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
Last week,I compared the 2013 elections with the 1970 elections,in terms of expected turnout and significance,and the comparison had held fast. The turnout on May 11 was over 60 per cent,nearly the same as in 1970,and the eagerness,excitement and hope people voted with exemplified the importance of this election . . . →Read More:Moving forward
HE’S LOST 819 OF HIS PARTY COLLEAGUES TO TERRORISM,AND SURVIVED AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN 2008. WE RECENTLY SPOKE WITH ASFANDYAR WALI KHAN,CHIEF OF THE TALIBAN-THREATENED AWAMI NATIONAL PARTY,WHICH GOVERNED KHYBER-PAKHTUNKHWA PROVINCE UNTIL MARCH,ABOUT SATURDAY’S ELECTIONS AND MORE. EXCERPTS:
The ANP has been mercilessly attacked by the Taliban in the run-up to . . . →Read More:ASFANDYAR WALI KHAN –till the last man standing
Almost every political party in Pakistan has addressed the question of government finances,but considering how important this area is,virtually no party has a comprehensive plan on how to actually get the government to a point where Islamabad can pay its bills without borrowing quite so heavily from any pile of money it can . . . →Read More:Parties aim to raise taxes but have no solid plans
The latest US-based PEW Research Center survey,released 11 days before Pakistan goes for elections,shows that 84% of Pakistani Muslims favour Islamic sharia as their official law.
While none of the leading political parties with the only exception of Imran Khan’s PTI promises to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state,the 30th April Pew . . . →Read More:84% of Pakistanis want Shariah according to the latest poll
These are our national level politicians. Please watch the video then laugh and then cry! Do we want them to take control of Pakistan and decide the fate of 180 million Pakistanis? Think when you vote!