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Tag Archives: PTI

PTI Policies Hurting the Common Businessman

The PTI came to power in 2018 amid much fanfare and with a mandate to bring about real change across the country. Their major campaign promise had been to completely eradicate corruption from Pakistan, and to implement a comprehensive and transparent process of accountability that would bring the perpetrators of these crimes to justice. They also vowed to stem the …

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PM Khan assures working on rupee value stability

Govt working on mechanism to avoid rupee devaluation: PM Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) did not inform the government before devaluing the rupee last week and they are now working on a mechanism to ensure this does not happen in the future. In a meeting with TV anchors and reporters in the federal capital, …

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Made in Pakistan

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has been scrambling to find funding from the ‘friendly’ countries, while negotiating terms for a bail-out package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Facing large fiscal deficits the country is in dire need of funding to plug the gaps in the short-run, while the focus in the longer term needs to be squarely on increasing …

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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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PTI post elections

The initial outcome of the elections produced a less than decisive outcome for PTI- despite emerging as the most favored party- it still fell short on the minimum benchmark to form its governments in Center. Key party members- especially Jehangir Tareen- were depicted in social media memes for concentrated efforts in trying to tilt independent candidates and smaller parties in …

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Youhanabad get first national leader visit by Imran Khan

Imran Khan to become first national leader to visit Youhanabad Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will become the first national leader to visit Youhanabad, the largest Christian locality in the country, today. Khan is scheduled to visit Youhanabad as a part of his party’s membership drive in the city, where the arrangements for his welcome are in full swing.  He …

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Has PTI introduced democracy into Pakistan’s politics?

In most democracies, political parties are not a monolith but rather have multiple views and voices on policy and politics. Offering alternate narratives are not considered disloyalty to the party or damage to party prospects. In Pakistan, most media present political parties as a monolith controlled by a civilian dictator and disagreement with the top man is presented as a …

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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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