovering over the democratic set-up since its restoration in 2008 have long disappeared. The last two governments have for the most part survived two terms consecutively and are preparing to start a third one. This is a watershed moment for democracy in Pakistan. But is it a sufficiently …

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Political leaders urge Army, Judiciary to avoid political matters

Political leaders urge Army, Judiciary to avoid political matters

Leaders from across the political spectrum on Sunday unanimously called on state institutions, including the military and the judiciary, to stay out of politics and allow democracy to take root in the country. The rare gathering of key leaders from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Jamaat-iIslami (JI) and the Awami National Party (ANP), who came together …

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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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