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Pakistan Elections 2007-2008: Key Players
Jul 28, 2023

Pakistan Elections 2007-2008: Key Players

In November this year, the world will witness one of the most keenly awaited presidential elections in Pakistan with President Pervez Musharraf seeking a second term from the existing parliament without giving up his uniform. A few months later, in early 2008, will follow the general elections for the National Assembly. Contrary to perceptions, the road to re-election may not be smooth. There are chances that the situation in Balochistan and Wazi

Pakistan elections and PPP
Apr 15, 2013

Pakistan elections and PPP

Pakistan's PPP-led government failed to end the domination of the military over the government, much less bring the military machine, particularly the army, under the government's control. A huge percentage of the country's budget is allocated to the military.

Is the Pakistan election a fixed match?
Jul 20, 2018

Is the Pakistan election a fixed match?

The usual shady politicking ensures that it doesn’t take a psephologist to figure out who will win the Pakistan elections.

Democracy in Pakistan goes into deep coma
Jul 21, 2018

Democracy in Pakistan goes into deep coma

The process of subverting democracy and politicians began at the beginning of Pakistan.

How the Pak ‘deep state’ wants to cut Nawaz Sharif down to size
Apr 11, 2018

How the Pak ‘deep state’ wants to cut Nawaz Sharif down to size

The media has been working overtime to sow divisions in Sharif’s party and family.

Imran Khan has talked about fixing India-Pakistan ties. The first step should be a reality check
Jul 30, 2018

Imran Khan has talked about fixing India-Pakistan ties. The first step should be a reality check

There is no reason to believe that we will witness some change in Pakistan’s foreign policy.

Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan: An outcome foretold
Jul 30, 2018

Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan: An outcome foretold

How will India manage a Pakistan led by Imran Khan?

Imran’s new challenge: Captaining a new, complicated team
Aug 01, 2018

Imran’s new challenge: Captaining a new, complicated team

A new innings begins for former cricket captain and now PM designate Imran Khan, but this time on an uncertain wicket!

Is Pakistan moving towards a more stable three party system?
Aug 14, 2018

Is Pakistan moving towards a more stable three party system?

People have thought in the past that a three-party system can achieve maximum stability in Pakistan. Observers will be keen to look at how the Pakistani military will be factored into the new dynamic.

Pakistan generals’(s) election: Shock, awe and the traditional swindle
Feb 10, 2024

Pakistan generals’(s) election: Shock, awe and the traditional swindle

The power of the people has upended all expectations and predictions in this Pakistan election

Pakistan will have a stable government, but not stability
Aug 01, 2018

Pakistan will have a stable government, but not stability

Pakistan is likely to see a stable but fragile government, and the opposition will try its best to render it dysfunctional.

Pakistan: The street vs the state
Jan 09, 2024

Pakistan: The street vs the state

Serious questions are being raised about the integrity and fairness of the upcoming elections as many believe that the results have already been decid

The umpire takes all
Jul 30, 2018

The umpire takes all

While the opposition and his coalition partners will keep Imran Khan in check, Pakistan’s Army will call the shots

What an Imran Khan's win in Pakistan will mean for India
Jul 25, 2018

What an Imran Khan's win in Pakistan will mean for India

In any case, given that the elections have become controversial even before a single vote has been cast means that the legitimacy of the next government, especially one led by Imran, will be constantly questioned and challenged.

What lies ahead for Pakistan
Apr 03, 2013

What lies ahead for Pakistan

In the coming Pakistan elections, the PPP cannot be written off because it has substantial pockets of support across various provinces. But it deserves some sympathy. Asif Zardari has not had an easy time with the media which had deemed him corrupt from day one or the judiciary and the military which have foiled all his efforts to come up with bold policies.

What the upcoming polls hold for South Asia
Jan 07, 2024

What the upcoming polls hold for South Asia

Hasina’s victory will likely put Delhi-Dhaka relations under more scrutiny -with the West expecting India to be vocal about the state of democracy in Bangladesh

Why India is a big factor in Pakistani polls
Jun 11, 2018

Why India is a big factor in Pakistani polls

Any association with New Delhi is still seen as a kiss of death in Pakistani politics.

आगामी निवडणुका दक्षिण आशियासाठी किती महत्वाच्या आहेत?
Jan 22, 2024

आगामी निवडणुका दक्षिण आशियासाठी किती महत्वाच्या आहेत?

शेख हसीना यांच्या विजयामुळे भारत आणि बांगलादेशाचे सबंधांवर आणखीन शंका वाढण्याची शक्यता आहे. बांगलादेशातील लोकशाहीच्या स्थितीबद्दल भारताने आवाज उठवावा अशी पश्चिमेची �

पाकमधील निवडणुकीत इम्रान-सेना अडचणीत
Mar 17, 2021

पाकमधील निवडणुकीत इम्रान-सेना अडचणीत

इम्रान खान आणि पाकिस्तानी सैन्य हे आता तितके बलशाली राहिलेले नाहीत, हे खान यांनी कितीही अमान्य केले तरी ती काळ्या दगडावरील पांढरी रेघ असणार आहे.

पाकिस्तान निवडणूक: धक्का, आश्चर्य आणि नेहमीचीच हेराफेरी!
Feb 17, 2024

पाकिस्तान निवडणूक: धक्का, आश्चर्य आणि नेहमीचीच हेराफेरी!

पाकिस्तानच्या या निवडणुकीत जनतेच्या शक्तीने सर्व अपेक्