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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

Imran Khan tried to sack Army chief Gen. Bajwa before ouster: Reports

Islamabad, Apr 10 (PTI) As the people of Pakistan woke up to a new dawn on Sunday, the details of the gruelling and murky political activities in the preceding day…

Imran Khan’s Sinking Ship and its Impact

Pakistan’s reputation as a democracy just got retrieved after the Pakistan Supreme Court in its judgment turned the clock back, just as it should have.  The Opposition and the Bar Council…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Pak Army disputes PM Imran, says no evidence suggesting US’ involvement in regime change: Report

Islamabad, Apr 5 (PTI) Pakistan’s powerful Army has contradicted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks accusing America of hatching a conspiracy to topple his government, saying there was no evidence of…

China keeps a close watch on political turmoil in Pakistan

Beijing, Apr 3 (PTI) A wary China on Sunday kept a close watch on the rapid political developments in Pakistan - its all-weather ally - after the Parliament in Islamabad…