Friday, 1 July, 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

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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