Nawaz has roared, but what’s his plan? The judiciary has spoken, but how much more are they willing to wreak?
And just like that, Nawaz has an unabashed acolyte as PM and a brother who’s still stuck in Lahore.
There’s no precedent for unwinding a Supreme Court judgement during a democratic spell and there won’t be.
"He probably thought they’d take it to the edge and then let him off. He didn’t read the signs."
Ouster the old-fashioned way is about getting rid of someone now and dealing with the future later.
Devastating as the JIT report is, it’s kept the knife poised above Nawaz, not plunged it in.
A tragedy of our democracy is that it is made out to be about someone else’s loss.
For all its weaknesses, the mere existence of an independent prime minister’s office is a potential threat because it’s
Somewhere, someone knows the same. Somewhere, someone, here in this land, has decided that it’s a price worth paying
Messy continuity — it shouldn’t just be within reach, it should have been the only option by now. But it’s not.
There’s nothing like a whiff of normality to dispel a sense of political crisis.
The mistake the N-League has made is that it doesn’t understand the court.
Cleaning up your own mess isn’t the most appealing of things. So a kind of restraint has been visible.
Pakistan is not stuck in the ICJ, but Jadhav was never about legal minutiae. It was about teaching India a lesson.
Nawaz seems stuck in the same gear — he has a vision and he’ll somehow get to that vision by never reacting to the bad
Do both sides know how to navigate this new world of the non-takeover and set new rules?
It’s been quite a week. Multiple crises, many players, but one man at the centre of it all: Nawaz.
The court may have just handed Nawaz a tool to prise away a part of the PTI’s core.
The only thing we don’t know and the thing we must fear is that the next time may come quicker; that instead of years,
This business of trashing the second to last chief and opposing the last one’s Saudi sinecure, it’s vintage Imran.