Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicNawaz Sharif

Topic: Nawaz Sharif

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.

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?

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.

Shehbaz Sharif, Nawaz Sharif’s brother, elected Pakistan’s 23rd Prime Minister

‘Not democratically-elected government,’ says Imran Khan as PTI lawmakers walk out of National Assembly and resign.

Why even Imran Khan couldn’t become the first PM of Pakistan to complete full term

The army realises its very existence will be in danger if the political dispensations mend the fence with India and turn Pakistan into a truly functional democracy.

Pakistan’s just a Kabuki theatre. Army calls shots when politicians dare to align with India

In 'Crunch Time', Sreeram Chaulia calls Pakistan a textbook case of a ‘national security state’ where army has reigned supreme in relations with India.

Imran Khan’s fall is a win for Pakistan’s Generals, not its democracy

Imran Khan’s pushback against Gen Bajwa crossed a fundamental red line. The removal of PMs who intervened in military affairs has been a leitmotif in Pakistan’s post-Zia politics.

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.

Saqib Nisar’s audio clip has Imran Khan cornered. Pakistanis don’t know who to trust

An audio clip of Nisar purportedly instructing former PM Sharif and his daughter to be put in jail has been made public and Pakistanis are enraged.

Explosive report on Nawaz Sharif lands journalist in trouble. Pakistanis divided

Leader of Opposition and PML (N) leader Shehbaz Sharif said the story peels off a thick layer of a grand scheme employed to target Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz.

On Camera


World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.