Islamabad’s writ has disappeared from 60 per cent of Pakistan’s territory.
Pakistan is finding it difficult to engage with Afghanistan on the lines it is familiar with
India’s use of his concepts of isolationism and involvement confounds Pakistan.
Naipaul’s observations on South Asia are insulting, but may not all be off the mark
Musharraf placed officers who shared his orientation on Kashmir in key positions.
Islamic feminism has pushed back the women’s rights movement in Pakistan and reversed the movement for secularisation in the country
Fanaticism has grown in India, but not been sanctified in its constitution, penal code
PML-N’s clash with Pak establishment, a media revolution, played a role in Imran Khan’s victory
Nawaz Sharif had the opportunity to scrap the law that has landed him in prison.
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