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Strong-arm tactics

The crackdown that unfolded against PML-N across Punjab, particularly in Lahore, cannot be justified or overlooked. Updated Jul 15, 2018 04:17pm

Election observers

AS the democratic experiment continues in Pakistan — despite all obstacles — and polling day draws near, it is... Published Jul 15, 2018 06:25am

Monetary policy

THE State Bank has all but confirmed that the economy has now hit the choppiest of waters ever since the growth... Published Jul 15, 2018 06:25am

A landmark judgement

AMIDST a flurry of controversial judicial activism has arrived a judgement that ought to be a shining beacon for... Published Jul 14, 2018 06:48am

NICVD success

THE fact that Pakistan’s public healthcare infrastructure is generally of poor quality and dreadfully overloaded... Published Jul 14, 2018 06:48am

Campaign carnage

MORE blood has been spilled on the campaign trail as terror rears its ugly head once again. Still reeling from the... Updated Jul 14, 2018 10:23am
Nawaz’s return

Nawaz’s return

Caretaker govts in Punjab and centre; PML-N and its supporters; NAB and judiciary — must act lawfully and responsibly. Updated Jul 13, 2018 09:52am

Defending minorities

GIVEN the current climate of intolerance, it is a bold stance — and the right one. Opining on the recent detailed... Published Jul 13, 2018 05:44am

Declining dolphin numbers

THE knock-on effects of changes in the normal order of things seldom, if ever, receive much attention in Pakistan. A... Published Jul 13, 2018 05:43am

Questionable ECP move

THE contrast could not be more stark, and worrying, from a democratic perspective. The Election Commission of... Published Jul 12, 2018 06:00am

Bail for Rao Anwar

FOR the justice system to appear credible, it must punish all those who are found guilty, including the high and... Published Jul 12, 2018 06:00am

Back to the IMF

THERE is growing awareness that Pakistan is firmly on the road back to the IMF for an emergency loan as the... Published Jul 11, 2018 07:19am

PTI manifesto

THE PTI manifesto for election 2018, much like the rallying refrain of the party leader these days, is loudly ... Updated Jul 11, 2018 10:18am

‘Spiritual combat power’

A NEW category of officers has been introduced in the Pakistan Navy. According to an official statement issued on ... Published Jul 11, 2018 07:18am

Probing bank accounts

THE inquiry into 29 bank accounts at Summit Bank through which funds allegedly belonging to close associates and... Published Jul 10, 2018 07:17am

Tri-series cricket win

PAKISTAN’S victory in the tri-series final against Australia on Sunday has not only brought joy to fans but has... Published Jul 10, 2018 07:16am

India’s myopic approach

ONE glance at India’s actions is enough to establish that, far from wanting a normalisation of ties with Pakistan,... Published Jul 09, 2018 06:05am

PML-N manifesto

THE PML-N has launched its manifesto for election 2018 with great fanfare, perhaps in an attempt to fight off the... Updated Jul 09, 2018 12:03pm