It is useful to draw out some trends that emerge from these otherwise compromised polls.
The anonymity of the voting process is not perfect in Pakistan, but it still offers a chance for throwing up surprises.
In a lopsided playing field such as this one, what chance does an out-of-favour party have?
Given what needs to be done to clean up Pakistan’s air, the scale of the task is daunting.
If humiliation is to be rightly opposed in Palestine, then it can offer a lesson in opposing humiliation of people closer to home.
A political settlement that can produce sustained development eludes the country.
Outpouring of India's online support for Israel is the outcome of deeply entrenched anti-Muslim sentiment.
PML-N supporters appear to feel less strongly about their party than PTI supporters do about theirs.
The basic function of the state in a developing country is to provide welfare to the poorest, something that markets on their own cannot do.
The deprivation story is straightforward: in Pakistan, nearly everyone, except for a select few, has to pay for electricity.
A preliminary analysis of the tragedy shows that anti-minority mob violence has two aspects.
What we are seeing is a complete reconfiguration of the way both political and economic power is exercised in this country.
Are there other, deeper changes taking place that may signal a future source of disruption between state and society?
Pakistani politics, especially in the mainstream, demonstrates gaps with society fairly frequently.
We are in a situation where no one has anything to offer when it comes to a larger cultural and political vision of where the...
Surviving a concerted campaign seeking to dismantle the party is not straightforward.
It doesn’t matter what political views and aspirations people may have or how they are voiced.
The trend of devouring agricultural land for low-density planned development accelerated when lucrative returns from real...
New provinces should not be willed into existence just on administrative and developmental grounds.
Water contamination and sanitation are the biggest two problems in Pakistani cities.