Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: PTI

Major financial scandal awaits Imran Khan? Follow Pakistan businessman Arif Naqvi’s money

Arif Naqvi is under house arrest in the UK. He has been close to Imran Khan since the ’90s and even admitted to funding PTI. Question is, how much?

‘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.

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.

Imran Khan’s ouster won’t end Pakistan’s political uncertainty. Opposition doesn’t have a plan

It will not be easy for the opposition alliance to buy the loyalties of the PTI dissidents either. It is a murky power game with the members going for the highest offer.

Imran Khan portrays himself as arbiter of ‘good’ journalism but people won’t forget excesses

This government has been determined to muzzle free speech, and it is clear that as it nears the end of its term, efforts to solidify this legacy are picking up pace.

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.

2021 was a year of many firsts for Pakistan – bhang to security. But Biden still hasn’t called

PM Imran Khan’s 'absolutely not' were the magic words of the year – even when it came to BFF Bajwa.

‘Doctors should be in hospitals, not streets’: Delhi CM Kejriwal writes to PM Modi

In his letter, Kejriwal said the prime minister must accept the demands of the protesting doctors and urged him to ensure that NEET-PG counselling process is expedited.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa polls, Bajwa, Opposition and other signs Imran Khan won’t last till 2023

Local body election trends are sometimes opposite to what a state-level polling may throw up. But that happens in democracies. Pakistan is different.

Imran Khan’s electoral win in PoK doesn’t represent the true will of the people. Here’s why

In a democracy, elections result in governance by the legislature and executive. But in PoK, both are powerless.

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Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.