K.M. Rizvi

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Pakistanis Get Electricity Sporadically, Energy Sector Circular Debt Persists

75 years after independence the Pakistani state is unable to ensure that the majority of its citizens have access to electricity. Electricity has now...

Trial of Murderous Police Chief Tests Pakistan’s Justice System

The recent trial of former Karachi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar for the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud in 2018 is a test...

Can a Seriously Injured Imran Khan Lead Long March

The recent assassination attempt on former prime minister Imran Khan means that the cricketer-turned-celebrity will be unable to continue with the Long March until...

Millions of Flood Devastated Poor Ignored amid Pakistan Politics

The flood waters in Pakistan have ebbed but the devastation caused by this once-in-a-lifetime disaster remain. Millions of people have lost their homes and...

Enforced disappearances Must End

Enforced disappearances are old in Pakistan. Since March 2011, 8,463 complaints of enforced disappearances have been received by Pakistan’s Commission of Inquiry on Enforced...

Feudals, Generals, Judges, Bureaucrats, & Big Business Collectively Brought Ruin to Pakistan

Pakistan is currently faced with its most serious economic crisis to date. The problem is accentuated by political deadlocks and constitutional subversions. But why...

Moves on Pakistan’s Political Chessboard, But Nothing for the People

Pakistan’s politics has entered a new phase of political activity with multiple pieces on the chess board moving at the same time. According to...

Rumours Swirl About Imran Khan’s Survival as PM

Pakistan’s politics has always been a rollercoaster and most governments only have a year of a honeymoon. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government, however, from...

Killing of Priest Reaffirms Pakistan’s Status as Unsafe for Minorities

Pakistan has been an unsafe country for religious minorities for decades and once again we witnessed an attack on Pakistan’s beleaguered Christian minority. On...

In Triumphalist Mood, Imran Khan Govt. Ignores Threat to Pakistan from Taliban

The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has led countries in the region and beyond to plan strategically for the fallout of this abrupt decision. The...

Pakistan’s Economic Strategy: Spend, and worry about how to pay for it later

Pakistan’s economic woes have been decades long and each successive government, military or civilian, simply tries to gloss over them or buy its way...

Imran Khan Fails in Managing Covid and Economy

All politics is local, and all politicians are elected for resolving domestic issues, not foreign policy. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s PTI led government faces...

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Army has started its catharsis. Will political parties do introspection too?

In his last public speech before retiring on November 29, outgoing army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa chose to speak about the legacy of...

Pakistan Gets New Boss as its Army Gets New Chief

It is said that most countries around the world have armies, while the Pakistan army has a country. In Pakistan, people may not care...

China Helping Pakistan in Baloch Genocide

The Pakistani state has long viewed any calls for ethnic or linguistic diversity as subversive and anti-national. This has meant that any demands by...

Pakistanis Get Electricity Sporadically, Energy Sector Circular Debt Persists

75 years after independence the Pakistani state is unable to ensure that the majority of its citizens have access to electricity. Electricity has now...
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