Has the experience of dealing with the foreign funding case made the ECP any wiser?...
The PTI, despite a major setback, must be praised for open-heartedly accepting the poll results.
With the next general election less than two years away, battle lines are already being drawn.
The procurement and use of EVMs in all constituencies in the 2023 poll will be very difficult.
The greatest flaw in the proceedings was the lack of effort to bridge two very polarised positions.
The history of accountability in Pakistan since independence is full of controversies.
It is heartening that the effort to remove a chief minister is following constitutional norms.
There are at least 11 key challenges which the government will face in the run-up to the next polls.
A spirit of working by consensus is needed in all kinds of legislation.
The remaining proposals to amend Elections Act 2017 were obscured by the frenzied debate on EVMs.
By the look of things, the 2023 polls might become controversial even before they are held.
The AGP’s office must be brought on a par with its global counterparts.
A party having more than one narrative sounds apocalyptic to us.
Filling vacancies at the ECP should have been a routine affair.
Politics as it exists now is a catalyst for further divisions...
Delay in drafting and enacting legislation is detrimental to our international standing.
The conduct of the opposition shows it hasn’t done its homework on many fronts.
If govt doesn’t engage opposition in dialogue, its last two years may be spent in dealing with a controversy over electoral laws.
Ineffective regulation of flow of money in politics can corrupt political institutions.
The frequent reshuffling of ministers is a manifestation of a deeper problem.