INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan’s ‘Army of Islam’: Everything to do with Religion and Little to do with National Security

It looks doubtful that General Bajwa can change the slogan of the Pakistan Army, which is to fight for Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is in the eye of a controversy for hugging Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa at the

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Muslims Under-Represented in the Armed Forces: Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi and Nasir-ul-islam must reconsider past records before raking up the matter of under-representation of Muslims in the Armed Forces. They must discontinue generating communal tensions. Last month, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin

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Questions on U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

The role U.S. plays in Afghanistan on anti-terrorism seems to have hit a roadblock due to a flaw in its policy. The result is the Taliban sway continues unabated. Developments in Afghanistan over the last several days have brought to

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Walking in Imran Khan’s Shoes: An Outline of His Doings

Although the current situation of Pakistan will not let Imran Khan make any moves to improve relations with India, trade can be the ideal answer to make both contries settle and negotiate space. After clearing all hiccups, it is finally

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PTI: Tool for Parties in Pakistan

The PTI, similar to PPP and MQM, used a conceivable image to, personally, reinforce their leader. In 1991, I worked as a young reporter at an English weekly in Karachi. In those days, newspapers and magazines of the city would

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Pak Elections Rigged by the Army

The recent Pakistan polls are a clear example of how the military interfered and rigged them to catapult Imran Khan to power. Few things in recent times has surprised this writer more than the breathtaking claim, even by Indians who

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Pak Poll Results Show High Level of Polarisation

The poll results in Pakistan speak volumes about how polarised the polity there is. There is very little reason for Imran Khan’s PTI to have won the elections if there were free and fair elections. Just like most elections in

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INDIA IS A PRIORITY DESTINATION FOR KOREAN BUSINESSES

India and Korea not just share history, but also have immense shared business interests. Samsung plant in NCR is just a beginning, a lot more is to come… The South Korean President Moon Jae-in paid a four-day visit to India

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WHAT NEXT FOR IMRAN KHAN?

New Delhi needs to clearly understand that Imran Khan, hoisted to power by the Pakistan Army, will do what the Generals ask him to, particularly when it comes to Kashmir Fatima Bhutto cites two horrific incidents in a searing piece

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Chaos in the Middle Kingdom

The ‘friendship pillar’ placed in Lhasa reads: Tibetans to be happy in the land of Tibet and Chinese in the land of China. The authorities seemed in China seems to have forgotten to provide a translation of what it reads.

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