Pakistan is facing the worst ever financial crisis right now. It is suffering the highest devaluation of rupee against USD and highest inflation rate of the last two decades that are leading to killing price-hike and increased poverty. External loans are another factor which is devastating Pakistan’s economy. Pakistan has signed an agreement for a …

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Pakistan Army’s Spokesman Gen Asif Ghafoor admitted that had there been free media in 1971, Bangladesh would have not been separated. His statement indicates that he knows the importance of free media well. But his acknowledgement does not make any difference for the freedom of Pakistan’s media. In democracies, media is taken as the fourth …

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The meeting between Bilawal Bhutto and Mian Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore was reminiscent of the consultations between Bilawal’s mother, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and MNS for the Charter of Democracy (CoD). BB-MNS meetings took place under cosier circumstances in Jeddah and London, while Bilawal-MNS meeting was held in jail when he went to …

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History repeatedly told us that wars are not the permanent solution to any problem. Guns don’t win hearts of the people but roses can. Oppression always gives birth to resistance. After the Pulwama Attack, which was strongly condemned by Pakistan, the BJP’s Government in India has adopted all tactics that might lead to a big …

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Pakistan has recently revisited its foreign policy and has made impactful changes to it. The major one being, easing the visa rules for 66 countries. The second major foreign policy shift is the tilt towards Russia for economic and military agreements, which would have been unimaginable a few years ago, when Pakistan was almost entirely …

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Sahiwal Incident in which officials of Counter-Terrorism Department killed four persons including a 13-year-old girl on the suspicion of being terrorists, has turned into a spine-chilling nightmare for society. The incident raises questions about the rule of law in society, fake encounters and the responsible escaping punishment and the level of governance. The episode that …

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Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) is under immense stress because of falling economy and governance-related challenges. Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team are struggling hard to control the situation but success is not visible. Supreme Court of Pakistan have also questioned the PTI Government’s performance At the same time, Khan’s team has opened up …

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Political anxiety is increasing in Pakistan amid rumours that the Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf’s government wants to topple Pakistan Peoples’ Party’s provincial government in Sindh or impose Governor’s Rule, and also intends to revoke the 18th Amendment of the constitution. The political concerns among the masses increased after Mian Nawaz Sharif’s conviction in Al Azizia …

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In 1988, after Russia announced the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan, Afghan warlords and heads of Jihadist groups (They all were Mujahideen then and were helping the US defeat USSR in Afghanistan) held a meeting in Peshawar. Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri, who were leading Arab fighters, floated the idea to cause …

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Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s recent statement regarding Pakistan’s religious identity says a lot about India’s internal political situation. It also stunned international observers and analysts, who have been watching the ups and downs of Pak-India relations very keenly, as it was the first statement of its kind by any Indian general. The statement …

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