Nida Paras

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Imran Khan’s Antics, and his cult, continue to threaten Pakistan democracy & stability

Former prime minister Imran Khan massive ego leads him to imagine that everything he does is for the benefit of Pakistanis – but his...

Prejudice Against Transgenders Reflects Pakistan’s Bigoted Insecurities

Pakistan was founded 75 years ago to ensure that the Muslims could live their lives without persecution. The recent debates and moves to block...

Pakistan Needs A Comprehensive Climate Action Plan

Pakistan experiences recurring heatwaves and droughts, riverine and flash floods, landslides, and sea storms or cyclones. Climate change is expected to only increase the...

Imran Bowled out, Refuses to Leave the Crease

Imran Khan has lost the confidence of most Pakistan’s Parliamentarians and, as per parliamentary democracy norms, will be constitutionally voted out of office on...

Economist once consulted by Imran Khan Explains Why Pakistan’s Economy Isn’t Growing

Despite Imran Khan’s proclamations about a ‘Riyasat e Madina’ Pakistan’s economic crises continue unabated and there is no sign that things will improve any...

Pakistan ignores education while promoting Jihad

Pakistan has one of the highest number of primary school age children not going to any educational institution: public, private or religious. The country’s...

Record-breaking Inflation Highlights Pakistan’s Economic Woes under Imran Khan

Inflation continues to wreak havoc on Pakistan’s fragile economy. During the three years of Imran Khan’s premiership, inflation has broken a 70-year record, with...

Imran Khan promised a Pakistan that would have a strong economy, lower prices, more employment and would not depend on bailouts from others. He...

Pakistan Cannot Get Off FATF Greylist While Nurturing Terrorists

The global community, including multilateral agencies like the global money laundering and terror financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), have long considered...

Judicial Overreach Undermines Pakistan’s Democratic Facade

The decision by Sindh High Court to suspend two members of the Sindh Provincial assembly because they failed to supervise a campaign to cull...

Pakistan’s National Ideology of Anger and Hate

Decades of ideological brainwashing through an educational curriculum that spews hatred (religious, ethnic, and social), a media and social media apparatus that amplifies this,...

Breach of Contract Costs Pakistan’s Impoverished Government

Pakistan’s inability to recognize the sanctity of contracts has led Pakistanis to bear the burden of having to pay for the follies of their...

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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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