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Imran Khan is Prime Minister of Pakistan, but he won't be running the country: Here's why

<i>Editor's Note: This article was edited and re-published after Imran Khan was sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan on 18 August, 2018</i><p>In the …

Imran Khan

The Cast Of Kargil

Musharraf placed officers who shared his orientation on Kashmir in key positions.<p>Written by |<p>The Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan ended in …

Pakistan

Burning question: Can Imran Khan make peace with India?

I haven't played cricket with Imran Khan, the newly elected prime minister of Pakistan, but I did interview him back in 2005, when only a rare …

Pakistan

Pakistan issue can only be resolved through talks, says AS Dulat

The Pakistan issue can only be resolved through talks. One needs to cooperate, talk and listen in order to instill peace and progress with any …

India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee on national security: Daring leap, step by step

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: With altered security paradigm, he engaged with China, made peace moves towards Pakistan<p>Written by | New Delhi |<p>On …

National Security

The 'foodie' side of Vajpayee, from Gwalior's Gajjak to Kanpur's 'Thaggu ke Laddu'

<b>New Delhi, Aug 17:</b> Now that Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of the tallest leaders in Indian politics, has passed away, people across the country are …

India

Residents of Vajpayee's ancestral village observe a day's fast in his remembrance

While the mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were being cremated in Delhi today, the residents of his ancestral village …

India

Vajpayee’s initiatives underpin foreign ties

A gentle giant. That’s probably how the international community will remember Vajpayee, the man who put India on the nuclear weapons map and …

India News

We stand with India in this difficult time, says Imran Khan

Twitter may be banned in Pakistan; and a bureaucratic reshuffle in the offing.

Pakistan

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the BJP’s Pandit Nehru

A Ratna of Bharat is no more. I have fond personal and professional memories of Atal Bihari Vajpayee that persuaded me to believe in him on an …

India

In Pakistan, Tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Come With Calls for Peace Talks

<b>New Delhi:</b> In neighbouring Pakistan, former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s passing away led to reminisces about his historic bus …

Pakistan

Vajpayee’s 'insaniyat' remark wasn’t one-off, his team worked on Kashmir for years

<b>Vajpayee initiated the process of dialogue with Kashmiri separatists, which was carried forward by his successor Manmohan Singh.</b><p>Prime Minister Atal …

Pakistan

A statesman, Vajpayee showed the way for India and Pakistan to resolve dispute

I have very fond memories of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and all of them are very vivid. I remember the tense negotiations that went into the drafting of a …

National Security Advisor

Recalling The Iconic Strategic Leadership Of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Snapshot<p>Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a decisive and irreversible effect on India’s strategic thinking and was instrumental in the country’s many …

India

A Lesson from the Vajpayee school of large-hearted leadership

<b>Vajpayee was a remarkable leader, who despite Kargil, made three peace bids with Pakistan.</b><p>The downturn in the political stature and authority of Dr …

India News

Nawaz Sharif: Has Pakistan’s Houdini Finally Met his End?

To call Nawaz Sharif a political survivor is an understatement. He has an almost Houdini like ability to bounce back from near political death and …

Nawaz Sharif

Mom begs plane crew to open door after baby ‘passes out’

Distressing footage shows a desperate mother screaming at cabin crew to open the plane’s door after her baby allegedly passed out from the heat.<p>The …

New York City

Pakistan’s Jack Kennedy

The words ‘hope’ and ‘Pakistan’ do not often appear together. Pakistan, a sprawling nation of 205 million, is hard to govern, even harder to finance, …

Imran Khan

Special court to hear Musharraf high treason case on August 20

Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A special court in Pakistan on Friday scheduled the hearing of a high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf …

Pakistan

Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan already has the 'purana' Pakistan solidly embedded

<b>Naya Pakistan is managed and controlled by Pakistan Establishment Inc., which has just brought in their cricket hero as new PR manager.</b><p>As Pakistanis …

Pakistan

Imran Khan will have to tread on thin ice to form government in Pakistan

It would seem rather presumptuous on the part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to declare that he would take oath as the Prime …

Pakistan

'Imran would find it difficult to resist the army'

'He will be constrained if and when he tries to set the foreign policy agenda that is not to the liking of the army.'

Pakistan

Meet Pakistan's First Hindu Candidate Mahesh Kumar Malani to Win on General Seat

Malani contested and won the National Assembly (NA-222) Tharparkar-II seat in southern Sindh province, after defeating 14 candidates, the Dawn …

India News

In a first, Hindu candidate wins National Assembly seat in Pakistan elections

Mahesh Kumar Malani of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) has become the first Hindu candidate to win a National Assembly seat, 16 years after …

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Mahesh Malani, first and only Hindu to win an election in Pakistan

<b>Islamabad, July 28:</b> Mahesh Kumar Malani of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has become the first Hindu candidate to win a National Assembly seat, 16 …

Pakistan

Stolen bikes used to fund terror outfit in Bangladesh, says police

Police sleuths have busted a smuggling ring of stolen bikes, which were smuggled to Bangladesh and then sold there, with the proceeds going towards …

West Bengal

While Reham slams, Imran Khan enjoys ex-wife Jemima's support

Imran Khan's first wife Jemima Goldsmith was one of the many people who congratulated him yesterday. The cricketer-turned-politician's political …

Imran Khan

Fire in the Mountains

An analysis of Pakistan’s disastrous Kargil campaign and how it unravelled, yet again, India and Pakistan’s tenuous relationship<p>Written by |<p><b>Title</b>: …

Pakistan

Imran Khan's victory speech, and 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse today

<b>Front Page</b><p><b>The world, including Imran Khan himself, has called it</b> — He’s going to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. Amid claims of election …

India

How Will the Elections in Pakistan Impact Indo-Pak Relations?

In Pakistan, historically, the political evolution of the society has been nipped in the bud by an all-powerful military establishment because of …

Foreign Policy