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Efforts to Spoil Civil-Military Relations Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja Created On: 9/Apr/2014 Views: 157 Replies: 0 
Liberal and seculars calling themselves modern and progressive were in high spirits during Gen Musharraf’s rule because the Islamic militants and those sporting beards dubbed by them as bigoted, obscurantist and uncouth were continuously bashed from 2002 onwards. Several Jihadist groups were banned and extremists were hounded and Madrassahs raided. Many christened as terrorists were handed over to Click here to read Full Article

Masters and Slaves by Humayun Gauhar
Posted By: Humayun On: 9/Apr/2014 Views:116 Replies:0 
First the sad news: my precious champion dog Manelo died on Thursday. R.I.P. Manelo. You ruled the roost for many years. He was the most beautiful and intelligent German Shepherd I have ever known, a great friend and companion, devoted and more loyal than human beings can be. His sons and daughters are all over Pakistan: two with President Musharraf, one with Air Marshal Asghar Khan, one with Imra Click here to read Full Article
Benazir Bhutto on Reconciliation by Dr. Maqsood Jafri
Posted By: Dr.Maqsood On: 20/Mar/2014 Views:159 Replies:0 
The former Prime Minister of Pakistan Ms. Benazir Bhutto wrote a book titled" Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West." On the flap of the book a brief introduction of the author and the book is inscribed. It says that the book is from the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, who finished writing this extraordinary book just days before her assassination, comes a ground breaking vision for how Click here to read Full Article
PM rejects summary for removal of USC managing director by Noor Aftab
Posted By: nrqazi On: 3/Feb/2014 Views:189 Replies:0 
A summary for removal of Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Managing Director Khaqan Murtaza has been rejected by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on technical grounds, allowing the ‘beleaguered’ bureaucrat to continue his work in the face of uncongenial environment in his own department, sources said here on Sunday. Click here to read Full Article
Don't dig…. by Shahzad Chaudhry
Posted By: AliSyed On: 21/Jan/2014 Views:176 Replies:0 
When in 1999 Nawaz Sharif dithered inexplicably on sacking Musharraf following Kargil, he began a series of actions that only blighted this nation and his personal self. A stand-off pregnant with the possibility that either man may strike against the other ensued. Nawaz Sharif procrastinated endlessly and provided Musharraf the opportunity to regain his balance. Musharraf struck on October 12, in Click here to read Full Article
Aimless talk-and-talk strategy by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja On: 17/Jan/2014 Views:252 Replies:0 
Some of the glaring reasons that have given rise to religious extremism in Pakistan are as follows: Early demise of Quaid-e-Azam resulted in leadership crisis, which persists to this day. Growth of regionalism gave rise to fissiparous tendencies. Antagonism between seculars and Islamists impeded constitution making for nine years. Widening gulf between rich and poor and callous attitude of the eli Click here to read Full Article
PTI, Electricity Theft & Abid Ali Sher by A- Haq, London
Posted By: Exclusive On: 17/Jan/2014 Views:173 Replies:0 
Some people use the title of Sher (tiger) and consider themselves to be real lions. Will the people also start calling them to be tigers, brave and courageous? They may be behaving jackals like timid. Just like the jackals that eat the remains of the lions’ food as a habit, so many a false tigers (jackals) in the society who live on the repute of the others. The blame other reputed people with a v Click here to read Full Article
Musharraf Treason and Default Trial of Army by Sumera Mirza
Posted By: newstoyou On: 12/Jan/2014 Views:181 Replies:0 
As the treason case has drawn closer, politicians have grouped among defenders and criticizers. A division amongst the political parties on the Musharraf treason case means a shift in support of the former army chief. Many are of the view that the objectives behind this trial by the PML-N is to make the army subservient to the political government as once this institution is conquered, then the le Click here to read Full Article
An Excellent assessment on the 'Daughter of the East..... written with the usual Dalrymple flair=A great read
Posted By: nrqazi On: 9/Jan/2014 Views:318 Replies:0 
The life and times of the Bhuttos is seen afresh in a passionately partisan but well-constructed memoir.William Dalrymple reviews it in context. The Bhuttos’ acrimonious family squabbles have long resembled one of the bloody succession disputes that habitually plagued South Asia during the time of the Great Mughals. In the case of the Bhuttos, they date back to the moment when Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Click here to read Full Article
The Chief Justice by Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Posted By: Riaz On: 31/Dec/2013 Views:188 Replies:0 
An epic making era taking the judiciary to its highest pinnacle of independence and authority has come to an end with the retirement of the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. It is earnestly wished and hoped that his successors will steer the same course howsoever murky the civil and military waters be in the future too. It is also sincerely prayed that Click here to read Full Article
The Chief Justice by The Chief Justice
Posted By: Riaz On: 19/Dec/2013 Views:220 Replies:0 
The Chief Justice Click here to read Full Article

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