There is no explanation given for why the majority judges thought it would be unjust to order a reinvestigation.
Imran may be the greatest gift the PML-N has ever received — once it became clear Raheel wasn’t going to take over.
Blasphemy victims are disproportionately the marginalised: often poor, mostly the wrong denomination and always...
So well known and popular in Pakistani circles is Ms Raphel, a retired US diplomat who was an adviser on Pakistan.
When politicians argue over the minutiae of the law, you can bet what they’re really squabbling about is politics.
It’s not that Nawaz has done anything fundamentally wrong on the governance front; it’s that he’s done few things right.
As with everything politics, there is a good way of going about things and a bad way.
Malala simplifies it. You listen to her and you immediately figure out what she’s saying is a very good idea.
The new protester, who last year was a last-minute voter or didn’t get around to voting at all, is angry about May 2013.
The militant complex is so ubiquitous now that few even recognise it as an aberration.
If you were Khan or Qadri, would you go home? Go home to what? The prize, the target, sits across Constitution Avenue.
If the chief takes over, he’s the reluctant dictator. If he doesn’t take over, he’s democracy’s hero.
The PML-N did what the PML-N does best: took a good situation and turned it bad.
The civilians haven’t been allowed to grow, but events — blessed, cursed, events — have grown.
The defence needs to be more alert, hungrier, fiercer, nimbler than the attacker. Nawaz & co failed that test.
Round and round it goes, the civ-mil riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma that is also quite simple.
Qadri will slide back into irrelevance again, but this time he’ll take a fistful of PML-N flesh with him.
In the game of power you either have it or you don’t — you really can’t share.
Obsessed with politics, clumsy with security, it’s a horror show of quite stunning proportions.
AS the unravelling of Imran and the PTI into an anti-democratic force accelerates, the narrative of last year’s...