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.
If there are many in a party who don’t agree with the final decision, is it enough that it is the ‘right’ decision?
"Despite his thundering, no politician with stakes in the electoral system can blithely lead his supporters towards ...
The ‘long march’ or dharna has now become a part of post-2008 politics.
The streak of vengeance doesn’t just stop with trials and prison terms.
The Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan.
The religious political parties seem to be becoming more irrelevant than before.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman appears firm. For him, October means October, and the 27th to be exact.
The question is why more Muslim leaders aren’t talking about Islamophobia.
If the PTI does not deliver, its ability to weaken the PML-N in its stronghold will remain just a promise.
We continue to live in an unequal and class-based society, but prefer to pretend otherwise.
In Pakistan, no one is tolerated for decades — at least not in power.
It is assumed that if a bias is visible, it might be deliberate, but that is not necessarily so.
There is a consensus that anyone who is a little better than comfortable has made money illegally.
Pakistani society needs to understand that war is not an option.
The debate on the secret ballot that kicked off last week is not a simple one.
The red lines seem to be increasing with frequency; the obvious use of ‘mute’ during talk shows is a clear indication.
Chances are that the move to remove the Senate chairman will have little impact on the larger stage.