(By Abdul Manan) Top civil and military leaders have decided to speed up the surgical operation in Karachi which has apparently slowed down in recent weeks. Moreover, they fine-tuned the agenda of army chief General Raheel Sharif’s upcoming crucial visit to the United States.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting on security on . . . → Read More: Karachi Op to gain momentum
(By Asif Haroon Raja) By the time PPP regime took over in March 2008 Fazlullah had created a state within state in Swat and adjoining districts. Former President Zardari and PM Gilani were forced to order a big operation in Swat in April 2009 after Fazlullah broke the peace deal signed two months earlier and . . . → Read More: The bumpy path of war against terror
(By Mian Abrar) Identifies himself as activist of MQM student arm APMSO, says he also used to work in Com-net, company of Moazzam Ali, who arranged travel documents for him and co-accused Kashif for London trip
Sources say Scotland Yard officials will complete investigation and meet members of JIT and Interior Ministry officials this week.
. . . → Read More: Imran Farooq was killed by MQM worker Mohsin Ali
A strange spectacle has unfolded. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) with its high and mighty political clout seems to be waning at a daunting pace.
13 July, 2015: Shortly after Altaf Hussein’s fiery speech heavily critical of the Army, Rangers and Security forces and the current operation being . . . → Read More: Altaf against all odds
The flexibility in the operations of democracy has engulfed a strain in Pakistan. It hasn’t been long since democratic forces barged in with the right to represent and serve people. However, the political institutions have unfolded resoluteness in doling out the services they guarantee constitutionally. The Zardaris and Altaf Hussain have come out . . . → Read More: The Political Muddle
(BY ARIF NIZAMI) “Democracy is the best revenge” — famous words of shaheed Benazir Bhutto, the builder of the PPP post judicial murder of her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. The founder of the PPP was ousted by his wily army chief General Zia-ul-Haq exactly 38 years ago on 5 July 1977.
Apart from suffering Zia’s . . . → Read More: People deserve democracy not the politicians
Officials in Pakistan’s MQM party have told the UK authorities they received Indian government funds, the BBC learnt from an authoritative Pakistani source.
UK authorities investigating the MQM for alleged money laundering also found a list of weapons in an MQM property.
A Pakistani official has told the BBC that India has trained hundreds . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s major political party exposed as anti-state
By Azmaish Ka Waqt
Much is being read into the recent so called ‘macho’ speech of the Co Chairman of the PPP. Some analysts are calling it some kind of a gauntlet thrown at the ‘establishment’ which they think and hope will be picked up so that fireworks can start. The . . . → Read More: Cornered and desperate – End of a party
As the recent arrest of Mohammed Anwar in relation to money laundering shows, there is little sign of the pressure on the MQM letting up. And money laundering is just one of the issues the party has to worry about. The Pakistani authorities are more interested in the question of whether Altaf Hussain is using . . . → Read More: Dealing with MQM in UK