Ever since Imran Khan gave his political quest the name “Tsunami” I have pleaded with the PTI to please change the name to,say,“clean sweep” or “landslide victory” or whatever,for tsunamis are hugely destructive storms that can devastate whole towns and cities,even countries,and kill hundreds of thousands of people,animals,trees:whichever and . . . →Read More:The tsunami needs taming
By Aasim Zafar Khan
The one word to take away from Elections 2013 is ‘burger’,because allegedly,these upper middle class yuppies,aka burgers,decided to come out of their centrally air-conditioned homes and vehicles,wearing their expensive clothes,branded sunglasses,and sunblock of course,to vote for their leader,the supreme double patty beef burger, . . . →Read More:The ‘B’ word
The people of Pakistan have finally spoken and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has won by a landslide. Supporters of this party are undoubtedly elated;they might not have been as expressive in declarations of their support but they certainly have been demonstrative of their support through the ballot.
I voted for PML-N because I felt . . . →Read More:PML-N has my vote,here’s why
I don’t know if Saad Rafique is guilty or not,but he’s right. What is being conducted against him is a misguided campaign of propaganda –by people with very little idea about election regulations and standards of evidence.
All the people out to get the man may have had second-hand,rarely ever first-hand accounts, . . . →Read More:An open letter to the D-chowk revolutionaries by Ahmad Shah Durrani
Last week,I compared the 2013 elections with the 1970 elections,in terms of expected turnout and significance,and the comparison had held fast. The turnout on May 11 was over 60 per cent,nearly the same as in 1970,and the eagerness,excitement and hope people voted with exemplified the importance of this election . . . →Read More:Moving forward
By Zia Ul Qamar
With the general elections looming around the corner,every party has vociferously geared up and is trying to promulgate their ideas to the masses. It seems the year 2013 proved to be a significant one in reference to Pakistani politics;some parties tapered off whereas some emerged and took . . . →Read More:Caricatures for Election 2013
Almost every political party in Pakistan has addressed the question of government finances,but considering how important this area is,virtually no party has a comprehensive plan on how to actually get the government to a point where Islamabad can pay its bills without borrowing quite so heavily from any pile of money it can . . . →Read More:Parties aim to raise taxes but have no solid plans