The paradox of dynastic politics
Facts and myths about political dynasties in Punjab and their implications
Finally, parties have begun to realise that accommodating dynastic politicians comes at a price.
Strangers in the house
The political economy of religious exclusion in Pakistan
With an overwhelming Muslim majority of over 96 per cent in Pakistan, non-Muslim citizens fail to constitute important vote banks.
The king is back, long live the king
In Nawaz Sharif’s second life, reclaiming Punjab was central to the reconnection with the past and all its glory
Nawaz Sharif chose for himself the image of someone who did not yield to a request readily, a politician with depth and the capability of keeping people guessing.
The great unknown
Mooed Yusuf and Ali Sultan analyse voters’ outlook and preferences on electoral issues and outcomes.