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Can Bilawal revive the party

Bilawal tries to emulate his grandfather in his public speeches without understanding the context of the politics of that period. The world has changed over the past four decades and the party needs to evolve to remain politically relevant.

Poverty and Terror

The very rich and very poor have one thing in common — the rich will do anything to protect their wealth and the poor will do anything for a meal. Does terrorism factor in their quest for a meal?

Reassertions of the old

There is consistency in the name of change. There’s the rediscovery of an old self that takes so much pride in trying the errant chroniclers. The suppressed predator among the politicians returns — above and beyond the development of all these bridges and underpasses signifying movement and progress. 

Pakistan, the siege within

The media in Pakistan and outside was abuzz for some 48 hours over a story published by the English newspaper Dawn, regarding a meeting between heads of the civil government and the military.  
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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


India-Australia free trade agreement soon?


The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...