Monthly Archives: December, 2020

The Big Chill

Pakistan’s relations with two of its most valuable allies — Saudi Arabia and the UAE — are estranged, following a series of diplomatic gaffes

“The PM Wants All Dues Cleared”

Narratives in conversation with Raoof Hasan, the Special Assistant to the PM on Information.

“Only pro-India parties can survive in Kashmir’s electoral politics” – Nayeema Mahjoor

Narratives speaks to Nayeema Mahjoor, a well-known Kashmiri journalist and former BBC editor about the importance of polls for the BJP government and how the Kashmiris, in turn, view them.

8,000 Retrenchments and Counting

Is it the PTI government’s refusal to clear advertising dues of past governments or the media owners’ financial mismanagement and bad intent that is causing the media industry’s present crisis?

Setting the Tone

Led by waderas, sardars, Khans and funded by Pakistan’s enemies, the separatist voices weaken the country’s genuine progressive, patriotic and nationalist platforms


The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game

Economic journey

When the Soviet Union collapsed it had enormous resources...