Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicImran Khan

Topic: Imran Khan

ISI presser aimed to differentiate ‘facts from fiction’. But Pakistanis see a deeper meaning

Imran Khan’s attacks on the military have become increasingly vitriolic. He has called the outgoing Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa ‘an animal’ and ‘traitor’.

Pakistan DG ISI press conference had three goals—but failed on all of them

Going against his policy, the ISI chief held a press conference for the first time since getting appointed. It was about de-popularising Imran Khan and clearing Army's name.

Fighting to heal fractures in Pakistan Army, ISI chief assails Imran in 1st ever press meet

Imran has been attacking General Bajwa for some time. Political commentator Gul Bukhari says Pakistan Army brass now seem confident enough of their authority to crack the whip.

ISI’s criticism of Imran Khan shows military running out of patience with him

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Journalist Arshad Sharif’s death has got Pakistan talking but it’s still blame game that’s on

Pakistan Army General requests govt to conduct ‘high-level’ investigation into Sharif’s death to put to rest speculation regarding any institution's involvement.

Pakistan president wants Imran Khan’s view on Kaun Banega Army Chief. Sure, ask Modi too

Not too long ago, Imran Khan was enjoying gulab jamuns over the disqualification of former PM Nawaz Sharif. Now the Election Commission has barred him from holding any public office.

New documentary promises to expose Sharif family. Netflix not part of it, despite rumours

Supporters of the current Pak PM were quick to retaliate. Several claim that the documentary has been sponsored by Imran Khan-led PTI.

Our take on Kharge’s election, Liz Truss’ resignation, hunger findings—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Pakistan disqualifies former prime minister Imran khan from public office

The country's election commission disqualified Khan over charges of unlawfully selling state gifts received from heads of other nations and foreign dignitaries.

Bajwa speech had a message for Imran Khan—‘won’t let anyone destabilise Pakistan’

Right to protest is inalienable. But any protest that is accompanied by threats of violence, does not constitute a part of that inalienable right.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.