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Cyril Almeida

For Sharifs, is jail a halt on way towards a comeback?

Hyper-partisanship, fear, anger, dread, confusion — it’s all out there at the moment and it’s all mixed up.

16 Jul 2018 12:06 AM

PM Imran... Or Sanjrani option? Or can Nawaz still cut a deal?

Now, even if Nawaz returns and sets the campaign trail on fire, the pieces are in place to thwart a last-minute PML(N) wave.

09 Jul 2018 12:00 AM

Can Shahbaz, Imran, Zardari, Nawaz get their acts together?

To be a leader, to be perceived as a leader, you have to be a bit brash, ready to fight, willing to take on and take down enemies.

02 Jul 2018 1:12 AM

Imran’s PTI will have to build momentum to get 10 million votes

The PTI will need to come up with some compelling reasons for those voters because the party has a whole lot of ground to make up.

25 Jun 2018 5:10 AM

Dissolution: The first big test for Nawaz League

Nawaz turning up the volume to a full 10 had the potential to blow up all previous electoral calculations.

11 Jun 2018 4:59 AM

The crisis in Pakistan is real and multifaceted

Sixty per cent wasn’t good enough when 90 or 100 per cent could be had through brute force.

04 Jun 2018 5:44 AM

A shuddering dysfunction: Another Zia looms in Pak

Controlled democracy was working just fine and the possibility of a breakthrough with India wasn’t exactly high.

28 May 2018 12:12 AM

For Imran, Nawaz’s exit is a big boost

Imran, Shahbaz, Zardari, the Independents and the boys all now face a significantly altered electoral landscape.

22 May 2018 6:41 AM

Pak polls: May the least-worst man win

Political violence is a familiar scar and around elections, an open wound.

14 May 2018 5:23 AM

The next PM: Only a few legitimate contenders

Legitimate contenders though — candidates with a genuine chance the next time round, after the election in July — are just a handful.

08 May 2018 12:39 AM