How best to destroy Pakistan

This is not easily done. To even begin serious work on this project you first have to be a Prime Minister with a solid mandate. Then you need to have the covert support of a world power that is vested in this design. And lastly you have to be a very dedicated, hardworking individual, not . . . → Read More: How best to destroy Pakistan

The Severely Retarded

By Aik Awaz – One Voice

A columnist known for her humor coined the epithet ‘Im the Dim’ for the Kaptaan’ who is currently swaying the masses with his oratory and regaling them with personal anecdotes and revelations about those in the government or those opposing him and his revolutionary ideas for a ‘new Pakistan’. . . . → Read More: The Severely Retarded

What happens when you have “Coke” with Nihari?

To understand the nuances, complexities and frivolities of the prevailing crisis in Pakistan, one must have a handle on the increasingly sophisticated lexicon that best describes the situation and the characters who shape it. Pakistan’s Twitterati, while small in number, are a loud and boisterous lot, and without understanding their language, Pakistan’s already infuriating politics . . . → Read More: What happens when you have “Coke” with Nihari?

Azadi comes at a cost!

There is a famous saying that everything comes with a price; the recent political crisis has already cost Pakistan more than could be bargained for.  Expanded over almost 10 days, the deadlock between two major political forces PTI and PML (N) still continues without any foreseeable resolution.  Where PTI is adamant on their demands, PML (N) . . . → Read More: Azadi comes at a cost!

To critics of Khan

On August 14, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) marched towards the parliament, under the leadership of Imran Khan, to protest against the alleged rigging by PML-N in the 2013 general elections.The long march is coined as “Azaadi March” (A March for independence).

While many are an advocate of Imran Khan in assembling this peaceful protest, unfortunately there are . . . → Read More: To critics of Khan

Imran Khan’s Masterclass Against Nawaz Sharif That The Entire Nation Failed To Understand

As soon as Imran Khan announced his Civil Disobedience movement the entire opposition and twitterati erupted into a tirade of jokes asking questions such as, how would PTI supporters not pay GST on milk, bread and other groceries. Or that if they wont pay the utility bills the utility services would be disconnected and so . . . → Read More: Imran Khan’s Masterclass Against Nawaz Sharif That The Entire Nation Failed To Understand

Protest March to continue despite government offers

(By Mehreen Zahra-Malik) Pakistan’s civilian government failed on Tuesday to persuade opposition leader Imran Khan to ditch plans to march on the capital in protest against alleged ballot rigging in last year’s general election.

Khan, a cricketer-turned-reformist politician who wants the government to resign and new elections to be held, plans to lead the mass . . . → Read More: Protest March to continue despite government offers

A (political) failure in making

By Dr. Haider Mehdi

A dear friend of mine who is closely related to a family of the highest echelons of political and economic power in the Punjab told me a couple of weeks ago that the present Punjab Chief Minister personally came to see the “elder” in his family and told him . . . → Read More: A (political) failure in making

Pakistan has a Hindu past… get over it

A bewildered Sassi ran directionless in the desert. The sand burned through the skin of her feet, creating huge blisters that hurt with every step she took. But not even the heat of the desert could match the fire in her heart, which longed for her beloved. “Punnhun, Punnhun,” she yelled but only the roar . . . → Read More: Pakistan has a Hindu past… get over it

As the government plays ostrich and dresses windows

By Ayaz Amir

This government – more a family limited company with each passing day – now looks like a patient in a hospital ward, paralysed from the waist downwards. The few doctors around are wearing gloomy and mournful expressions.

The last time Nawaz Sharif was prime minister it took him two and a half . . . → Read More: As the government plays ostrich and dresses windows