Khalid Mahmood Rasool

  • Times may be different but the chain of events seems familiar. The political stage is all abuzz with familiar sloganeering; ‘this country is in crisis, rulers are too incompetent to lead, enough is enough, its sheer victimisation in the guise of accountability’..so on and so forth.This ...

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  • “Pakistan has one of the lowest taxes to GDP ratio in the region and amongst most of the emerging economies.” This is a common sermon whenever economic woes of the country are discussed by the experts. The IMF has been pointing out this glaring misstep in every programme the country ...

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  • The tragic incident at Lahore-Sialkot motorway has once again led to a familiar frenzy; the demand for stricter laws. The death penalty, that too with public hanging is being chanted with utmost fervour in and outside the Parliament. PM Imran Khan has come up with the novel idea to castrate the ...

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  • Indian media, more so the right-wing media, has been targeting Muslims, its largest minority, as the cause of spread of coronavirus in the country. Tablighi Jamaat of India held a routine congregation at Delhi in the middle of March. Many other religions congregations including few Hindu ...

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  • I’ll not spare any corrupt, thieve or a plunderer; this was and until recently has been a “must” in any of public speech by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Be it a public rally, a government function or a foreign visit, Imran Khan argued with passion and fervor that rampant corruption ...

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  • Journey of democracy in Pakistan has never been smooth. Turmoil and tremors have been the hall mark of Pakistani politics causing ripples of uncertainty, fear of political extinction and a continued fight for an uninterrupted democratic process. Few political parties could hold substantial ground ...

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  • Finally, much hyped Digital Imitative of PTI Government has been launched by PM Imran Khan. A senior ex Google executive Tania Aidrus has been tasked to head the implementation of Digital Vision. She while realizing the tough task ahead explained her approach based on five pillars to execute the ...

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  • As apprehended, BJP Government has not stopped with its anti-Muslim centric agenda by revoking special status constitutional clauses; 370 and 35A alone. Despite the continued curfew and state imposed suppression during last four months, the fear of political unrest in Jammu and Kashmir valley has ...

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