Pakistan

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POLITICS

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Militancy, Pakistan, Khyber pakhtunkhwa, FATA

Mainstreaming Pakistan’s tribal regions: Overdue, but not enough

Militants in the tribal region will be a bane for Pakistan's security forces. But the government has no idea of how to deal with the radicalism, or the peaceful protests, in the area.

VARIETY

 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Pakistan, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Nawaz Sharif, Balochistan

For Pakistani media, Nawaz Sharif's return is bigger news than killing of 128 people in Balochistan blast

The country's media went into a frenzy, giving minute-to-minute detail of the return of the former PM and his daughter Maryam from London.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan people's party, ISI, Terrorism, Nawaz Sharif

Why Pakistan faces turbulent times ahead of upcoming elections

The blast in Pakhtunkhwa province has given a deadly jolt to the Pakistani counter-terror forces who have been claiming an incident-free election campaigning.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Donald Trump, United States, Pakistan, China

Why Modi's foreign policy has been pragmatic and confident

While judging the successes and failures of our foreign policy, a realistic view should be taken of the multiple challenges we face.

POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif

What 10-year jail term for Nawaz Sharif says about Pakistan's politics

The covert or blatant interference of the establishment in the civilian realm of governance is a stark reality of Islamabad of which there is no denial.

VOICES

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Kishore Kumar, Emergency, Pakistan, Neelo

Why Modi's Emergency jibe made me think of actor Neelo's protest in Pakistan

Artists across the neighbouring country supported her resistance against the governor of Pakistan.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Pakistan, Mehbooba Mufti, Jammu and Kashmir, BJP-PDP break-up

Why blame just BJP for J&K's political turmoil?

Let the critics propose unthought of strategies that they alone have worked out which will change Pakistan’s entrenched conduct towards India.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Pakistan, Hurriyat, BJP, Mehbooba Mufti

No, Kashmir is not burning. Saying so only helps Pakistan

Ex-Army officer explains why BJP and Mehbooba are fooling India with 'divorce'.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Gender Stereotype, Pakistan, Patriarchy, Women in pakistan

Why women in my stories are not victims but survivors

They have always had a voice. It is just that the voice was on mute.