President Mamnoon asks people to help make Karachi Operation a success

KARACHI, Oct 20: President Mamnoon Hussain appealed on Sunday to all sections of society to extend full cooperation to the operation being carried out against criminals in Karachi so that law and order could be restored in the city.

Talking to newsmen during his first visit to the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah after . . . → Read More: President Mamnoon asks people to help make Karachi Operation a success

Self exiled leaders of Pakistan

By Ghalib Sultan

To give voice to a community is to empower and recognize it as a legit and significant part of the society. To become part of the society it is mandatory to integrate into it in every possible way. Those who represent an individual community within a society must be physically . . . → Read More: Self exiled leaders of Pakistan

WELL CUM! WELL CUM!

By Adam Raj

The strong chant WELL CUM WELL CUM by frail Aitezaz Ahsan at the PPP’s rally to welcome former President Zardari to Lahore set the tone for the proceedings. A supporting drumbeat from the Dhol maestro Papoo Sain would have done wonders but his speech that followed the chant made up for this . . . → Read More: WELL CUM! WELL CUM!

DG Rangers discloses who is responsible for violence in Karachi

KARACHI: Claiming that the situation in Karachi improved after Supreme Court’s verdict in the law and order suo motu case, DG Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhtar said that militant wings of political parties are responsible for the ongoing violence in the city, Express News reported on Wednesday.

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Karachi to go bullet proof

KARACHI: As an unprecedented wave of killings and kidnappings hits Karachi, the Pakistani city’s elite are splashing out the cash to have their luxury cars made bomb and bulletproof.

The sprawling metropolis of 18 million people on the Arabian Sea is Pakistan’s economic heart, with ranks of factories, import-export wheeler-dealers and slick bankers.

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Suicide bomber, 10 terrorists nabbed on tipoff

Eleven suspects, including a suicide bomber, were arrested during a search operation in Karachi’s Manghopir area on Friday, Express News reported.

The search operation, conducted by Rangers in collaboration with area police, lasted for several hours.

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Spearhead Analysis – MQM: Between perils and promises

Altaf Hussein remains the most controversial figure in the Pakistani political saga. Recent events have re-enforced the absurdity with which Altaf Bhai orchestrates Karachi’s realpolitik.  Hussein is convicted for numerous murder extortions, organized crime and terrorist offences. He is also the key suspect in over a hundred murder cases including one of his own comrades . . . → Read More: Spearhead Analysis – MQM: Between perils and promises

Karachi calling

Urban violence has become a permanent affliction in Karachi. Anyone explaining the roots of this violence to you would say ‘it’s complicated’ – and that is indeed an accurate summary of the bloodshed that erupts across the city in random spurts. The plague of violence in Pakistan’s biggest city and commercial hub is multifaceted. From . . . → Read More: Karachi calling

Target killings and murders must be differentiated

KARACHI: Target killing and enmity claimed four lives in Karachi on Wednesday,Express News reported.

Unknown men opened fire in Machar Colony and killed 17-year-old Yousuf, while a body, bearing torture marks, was recovered from Lea Market area. The body has not been identified yet, but the deceased is said to have been abducted before he was murdered.

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Sindh Govt, police to be questioned by SC on Karachi violence

By Naeem Sahoutara

KARACHI: The Sindh government, police and rangers have had a year to swallow the bitter prescription from the Supreme Court to clean up Karachi. Today, they will have to answer for their performance.

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