Basma Siddiqui

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

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...

PTI’s long march déjà vu

The stage is set. Daggers drawn. With Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf all ready to reach Islamabad for its second grand sit-in in its brief history as...

COAS lauds performance of all ranks of Punjab Regiment

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Punjab Regimental Centre Mardan as chief guest on the installation ceremony of Colonel Commandant of...


Pak Army vows to punish those responsible for May 9 violence

Noose of law is also tightened around the planners and masterminds, who mounted the hate ripened and politically driven rebellion against the state and state institutions  

Political Transition: A Shift from Oligarchy to Plutocracy

The growing dominance of the wealthy in politics raises questions about Pakistan's commitment to democratic principles.

BIPL sale controversy, SHC orders ‘status-quo’

Transfer of the majority shares and management control to JS Group put on hold as one entity cannot own two banks under the Pakistani law

Shareholders demand SBP not to transfer BIPL shares to JS Bank

SHC Single Bench, which barred JS Group from acquiring another banking license, to hear the sale of BIPL to JS Bank case on Divisional Bench orders