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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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A change in voters

A change in voters

Politics is like alchemy. One wrong ingredient here or there and your life’s work can go up in flames. The smoke from Lodhran shows that Imran Khan has done just that. The wrong ingredient is Nawaz Sharif unbound: free of the shackles of the prime minister’s office; tasting the blood of democratic populism, perhaps for the first time his life. …

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PAT, PTI & PPP versus PML-N

Dr. Tahir ul Qadri in an interview with a television channel expressed his admiration for American brand Bed Bath & Beyond and decided that his next protest movement should be branded as Dharna & Beyond. I am not joking this is exactly what he said in the interview. Keeping his old tradition, he also said that this is the final movement and he is confident that they …

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