Elections, no matter how far from ideal, serve as a release valve for the have-nots in particular.
Even colleagues are seen as children of a lesser god by some of our Western media outlets.
The former PM doesn’t seem to have an issue with who is facilitating his return to power.
The question is whether the leadership will hold to account some of its own.
Wiped off the face of the earth’ isn’t just a figure of speech.
Who wants to listen to balanced journalistic voices in such a polarised and charged political environment?
A loss of life for the IDF, particularly if it is heavy, will have an impact on Israeli public opinion.
It took much longer for the world to see the images of some of the 500 children killed in Gaza in Israeli missile attacks and bombing raids.
The handpicked protégés of the establishment in the caretaker government are unable to deliver.
Those with household incomes under Rs50,000 a month cannot be expected to pay electricity bills of Rs30,000.
Nawaz Sharif is aware that millions of people whose lives have been destroyed by inflation will blame the PDM government.
Some ‘anchors’ went so far as to describe the Supreme Court verdict as a masterstroke by the establishment.
Lately, Alvi seems to have been somewhat subdued in how far he can accommodate PTI’s position.
These days, any optimism is more of a prayer than a realistic assessment.
We cannot forever import more than we export, and we cannot in perpetuity spend in excess of our revenues.
There is no point in recalling how many times the Constitution has been interpreted to accommodate a usurper.
Parties in the outgoing Assembly may have limited their own options in case the promised future does not materialise.
If a technocrat ascends the throne they might last longer in the role than the mandated three months because they may be given room to effect a turnaround.
The PML-N’s confidence can’t be rooted in its perception of popular support.
Tragedies abound as overcrowded boats sink with a chilling regulatory.