Pakistan stands at a pivotal moment in its history. It has to take major decisions on its future trajectory, on issues like democratic consolidation, civil-military relations, economic development, terrorism, response to religious fundamentalism; and its relations with its neighbours and beyond. (more…)


Panama Papers: Can Nawaz Sharif save himself?

DAILY O   Published on 06 November 2016

While most of the world is focused on the November 8 US presidential elections, in Pakistan, all eyes on November 7 would be on the Supreme Court.

The court is considering several petitions, including one by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, on the involvement of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the acquisition of expensive properties in London, as revealed in the Panama Papers. (more…)

Quetta Attack: Will Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif go home?

Catch News, Published October 27, 2016


Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif isn’t going out in a blaze of glory as he would have liked or even expected.

In January 2016 he had vowed that the year would see the end of terrorism and that it (more…)

The “other Kashmir” : 8 things you need to know about polls in Pak Occupied Kashmir

July 20, 2016

With the Indian media caught up with the situation in the Kashmir Valley, the elections to the Legislative Assembly taking place today in Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (POK or Popularly known as POK) have gone almost unnoticed. This is despite the fact that these elections are being billed as the most fiercely contested ones in the area. (more…)