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Tragedy of democracy within political parties

Their weak organization doesn’t allow internal accountability

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April 3, 2019

 

The politics of ‘cow protection’ in India

HRW report documents cases of violence in the name of ‘cow protection’

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February 19, 2019

 

Political ‘leeches’ responsible for government’s decisions to increase gas prices, end Hajj subsidy: Fawad Chaudhry

These leeches have been sucking the nation’s blood for the last 10 years, he said

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February 4, 2019

 

‘Imran Khan is roaming around the world, begging for aid’

Murad Ali Shah laments that the province did not receive its due share of water

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January 6, 2019

 

No one has the guts to arrest Bilawal, says Khursheed Shah

The PPP leader blasted the PM for being “brought into power”

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December 30, 2018

 

Mashrafe does not see himself as another Imran Khan

Bangladeshi cricketer is contesting elections on the ticket of Awami Party

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December 15, 2018

 

Bangladesh’s Mashrafe defends move to politics

He will be contesting elections on Awami League ticket

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November 26, 2018

 

Former hockey player Malik Nasir Khan passes away

He was battling cancer

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November 9, 2018

 

Market nosedives as hopes of Chinese aid die down  

KSE-100 falls 2% in early trade, ending last week’s rally

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November 5, 2018

 

LG Minister Saeed Ghani wants to give Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar the powers he deserves

Despite political differences and a longstanding rivalry, they will be working together ‘for Karachi’

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October 11, 2018

 

Eight killed in suicide attack on Afghan election candidate

Helmand is a Taliban stronghold

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October 9, 2018

 

Opinion: The ‘shameful’ element in Pakistan politics

SAMAA TV anchorperson Nadeem Malik spotlights a ‘shameful’ trend in country’s politics: horse-trading. Mr Malik discusses how the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and its ally, the Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-e-Azam), secretly persuaded at least 15 PML-N and PPP MPAs to switch their loyalties for Thursday’s election of the Speaker. He says more PML-N lawmakers are likely to…

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August 17, 2018

 

Imran Khan accepts King Salman’s invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz called PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday and congratulated him on his party’s victory in the July 25 elections. The king told Imran that Pakistan was an important ally of Saudi Arabia and the kingdom wants a close relationship with the South Asian country. Imran thanked King Salman and said…

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August 13, 2018

 

Will only think of politics as career in the future, says Sarfraz

Captain of Pakistan cricket team Sarfraz Ahmed said that he will only think of a career in politics in the future

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August 5, 2018

 

Maldives tourism thrives despite political crackdown

Foreigners are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the strongman president’s crackdown on political dissent and the locking up of opponents, official figures showed. The number of tourists visiting the white-sanded Indian Ocean archipelago soared 10 percent year-on-year to 726,515 in the first half of 2018, according to tourism…

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July 19, 2018

 

Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency, seeks to keep some powers

Turkey’s state of emergency which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup came to an end on Thursday, but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency on July 20, 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and bloody clashes broke…

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July 19, 2018

 

Cartoon — Sabir Nazar

Sabir Nazar’s take on the electoral playing field and how equal it really is.

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July 18, 2018

 

10 sports stars who became politicians

Samaa Digital lists down 10 sports stars who have had a political career as well

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July 18, 2018

 

Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech

Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad Smith made a case for a government initiative to lay out rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert commission. Facial recognition technology raises significant…

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July 14, 2018

 

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday took on greater powers than any Turkish leader for decades as he was sworn in for a second presidential term, naming his son-in-law to the key post of finance minister in a revamped cabinet. Erdogan, who has already transformed Turkey in 15 years of rule, took his oath of…

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July 10, 2018

 

Obama warns of ‘rise in nationalism’

Former US President Barack Obama warned in Madrid Friday of “a rise in nationalism” and the potential of new media to accelerate social divisions. “We’re in a difficult time, politically, socially… people feel very anxious,” said Obama, who left office last year. “Change is happening very quickly. People are wondering can I adapt to these…

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July 6, 2018

 
 
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