How can the government pump credibility into an official probe when it has already declared its own political verdict?
Why did NAB make such a poorly drafted, loose and sloppy contract that would cost Pakistan 28 million dollars?
The difference in figures given by the experts from Broadsheet and from Pakistan/NAB is huge.
Moussavi has hit the airwaves like a man possessed.
In internal party meetings, the dominant view is that PML-N and JUI-F have shot themselves in the foot.
This was not an opponent he had to vanquish. This was a crestfallen people wanting him to shed a tear for them, and with them.
The Pakistan Democratic Movement provided the government an opportunity to dominate the narrative.
The wheeling and dealing that will ensue may be the stuff that deals are made of. That done, what next?
Under pressure, PML-N and JUI-F may resort to unexpected means; the fight may mutate into something different in the weeks ahead.
Dharna, like war, should be an extension of diplomacy.
PML-N rank and file are attempting to put up a brave face but they are smart enough to realise that they have a problem.
There were multiple reasons being whispered about the PM’s need to change his batting order.
It is after the Lahore jalsa that the PDM will need to start its real heavy lifting.
PM Imran says he is willing to speak to PDM leaders on everything except giving them NRO.
Why talk of resignations at this early stage? As it turns out, there is fresh logic.
For a beleaguered and besieged government, Ishaq Dar has walked in like Santa bearing Christmas gifts.
The politicisation of coronavirus is probably one of the most dangerous misadventures we are indulging in.
A hesitant voter will spell trouble for the opposition alliance.
The degradation of governance is pushing an already unstable polity into quasi-chaos.
Insiders say Nawaz has enough ammunition with him to raise the political temperature much higher than Round 1.