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Sunday November 27, 2022
Bilal Kayani

  • February 10, 2021

    The prime minister of debt

    Say the word U-turn in any political discussion and everyone immediately knows who is being referred to. That is how integral the word has become to...

  • June 27, 2020

    An exercise in box-ticking

    The writer is assistant secretary general of the PML-N and a member of the PML-N's Economic Advisory Council.In the federal cabinet of the current...

  • May 17, 2020

    Truth prevails

    Tell a big lie. Then repeat it, tweet it, retweet it, post it, broadcast it, forward it, shout it from atop a container every day and regurgitate it...

  • December 13, 2019

    Race to the bottom

    The last week of November was a good week for the government’s economic team. Not because they did anything good but because someone else was even...

  • October 12, 2019

    Dangerous disconnect

    Given the dearth of actual good news during the present government’s term, attempts to spin bad news as good news or even manufacture good news...

  • May 30, 2019

    IMF and the new team

    Since assuming office last August, the government had been dithering on a decision to go the IMF despite calls and advice from various quarters to...

  • April 15, 2019

    The worst is not over

    It’s been a bad couple of weeks for the prime minister. A public quarrel between his two most senior deputies causing cabinet members to take...

  • July 26, 2018

    Lawmakers or super nazims?

    Elections 2018 have now been held. Candidates across the country campaigned in their respective constituencies, running from pillar to post to meet...