Most of the party’s old guard and loyalists, however, do not have complete faith in these newcomers.
With major parties reluctant to take helm, experts still present an optimistic, though cautious, outlook.
PPP is poised to grab at least one NA seat, but a three-way contest is expected on two NA seats in the district.
This time around, we are witnessing the PTI being squeezed between the courts and constitutional institutions.
In an effort to ensure that no embarrassment befalls top-tier leaders, the heads of almost all major parties are contesting elections on multiple seats.
“It is not something new he has said about Balochistan… it may be new for the rest of the country,” says analyst.
While the year saw great excesses and polarisation, little will change unless the general elections bring about a more stable order.
While Nawaz basks in glory of his recent acquittals in Avenfield and Al-Azizia cases, not all legal experts agree on smooth sailing ahead of polls.
Kohistan is a conservative and inaccessible area where several “honour killings” have been reported in recent years.
Pakistan cricket has acquired something of a reputation for unethical appointments
There is a need to implement robust and sustainable climate change adaptation strategies.
Insiders say crackdown has forced many "underground"; leaders claim they are deliberately keeping a ‘low profile’ ahead of election process.
How are changes in rainfall patterns and cold stress affecting crop yields in KP?
50-overs cricket showed that it isn’t a format that needs tinkering with, except to rebalance the equation between bat and ball.
Babar was constantly under pressure with Zaka Ashraf at the helm of the board.
Failing to get crowned as the world champions is, and should not be, Pakistan’s prime concern.
MOST supporters of PTI are either confused or frustrated. Many others are flabbergasted over the manner the state is...
Experts say changes to platform "propping up" fake news; "Verified" users lead discourse, rake in more eyeballs than news accounts.
Pakistan will regret their Afghanistan, their no show against India, and the way they didn’t make the best of their squad.
Almost two years later, the tone from both sides of the border has become less conciliatory, while recriminations have made bilateral ties more acrid.