Saturday December 02, 2023
Farhan Bokhari
Farhan Bokhari

  • November 24, 2023

    An emergency ‘windfall’ tax on banks flows from a failure to reform

    Representational image. — APP FileWhen Pakistan’s negotiators and members of a visiting IMF team closed their latest deal to facilitate the flow...

  • November 22, 2023

    After the transition

    A woman with physical disabilities casting her vote in NA-149 constituency of Multan during 2013 elections in Pakistan. — APP FileThe futility of...

  • November 08, 2023

    After the carnage

    This picture on November 5, 2023, shows Israeli tanks and soldiers stationed at a location in the northern Gaza Strip as battles between Israel and...

  • October 25, 2023

    Blowback to Pakistan

    Former Prime Minister and PMLN Supremo Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters in Lahore on October 21, 2023. — X/@pmlndigitalpkNawaz Sharif’s...

  • October 11, 2023

    Democracy vs economy

    As Pakistan’s two and a half mainstream political parties aspire for power in Islamabad, their failure to focus on the economy only binds them to...

  • October 01, 2023

    Insecurity and political upheaval weaken economic prospects

    ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan struggles to revive confidence in its beleaguered economy, Friday’s terrible terrorist attacks in Balochistan and...

  • September 27, 2023

    Irrelevant millions?

    As former prime minister Nawaz Sharif prepares for his return to Pakistan next month after four years in exile, his party’s target for defining...

  • September 13, 2023

    Tackling failure?

    Pakistan’s emerging failures, ranging from a rapidly sliding economy to growing political discord, together smack of just one outcome: making the...

  • August 30, 2023

    Fixing the rot

    As Pakistan’s bitter electricity consumers gathered on the streets this past week in a rare act of civil disobedience, the authorities were...

  • August 16, 2023

    Freedom vs economy

    Pakistan celebrated its 76th independence day on Monday amidst nationwide fanfare, coinciding with a change of government in Islamabad and a...