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The India Pakistan merry-go-round
Narendra Modi's invitation to SAARC leaders for the swearing in May was a smart move and it threw three groups into a spin.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Indian Express
Modi govt overreacted to Pakistan envoy's meeting with separatists?
This is not for the first time that separatists have met the Pakistan High Commissioners or political heads before the talks.
Cybercast News Service
Pakistan army chief wants negotiated end to rally
Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who demand the prime minister step down over alleged fraud in last year's election.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
A body that could have averted the current crisis
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/lahore/20-Aug-2014/a-body-that-could-have-averted-the-current-crisis For news details Read on : A body that could have averted the current crisis LAHORE- The current political crisis has badly affected the working of the state institutions and seriously damaged the national economy.
Senators vow to guard democracy : August 20, 2014,
ISLAMABAD: Terming the ongoing political situation as critical, the opposition senators on Tuesday vowed to stand guard against any move to derail democracy.
Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally
Pakistan deployed soldiers Tuesday to protect the seat of the country's government in Islamabad ahead of a planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters, the first military deployment in the capital under civilian leadership.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pakistan is marching towards chaos
While the Middle-East is in a state of turmoil, developments nearer home in Pakistan are nearly as bad.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Two anti-government marches led by Imran Khan, Tahir ul-Qadri arrive...
Two large anti-government movements entered the Pakistani capital late on Friday night, presenting the 15-month-old civilian government with its biggest challenge yet.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
CM orders action against Pomi Butt, others
On the instructions of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Gujranwala police have registered a criminal case over the incident of stone pelting and firing at the Azadi march of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf while on its way to Islamabad.
SC intervenes to rescue - democracy' : August 16, 2014,
A four-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk and comprising Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Asif Saeed Khosa issued an interim order on the petition filed by the Supreme Court Bar Association President Kamran Murtaza.
Why Street Protests Work in Pakistan
Pakistan has a long history of street protests . One puzzle worth contemplating at this moment, when the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government hangs in the balance, is: What makes Pakistan's street demonstrations such a potent political tool, decade after decade? Back in 2007, I recall conversations with American and Pakistani officials ... (more)
The Tentacles of ISIS Reach Toward China
It's been reported on the always-reliable Twitter by a Pakistan journalist, Ali Kamran Chishti, that Abdul Maulana Aziz has declared his support for the "Caliphate of Abu Bakar Baghdadi" i.e. ISIS.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Big News Network.com
Pakistan braces for Freedom March by thousands of protesters
ISLAMABAD Thousands of anti-government protesters led by Pakistani cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan set out on Thursday to march on Islamabad, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Siege mentality grips Pakistan ahead of Independence Day : August 13, 2014,
ISLAMABAD Thousands of riot police sealed off capital with barbed wire and shipping containers on the eve of the Independence Day in a bid to foil mass protests aimed at toppling embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
US-India partnership turns boisterous
India partnership turns boisterous By Ehsan M Ahrari As much as the American and Indian strategic thinkers emphasize the commonality of democracy in the United States and India to emphasize the prospect of a strong and "natural" alliance, the fledgling alliance itself, if it were to be called that at all, is an unruly and rambunctious one.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Musharraf case : Court rules provision of missing documents to defence : August 13, 2014,
ISLAMABAD: The special court trying former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case on Tuesday directed the prosecution to provide the missing documents related to the case to the defence team at their earliest basis.
Canadian cleric defends campaign to oust Pakistani government
Islamic scholar Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses the audience during an Islamic peace conference at Wembley Arena in London on Sept.
Asia News Network
Sharif and the Army
In Pakistan, the army and the government of Nawaz Sharif are seemingly antagonistic toward each other.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Despite obstacles, Nawaz hopeful to ride through political maelstrom
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/12-Aug-2014/despite-obstacles-nawaz-hopeful-to-ride-through-political-maelstrom For news details Read on : Despite obstacles, Nawaz hopeful to ride through political maelstrom SALMAN MASOOD ISLAMABAD - Let's throw away the pretence.
Musharraf's name to be removed from ECL: Government orders legal team
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/11-Aug-2014/musharraf-s-name-to-be-removed-from-ecl-government-orders-legal-team For news details Read on : Musharraf's name to be removed from ECL: Government orders legal team KARACHI- Government has started considering the removal of former President Pervez Musharraf name from Exit ... (more)