Despite years of establishment support,the MQM’s shenanigans and tantrums have transformed it into a nation-wide problem,further alienating from the national political mainstream – and it could end up becoming an aberration or political joke if it does not behave like a mature democratic institution
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By RAJA ASGHAR
ISLAMABAD:It was like stirring a hornet’s nest that Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader Mahmood Khan Achakzai,an ally of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,did in the National Assembly on Wednesday by suggesting a Lebanon-type remedy to Karachi’s violence and to the electoral domination of the city by the Muttahida . . . →Read More:Achakzai calls Karachi “city of terrorists”
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
KARACHI:Police rounded up several suspects,including political activists during a crackdown in different parts of Karachi in the small hours of Thursday.
SSP City Tariq Dharejo said that several suspects were arrested during raids in Kharadar and Meethadar areas. He said that drugs and arms were also seized during the raids.
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By Salis bin Perwaiz
KARACHI:Fifteen people,including workers of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM),were killed in separate incidents reported in the city on Monday. Syed Manzoor Hussain Abidi,40,was shot dead in Surjani Town police limits. The incident took place on Monday night in Sector-7D,North Karachi,Surjani Town.
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One can now safely suggest that the days of the previous PPP-led coalition partners,PPP,ANP and MQM are as good as over. The truly democratic forces of Pakistan seemed to have had enough. The previous government had broken all records of corruption,bad governance,intrigues and javelin throwing. Ok,so the breaking of the javelin . . . →Read More:With change in the air
While western scholars deem it necessary to permit a revolution in Pakistan,the question of whether or not we require a messiah has often boggled the intelligentsia. While nationalism and tradition hailed in Balochistan and Punjab respectively,a ghastly series of repercussions garnered results such as the killing of PTI leader Zahra Shahid Hussain in . . . →Read More:The Upside to Divisive Power-play
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