When the whole nation was geared up to brace military action against the Taliban, to the surprise of many, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the National Assembly announced that his government would give peace yet another chanceby holding talks with the notorious insurgents.
If the decision of forming a four-member team to negotiate with the Taliban . . . → Read More: This is the era of democratization
By Hina Khwaja Bayat
Poor democracy! What a joke it has become. Watching the turn of events today, I am stupefied by the response, words and actions of some of our esteemed journalists, analysts and politicians. How long will they keep flogging this dead horse called democracy?
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By Murtaza Ali Shah
Scottish Police threw a security blanket around the University of Edinburgh as Bkhtawar Bhutto-Zardari graduated in a ceremony of formality, pomp and show.
Watched proudly by her father, President Asif Ali Zardari, her aunt Sanam Bhutto and siblings Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Asifa Bhutto, Bakhtawar was declared a graduate of . . . → Read More: Bakhtawar Bhutto graduates in a luxurious manner
Pakistan’s National Assembly meets to vote for the 17th prime minister after Yousaf Raza Gilani was declared ineligible to hold office by the Supreme Court. Below is a list of previous prime ministers of Pakistan with the dates of their tenure and the political party they belonged to.
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No society can succeed unless its womenfolk are at the forefront of its social limits and its struggle for progress
International Women’s Day is celebrated every 8th of March to recognize the importance of women in our lives and in society in general. Issues such as Women’s Rights and Women Empowerment receive a lot of . . . → Read More: The Women of Pakistan
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of Pakistan’s ruling party, on Monday condemned the killing of a politician for seeking changes to blasphemy laws, and called those celebrating his death “the real blasphemers”.
Bhutto, the son of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto who was assassinated in 2007, also pledged to defend the country’s minorities — increasingly under . . . → Read More: Bilawal Bhutto pledges to defend minorities in Pakistan