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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Pakistan’s media is going through the dark ages of its history. For starters, working conditions for journalists are nowhere close to satisfactory, furthermore, there is no guarantee that they will live to see another day. According to the International Federation of Journalists, Pakistan was ranked fourth in their list of the most dangerous countries for …

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Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) won majority seats in the country’s biggest by-elections on October 14th. Still these election results must be taken as a matter of grave concern by the PTI’s sages as it shockingly lost all four seats (Two form the national assembly and two form Punjab Assembly.) from Lahore including NA-131, vacated by Prime …

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How would you feel if a dedicated journalist working for a massive media group tells you with tearful eyes that he stole money from his 10 year old son’s money box to fuel his motorbike for a gruelling commute to work? This is not a fictional story, it’s the harsh reality that journalists face every …

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Islamabad: Have you ever witnessed a foreign emissary visiting a country like Pakistan getting shaved by a roadside barber or passing through narrow streets on a bike sandwiched between two other people or running a manual sewing machine while sitting on the ground? Let us meet the one and only, Martin Kobler, German ambassador to …

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Welcome to the fresh issue of Truth Tracker, a fortnightly magazine established by a team of highly professional local and international journalists in November 2016. We had taken this initiative despite a myriad of obstacles, because we all believe strongly in the need for this type of reporting. Truth Tracker is trying to play its …

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Pakistan’s democratic system is facing the biggest challenge in the face of the current judiciary-government conflict. Supreme Court of Pakistan and Chief Justice Saqib Nisar are seriously taking on the federal and provincial government’s performances. The CJ is taking a number of suo moto notices in Punjab and Sindh in order to check the provincial …

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Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, met Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, on March 27th. The sudden and unscheduled meeting between the executive and judiciary’s heads stunned almost every political activist in the country. Both dignitaries released stereotypical statements after the meeting. Prime Minister’s camp says that he assured the CJ of the government’s …

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