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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Pakistan, Diplomacy, Nawaz Sharif, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a man of peace

When it came to building peace in the region, Vajpayee showed the kind of moral courage and political will that today’s leaders would do well to learn from.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Army, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Pakistan elections

In Pakistan's tryst with democracy, shadow of military looms large

It is an open secret that it was the army, and not Imran Khan, that brought down the Nawaz Sharif government.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
India, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Pakistan

Why Imran Khan has the world's worst job

India Today cover story examines the challenges that lie ahead for Pakistan's new prime minister.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar  |  5-minute read
Nawaz Sharif, PTI, Imran Khan, Pakistan general elections

Why India doesn't have much to hope from Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan

The broader transformation in Pakistan with civilian supremacy and the Army’s marginalisation is nowhere in sight.

POLITICS

 |  Punjabi Tadka  |  3-minute read
Partition, Shahbaz Sharif, Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan general elections

Jati Umra, Nawaz Sharif's ancestral home in Indian Punjab, still supports him

Imran Khan is the flavour of the season everywhere. But a village in Indian Punjab roots for former Pak PM

POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Nawaz Sharif, Judiciary, Army, isi, Pakistan general elections

Pakistan general elections 2018: Why things are getting murkier as D-day nears

The armed forces, ISI, judiciary, executive, National Accountability Bureau and the EC are at loggerheads, each accusing the other of excesses.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Army, Nawaz Sharif, Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan general elections

How rules were twisted to mainstream Hafiz Saeed's terror outfit in Pakistan politics

The JuD chief's political front MML has fielded 265 candidates in the general elections to be held on July 25.

POLITICS

 |  SITREP  |  4-minute read
Nawaz Sharif, Elections, Terrorism, ISI

Imran Khan, Pakistan's 'PM select'

Why the Pak army has chosen 'Im the dim' as PM, the deep state's moves and implications for India.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
PML-N, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Pakistan general elections

Farce Majeure: Why Pakistan’s 2018 General Election is a brutal mockery

Pakistan's farcical election features Nawaz Sharif and his daughter in prison, hardline terrorists freely contesting, media censorship, crackdowns on protests — and bomb blasts targeting select political rallies.