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Dawn of Imran

Imran Khan played cricket for more than two decades and retired winning world cup, further to his play boy standing throughout his cricketing career he married daughter of William Gold Smith and made a political party in 95 thereafter, he remained seat less till 2002 after Musharraf had awarded him with only seat, After not getting seats as per what was decided between them he started agitation against Musharraf, his voice echoed very high until Musharraf was deposed by democratic forces. 156 more words

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Slipping down slippery tongue slips

Aik Awaz – One Voice

Pakistan might lack a million sensible things but the one thing it has never run out of is political drama. As a nation we sure love our dramas – whether they be Turkish or home-grown, the murkier the better. 1,089 more words

Slipping down slippery tongue slips

Aik Awaz – One Voice

Pakistan might lack a million sensible things but the one thing it has never run out of is political drama. As a nation we sure love our dramas – whether they be Turkish or home-grown, the murkier the better. 1,089 more words

جمہوریت مقامی حکومت کے بغیر نامکمل ہے‎

   

ہمارے یہاں  پر سیاسی جماعتیں جمہوریت کی مالا جھپتی ہیں  اور خصوصی طور پر دو سیاسی جماعتیں جو ہر دور اقتدار میں مرکز یا صوبائی حکومتوں میں ہوتی ہیں اور اپنے آپ کو جمہوریت کی سب سے بڑی چیمپیئن سمجھتی ہیں لیکن انکے قول وفعل میں ہمیشہ سے تضاد رہا ہے جو اس وقت ابھر کر سامنے آجاتا ہے جب یہ دور اقتدار میں ہوتے ہیں انتخابات سے پہلے عوام کے مسائل کو حل کرنے کے لیے خوب وعدے کیے جاتے ہیں مگر اقتدار میں آنے کے بعد حکمران عوام مسائل اور انکے بنیادی حقوق بھی بھول جاتے ہیں اور جمہوریت کی مالا جھپنے والے اقتدار میں آنے کے بعد جمہوریت کی نرسری بلدیاتی ادارے اور بلدیاتی انتخابات کی طرف رخ ہی نہیں کرتے بلدیاتی نظام کے بغیر جمہوریت نامکمل ہے بنا بلدیاتی انتخابات کے عوام تک جمہوریت کے ثمرات پہنچنا ناممکن ہے

Democracy doesn't deserve Pakistan.

“Pakistan has always had a sham democracy”-Pervaiz Musharraf.

Democracy, by definition, is a system of the people, by the people and for the people. In Pakistan, however, all the concepts of democracy are flawed. 587 more words

PPP

An ‘understanding’, not deal, was reached on Musharraf’s exit: PPP

* Kaira says Musharraf could not have been ousted forcefully because he was empowered with 58(2)(b) at that time

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Sunday came up with a new version about deal with former military ruler Pervez Musharraf saying that it was a kind of “understanding” to let him go rather than a deal or agreement. 360 more words

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Pakistan’s media wars - my article for Himal Southasian

Himal Southasian, a publication I’m proud to have been associated with since its inception in 1996, has a new issue on the media. My piece… 3,174 more words

Pakistan