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Pakistan and The Paradox of Power

One of the immutable, if also somewhat counter-intuitive, laws of Pakistani politics is best described as the Paradox of Power. According to this, the stronger a politician appears, the weaker…

By Sushant Sareen

Imran Khan’s Winter of Discontent Approaching

The great paradox of Pakistan politics is that the stronger a leader appears, the weaker he becomes; conversely, the weaker a leader appears, the more stable his government becomes. The…

By Sushant Sareen

Pak opposition asks Imran Khan govt to brief parliament on Afghan crisis

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 16 (ANI): Pakistan opposition parties have asked the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government to brief the parliament on the current situation in Afghanistan. The country's two…

Imran Khan expected to finalise PoK PM candidate today

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): Amid allegations of rigging and dubious victory of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to finalise a…

Farce elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

The recent elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are over now. How were these elections conducted and how have the previous elections been conducted? I will be presenting a brief…

Maryam Nawaz refuses to accept PoK poll results after PTI sweeps violence-marred elections

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 26 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz has outrightly refused to accept the results (preliminary) of the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Legislative Assembly polls as Imran…

Pak opposition accuses Imran Khan-led govt of ‘rigging’ PoK election

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 25 (ANI): Pakistan's opposition parties on Sunday accused the Imran Khan-led-PTI government of "rigging" in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Legislative Assembly elections. During the polls, two Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)…

Ahead of PoK polls, Nawaz Sharif urges voters not to let Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party’s ‘ballot thieves’ win

London [UK], July 24 (ANI): Ahead of elections in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday appealed to locals in the area to exercise their vote and…

Ahead of Sunday’s polls, disgruntled voters in PoK’s Kail demand share in resources

Kail [PoK] July 22 (ANI): Ahead of polls on Sunday as political parties in Pakistan make last-ditch efforts to woo voters in PoK's Neelam Valley, locals are seeking basic facilities…

Two Sides of the Same Coin?

During a security briefing to Pakistani lawmakers, top generals of the Pakistan Army startled everyone by describing the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban as “two sides of the same coin because…

Bilawal slams Imran Khan, says PM’s claim of refusing US military bases in Pakistan is ‘false’

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 9 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday slams Prime Minister Imran Khan over his claims of taking a stand against allowing military bases in…

Pakistan suffers from extreme trust deficit, says analyst

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 1 (ANI): Pakistan suffers from an extreme trust deficit, as ties between the province and the centre has hit a new low with differences emerging between organs…