Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicPakistan elections

Topic: Pakistan elections

Imran khan’s party leading the battle with 64 seats, while Sharif’s party running second with 46

A government can be formed only once a party fulfils the condition of securing 172 seats. 

Pakistan Army’s decades-long war on political parties continues

Army may be able to serve its interests by keeping political parties weak, but it does so at the expense of Pakistan’s capacity to...

Imran Khan’s final match as seen through internet memes from Pakistan

Imran Khan could win this match because, his critics say, the field has been left open for him

These viral internet memes show Nawaz Sharif’s dwindling fortunes in Pakistan

With party workers and leaders alike in jail, the joke is that the party’s own mascot, the lion, has left the Noon League.

No Pakistani Prime Minister has lasted a full five-year term

In its 70-year history Pakistan has seen 22 Prime Ministers. First PM Liaquat Ali Khan’s term lasted 4 years and 2 months, and is still a record.

Police take tea break while transporting victim and suspected child lifter lynched

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Pakistan elections on 25 July: Here’s a ready reckoner on how our neighbour votes

Elections to the 342-member National Assembly and 4 provincial assemblies will take place simultaneously Wednesday.

One of these three men will be the next prime minister of Pakistan

PTI chief Imran Khan, PPP's Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Shehbaz Sharif of the PML-N are the prominent faces in the 25 July polls.

Judge claims intel agency interfering in judiciary, army seeks probe

Nawaz Sharif is said to have complained about the conditions in jail, and a minority sect is boycotting the election.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.