The Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) is calling it a Karavan-e-Bhutto; the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government’s firebrand minister Fawad Chaudhry is calling it ‘Abu Bachao March (March for saving daddy), whereas the national mainstream media is hardly commenting on the march. The activity begs is a question: what is this Karachi to Larkana train journey by …

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The Promise Imran Khan led PTI government promised in its first 100 days agenda to spearhead creation of a South Punjab province along administrative lines and create national consensus on the creation of a South Punjab province with the objective to lift 35 million people out of poverty, as well as to create an administrative …

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Muhammad Zubair VS Hammad Azhar On the completion of 200 days of Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreem-I-Insaf (PTI) government, Truth Tracker talks exclusively to PML-N leader and former Sindh governor Dr Muhammad Zubair and Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar. Zubair raised the following serious points about the performance of PTI government during the first …

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Rana Shaukat Mahmood walked away with the angel of death to his Maker after a protracted illness. Though his death may not cause a void in national politics for he had been out of active politics for the last few years, his demise, however, closed a chapter of ideological struggle and decent working for the …

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The Promise Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran repeatedly promised that after coming to power, fair and across-the-board accountability would be the most important salient feature of his government’s agenda and he would ensure across the board accountability without showing any leniency and would also make the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a completely independent institution. Background …

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Truth Tracker talks exclusively to former ambassador Wajid Shamsul Hasan and political analyst and journalist Nasim Zehra on the situation  After the intrusion of Indian Air Force aircraft into the territory of Pakistan and ongoing tussle between the two arch-rivals – Pakistan and India – and its impact on the region. The formation of new world …

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Shahbaz Sharif should learn lesson from Aleem Khan and resign from PAC post: Nadeem Afzal Chan Until a few years ago, Nadeem Afzal Chan used to defend selflessly the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in the media, especially on TV channels, thanks to his clan’s, the Gondals’ years-long association with the PPP. Four members of the family …

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The Promise Throughout the 2018 elections campaign, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan repeatedly said that he would prefer committing suicide to going to the IMF for a loan. The PTI leader used to criticise PML-N and PPP governments for going to IMF and promised not to opt for loans during electoral campaigns. Background According …

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Lahore: Budgets, mini or otherwise, are meant to generate finances, and this is what the cash-starved government did for the second time in its first six months in power. As Finance Minister Asad Umar delivered the mini-budget speech on January 23 in Parliament, he hardly came up with any measure to contain domestic borrowings from …

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Truth Tracker: Is the BNP-M planning to topple the federal government? Mengal: The BNP-M has no plan to topple the federal government. We would be happy to cooperate with the government if our demands are addressed as promised. Our party’s alliance with the ruling government will remain intact as long as the six-point agreement between the two sides is implemented. …

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