Salman Masood

  • Tislamabad - Homecomings of political leaders are always dramatic and riveting. In September 2007, Nawaz Sharif was briefly arrested at Islamabad airport and bundled back to exile in Saudi Arabia after he made the first attempt to return to the country and challenge the then military ruler Gen ...

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  • TLondon: More than one hundred prominent Pakistani intellectuals, human rights and social media activists, and public figures with anti-establishment views have arrived in London,  calling for the revival of 'Quaid-e-Azam's liberal vision for Pakistan or risk international isolation.' The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Just under a year after his elevation as the army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is about to complete his first major round of critical military postings and appointments. Given the way the army system works, a Chief off Army Staff typically takes a year to settle in the job completely, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - One question surfaced again and again in former prime minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s meeting with senior journalists and editors Saturday. “Why was he holding back?” It came through an animated plea by Imtiaz Alam. It came through a measured query by Mujibur ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court dealt a stunning blow to Nawaz Sharif Friday as it went full throttle and ordered his removal from office apart from initiation of criminal proceedings against the three children, the son-in-law, and Ishaq Dar. Many did not expect such a damning and wide-ranging ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The book by Raymond Davis has opened a can of worms. It has resulted in political and personal point scoring and institutional sniping. Much of the initial reaction here has been about the role of ISI and, more specifically, about Lt Gen Ahmad Shuja Pasha (retd). The former spy chief is ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The speculation windmill in the political circles and whispers in the power corridors of Islamabad and Rawalpindi are suddenly in sync: the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s stay in power is sealed as a result of the proceedings of the probe of the Joint Investigation Team ...

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