Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s Political Debut in Karachi

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Jalsa in Karachi

The share of dynastic politics stands at around 67% in Pakistan and to endorse its survival, the heir of Bhutto political clan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed his ownership of Pakistan people’s party as chairman yesterday in Karachi. Supporters of PPP from all over the country, especially from rural Sindh, gathered … Read more

Pervez Musharraf banned from contesting Elections in Pakistan

Pervez Musharraf

The former SSG Commando, ex-Army Chief and Dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has been banned from contesting elections in Pakistan. The 69-year-old applied to run for parliament in four seats but was rejected immediately from all but the northern district of Chitral, on the Afghan border. A three-judge panel in … Read more

Deepening Political Crises in Pakistan

Pakistan’s politics on national and international echelon is marked by nepotism, floor crossing, horse trading, leg pulling, character assassination, corruption, bad governance, military coup and what not. Strategically Pakistan holds a very important position in the region of Asia with oil rich Iran on south west, land locked Afghanistan on … Read more

The curious case of Cartons: From New York to Pakistan President House

Media today is abuzz with news of mysterious cartons dispatched from New York to Lahore, whose consignee is the “most-important” personality in President House. Incidentally, the cartons traveled through PIA PK 722 which was also boarded by Defense minister Ahmed Mukhtar after attending the strategic dialog in USA. According to … Read more

State Terrorism!

state terrorism

Till now I have limited this terminology to the actions different states execute against their adversaries, who are either across the border or some rebel group operating inside the borders. Keeping this in mind, the Israeli siege of Gaza for the last 3 years and the creation of biggest “human … Read more

Awam Mar Gae … Bhutto Aaj Bhe Zinda Hai

bhutto zinda hai

Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s birthday was celebrated with full zeal and zest throughout the country. Pakistan People’s Party arranged processions country wide. Government held mass gatherings and seminars to mark the birthday of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. Promises were made once again to empower the AWAM with roti, kapra and makaan. Oh … Read more

Democracy is NOT the best revenge

Democarcy is not the revenge

Much awaited UN commission’s report on Benazir Bhutto’s assassination was published last month. It is now binding upon the government to pursue the investigation of this case with greater zeal. Many term the assassination of Benazir Bhutto as a conspiracy to break the country hence letting the real culprits and … Read more