One finds it hard to believe that technocrats can be a solution.
Discontent is bound to grow and so will eventually disorder.
As the country gears up for elections, three factors will be critical to the developments ahead.
All our Neros are busy with activities which usually only begin in earnest when an election is due.
It seems as if we have been stuck at the same nazuk morr for decades now.
Chaudhry Parvez Elahi’s interview has added an urgency to political activity in Lahore.
The podcast ‘Empire’ is a walk through a historical era with detours and a pace that’s slow or brisk.
With time on his side, even if Khan took a short break from politics, he would still retain his position.
Is it even possible to begin these conversations, which might prove a tad uncomfortable?
Power structures have transformed to make extensions irresistible.
Post-2008, PML-N leadership made a concerted effort to move away from this 1990s image.
We can only laugh and cry at what stands out as our brutalisation.
The historic press conference continues to be discussed days after it was held.
Imran is no stranger to long marches and by most accounts, he has never succeeded in his short-term stated goals.
The Sharma and Jatoi cases were seminal in that they both illustrated a changing society.
It is hard to say if this is a vote for the PTI or a vote against the PDM.
How the entire ruling elite can ignore the mood of the populace is mind-boggling.
Mere mortals don’t have the brains to match the grey matter bestowed on those who rule us.
In between the details of news stories can be found hints of what really ails us.
More democratic dispensations in India and Bangladesh (compared to Pakistan) have not led to more democratic structures.