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Akram Shaheedi

  • May 30, 2022

    Audio leak: Is it another blow to PTI?

    There is a lot of hullaballoo in the various media platforms pertaining to the leaked/ purported telephonic talks between Co-chairman PPP Asif Ali...

  • May 03, 2022

    Head hung in shame: political baggage

    Head of this nation hung in shame with anger when some miscreants of a Pakistani political party allegedly hackled and hounded the members of the...

  • May 03, 2022

    Head hung in shame: political baggage

    Head of this nation hung in shame with anger when some miscreants of a Pakistani political party allegedly hackled and hounded the members of the...

  • April 25, 2022

    My way or the Highway

    National Security Committee in its recent meeting has made it abundantly clear that US interference in the country’s affairs was though...

  • February 07, 2022

    Heating up of domestic politics, sadly

    The passage of the State Bank Bill led the government to gloat in confidence at the expense of the Opposition that attracted people’s criticism at...

  • January 17, 2022

    Business community demands not to enforce mini-budget

    KARACHI: The Business Group and Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry have cried out while forcefully urging the government not to enforce...

  • January 03, 2022

    Good governance to win back the lost political support

    There is a dire need to improve governance as preemption destined to win back the lost political support base, because without addressing the...

  • December 20, 2021

    Failed endeavors

    Head of PPP Media CellNo doubt, the leadership throughout its tenure has clearly failed in its endeavors to hurt the as a political force in the...

  • November 29, 2021

    Reduction in poverty?

    Advisor to Prime Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin, during his media talk last week, shared the quaint news quoting the World Bank report, saying...

  • October 19, 2021

    Spiraling inflation

    Finance Minister, Shaukat Tarin’s assertion that the unprecedented recent increase in the petroleum products by the government has no linkage...

  • September 27, 2021

    16K employees pushed to edge

    It gave good feelings to the people all around who must be pleasantly surprised as both the opposition and the treasury benches were expressing...

  • September 07, 2021

    Celebration or rhetoric at play?

    Three years of the PTI government have gone past relatively quietly like damp-squib. The main reason may be for the want of worthwhile achievements...

  • August 30, 2021

    Shrinking media space

    Fearing the government’s endeavour to bring media to heel through the enforcement of regressive Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority , the media...

  • August 23, 2021

    National consensus on Afghan policy

    PPP and PML-N's demand of calling joint session of the Parliament on the fast changing situation in Afghanistan has not been heeded to yet by the...

  • August 09, 2021

    Zero tolerance

    The triggering of scale of condemnation right across the country at the ransacking of Hindu temple in Bhong, district Rahim Yar Khan, surely...

  • July 19, 2021

    Free and fair elections of AJK Assembly

    Head of PPP Media CellOpposition leaders’ election campaign in the forthcoming AJK Assembly elections, scheduled to be held this month, is...

  • July 12, 2021

    Restrictions on media

    Head of PPP Media CellJournalists Beyond Borders in its yearly report has decried and disparaged the government for its consistent drive of...

  • June 28, 2021

    Gas pipeline and nuclear deal

    Rounds of talk between US and Iranian officials have reportedly been held in Vienna this year with positive vibes for salvaging the Iranian nuclear...

  • June 01, 2021

    Egregious mess

    Head of PPP Media CellOpposition may be grappling to recover its political ground because of the fissures within-- the ruling party‘s neck may be...

  • May 25, 2021

    Magic wand phenomena?

    Is the magic wand of conjurer is working in Pakistan as GDP growth surged from 2% to 3.9% within weeks? The economists and the experts are taken...

  • May 17, 2021

    Protection of journalists

    The belated approval of the cabinet of two bills for the protection of journalists and the media persons and making the forced disappearances as a...

  • May 04, 2021

    Pathetic performance

    Head of PPP Media CellPakistan People’s Party victory in the hotly contested by-election Karachi last week clearly established the party’s...

  • April 12, 2021

    By-election defeats

    The back to back defeat suffered by the ruling party in the by-elections throughout the country clearly suggests it has run out of steam to move on...

  • March 22, 2021

    Parting of the ways: No

    Head of PPP Media CellThe schadenfreude of the PTI and its backers may be short-lived as PPP, PML-N, JUI-F and other parties may surely be sitting...

  • March 16, 2021

    GB provincial status

    Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly has passed a unanimous resolution last week demanding of the Government of Pakistan to grant the ‘Provisional Provincial...

  • February 22, 2021

    Translate overdue commitments

    The prime minister was pleased to wow a couple of years ago, with follow up reassurances for some time, of creating one crore jobs for jobless,...

  • February 16, 2021

    Legal or political

    Parliament is mother of all institutions in a parliamentary democracy, and its supremacy is recognised as a linchpin in well- established...

  • February 08, 2021

    Ordinance and TI embarrassment

    Haplessly, self-righteousness, bullying and imposition may be deemed as the favourite tactics of politicking of the leadership notwithstanding the...

  • January 25, 2021

    Arrogance served befittingly

    America and the world at large took sigh of relief after the swearing in ceremony of 46th US President Joe-Biden last week in Washington. The US...

  • January 11, 2021

    Ego-centric rulers

    President-elect Joe Biden in his speech made it known clearly that personal style of running the government was not acceptable for being inclined to...

  • September 08, 2020

    Rs800b Sindh contribution

    While welcoming the prime minister ‘s Karachi package titled “Karachi Transformation Plan” with total out lay of more than Rs1100 billion,...

  • September 07, 2020

    Sindh’s contribution to KTP

    While welcoming the prime minister ‘s Karachi package titled “Karachi Transformation Plan” with total out lay of more than Rs1100 billion ,...

  • August 26, 2020

    Ordinances, who cares?

    Head of PPP Media CellGovernance through ordinances is least desirable even in an emerging democracy. Its negative optics is bound to divide the...

  • August 18, 2020

    Survival strategy?

    The perverse climate change cannot and should not be relegated to the backburner anymore under the garb of benefit of doubt or second thought as it...

  • August 17, 2020

    Survival strategy?

    The perverse climate change cannot and should not be relegated to the backburner anymore under the garb of benefit of doubt or second thought as it...

  • July 22, 2020

    Ominous threat or bushfires

    Indeed heartening for the people of Pakistan that the federal government Minister, Asad Umar, has appreciated the successes of the PPP-led Sindh...

  • July 21, 2020

    Ominous threat or bushfires

    Indeed heartening for the people of Pakistan that the federal government Minister, Asad Umar, has appreciated the successes of the PPP-led Sindh...

  • June 24, 2020

    Listen to experts

    No lockdown but smart lockdown notwithstanding surge of infections on last Saturday was alarming sadly without the any sign of its receding. Saving...

  • June 23, 2020

    Listen to experts

    No lockdown but smart lockdown notwithstanding surge of infections on last Saturday was alarming sadly without the any sign of its receding. Saving...

  • June 02, 2020

    Paradigm Shift

    The review of the policy in piecemeal may not make qualitative difference in stemming the pandemic that has been on the rise in the recent past to...

  • May 12, 2020

    Unity to contain pandemic

    Head of PPP Media CellThe ruling party leadership may be on the trajectory to squander another opportunity to forge national unity. It is...

  • May 11, 2020

    Unity to contain pandemic

    The ruling party leadership may be on the trajectory to squander another opportunity to forge national unity. It is undoubtedly earnestly required...

  • March 24, 2020

    Political unity: good omen

    PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, later during the last week, made an incredible policy decision of the PPP when he declared that no ‘political and...

  • March 24, 2020

    Political unity: A good omen

    PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, later during the last week, made an incredible policy decision of the PPP when he declared that no ‘political and...

  • March 10, 2020

    Women March momentum

    The process of upward trajectory of women empowerment is irreversible and indeed universal notwithstanding the fierce opposition of the...

  • March 09, 2020

    Women March momentum

    The process of upward trajectory of women empowerment is irreversible and indeed universal notwithstanding the fierce opposition of the...

  • March 09, 2020

    Women March momentum

    The process of upward trajectory of women empowerment is irreversible and indeed universal notwithstanding the fierce opposition of the...

  • March 03, 2020

    Unity of Opposition?

    Clarity and timing for actions is the essence of any struggle that makes difference between its success and failure. Unfortunately, the...

  • March 02, 2020

    Unity of opposition?

    Clarity and timing for actions is the essence of any struggle that makes difference between its success and failure. Unfortunately, the...