The PTI support base is upset with the leadership for playing footsie with the ‘corrupt’ ones in the opposition.
Historically, we have been in the habit of expecting the judiciary to resist and change political realities.
The military’s retreat had little to do with the quality of our politicians & more to do with its own internal workings.
In this la-la land that we live in, we think reforming the police is a simple matter of tinkering with the law.
It’s an anger that is accompanied by a sense of helplessness at the direction in which the country is headed.
A ‘yes’ vote may not necessarily indicate an NRO but simply an effort to smoothen ruffled feathers.
Is there more to the story than just the government’s mismanagement?
Justice Nisar created headlines not just in courtrooms but by visits all across the country.
There is more than one way of viewing the Asghar Khan case, its history, and what it signifies.
The talk of arrest may just be talk at the moment, but it seems plausible.
Will the PM have to make a similar choice as Musharraf did between growth and accountability?
The PPP and the PML-N too have had good moments with the generals, as well as bad and ugly ones.
AT first glance, Punjab House hasn’t changed. The courtyard outside is just as impeccable ...
The France-Germany example should not be seen to imply that the subcontinent can tread the same path.
Politicians, however corrupt or incompetent, break stalemates, and find solutions and a middle path.
Not all words can be salvaged or defended — some, like ‘U-turn’, are doomed to be interpreted negatively.
The PTI may have formed the government in Punjab but its victory in the province is far from complete.
Until recently, our angst was reserved for the state’s flirtation with Deobandi groups.
The law can only go so far when our cultural and social values are at odds with the idea of harassment.
Pakistan has never been a Myanmar or a Gulf monarchy where daily newspapers do little reporting.