News & Current Affairs

Lawlessness in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as Pakistani paramilitary Rangers called in to quell protests

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir witnessed violent clashes on Saturday between the police and activists of a rights movement amid a wheel-jam and shutter-down strike across the...

Narco-Smuggling into Holy City by Pakistani Drug Traffickers- A Challenge for Saudi Authorities

Last week, two Pakistani individuals were apprehended during a crackdown on drug trafficking in the holy city of Medina, for selling crystal methamphetamine, the...

Pakistan: Attempts to Promote Buddhism Amidst Violent Crimes Against Religious Minorities

In the last few years, Pakistan has accelerated efforts to present itself as an emerging Buddhist destination in the South Asia region. It is...

IMF to rescue Pakistan, again… But how many times?

Pakistan is in discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a potential follow-up program to its nine-month, $3 billion stand-by arrangement (SBA) but...

Brutal state crackdown against Sindhi activists out on roads protesting in Pakistan

Pakistan’s way of suppressing the voices of dissent violently was once again demonstrated, after the law enforcement agencies of Pakistan on Sunday launched a...

There is no hope for missing Baloch, be it Sharif or Zardari

The outcome of the February 8 elections has made no difference to the people of Balochistan; who continue to `disappear` or being killed as...

Twitter still inaccessible for more than 4 days in Pakistan.

Popular social networking platform X, formerly Twitter, was inaccessible and banned in Pakistan on the fourth consecutive day, with the government still keeping mum...

Pakistan is an authoritarian regime: Democracy Index 2023. Only Asian country in the category

A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) demoted Pakistan 11 places in the global ranking on the state of democracy and downgraded it...

US, UK and EU urge probe into Pakistan elections, express concerns

The United States, Britain and the European Union have separately expressed concerns about Pakistan's electoral process in the wake of a vote on Thursday...