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Sikh leaders unhappy with leftist parties for not marking Bhagat Singh’s death anniversary

by Zia Ur Rehman

March 24, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-308530-Sikh-leaders-unhappy-with-leftist-parties-for-not-marking-Bhagat-Singhs-death-anniversary

Karachi

Sikh community leaders in Karachi are very disappointed with left-wing parties and the government for not commemorating the 84th death anniversary of legendry freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in the city. 300 more words

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A home no more?

By Zia Ur Rehman

March 23, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-308390-A-home-no-more

n October 2009, 45-year-old Ashraf Gul and his six family members decided it was in their best interest to head to Karachi. 1,027 more words

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For minorities, security on self-help basis the better option

By Zia Ur Rehman

March 18, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-307460-For-minorities-security-on-self-help-basis-the-better-option

Munawar Chouhan, a retired military officer and a Christian by faith, has been thinking of training his community’s youth to safeguard their churches. 616 more words

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JI considering sending Sirajul Haq to Afghanistan after 19 years

by Zia Ur Rehman

March 16, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-307222-JI-considering-sending-Sirajul-Haq-to-Afghanistan-after-19-years

Karachi: After getting an official invitation from Afghan government, the Jammat-e-Islami (JI) has been started internal consultation to send its central head Sirajul Haq to Afghanistan, after a gap of nineteen years. 723 more words

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Is ISIS knocking on Karachi’s doors?

by Zia Ur Rehman

March 16, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-307092-Is-ISIS-knocking-on-Karachie28099s-doors

Karachi

Exploiting the sectarian fissures and ethno-political polarisation in Karachi, the Middle East-based jihadist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may organise its network in the city and worsen its security woes, say analysts and police officials. 642 more words

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With madrassas under the radar, religious parties feel the pinch

by Zia Ur Rehman

March 11, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306190-With-madrassas-under-the-radar-religious-parties-feel-the-pinch

Karachi

As part of the new anti-terrorism policy, the law enforcement agencies have started scrutinising madrassas in Sindh, sealed hundreds of them and arrested many teachers and students. 509 more words

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Karachi : With ANP out of the picture, JI looks to represent embattled Pashtuns

by Zia Ur Rehman

March 3, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-304617-With-ANP-out-of-the-picture-JI-looks-to-represent-embattled-Pashtuns

Karachi

In order to fill the vacuum created by the Awami National Party’s absence from the Pashtun-dominated areas of the city, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi has been working to form a jirga comprising representatives of various Pashtun clans, traders and civil society groups. 778 more words

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