Ali Chughtai

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Ulema Support Christian Official Against False Blasphemy Charge in Pakistan

Pakistan is going through so many crises right now that any small event brings a spark of hope especially when it has to do...

Investors Remain Jittery About Pakistan’s Economy

Pakistan’s economic chaos continues unabated. The recent assertion by State Bank governor Jameel Ahmad that the country has enough dollars to meet its foreign...

Pakistan’s Falling Credit Rating Reflects Dire Economic Situation

Pakistan may have received the next tranche of the IMF loan and the markets may have temporarily stabilized but the economic crisis remains. Just...

Floods Overwhelm Pakistan, Again, But International Aid is Slow This Time

Pakistan is currently witnessing one of its worst natural crises ever. More than half of the country is under water and millions of people...

Police Needs to Respect Citizens Rights, Avoid Crass Thuggery

The Shahbaz Sharif government came into power promising that it would be different from not just the Imran Khan government but also other governments...

Pakistan’s Callous Elite Quarrels While Economy Nosedives

Pakistan’s crises continue unabated – the rupee continues to slide downward, Imran Khan continues with his threats and rants, the government in power is...

Imran Khan’s Legacy Will Damage Pakistan for Decades

For the last four years, Imran Khan has sought to build a Naya Pakistan but instead he has taken Pakistan down a path of...

PECA is Draconian law, says Islamabad High Court

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government face enormous domestic and foreign policy challenges. However, instead of trying to build alliances, domestic and foreign,...

What Pakistan can learn from Bangladesh!

As Bangladesh celebrates its 50th anniversary, the country once called a “basket case” by Henry Kissinger, is viewed as a role model. According to economist...

Trouble in Hybrid Regime Paradise!

Over the last seven decades, Pakistan has gone through four military dictatorships and its democracy has remained still-born. Since 2008, no Prime Minister has...

Catastrophe in Afghanistan will Spill Over into Pakistan

The slow moving catastrophe that the world is witnessing in Afghanistan with the American withdrawal and the entry of Taliban into Kabul, was foretold...

Hybrid Regime has Destroyed Pakistan’s Economy

Three years into the ‘hybrid regime’ of selected Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan’s economy is worse off than it has ever been. The only...

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Pakistan’s Minorities Continue to Suffer, Bearing Brunt of Blasphemy Laws

Pakistan is no country for any minority or for anyone with ideals. The cases of Naqeebullah Mehsud and Junaid Hafeez bring this to the...

Pakistan Turns to IMF Again, Facing Economic Downslide and a Battered Rupee

The Pakistani Rupee continues its disastrous downward slide for the last week hitting Rs269.63 for US dollar on Monday, January 30, 2023. Pakistan’s foreign...

Elites are Only Part of Pakistan’s Deep Rooted Problems

As Pakistan stares into the default abyss, the media and public attention seems to be focused on blaming the elite for “stealing public resources,...

Making Peace with India is Key to Pakistan’s Return from the Brink

Pakistan’s economic and security crises make it even more critical that India and Pakistan need to take steps to resume diplomatic relations. This year’s...
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