It veers from high politics to low farce seemingly from hour to hour.
This has to be one of the longest stand-offs in the history of the capital.
Despite the escalating risk, Pakistan is simply failing to keep up with the polio challenge.
Prime Minister Sharif failed to capitalise on the mood in parliament yesterday.
The tribunal should have come down hard on the investigating authorities for failing to properly probe the case.
The beheading of the journalist highlights the barbaric mindset that has become the hallmark of terror groups worldwide.
Surely, the ouster of an elected government now will only embolden the dark forces that stalk this country.