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

The “Defence of Pakistan Phenomena”… A Bitter Factsheet

Difa-e-Pakistan Council

Lately, the combine wrath of media, civil society and public at large has centered around the ever increasing extremist forces in Pakistan, whether labeled as “Jihadis” or some time referred to as “the league of brain-washed”. Musharraf, post 9/11 did his best to build an opinion at large against them, … Read more

Memogate and the Greater Divide

It’s what the wise always warned about, best kept secrets from spouse or the house are bound to expire, and so it did. But strangely it’s not the secret itself but its architects who are being sought. Like a fuse attached to an explosive dump, the memo has ignited slowly … Read more

Post OBL in-Camera Parliament Session

Parliament House Islamabad

I tried to revisit my memory for an instant like this in history, and not surprisingly my mind says “your search is invalid”… hmm logical. Things have lately turned from not so ordinary to highly extra ordinary. Rift between CIA and ISI over the crown trophy of Afghanistan, Obama’s not … Read more

Shahzain Bugti’s Arrest … A New Pandora Box!

shahzain bugti

Time and time again it has been stressed that Pakistan’s elected government is running out of both time and options, when it comes to the prevailing situation in Balochistan. Where Pervez Musharraf has gifted us with many curses during his reign, in my opinion second to the upsurge in extremism … 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

Zardari Out for Fishing!!!!!!

So finally PPP under President Zardari has taken the strategic decision feared by so many within their ranks. The recent meeting between Law Minister Babar Awan and PML-Q Chief Pervez Elahi and the followed session in front of media made it crystal clear that PPP under Zardari has rolled out … Read more

Lost Some Where..

Our visionary pundits of politics are busy in something which only they and the angels accompanying them are aware of. Both in domestic and international arena, it seems that the political lot has finally decided to doom this land so dear to us which our ancestors named as “Pakistan” 63 … Read more

Dr. Imran Farooq Murder Conspiracy: By a MQM Supporter

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons or property will be safe. This is what always happens in Pakistan after any major incidents. … Read more