Curse of the Fitna Maulvis

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

The Beauty of Democracy

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

Zardari’s NAB cases adjourned till Nov 26th

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

Dasti threatens officers with his MNA superpowers

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

Dozens killed and trapped in India multi-story building collapse

At least six people have been killed after a four-storey building collapsed in the western Indian city of Mumbai.

Rescuers are trying to reach dozens of people trapped in the debris of the building near Dockyard Road in the east of the city.

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George Galloway exposes Western media bias

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.

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When all hell breaks loose

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

FBR to go after the rich

In an attempt to tighten the noose around the affluent tax evaders, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will target residents of the upscale neighbourhoods in metropolitan cities.

Talking to media about the move, FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa said on Wednesday that residential landholders in the posh areas would be the first target of the . . . → Read More: FBR to go after the rich

MS Bribe 2.0

Microsoft Pakistan said on Tuesday that it had sponsored a foreign trip for a Punjab government official but denied the allegation that it was a bribe to secure a government tender.

Refraining to mention anything about the official’s spouse who had also been on the trip, Microsoft described the trip as a necessary reference site . . . → Read More: MS Bribe 2.0

Government wants to audit ‘secret agencies’ funds

By Shahbaz Rana

The federal government has decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s judgment to audit secret funds of the country’s prime intelligence agencies.

The review petition is likely to be filed this week as the federal government has already completed the consultation process, said sources in the . . . → Read More: Government wants to audit ‘secret agencies’ funds