How the ECP has damaged the democracy in Pakistan

By Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has failed to discharge its constitutional mandate. Judicial Commission (JC) and Election Tribunals (ET) in their reports and verdicts have maintained that there were substantial irregularities in last general elections. There were also widespread allegations of irregularities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local . . . → Read More: How the ECP has damaged the democracy in Pakistan

40pc of the world’s drug trafficking handled by a staff of 1600

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has only 1,600 staff members to counter over 40 per cent drug trafficking of the world via Pakistan.

This was disclosed during a briefing to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by the ANF on Tuesday. It was stated that the ANF had 1,600 ‘enforcers’ to counter the smuggling of heroin and . . . → Read More: 40pc of the world’s drug trafficking handled by a staff of 1600

Modi highlights Corruption in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Saturday that corruption was eating away at India “like a termite” as he used an independence day speech to pledge his commitment to eradicating graft and poverty.

In an address from Delhi’s Red Fort, Modi sought to silence growing doubts about his leadership after key reforms stalled in a rancorous . . . → Read More: Modi highlights Corruption in India

Kasur Tragedy: A gang rape by the politicians

The statement, that the guilty will not escape justice no matter how influential they are, as promised by Mr Khadim e aala, was the only thing predictable about this most bestial and degrading of all crimes.

That the the cover-up is already underway, should also have been equally predictable. Witness the . . . → Read More: Kasur Tragedy: A gang rape by the politicians

No politics please!

By Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Words are one of the most important tool a political leaders has to convey his message to the people on various policy issues. Similarly a leader uses words to inspire a nation to embark on a new journey and in many cases becomes an inspiration for . . . → Read More: No politics please!

NADRA: Incompetence or corruption?

An investigative report by Geo News has revealed shocking details about gross irregularities committed by an official of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) allowing issuance of Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) to foreigners.These foreigners who were issued CNICs included, among others, Indians and Afghan nationals. This way they were made Pakistan’s nationals who went . . . → Read More: NADRA: Incompetence or corruption?

THE RAPE AND VIDEO TAPING OF KIDS, OR IS IT A CASE OF A LAND DISPUTE?

A high-level inquiry committee formed by the Punjab government to investigate allegations of authorities’ inaction to check instances of child sex abuse and blackmailing by a gang in Husain Khanwala and other villages in Kasur district concluded that reports of child molestation are baseless.

Senior minister of the Punjab government, Rana Sanaullah, while talking to . . . → Read More: THE RAPE AND VIDEO TAPING OF KIDS, OR IS IT A CASE OF A LAND DISPUTE?

Malik Riaz claims to be blackmailed by two ex-army officers

BY MUNAWER AZEEM

Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain lodged a complaint with police on Wednesday against two retired army officers and a developer, accusing them of blackmailing Bahria Town.

Mr Hussain, accompanied by his staff, went to Lohi Baher police station to lodge the case.

Personal . . . → Read More: Malik Riaz claims to be blackmailed by two ex-army officers

ANF grabs narcotics worth Rs. 4.77 billion in Baluchistan

A special team of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) conducted an intelligence-based operation in Balochistan on Monday, resulting in the seizure of heroine worth billions of rupees.

With the seizure of 746kg heroin worth Rs4.77 billion in the international market, the force has now seized ‘approximately 12,365 tonnes of narcotics in the past 17 years,’ said . . . → Read More: ANF grabs narcotics worth Rs. 4.77 billion in Baluchistan

Altaf against all odds

A strange spectacle has unfolded. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) with its high and mighty political clout seems to be waning at a daunting pace.

13 July, 2015: Shortly after Altaf Hussein’s fiery speech heavily critical of the Army, Rangers and Security forces and the current operation being . . . → Read More: Altaf against all odds