Sunday, December 16, 2018

100 days on, several hurdles ahead for the PTI Govt

By Ahmed Bilal Mehboob On Thursday, 29th November, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government completes its first 100 days in office. Prompted by the agenda set by his Pakistan Tehreef-e-Insaaf (PTI) party for the period --...

Kartarpur corridor — A historic event

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais The laying of the foundation stone for a travel corridor in Kartarpur, a border village in Pakistan, on Nov. 28 was a historic event. The 4-kilometer passage will link a place...

Imran Khan close to Pak Army – good for India!

By Barkha Dutt Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister, seems transformed by the burden of his post. I met him in Islamabad on the day he completed his 100th day in office. He appeared so much...

A much needed Kartarpur Sahib corridor

By Ishtiaq Ahmed 28 November 2018 will be recorded in the annals of history as the crucial step taken by the Pakistani and Indian governments to reconnect the historical Punjab, which in 1947 witnessed unprecedented...

Countering the TLP activities

By Hassan Javid  On Friday night, on the eve of protests and rallies planned for the 25th of November, Khadim Rizi and other leaders and activists of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) were taken into ‘protective...

Chinese consulate attack: BLA’s bid for revival

By Naveed Ahmed On Friday Pakistan faced two terror attacks: one took a heavier toll on human lives while the other was aimed at its most prized strategic and economic partner. The prime minister termed...

Old power politics in Naya Pakistan

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais Politics, processes, institutions and players are a reflection of a society’s structure. When the state and political institutions are strong, they shape, re-shape and even transform social structures. Modernity in all...

Bhuttoism only regress for PPP

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan Lahore is known for its beautiful gardens and colossus Mughal architectural sites and some major events in history. Its politically historic significance, has come to be due to Lahore Resolution of...

Slump in US-Pakistan relations and its consequences

By Dr. Hasan Haskari Rizvi Known for using aggressive and non-diplomatic language in his speeches and statements, US President Donald Trump’s tirade took a turn for the worse when he made disparaging comments about Pakistan’s...

Pak-UK extradition treaty and wanted political figures

By Umar Karim Corruption, nepotism and money laundering are just some of the issues that have plagued Pakistan for decades and acted as a hindrance in the seamless governance of the country. Since these concerns...