To do or not to do is what the prime minister can’t stop debating.
In the wake of the Spanish flu, healthcare for all became the responsibility of states.
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TV will continue to force many issues into the public sphere and the resulting debate will be uncomfortable.
In this age of electronic media, politicians rarely catapult to fame because of their great oratory in parliament.
There is a quiet wave of concern over the uncertainty that faces Afghanistan.
Is it all enough for someone, somewhere to decide that the chessboard needs to be swept clean?
It is such a simple tale of right and wrong that it’s hard to write on it.
It’s hard to assume that playing hardball in KP will frighten those grumbling in Punjab.
Suddenly, from the PML-Q to the MQM to the GDA, everyone has found their voice and their list of complaints.
Only if a news organisation has a varied revenue stream it will be in a position to resist state pressure.
Anger, rhetoric and droning on about what the law or Constitution says is not a political strategy; it is laziness.
The good moments in politics in Pakistan are just that — moments.
No one, not even the PPP itself, believes the party wants to win anywhere but Sindh.
Only if we change our approach will we recognise the importance of ensuring rights for all, including the accused.
The revolutionary spirit may have been lost along the way but the righteous zeal remains in all its ugly glory.
More should be done to hear young voices, especially by those who represent us.
What is parliament now supposed to do? Give the power to the government to grant an extension?
Undoubtedly, there are many who feel Pakistan has a lot more to offer, which makes it important for Washington.
There is no room for a political settlement once the decision is taken elsewhere.