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‘ Tough but unpopular decisions

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail had yet not finished revealing the additional measures, he was forced to insert in proposals for the fis­cal 2022-3 to increase revenues, when the ‘breaking news’ began blinking on our mobile phones. It…

‘Romantic, idealist or whatever’

Mian Raza Rabbani represents a vanishing breed of politicians, still trying to keep their profession connected with some “principles.” Since 1993, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has consistently been getting him elected to the Senate from…

Divided debate on ailing Gen Musharraf

Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher acknowledged for vigorously questioning Hegelian rationalism, is believed to have once said: “The real freedom is to appreciate your limits.” Judging by this standard, former Prime Minister Yousaf…

‘Imran visibly losing ground to his opponents’

I have reached the stage where you completely lose the ability to learn new things. As a born economic-illiterate, therefore, one has no competence for judging the budgetary proposals, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail had presented before the…

‘The sole surprise was the absence of PTI Senators’

The Joint Parliamentary Sitting was scheduled to start meeting at 4:00pm Thursday. But most ministers, dealing with economic issues, were stuck at an exhaustive press conference, where the Economic Survey of the previous financial year had…

‘Filing a reference against Imran Khan’

Obsessed with the desire of scoring points against their opponents, our politicians frequently act oddly. Yet I didn’t expect it from Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. He is a cool and sedate type. Being the scion of an influential family of Lahore, he…

‘Walking into a trap with hardly any exit’

Sadiq Sanjrani is an amazing cool cat. During extremely fluid and chaotic months of early 2018, he got himself elected to the upper house of our parliament from Balochistan and eventually managed being elected as its Chairman by cultivating…

‘A recent TV interview of Imran Khan’

The government miserably failed to push the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senators to a tight corner by initiating general discussion on a recent TV interview of Imran Khan, through tabling an adjournment motion. Dr Wasim Shahzad, a…

‘A visit of some odd Pakistanis to Israel’

In the name of “Inter-Faith Harmony” a group of Pakistanis had recently visited Israel, the Zionist State we don’t recognise officially. Most people going there live abroad as dual-citizens. But one of them claims to be the “sole Jew” still…

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