By Ghalib Sultan
‘Siapa’ is a wonderfully expressive Punjabi word almost impossible to accurately translate into English. It means a development or situation full of interconnected problems, difficulties, contradictions and intrigues — not easy to resolve and not easy to live with. Why should the elections that catapulted the Sharifs to power be a ‘siapa’?
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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 Zoon Ahmad Khan
As we are one week away from the most decisive election for the country it is obvious that more than just the masses have caught the election fever. Political parties, big and small are no short of throwing daggers at one another, in their desperation to secure a bigger share of . . . → Read More: The PTI fan’s burden