Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicImran Khan

Topic: Imran Khan

Pakistan’s being governed by London Sharif and Islamabad Sharif. But they’re not on same page

The disintegration of Sri Lanka is a warning. Ethnic divisions, economic mismanagement, and a horrendously uneconomic port— each has a parallel in Pakistan.

Pakistan plays ping-pong with electoral reforms—Nawaz:1, Imran:1. Now, it’s Shehbaz’s turn

As political stalwarts fight for ‘free and fair elections’, Pakistan waits for actual electoral reforms

For US, Pakistan’s become too hot to handle. A raging Imran Khan is only making it worse

Pakistan needs the US. But there is the question of what Washington thinks Islamabad can deliver in its current state. In Pakistan, even China has burnt its fingers.

Imran Khan-EC tussle isn’t ending. Former PM wants general elections under ‘neutral CEC’

The tussle between Imran and CEC is not limited to PTI's foreign funding case and 2023 general elections-its roots run deep.

Jinnah wanted Pakistani press to be fearless but the leaders didn’t listen— Zia to Imran

From Zia-ul-Haq’s infamous vetting of newspapers to Nawaz Sharif tapping phone conversations of journalists, journalism in Pakistan has been a daunting profession.

For Pakistan’s battle with food shortages, blame policies, corruption and water wastage

From an absence of banking systems to concentration of resources among cartels, Pakistan continues its never-ending battle with food shortage

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to Imran Khan — Pakistan’s yearning for a ‘miracle man’ is its downfall

Absolutism has made Pakistani politics less issue-oriented and more tribal. It is hard to tell apart PML-N or PPP from PTI on important subjects.

Imran was an experiment that went wrong. Now, Bajwa has to face challenge from within army

Every sacked government in Pakistan’s history was vilified as corrupt. But the problem seems to be more difficult this time. Difficult to clean Imran’s residue.

Major financial scandal awaits Imran Khan? Follow Pakistan businessman Arif Naqvi’s money

Arif Naqvi is under house arrest in the UK. He has been close to Imran Khan since the ’90s and even admitted to funding PTI. Question is, how much?

Not your marzi: Islamabad HC has a message for Imran Khan on Toshakhana gifts

Former ‘kaptaan’ Imran Khan might think it's 'his tohfa, his marzi', but the Islamabad HC and PMLN ministers aren't convinced.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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