Khan: Aiming for Revolutions or Headlines?

Political parties have expressed mixed reaction over Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s show on Sunday wherein the PTI managed to attract huge crowd to protest alleged rigging in the May 11, 2013 general election.

A few politicians appreciated Imran for fighting against the rigging and have urged him to take his fight to its logical end.

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This is the era of democratization

When the whole nation was geared up to brace military action against the Taliban, to the surprise of many, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the National Assembly announced that his government would give peace yet another chanceby holding talks with the notorious insurgents.

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PPP choosing the right slogans

By Hina Khwaja Bayat

Poor democracy! What a joke it has become. Watching the turn of events today, I am stupefied by the response, words and actions of some of our esteemed journalists, analysts and politicians. How long will they keep flogging this dead horse called democracy?

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Bakhtawar Bhutto graduates in a luxurious manner

By Murtaza Ali Shah

Scottish Police threw a security blanket around the University of Edinburgh as Bkhtawar Bhutto-Zardari graduated in a ceremony of formality, pomp and show.

Watched proudly by her father, President Asif Ali Zardari, her aunt Sanam Bhutto and siblings Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Asifa Bhutto, Bakhtawar was declared a graduate of . . . → Read More: Bakhtawar Bhutto graduates in a luxurious manner

List of Pakistan’s Prime ministers so far

Pakistan’s National Assembly meets to vote for the 17th prime minister after Yousaf Raza Gilani was declared ineligible to hold office by the Supreme Court. Below is a list of previous prime ministers of Pakistan with the dates of their tenure and the political party they belonged to.

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New NAB Chief Says No Letter To Swiss Authorities Against Zardari

As the Supreme Court has fixed the NRO review petition for Monday next, the NAB under its new chairman has reached the conclusion that writing to the Swiss authorities for re-opening of corruption cases as was directed by the apex court is no more required because the ground realities have changed.

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The OBL episode: An open letter to Jon Stewart

Dear Jon Stewart,

I used to think of you as one of the good guys. It always seemed that you were a one-man rallying cry for peace and understanding in the US media. You had taken it upon yourself to stand up to the right-wing bigots in your midst when it came to the New . . . → Read More: The OBL episode: An open letter to Jon Stewart

The Women of Pakistan

No society can succeed unless its womenfolk are at the forefront of its social limits and its struggle for progress

International Women’s Day is celebrated every 8th of March to recognize the importance of women in our lives and in society in general. Issues such as Women’s Rights and Women Empowerment receive a lot of . . . → Read More: The Women of Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto pledges to defend minorities in Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of Pakistan’s ruling party, on Monday condemned the killing of a politician for seeking changes to blasphemy laws, and called those celebrating his death “the real blasphemers”.

Bhutto, the son of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto who was assassinated in 2007, also pledged to defend the country’s minorities — increasingly under . . . → Read More: Bilawal Bhutto pledges to defend minorities in Pakistan

Whose narrative is Mubashir Lucman propagating?

Mubashir Lucman (weird spelling) is a very strange figure in term of political affiliation, his sympathies and criticism, his praise and hunt for various political figures.

He was part of General Musharraf’s interim cabinet and unlike his other friends, he still is a fan of him, he’s an admirer of MQM and its leader Altaf bhai, . . . → Read More: Whose narrative is Mubashir Lucman propagating?