Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicISI chief

Topic: ISI chief

No photos please. New ISI chief wants to be a mystery man, unlike ‘media hungry’ Bajwa

Following Lt Gen Nadeen Anjum's order, video recordings of National Security Committee's Monday meeting captured everyone except for Pakistan's new ISI chief.

Gen Bajwa can bet on Pakistan’s divided politics. Imran Khan’s defiance will lead to nothing

It's unfortunate that no one in Pakistan government and opposition will capture this opportunity and join hands to push back the army chief for good.

Afghanistan and Pakistan are in a strategic embrace that cannot have a happy ending

Although Pakistan is now keen to provide the Taliban-led Afghan government political and strategic support, it could soon become too much to handle.

A year ago, PM Imran Khan promised Naya Pakistan but gave a series of embarrassments

Pakistan PM’s score card on altering the economic, foreign and security policies to usher in a welfare state is dismal.

New ISI chief Faiz Hameed a manipulator picked by army chief Bajwa to be his master’s voice

Pakistan Army replaced its ISI head within 8 months with an ‘average’ officer close to chief Bajwa, whose hold in country’s politics grows by day.

Pakistan’s new ISI chief was accused of secretly helping Imran Khan’s party in 2018 polls

Lt Gen. Hameed Faiz was appointed ISI chief Sunday. India will closely watch how he steers ties between ISI and terror outfits Jaish and Lashkar.

Pakistan’s imminent bailout from IMF will be its biggest ever

Here’s what’s happening across the border: IMF and World Bank have some crucial suggestions for Pakistan to alter economic landscape; President’s house lit up pink to promote breast cancer awareness.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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