The full scale military offensive against terrorists in the wake of deadliest acts of barbarism by Taliban has also opened doors for operations-cleanup by law enforcement authorities against all kinds of
Peshawar incident woke the state, its institutions and nation up with unprecedented display of unanimity to eliminate forces of terror once forever. A series of hectic brainstorming sessions between the civilian and military leadership
It wasn’t the first incident of terror in the country. As a quantum of body-count, it was, perhaps one of the highest, but the Karsaz blast at the PPP rally had reached triple figures as well. So had the attack on an ANP rally in Lakki Marwat.
The aggressive political tune and trend set by apparently disoriented supremo of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf few months back while launching a movement to send Nawaz back to home on alleged charges of rigging in 2013 general
The prevailing political uncertainty has taken a social, political and economic toll on the country. But even having protesters paralysed the avenue of power doesn’t seem to be enough incentive for the prime minister and his kitchen cabinet to sit up and take notice. The Nawaz League, however, is still up to its old tricks. […]
The slow but steady dissolution of civilian authority Institutions last, people do not. The damage done to Nawaz Sharif or Imran Khan’s political careers during this, the longest march, may be irreparable (it concerns few people but them), but the damage inflicted upon civilian state institutions is unforgiveable, and not so easily repaired either. Imran […]
What’s happening in Palestine isn’t something new we can ignore There is a narrow strip of land on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean that is currently witness to the greatest genocide of our times. Every day, fire rains from the sky and soaks the soil in blood. At the writing of this editorial, the […]
Negotiations were a fool’s errand It is always with a certain somberness that one should point out being right about forecasting the inevitability of war or conflict, but when delays in action become grievous mistakes that cause further bloodshed and loss of life, it is worthwhile to ponder why, when the writing was on the […]
Divine laws in the hands of madmen Over sixty lawyers were charged with blasphemy in Jhang this past month. The FIR was filled out by an ASI in retaliation for charges of torture drafted by the lawyers against his SHO. This local story frames a much larger change in the balance of power between the […]
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