We seem to be witnessing a dangerous confluence of populism and occultism.
Freedom of expression is the principal target of authoritarianism.
Condemning aggression does not mean taking sides. In fact, docility raises questions about our independence.
Rising authoritarianism is undermining democratic political culture and basic rights in Pakistan.
A major problem with the PTI government is its non-serious approach to critical foreign policy issues.
The verdict sends a strong message to potential adventurists.
A damning new report shows the extent to which America tried to cover up its failures in Afghanistan.
The solidarity march staged by students has given a huge impetus to progressive democratic voices.
The ruling, though an interim one, has dealt a serious blow to a government already under siege.
Publicly abusing opposition leaders and threatening to put everyone in jail will not end corruption.
Even in times of extreme tension, certain steps can help melt the ice.
There are no clear answers why a wily politician like the maulana would take such a plunge.
With a cooperative ownership, ‘Newsline’ had complete editorial freedom not enjoyed by other publications.
The attempt to control the press and encourage a pliant media is extremely dangerous.
Pakistan should avoid giving the impression that it can deliver the Taliban to the negotiating table.
It has been 20 years since October 12, 1999, when Pakistan witnessed its last formal military coup.
The JUI-F chief is trying to stay politically relevant. His desperation is obvious.
A major challenge for the ruling party is the collapse of governance in Punjab and KP.
The Houston ‘Howdy Modi’ rally demonstrated the growing influence of the Indian diaspora in the US.
The UNGA provides an excellent forum for PM Khan to present a strong case for the people of IHK.