Basma Siddiqui

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The writer is a journalist who has been associated with The Express Tribune and Bol News and can be reached @BasmaSiddiqui.

PTI’s landslide victory

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s landslide victory in the Punjab by-elections has validated what critics have been trying to warn since Imran Khan’s ouster in April—PTI has...

The Big Battle

The Punjab by-polls expected to take place on Sunday are going to be historic with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz pitched against each...

Unending misery

With predictions of another spell of rain while Karachi is already struggling to stay afloat from the previous rain is only bad news for the residents

Watching the watchdog

The ultimate goal of freedom of speech will only be attained if media is allowed a voice

The 6-Day-Ultimatum

What Pakistan has witnessed in the past 24 hours is nothing short of revolutionary.People from every segment of the society have taken to the...

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Reshaping Pakistan

The days immediately after independence may not have been ideal for strengthening the roots of democracy, what befell the country in the subsequent decades has been harrowing

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