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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Wins Crucial Senate Election
March 13, 2021

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Wins Crucial Senate Election

By Umair Jamal
However, Prime Minister Imran Khan cannot afford to be complacent. The steps he takes now will determine his future.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s Future Uncertain Following Political Upheaval
March 05, 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s Future Uncertain Following Political Upheaval

By Umair Jamal
Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the parliament after his finance minister was defeated in a Senate election.
Pakistan’s Opposition Holds Rally in Multan Day After Arrests
December 01, 2020

Pakistan’s Opposition Holds Rally in Multan Day After Arrests

By Associated Press
Hundreds of activists were arrested a day ahead of the opposition rally, which went ahead despite a government ban.

Infighting in Pakistan’s Right-Wing TLP Following Death of Leader
November 27, 2020

Infighting in Pakistan’s Right-Wing TLP Following Death of Leader

By Umair Jamal
Pir Afzal Qadri, a prominent figure in the Tehreek-e-Labbaik, has challenged Khadim Rizvi’s son anointment as party leader.

Radical Leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi is Dead – But His Ideology Will Live On in Pakistan
November 20, 2020

Radical Leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi is Dead – But His Ideology Will Live On in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Leader of a right-wing party with pull, Rizvi’s death will not diminish extremist politics in Pakistan.

Power Play, Morality and … a TikTok Ban in Pakistan
October 10, 2020

Power Play, Morality and … a TikTok Ban in Pakistan

By Abhijnan Rej
Islamabad’s decision to ban the popular Chinese app comes amid deepening political turmoil in the country.

No, Fazlur Rehman Cannot Protect Pakistanis’ Democratic Rights
October 10, 2020

No, Fazlur Rehman Cannot Protect Pakistanis’ Democratic Rights

By Umair Jamal
Opposition parties have tapped a right-wing Islamist as the leader of the Pakistan Democratic Movement. That raises serious questions.
New Criminal Case Registered Against Pakistan Opposition Leader Nawaz Sharif
October 06, 2020

New Criminal Case Registered Against Pakistan Opposition Leader Nawaz Sharif

By Abhijnan Rej
This comes in the backdrop of a growing push by Sharif and other opposition leaders to oust the military-supported Imran Khan government.

Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan
October 01, 2020

Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan

By Mohammad Taqi
With its latest power play, Pakistan’s civilian-military regime might have bitten off more than it could chew.

Will Pakistan’s Military Hold a Free and Fair Election in Gilgit-Baltistan?
September 29, 2020

Will Pakistan’s Military Hold a Free and Fair Election in Gilgit-Baltistan?

By Umair Jamal
The November election in the disputed territory will be closely watched in Pakistan and internationally.

Pakistan Opposition, Backed by Ex-Premier, to Protest Khan
September 21, 2020

Pakistan Opposition, Backed by Ex-Premier, to Protest Khan

By Associated Press
Nawaz Sharif has re-entered Pakistan’s political fray, calling for Khan’s ouster.
Declan Walsh on the ‘Nine Lives of Pakistan’
September 15, 2020

Declan Walsh on the ‘Nine Lives of Pakistan’

By Shah Meer Baloch
Declan Walsh talks about his latest book, Pakistan, regional politics, media freedom, and more. 

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