When a Pakistan PM falls foul of the deep state, the Opposition, senior bureaucrats and the judiciary get together against him.
Pakistan’s persona non grata, ex-ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, in his book Reimagining Pakistan: Transforming a dysfunctional state, lists the reasons why Pakistan today finds itself swamped with crises it can’t resolve.
A new biography looks back at the time when charisma reigned, as did corruption
Ambassador Marker helmed Pakistan’s embassies at a tough time in its history.
Wrangling politicians of Pakistan call themselves ‘ideological’. What could they mean?
Charanjit Singh was killed by those fed on an ideology that demonises non-Muslims in Pakistan
The unhappiness rankings need to take note: The lack of joy in Pakistan is palpable
Many in Pakistan reject her. Her own country remains impervious to her message.
Permanent self-flagellation has taken the shape of an abusive political discourse
Free trade could end Pakistan's siege mentality, ensure peace with India
Schools have been part of the inevitable Islamisation of Pakistan’s polity
A respected economist unravels the failure of the country’s institutions
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has become morbidly activist, its chief justice luxuriating in an exaggerated pantomime of anti-politician ‘justice’ while a mountain of case backlog grows in the courts.
Pakistan’s free fall continues under politicians, judges who represent state’s dark side
India, Pakistan have forgotten this Lahorite, a great scientist and public intellectual
Poor minorities are usually the target of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws
Words in the holy book indicate Semitic contacts with other civilisations.
Time was when judiciary shrank from brawling with executive in Pakistan. No more
The portrayal of Alauddin Khilji is setting off many arguments.
Pakistan Army’s senior leadership has let down its soldiers, lower-rung officers