Neighbourhood Studies
Pakistan
Foreign Policy Challenges for Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan

Pakistan has transitioned to a new political innings under Imran Khan’s captaincy; Imran Khan became the chosen one with his agenda of Naya Pakistan. On paper the agenda promises a vision of an Islamic welfare state which is going to be corr

पाकिस्तानी अर्थव्यवस्थाः नई सरकार के समक्ष चुनौतियां

अब जब इमरान खान ने पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री पद का दायित्व संभाल लिया है तो उनके समक्ष सबसे बड़

Analysing the Aborted India-Pakistan Meeting at New York

Under Imran Khan, Pakistan was trying to win diplomatic points internationally by proposing a dialogue and putting the onus on India of rejecting a well-intended “peace move”. Pakistan is under bilateral pressure from America through cutbacks

Pakistan: An Analysis of the Participation of Religious Parties in Elections, 2018

Elections 2018 in Pakistan would no doubt be remembered for the victory of Imran Khan. They were essentially a contest between the ‘naya Pakistan’ and ‘tabdeeli’ narrative of Imran Khan, and the ‘vote ko izzat do’ and develo

Pakistan Economy: Challenges Ahead for the New Government

Now that Imran Khan has assumed the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the most pressing challenge for him would be the management of Pakistan’s economy. These revolve around mounting debt (both domestic and external), growing Chinese loans

Pakistan’s New Government: Are there reasons for Hope?

The 2018 General Elections in Pakistan are over and the Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Party (PTI) emerged as the single largest Party in the National Assembly, and formed the Government. Most of the parties alleged rigging and refused to a

Building Dams with Donations

So dire is Pakistan’s financial health that it has been reduced to mobilise money from individual donors to build infrastructure projects which will cost hundreds of thousands of crores of rupees. In his first speech after becoming the Prime Minist

Imran Khan: Political Inclinations

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party with 115 seats in the National Assembly, besides winning two-third seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) provincial assembly and emerging as the second largest party in the Punjab assembly

Pakistan’s Elections and ‘Naya’ Pakistan?

Election for Pakistan’s National Assembly saw Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Party doubling its vote share from 16.32 percent in the 2013 elections to 31.8 percent. Its seat share went up from 28 to 115. In case of Pakistan Muslim L

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