Balochistan is a volatile region in the southwestern borders of Pakistan that considers itself under Pakistani occupation. The Baloch people say that they got independence from the British on August 11, 1947
Prime Minister Khan-led government and Finance Minister Umar in particular have faced mounting criticism from opposition parties, members of the business community, and citizens over the handling of the economic crisis.
A lawyer associated with the case, requesting anonymity, said: "Since both Pakistan and India's interests are involved in this case...this is more of a political case than a legal one. And a 'political case' has no time limit (for conclusion)."
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, the story of a 20-year-old former Buddhist monk who is now the biggest star in the community to why that cow urine may be a reason for global warming, among many other interesting snippets.
From Una's SP's measure to check bribe menace to Election Commission's unique plan to facilitate communication between the polling stations on election day in Meghalaya's Ranikor, we bring interesting reads from The Subcontinental Menu this week.
A panchayat in Rajasthan’s Bundi ostracised a girl after for stepping on a titihari egg. Meanwhile, the prison department in Kerala is thinking of launching an upcoming prison museum. Read all this and much more in The Subcontinental Menu.
The terms of engagement that Imran Khan will offer will be no different from those of the past: dialogue under the shadow of calibrated terrorism and greater focus on issue resolution than building co-operative mechanisms through trade and connectivity.
In his potential new role as helmsman of not just a playing eleven but all of Pakistan, is Imran Khan likely to unleash another hostile spell against India? Or will Imran the politician be different—marked by flexibility, pragmatism and amiability?