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India Can Call Them World's Best Only If They Beat Pakistan Regularly In Bilateral Cricket

Nov 01, 2021 Priya Nagi

Pakistan's quality of cricket at the T20 World Cup has been impressive. Until they beat them regularly in all formats, India's status in world cricket will always be questioned.

Will Go After 'Thieves' Responsible For Putting Pakistan In Debt: Imran Khan

Jun 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In an unusual midnight speech after the first budget of his cash-strapped government was presented, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that all economic problem was due to debt which increased to Rs 30 lakh crore from Rs 6 lakh crore in 10 years.

Pak’s Former President Asif Ali Zardari Produced Before Court, Anti-Graft Body Seeks Physical Remand

According to the NAB officials, Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister made transactions of Rs 150 million, through alleged fake bank accounts.

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Arrested In Fake Bank Acounts Case

Jun 10, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The case against Asif Ali Zardari pertains to the use of alleged fake bank accounts to keep money and transferring it out of Pakistan.

Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan's Income Drops Sharply In 3 Years

In contrast to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's net income drop, the income of opposition leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif continued to see an upward trend as his net income.

28 July, 2018

With 116 Seats, Imran Khan's PTI Emerges As Single Largest Party In Pakistan Polls: Final Results

Outlook Web Bureau

Nawaz Sharif's PML-N with 64 and Asif Ali Zardari's PPP with 43 seats are placed at number two and three respectively.

22 October, 2017

Nawaz Sharif, Brother Tried To Kill Me Twice: Pakistan's Former President Asif Ali Zardari

Outlook Web Bureau

Zardari, 62, said Nawaz and Shahbaz plotted his murder when he was serving his eight-year-long sentence in corruption cases.

05 August, 2012

November Pain

B. Raman

Mr Zardari’s invitation to the PM to visit the Sikh holy shrines in and around Lahore in November coinciding with the birth anniversary of Guru Nanakdev is apparently made in good faith, but it could prove to be counter-productive

21 June, 2012

It's Getting Personal

B. Raman

While the analysts of the Pakistani political scene have focussed on the institutional confrontation between the Executive and the Judiciary, they have overlooked the personal confrontation between the Chief Justice and Mr Zardari

08 June, 2012

Neighbourly Visits

B. Raman

Zardari combined his visit for the SCO summit with a bilateral visit for talks with Chinese leaders and businessmen on bilateral relations.

18 April, 2012

Top Five Talking Points

Pervez Hoodbhoy

Manmohan Singh has accepted Zardari's invitation to visit Islamabad. But what should the two sides talk about? Here are those on which progress is both necessary and, more importantly, possible.

09 April, 2012

A Neighbourly Visit

B. Raman

After the understandable caution over President Asif Ali Zardari's visit, it is time for an informal visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Islamabad without linking it to any solution to any of the contentious issues.

07 April, 2012

Small Is Beautiful

B. Raman

What we need in Indo-Pakistani relations is not the big and spectacular, but the small and significant.

02 April, 2012

Changing Equations

B. Raman

While reacting positively to Mr Zardari’s planned pilgrimage to Ajmer, one has to note with concern indications of a further strengthening of Pakistan’s relations with China

09 January, 2012

The War Of Nerves In Pakistan

B. Raman

Is there a likelihood of a coup? If not, is there a fall-back position available to Kayani to save face? Is there any political and honourable way out of the current impasse?

07 December, 2011

Fears Of A Coup

B. Raman

Will Zardari manage to salvage his position and continue in power or will he quit on medical grounds after having inducted his son as the President?

20 November, 2011

The Memogate Mess

B. Raman

By failing to act against Hussain Haqqani and by trying to cover up the matter, Zardari would be further damaging his credibility in the eyes of not only his Army, but also large sections of the Pakistani public.

27 December, 2010

The Cover Up Continues

B. Raman

Three years after the assassination of Benazir, the conspiracy to have her killed has been followed by a fresh conspiracy to prevent the real facts of the case from coming out.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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