Editorials

Shortchanging the provinces

Shortchanging the provinces

EDITORIAL: The federal government's decision to raise petroleum levy by 26.20 percent - from 23.76 rupees per litre to 30 rupees per litre, the highest...

Fighting the invisible enemy

Fighting the invisible enemy

The number of coronavirus infection cases and deaths has been rising rapidly, yet from the way the shoppers and shop owners behaved during the easing...

Electoral reform proposals

Electoral reform proposals

It's been a while since crying foul the Opposition parties had walked out of a special parliamentary committee constituted by the National Assembly Speaker to...

India must be controlled

India must be controlled

India has been acting quite like the regional bully since the Modi administration came to New Delhi, but it may have bitten off more than...

Science and technology ministry shows the way

Science and technology ministry shows the way

Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhary has been in the public eye for a while now, and not always for completely uncontroversial reasons. One reason is his...

Agri income tax

Agri income tax

Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) have urged the Punjab government to collect agriculture tax on the basis of net income instead of...

Addressing an accountability inconsistency

Addressing an accountability inconsistency

In an unanticipated move, Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered all advisers and special assistants in his cabinet to declare their assets. That should help...

Sugar inquiry report

Sugar inquiry report

The salient points of the sugar inquiry report were revealed in a press conference led by Barrister Shahzad Akber, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister...

Islamabad mayor’s suspension

Islamabad mayor’s suspension

The Islamabad High Court has stayed the suspension of the first-ever elected mayor of Islamabad, Sheikh Anser Aziz, for a period of 90 days by...

The way to go

The way to go

Two hundred billion rupees were raised through Sukuk-II at competitive book building at Pakistan Stock Exchange at a rate below Kibor. Advisor to the Prime...

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