With politicians doing practically nothing, the military, judiciary and bureaucracy can extend their plans.
Economists and political scientists offer a myriad of reasons. There is, however, a simpler explanation.
There are forces in the MQM that would like to rid themselves of bloody baggage. Those forces needs to be strengthened.
Why even bother having senate elections? Let's cut out the hypocrisy and put up Senate seats for open bidding.
Misconceptions such as 'Cow is Holy for Hindus: Muslims kill her!' have become a part of ‘social common sense’ in India.
Ghani's unprecedented outreach will likely snap under domestic pressure if Pakistan does not move quickly to reward it.
Times in India are changing fast with the RSS progeny emboldened by a Modi-BJP government.
The AAP is solving an issue that every Indian political party has failed to grasp: The challenge of cities and towns.
The Aam Adami Party has returned with a bang – one that could become ‘the big bang’ of 21st century politics of India.
Thirty years on, the effects of the strangling politicisation at the grassroots level are there for everyone to see.
Imran has a massive ship to steer and the navigator is not working.
With the US and Pakistan both in Saudi Arabia’s figurative pocket, King Salman is likely set to rule much of the world.
Was 'King' Abdullah really a "peacekeeper" and “a strong advocate for women”?
This time, the overthrow has not only been bloodless, it has also, to an extent, been consensual.
Where were our politicians when Army Public School reopened?
The only reason Imran has been able to maintain the momentum is because the government keeps adding fuel to the fire.
Their disappointment with governance will never end until our middle classes start being upfront about what they want.
And elect the Bengalis did. Not one, not two but a whole house full of elected traitors! Yahya could never accept that.
The 'Bengali problem' had already arisen in 1947, when the ruling elite found it hard to digest Bengali majority.
Both the government and the TV channels are guilty of multiple violations.
As Imran Khan comes to shut down the heart of Punjab, the reception he gets will depend on a number of factors.