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Perjury sustains corruption

Corruption has rightly been singled out as the main obstacle to economic, social and political betterment in our society and hence to the development of a truly ‘Naya...

Symbols of dictatorship

It is not essential for a dictatorship to be led or represented by an individual or a single political entity. It can be an institution, a collusion of institutions or...

BJP in trouble

India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept to power in 2014 on the slogan: this time it’s Modi’s government. Yet the ruling party’s defeat in three key state...

PPP and NAB

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) summoned both PPP co-Chairmen this week over irregularities in the ongoing Park Lane Estates (Pvt) Limited case. And while...

Pakistan media watch

Nawaz Sharif begged the jail boss to make a quick phone call to his son in vain Arshed Waheed Chaudhary wrote a touching story in Jang (December 8). On September 11,...

Fake accounts or fake claims

Sprouting Fake bank accounts are on everyone’s tongue from drawing rooms to street these days and the pattern and news are not stemming even after International FATF...

Cat-and-mouse

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) this week deferred hearing a petition filed by former President-General Pervez Musharraf. The latter had last month challenged the...

Qureshi’s proposal

Shah Mehmood Qureshi has recognised the crucial role that India has to play in securing the Afghan quagmire. The timing of this assertion is important given that the...

Last Tango in Kabul

Has the end game for the US Afghan Project begun on the dusty mountain fastness of Afghanistan? The answer to above question might lie in the recent peace overtures of...

The resilience of Nadia Murad

One of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 is Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi activist, for her effort “to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and...