Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicImran Khan

Topic: Imran Khan

Pakistan still hasn’t learnt to tolerate politicians who speak the truth on terrorism

Orchestrated noise at home about ‘treason’ over every fact-based statement relating to Pakistan’s Jihadis won't change the world’s views about Pakistan.

Nawaz Sharif’s interview makes him Pakistan’s version of ‘anti-national’

Opposition leaders have labelled his statement as ‘supporting anti-Pakistan forces’, with Imran Khan calling him ‘modern-day Mir Jafar’ – that is, a traitor.

Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan writes on the real dog behind his latest matrimonial woes

I suspect it could be Motu, an offspring of Sheru, that is causing the disturbance. But then, Motu is not really an indoor type.

Pukhtuns marched because of a long list of broken promises by politicians in Pakistan

The long Pukhtun march was preceded by years of systematic neglect & abuse. The promises made during the elections in 2013 have been forgotten.

Pakistan’s misused blasphemy law is clearly not Islamic, but no one wants to change it

Pakistan has not executed anyone under this law in the 32 years it has been in force. But even an accusation is often enough to get you lynched by a mob. 

Imran Khan’s desire to seek signs to guide his life seems more like a mental illness

It seems unlikely that marrying Bushra Manika has put Imran Khan on the road to Prime Minister House.

Imran Khan on a hat-trick: Proposes marriage to his spiritual guide Bushra Maneka

A report claimed he already got married, but Khan’s party later said she was considering his proposal. The man himself hit out at Nawaz Sharif for slander.

HoaXposed: Imran Khan mixes up Jayalalithaa & Sasikala, tweets pictures of ‘illegal stash’

The Pakistani politician's now-deleted tweet claimed to show Jayalalithaa's hidden stash of illegal gold, jewellery and money.

Imran Khan can give Mani Shankar Aiyar serious competition when it comes to classism

Mani’s Hindi is excellent, and he may have a tough time convincing his critics in the BJP about his comment on Narendra Modi.

Sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan upend politics in Pakistan

How the sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan are playing out in Pakistan Rahimullah Yusufzai

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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