Pulwama Terror Strike

The 14th February Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror strike on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama that led to the death of 40 personnel was the most lethal strike against the security forces since terrorism began in Kashmir. The timin

Indo-Pak Relations in 2019

Indo-Pak relations have been on a rollercoaster for the past seven decades. Will 2019 be any different? Four factors are likely to define how Indo-Pak relations will shape in 2019: The role of the Pakistan army and its perception of India; Imran K

The Great Game Revisited*

The continuing turmoil in Afghanistan and the entry of several players in Central Asia, in what has been called the New Great Game, is likely to get further complicated. This is due to the reported move of the US to pullout half their troops from Afg

पाकिस्तान: आसिया बीबी मामला और उसका परिणाम

पाकिस्तान में पंजाब प्रांत के शेखपुरा में इक्कावाली गांव की रहने वाली आसिया नौरीन या आसिया बीब

Pakistan: The Aasia Bibi Case and its Aftermath

The controversy surrounding the blasphemy case of Pakistani citizen Aasia Noreen, better known as Aasia Bibi of village Ikkawali in Sheikhpura, Punjab, has drawn attention to the culture of extremism in Pakistan and showed the government and the arm

Pakistan: An Analysis of the Participation of Religious Parties in Elections, 2018

Elections 2018 in Pakistan would no doubt be remembered for the victory of Imran Khan. They were essentially a contest between the ‘naya Pakistan’ and ‘tabdeeli’ narrative of Imran Khan, and the ‘vote ko izzat do’ and development narrativ

The Pakistan Elections 2018

According to the preliminary results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)at the time of writing, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest political party in the country. It has won 115 of the 270 Nati

Pakistan - Heightening Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Woes

A two-day plenary session of the Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)1 was held in Bangkok from 22 May 2018. Pakistan had submitted an action plan on 25 April in line with the decision taken at the February plenary meeti

तापी पाइपलाइन: अर्थ बनाम राजनीति

फ़रवरी 2018 में तुर्कमेनिस्तान, अफ़ग़ानिस्तान , पाकिस्तान और भारत के शीर्ष नेतृत्व ने 1700 किमी की तुर्

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