Menu
Account
Why Pakistan’s Ruling Party Should Aim For an Early Election
December 12, 2017
Why Pakistan’s Ruling Party Should Aim For an Early Election
An alleged state led resistance to the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s rule can only subside if the party wins a colossal mandate in the next general elections.
Why Pakistan’s Ruling Party Should Aim For an Early Election
Is the Province of Punjab Meeting its Education Challenge Effectively?
November 30, 2017
Is the Province of Punjab Meeting its Education Challenge Effectively?
Nonattendance, lack of infrastructure, gender disparity and quality of education remain major challenges in the province.
Is the Province of Punjab Meeting its Education Challenge Effectively?
Symbols and Time: Debating Official Scripts in India
September 25, 2017
Symbols and Time: Debating Official Scripts in India
India scripts a retention of its diversity – through scripts.
Symbols and Time: Debating Official Scripts in India
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
April 07, 2017
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Lt. Gen. Janjua speaks about his strategy and his views on current progress in Pakistan’s fight on terror.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
March 28, 2017
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
The BJP won some stunning victories, but Modi will still have to engage with non-BJP state governments.
The State of Indian Federalism After the BJP's Election Victories
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
March 03, 2017
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
Seven Indian states go to the polls this year. The stakes are high for Indian politics.
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
India-Pakistan Tensions: Why Indian Punjab Is Watching
August 24, 2016
India-Pakistan Tensions: Why Indian Punjab Is Watching
Punjab residents on both sides of the border have long pushed for closer economic ties between their countries.
India-Pakistan Tensions: Why Indian Punjab Is Watching
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
August 02, 2016
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
What to make of the visit to China by Punjab's chief minister (and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother)?
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
June 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
The state’s policy of allowing fundamentalist groups to operate and preach freely in the country has radicalized Pakistani society.
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
Militancy in Punjab
April 12, 2016
Militancy in Punjab
The recent bombing in Lahore underscores the problem with militancy in Pakistan’s most populous province.
Militancy in Punjab
Reality Check: Pakistan's War on Extremism Is Far From Over
March 31, 2016
Reality Check: Pakistan's War on Extremism Is Far From Over
The attack in Lahore points to a worrying reality that Pakistan’s war against extremism is far from over.
Reality Check: Pakistan's War on Extremism Is Far From Over
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
February 26, 2016
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor cannot become a success story without unified provincial support.
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
India’s Rural Olympics
February 11, 2016
India’s Rural Olympics
A local sports festival on the outskirts of Ludhiana, Punjab has been running since 1933.
India’s Rural Olympics
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
July 29, 2015
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
A recent terror attack in Punjab raises questions about the future of India-Pakistan relations.
Terror in Punjab: What Happened?
Punjab: Civil Society and Conflict Transformation
October 14, 2014
Punjab: Civil Society and Conflict Transformation
A look at efforts to support the survivors of the 1984-1995 conflict in Punjab.
Punjab: Civil Society and Conflict Transformation
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
February 26, 2013
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh has retired from competition, but has no intention of stopping.
Running for Life: Fauja Singh
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief