Sunday, 2 April, 2023
TopicPakistan Army

Topic: Pakistan Army

Why Imran Khan’s win won’t assure Pakistan of zero military interference

Imran is probably aware that Bajwa is playing games with him. Precisely why he is ensuring that the Army can’t appoint a chief decisively against the PTI.

Im, not so dim: Why it had to be a reckless Imran Khan to threaten Pakistan’s Establishment

Most of us saw Imran Khan as a unique character, most unlike the usual subcontinent cricket star. There has always been a risk-taking edge to him bordering on the reckless.

Imran Khan has Pakistani army ducking & defending. Why it’s a historic moment for the subcontinent

The army's word used to be a command for any government of the day. It could hire, fire, jail, exile, or murder prime ministers. But now it fears defeat at the hands of politicians.

ISI presser aimed to differentiate ‘facts from fiction’. But Pakistanis see a deeper meaning

Imran Khan’s attacks on the military have become increasingly vitriolic. He has called the outgoing Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa ‘an animal’ and ‘traitor’.

Pakistan DG ISI press conference had three goals—but failed on all of them

Going against his policy, the ISI chief held a press conference for the first time since getting appointed. It was about de-popularising Imran Khan and clearing Army's name.

Fighting to heal fractures in Pakistan Army, ISI chief assails Imran in 1st ever press meet

Imran has been attacking General Bajwa for some time. Political commentator Gul Bukhari says Pakistan Army brass now seem confident enough of their authority to crack the whip.

Journalist Arshad Sharif’s death has got Pakistan talking but it’s still blame game that’s on

Pakistan Army General requests govt to conduct ‘high-level’ investigation into Sharif’s death to put to rest speculation regarding any institution's involvement.

Pakistan president wants Imran Khan’s view on Kaun Banega Army Chief. Sure, ask Modi too

Not too long ago, Imran Khan was enjoying gulab jamuns over the disqualification of former PM Nawaz Sharif. Now the Election Commission has barred him from holding any public office.

How Pakistan can find its next army chief who doesn’t throw his weight around: Ex-ISI chief

Lt Gen Asad Durrani (retd) writes that Pakistan isn't the only country whose military has guns, but it's definitely one where political power flows through their barrel.

‘Diamonds are cheap’, Imran’s aiming to crack Pakistan’s toughest institution

The curse of the five-carat diamond hasn’t just fallen on Imran and Bushra, though. It is also burning through the authority of the all-powerful Generals.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.