• 03 March, 2024
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Pakistan – Withering State

Introduction.   Pakistan is witnessing probably the most dangerous implosion of institutions triggered by Imran Khan and his followers. Citadels and symbols of Army supremacy, residences of Corps Commanders, HQs, and…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

Fiscal Implosion In Pakistan Economy And Impact On Defence Spending

Pakistan has landed itself in fiscal maelstrom due to its profligate rentier mindset. The country's economy is on ventilator and is literally gasping for external bail-outs. The talks with IMF…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

A New Pakistan Army Chief : The World and India Remain Wary

Apprehension about a change in command of the Pakistan Army has been rife for fairly long. Although everything about Pakistan remains unpredictable, the announcement of the appointment of Lt Gen Asim…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

New Pakistan Army Chief – Mystery Deepens

Pakistan and whole world are waiting for nomination of the next Army Chief. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is due to retire after his extended tenure of six years on 28…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

Imran Khan’s party makes come back in Pak’s Punjab assembly by-polls: PM Sharif suffers setback

Lahore, Jul 17 (PTI) Ousted premier Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Sunday made a 'clean sweep' in the crucial Punjab assembly by-polls, in a major setback to Prime Minister Shehbaz…

Pak to raise defence spending by Rs 83 bn; armed forces to get Rs 1.4 tn in budget

Islamabad, Jun 5 (PTI) Pakistan’s armed forces are likely to be allocated Rs 1.4 trillion (USD 7.6 billion) in the budget for the next fiscal year, about Rs 83 billion…

Imran Khan was persuaded to end his ‘Azadi March’ abruptly: report

Islamabad, May 28 (PTI) A former chief justice of the Supreme Court, a retired army general and a leading businessman persuaded ousted Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan to not go…

Return to “Purana” Pakistan

Pakistan’s new PM, Shahbaz Sharif, is a veteran politician, with the usual baggage of corruption related prison experience. He also has considerable marital experience, having entered into wedlock five times,…

By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

The Rise and Fall of Imran Khan: What Next?

The now former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was eventually voted out of power through a vote of no-confidence even though he made his level best efforts to avoid…

By Achal Malhotra

Pak’s ex-interior minister accepts there were tensions between Army and Imran Khan

Islamabad, Apr 13 (PTI) Pakistan’s former interior minister Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday acknowledged that there were tensions between the powerful Army and former prime minister Imran Khan. Rashid, head of…

Pak army expresses confidence in leadership’s ‘well-considered stance to uphold Constitution’ during recent political turmoil

Islamabad, Apr 12 (PTI) Pakistan's top military brass on Tuesday expressed complete confidence in its leadership's "well-considered stance" to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law during the recent…

Fall of Hybrid Regime and Imran’s Future Strategy

A no-confidence motion by Pakistan’s joint opposition ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan. It was a historic day for the country, as he became the first Chief Executive who has been…

By Dr Qamar Cheema