Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicImran Khan

Topic: Imran Khan

Shehbaz Sharif’s biggest challenge will be to undo Imran Khan’s bombast politics in Pakistan

Sharif brings experience in governance to the job, which has helped lift the Pakistan rupee and the stock market. But things aren't that easy in the country.

Why Imran Khan blamed the US for his downfall and not Pakistan army

The military establishment’s interventions have become a constitutive as well as a regulative feature in the management of political actors of Pakistan.

‘Indian Muslims have Stockholm Syndrome’: What pro-Hindutva press said on Ram Navami violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

‘Back in 90s Lahore’ — Jemima Goldsmith speaks up against PML-N protest outside London home

PML-N leader Abid Sher Ali has planned a ‘peaceful’ protest outside Imran Khan’s ex-wife Jemima Goldsmith’s house Sunday in response to Khan’s attacks against opponents.

Watches, iPhone, table mats — Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif says Imran Khan kept & sold state gifts

Shehbaz Sharif said Khan retained and sold valuable gifts that he received from foreign dignitaries worth PKR 140 million in Dubai when he was PM.

‘Indian Muslims under attack’: What Urdu press wrote about Ram Navami violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

This PM worries about ‘aloo, tamatar’ prices — Shehbaz Sharif’s ‘Purana Pakistan’ is promising

When Shehbaz Sharif took office, Pakistanis couldn’t believe that a PM could give an entire speech without talking about himself. Pinch us, will you?

Ousted PM Imran Khan back on streets, warns he’ll be ‘even more dangerous’

At Peshawar rally, Pakistan's former PM Imran Khan flexes the support he commands among the country's public, and says a new struggle for freedom has begun.

Imran has damaged the idea of Pakistan. Don’t expect it to turn into a normal country soon

Religion was just not the point of the idea of Pakistan. Imran Khan's mix of faux patriotism and religious populism will plague the country for decades.

Derided by Imran Khan as US puppet, new Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif bets on centrism

It will be much harder for Sharif to reset Pakistan’s foreign policy after Khan accused the US of pushing for his ouster, stoking anti-Americanism in a bid to delegitimize the new govt.

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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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