Zahid Hussain

Hybrid rule 3.0?

Hybrid rule 3.0?

Re-engineering work is on to prop up the old order already rejected by the electorate. Updated 21 Feb, 2024 10:13am
Paradox of Election 2024

Paradox of Election 2024

Given the voters’ sentiments, it will not be a cakewalk for the PML-N. Updated 08 Feb, 2024 10:26am
The conviction and after

The conviction and after

Imran Khan’s conviction could widen the existing political polarisation and fuel instability. Updated 31 Jan, 2024 09:39am
New power game and polls

New power game and polls

The electoral battle is deemed to have already been won without a fight. Updated 24 Jan, 2024 10:01am
The judgement and after

The judgement and after

The hope for a democratic transition has been dented further by Saturday’s decision. Updated 17 Jan, 2024 09:39am
Criminal silence over genocide

Criminal silence over genocide

The South African case will help mobilise world public opinion against Israel’s genocidal actions. Updated 10 Jan, 2024 09:46am
The game is on

The game is on

A blatant power game and manipulated elections can push the country further into the abyss. Updated 03 Jan, 2024 08:56am
Remembering Benazir

Remembering Benazir

She began her political career as the daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto but turned out to be a leader in her own right. Updated 27 Dec, 2023 10:15am
Elections and fair play

Elections and fair play

Such brazen distortion of the electoral process has not been seen even under military governments. Updated 20 Dec, 2023 08:52am
Colonisation of Kashmir

Colonisation of Kashmir

The verdict has alienated even those Kashmiri parties that were willing to work with India. Updated 13 Dec, 2023 09:19am
It is America’s war now

It is America’s war now

The Biden administration has intensified the supply of the most lethal weaponry to Israel. Updated 06 Dec, 2023 08:51am
PPP’s hour of reckoning

PPP’s hour of reckoning

Zaradri's politics of gamesmanship has also caused the PPP to lose direct contact with the masses. Updated 29 Nov, 2023 09:00am
Elections or selection?

Elections or selection?

It looks like that the stage is set for the return of a PML-N led government. Updated 22 Nov, 2023 08:47am
Shameful capitulation

Shameful capitulation

The unfolding genocide in Gaza has heightened public anger against the shameful capitulation by Arab govts. Updated 15 Nov, 2023 09:07am
Forced expulsion

Forced expulsion

Pakistan’s arbitrary policy decision has led to a very serious humanitarian crisis. Updated 08 Nov, 2023 08:57am
The Arab inaction

The Arab inaction

Some Arab leaders are condemning the Israeli aggression but are not ready to go beyond that. Updated 01 Nov, 2023 08:36am
A ‘New Deal’ for Pakistan?

A ‘New Deal’ for Pakistan?

Country has been governed by incompetent and corrupt civilian governments, direct military rule or quasi-military rule disguised as civilian government. Updated 30 Oct, 2023 08:53am