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Posts Tagged ‘Imran Khan’

Pakistan’s new season of ‘Game Of Thrones’

Reuters photo   By Imad Zafar To understand the dynamics of Pakistani politics, one needs to watch the popular drama series ‘Game of Thrones’. Based on George R R Martin’s series of novels ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ this drama serial focuses on the moves and conspiracies to win power games. I am sure […]

Panama verdict: Sharif injured but survives to fight the ‘Godfathers’

AFP photo   By Imad Zafar Finally after a long wait, the verdict of the Panama Papers case in Pakistan has been announced. Five judges gave a lease of life to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by not disqualifying him on the petition filed by Imran Khan and company.

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 […]

The Panama Papers case: A narrative against democracy

DP photo   By Imad Zafar The famous Panama leak case judgment is about to be announced in Pakistan. The highest court in Pakistan took months by hearing both the accuser and the defendants.

Pakistan’s D-Chowk: A history of protest and change

By Waqar Haider D-Chowk is situated in the Red Zone area of Islamabad. The famous Chowk is always crowded by activists, people against the government or opposition parties. D-Chowk has been witness to so many protests and sit-ins held from 1980 to the present day.

Militancy setting down roots in Pakistan

By Sattar Rind It may or may not be accepted, but it is a fact that most political parties at a national level in Pakistan, either directly or indirectly are supporting the Islamic militants.

UNLIKELY HEROES IN A NATION SEEKING CHANGE

By Sabin Muzaffar Over the past several days Pakistan has witnessed a tumultuous chain of events. A previously unknown scholar imported from the West, and a charmingly hedonistic cricketer, have become unlikely heroes to a following of millions by rallying peacefully in the name of ‘Change’ in Islamabad.

Bangladesh minister points finger at Pakistan for militant activities in Bangladesh

By Sheuli Akter A Bangladeshi minister has pointed the finger at the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka for recent militant activities in Bangladesh.

Naya Vs Old Pakistan

  By Hira Azhar When I was a child, I used to listen to slogans like ‘Pakistan ka matlab kia? La illaha illallah’ and and ‘lay k rahain gay Pakistan’. I often wondered why we are taught these slogans and why our parents and teachers keep on repeating them?

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari offers excuse for what?

  By Sattar Rind Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari recently offered an excuse to PPP workers, known in Urdu as ‘Jiyalas’.

Following the Militancy

  By Sattar Rind We refuse to learn and be changed according to the world’s vision that we are not an irresponsible country and are considered to be ‘worldly’. In heightening that liability however we indeed are and, though it may not be taken for granted, ought to be without any doubt assumed as fact.

COMMANDERS OF THE TTP: THE TRAITORS WITHIN

           By          Sabena Siddiqi              

An irrational Khan

  By Sattar Rind The head of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party Imran Khan, a cricketer turned philanthropist and politician has without doubt proved himself to not only be inflexible but pretentious also, having no link or rapport with political logic or sensibility, in this writer’s opinion.

Defeating Terrorism in Pakistan

  By Imran Khan On 16th December, 2014, in one of the most deadliest attacks in the history of Pakistan, Taliban militants killed 145 people in Peshawar. Among them 132 were children as terrorists specifically chose an Army Public School for the massacre.