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Election Commission of Pakistan postponed senate elections on Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) seats for an indefinite period; the new date for the elections will be announced later. The move came as Members of National Assembly (MNA’s) from (FATA) challenged the presidential ordinance regarding...

Imran’s stance

March 5, 2015

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and lawmakers have reiterated their commitment to vote for all the candidates that are supported by the party. The PTI chief has also emphasized on many occasions that he will take every possible step to curb horse-trading in the senate elections. It is the first time in history of Pakistan that the senate elections...

Senate quandary

March 3, 2015

After the clear message by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) that they won’t support the proposed 22nd Amendment in the constitution, voting by show of hand in the senate elections seems to be on the rocks. The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) had proposed the 22nd amendment in an attempt to curb the horse trading in the senate...

We congratulate Pakistan cricket team for the first and very significant win of the world cup 2015. It was a do or die match for both the teams. Victory kept the hopes of Pakistan’s quarter-final alive, while Zimbabwe’s journey of the world cup to remain till group stage matches. Although Pakistan grabbed the first win but it was not a comprehensive victory...

By the time readers get to read this, the Pakistan team would have started its quest to salvage the grim looking world cup hopes alive against Zimbabwe. Over the past fortnight the Pakistan nation has been left in a state of shock due to the inept performance of the team and the many off-field controversies that the team has faced over that period. There has also been...

Crucial mistakes

February 27, 2015

Cricket pundits are usually of the view that West Indies cannot play spin bowling well, the theory was proved right by Imran Tahir, the leg spinner of...

Strength the institutions

February 26, 2015

After the dismal performance of Pakistan cricket team in the world cup former cricket stars and public are bashing the cricket team. You cannot put the steps right until you are able to know the root causes of the decline of cricket in our country. Legendary cricketer and Pakistan’s world cup winning team captain Imran Khan has been criticizing the structure of domestic...

The Verdict Awaited

February 25, 2015

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali referred a set of challenges to the 18th and the 21st amendments to Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk to be considered by a 17-judge full-court. When constituted, the larger bench of the Supreme Court will jointly hear and decide petitions challenging the appointment procedure of judges of superior courts and the establishment...

Violation of article 62?

February 24, 2015

  Ahead of the Senate elections, heads of various political parties accused each other of horse-trading as members of few political parties vote to the members of other political parties. The issue is of such severe nature that the Prime Minister had to take action to put a full stop on the horse-trading. Nawaz Sharif on Monday expressed his deep concern over the...

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday surprised many by taking off a flight to Karachi with only two passengers aboard, thus causing huge loss to the airline. PIA’s special flight PK-7313 arrived at the Karachi airport from Jeddah, with only two passengers on-board, despite a capacity of 220 passengers. Although a special flight is only operated, when the required...

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