(By Faraz Khan) It all started with a request. Short and simple. “Aap se darkhwast hai [We’re making a request to you]”. And that was enough. It was a code, used by Islamic State-inspired militants to raise funds for their activities in the metropolitan city.
The women’s wing of the Middle Eastern terror outfit . . . → Read More: Female IS supporters caught in Karachi
By Farhan Bokhari
Pakistanis are justified in asking a pertinent question: Is it worth celebrating the coming of the New Year? The answer to that question depends on where they stand in the social hierarchy
If Pakistan’s past year was a reflection of its future, the . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s chaotic compass
(By Shashi Tharoor) December began with India’s Parliament consumed in a passionate and sometimes hot-tempered debate on the mounting intolerance raging rampant across the country. For a government that is unduly proud of its international standing, the BJP administration in the national capital seems curiously oblivious to the great damage being done to India by . . . → Read More: Why India’s Intolerance Problem Is Hurting Its Global Reputation
Former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was acquitted by a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court in the SGS-Cotecna references on Tuesday.
SGS-Cotecna reference pertains to the award of pre-shipment contracts in which the accused had allegedly received six per cent kickback.
The court said . . . → Read More: NAB acquits ex-President Zardari in major corruption cases
By DR NIAZ MURTAZA
BY winning the recent Punjab LG polls, the Sharifs have re-demonstrated their political hold in the province and by extension in Pakistan. Counting tenures as chief executives federally or provincially, the Sharifs have ruled Pakistan longer than any dictator or political family (party-wise, the PPP is still . . . → Read More: Sharifs lack the political vision
Of late a Mr. Malik Siraj Akbar is proving to be quite the jack in the box; popping up right on time with an eager-to-influence-the-narrative blog post when PAK-US relations experience an upward trend.
His recent blog post for the Huffington Post can only be described as pure . . . → Read More: Malik Siraj Akbar – Terrorist Poodle