While the government is regularly accused of corruption,a recent survey by Transparency International revealed on Tuesday that Pakistan is deemed to be less corrupt in 2013 as compared to 2012.
Pakistan has improved its ranking by 12 places in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 since last year. The country now has 48 countries behind it in . . . →Read More:Pakistan’s ranking in ‘Corruption Index’ improves by 12 spots
Pakistan has formed a committee to probe alleged funding of politicians by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
The Interior Ministry said that the four-member committee,formed over the Supreme Court‘s directives,will be headed by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Assistant Director General (ADG),Muhammad Ghalib Bandeesha,along with three director-level officials,the Daily Times reports.
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By Adam Raj
The Jamaat e Islami (JI) Chief has flabbergasted and outraged the people and probably his own party by a statement that makes no sense unless his aim was to create the kind of controversy that is now raging. He has said that the terrorist leader killed in a Drone strike recently is . . . →Read More:Curse of the Fitna Maulvis
By Ahsan Waheed
The nation was treated to a scene of democracy at work by almost all the electronic media channels. Flabbergasted people watched as some of our most experienced politicians bickered over statements given by them and criticisms hurled at each other. One group of senators sat on the roadside while another . . . →Read More:The Beauty of Democracy
An accountability court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of six corruption cases against Asif Ali Zardari until Nov 26 and again issued notices to the National Accountability Bureau and the former president,DawnNews reported.
Former federal law minister Farooq H. Naek submitted his power of attorney on behalf of Mr Zardari in the court informing . . . →Read More:Zardari’s NAB cases adjourned till Nov 26th
By Umer Nangiana
ISLAMABAD: Just as people in glass houses should not hurl stones,people in parliament houses should not hurl threats.
Member of the National Assembly Jamshed Dasti,who based his election campaign on slogans of representing the “non-elites” and the middle-class of the country,recently demonstrated the same typical elitist behaviour associated with those . . . →Read More:Dasti threatens officers with his MNA superpowers
By Alex Kane
From green-lighting military operations in Gaza to giving unstinting diplomatic support at the United Nations,the U.S. government is wholly complicit in Israel’s latest assault on Gaza.
. . . →Read More:George Galloway exposes Western media bias
Are you in Pakistan? Look around… what do you see? If you are in a city like Lahore and if you are in a posh area of Lahore you will probably see designer outlets,restaurants that offer every cuisine you can imagine,super expensive cars on the roads,people wearing the exorbitantly expensive brands whether . . . →Read More:When all hell breaks loose