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Muhammad Waqar Rana

An economic doomsday?
Opinion

An economic doomsday?

Economy is the most important aspect of a modern state’s life. Pakistan faces an unprecedented and deep economic...
Published 13 May, 2022 05:59am
Estranged federation
Opinion

Estranged federation

The federation of Pakistan faces an unprecedented estrangement and discontent from its people in different ...
Published 02 May, 2022 05:46am
Hostile no-confidence motion
Opinion

Hostile no-confidence motion

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government ended on 10 April 2022 with the passing of a no-confidence...
Published 20 Apr, 2022 05:12am
New electoral reforms — II
Opinion

New electoral reforms — II

The second and more important reason for the failure of democracy in Pakistan is that the electoral process has been...
Published 22 Dec, 2021 06:13am
New electoral reforms—I
Opinion

New electoral reforms—I

Reforms are a process of improvement whereby political institutions are revitalized for better performance and...
Updated 08 Dec, 2021 06:48am
Politics and judiciary
Opinion

Politics and judiciary

Pakistan’s judiciary is in the eye of a political storm. A former Chief Justice has been accused of his ...
Updated 04 Dec, 2021 01:38pm
Legislation in joint sitting
Opinion

Legislation in joint sitting

Pakistan’s Parliament in an unprecedented move passed a number of controversial bills in a hurriedly summoned ...
Published 18 Nov, 2021 03:58am
Season of change?
Opinion

Season of change?

Political dramas have identical plots like Greek tragedies. An unusual movement on the political stage of Pakistan...
Published 28 Oct, 2021 04:06am
Media and rule of law
Opinion

Media and rule of law

Freedom of speech and press are the hallmarks of a free society. Media educates and informs people. It helps them...
Published 30 Sep, 2021 04:15am
Public offices and partymen
Opinion

Public offices and partymen

A constitutional government on a liberal tradition is established where political power is exercised subject to...
Published 10 Jul, 2021 03:42am
The Afghan conundrum
Opinion

The Afghan conundrum

On 14 April 1988 when the Geneva Accords were being signed to end the war and the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan,...
Published 23 Jun, 2021 04:26am
A prosperous South Asia
Opinion

A prosperous South Asia

India’s leading contemporary politician-intellectual Shashi Tharoor’s declamation at Oxford (2015) about the ...
Published 29 May, 2021 03:59am
Seizing the moment
Opinion

Seizing the moment

India and Pakistan jointly make about a one-fifth of the world population. These two countries together are the...
Published 14 Apr, 2021 03:21am
Political arena
Opinion

Political arena

The Prime Minister has written a letter to the Speaker of the National Assembly to take steps for making electoral...
Published 23 Mar, 2021 04:37am
Distrust in politics
Opinion

Distrust in politics

Former US President Donald Trump bitterly questioned the fairness of presidential election having lost to Joe Biden....
Published 04 Feb, 2021 04:13am
Secret ballot
Opinion

Secret ballot

Controversy over the Senate elections and secret ballot needs to be analyzed in the light of the Constitution and...
Updated 24 Dec, 2020 03:24am
G-B's status
Opinion

G-B's status

Gilgit-Baltistan and adjoining areas called Northern Areas have been given, albeit provisionally, the status of a...
Published 03 Dec, 2020 03:04am
Improving Karachi
Opinion

Improving Karachi

A WhatsApp group shared a picture of Karachi of 1937. It looks like a European town-immensely neat and clean. An...
Published 02 Oct, 2020 02:30am
Support on Kashmir
Markets

Support on Kashmir

Prime Minister Imran Khan forcefully exposed Indian atrocities in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) at the annual...
Published 24 Sep, 2020 02:47am