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Posts Tagged ‘establishment’

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Five

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Press Information Bureau, Government of India

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Four

By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Press Club of India

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Three

PIB photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India  

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Two

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Information Office of the Presidential Office of India

Hijacking Literature And Journalism: Pakistan’s Intellectual Dilemma

AFP photo   By Imad Zafar Literature is a form or branch of knowledge that helps in the development of the mind by creating awareness and ability to think freely, be it fictional literature in the form of novels or in the form of non fictional writing and journalism; it always plays a vital role […]

Children are our strategic assets, not Jihadists

AP photo   By Imad Zafar Frankenstein is a famous character from a British novel in which a young man attempts an experiment to give birth to a super human who should possess supernatural forces, but the experiment goes horribly wrong and, after coming to life, the monster created kills his creator. This story has […]

Electronic Media gets a taste of its own medicine

Reuters photo   By Imad Zafar Media has always been an effective tool for manipulating minds. In the early 19th century newspapers were used to manufacture public opinion. With the rise of electronic media, both television, internet and social media, it became easier to propagate agendas and ideologies and to conquer minds. The one who […]

The Power of Propaganda

Reuters photo   By Imad Zafar Someone once asked an ex French President why he did not marry. He answered, “I was looking for my ideal woman all my life.” The person asked “So you did not find your ideal?,” to which the President replied “No, I actually found my ideal woman but her ideal […]

Corruption in society under the name of religion

Rehan Khan/EPA   By Shahper Hassan Ours is a terribly sick society that under the cover of religion has taken altogether another path while distorting the meaning of religion. From top government officials down to the peon most of the people are corrupt and the establishment tops the corruption hierarchy.

Moral values, establishment and society

Reuters photo   By Shahper Hassan The fear of being attacked and the country’s overall economic condition were the reasons the establishment in Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of US/NATO forces and the international community to somewhere else.

Satire and Comic Ribaldry in a Traditional African Theatre

By Shola Balogun The interplay of satire and comic ribaldry as a specified art of the traditional Yoruba gelede theatre and its aesthetic framework within postcolonial African experience can be interrogated as a provenance to the place of folk theatre in contemporary theatre arts theory and criticism.

Pakistan and the changing shape of the MQM

By Sattar Rind Many might not know that in Pakistan the word ‘establishment’ is being used for the army. There are also many names for this ‘establishment’, such as ‘powerful forces’, ‘the real forces’, ‘controlling authorities’ and ‘long boots’, politically.