Spearhead Analysis: Elections held hostage

By Nida Afaque

As elections draw near, the political climate within Pakistan has turned sober. Contesting parties are working industriously to widen their voter base, the Election Commission is overworked with verifying candidates’ credibility and the interim government is struggling to contain the country’s affairs until the next government is ready to take charge. But there . . . → Read More: Spearhead Analysis: Elections held hostage

BLA accuses Marri of nepotism for supporting his son

By Ahmar Mastikhan

Supporters of the militant Baloch Liberation Army have taken an aim at the main freedom icon Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri and have accused him of nepotism for supporting his youngest and most loved son Mehran Baluch.

A war of words is being witnessed in the pro-militant Daily Tawar newspaper over the . . . → Read More: BLA accuses Marri of nepotism for supporting his son

Attack on Quetta Express leaves 3 dead, 19 injured

QUETTA: At least three people were killed and 19 others injured when a group of armed men opened fire and lobbed rockets on a passenger train near Mach Town, some 60 kilometers southeast of Quetta on Sunday.

Qaim Ali, the assistant commissioner of Mach, told reporters that the Peshawar-bound Quetta Express had just crossed . . . → Read More: Attack on Quetta Express leaves 3 dead, 19 injured