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In Karachi’s local govt politics, the biradiris count

by Zia Ur Rehman

Monday, August 03, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-332082-In-Karachis-local-govt-politics-the-biradiris-count

Groups formed on the basis of biradarism (casteism or tribalism) in Karachi are preparing to contest the upcoming local government elections – a trend that is seen in neighbourhood-level polls in the city. 1,007 more words

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National Minority Day —only for the sake of it

by Zia Ur Rehman

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-333756-National-Minority-Day-%E2%80%94only-for-the-sake-of-it

On Sharea Faisal near Gora Qabristan, dozens of Pakistan People’s Party minority wing activists, mainly Christians, gathered on Tuesday afternoon, dancing to party songs and waving its flags, before heading towards a gathering near Bilawal House held to mark the National Minority Day. 574 more words

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Ethnic Bengali and Rohingya leaders gearing up for LG polls in Karachi

by Zia Ur Rehman

Sunday, August 09, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-333213-Bengali-and-Rohingya-leaders-gearing-up-for-LG-polls

With the local government elections approaching, the leaders of the Bengali and Rohingya communities in Karachi too have become politically active. 895 more words

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Thousands of Kasur-like horrors across country

by Zia Ur Rehman

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-333487-Thousands-of-Kasur-like-horrors-across-country

Karachi

In the wake of a shocking child sexual abuse scandal surfacing in Punjab, the organisations working for child rights said there were thousands of such cases across Pakistan and the situation was becoming worse with each passing year. 398 more words

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‘Vengeful LeJ, its affiliates may strike in Karachi’

July 30, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-331337-Vengeful-LeJ-its-affiliates-may-strike-in-Karachi

Karachi:

Police officials and security experts fear that the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and the other terrorist groups affiliated with it including the Taliban and al Qaeda might target the Shia community and law enforcement officials in Karachi to avenge the killing of its chief Malik Ishaq and other leaders in a shootout with police in Muzaffargarh on Wednesday. 473 more words

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Security think tank’s report shows marked decrease in Karachi violence

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 29, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-331240-Security-think-tanks-report-shows-marked-decrease-in-Karachi-violence

Karachi

The quarterly report of an Islamabad-based security think tank released on Tuesday showed a marked improvement in the law and order situation in Karachi and the law enforcement agencies’ operation against criminals in the city has been given the credit for it. 685 more words

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PPP set to exploit MQM’s troubles in LG polls

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 23, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-330103-PPP-set-to-exploit-MQM’s-troubles-in-LG-polls

Karachi

Syed Waliullah, a veteran activist of the Pakistan People’s Party in Sherpao Colony neighbourhood of Landhi, has submitted his application for contesting the local government polls scheduled to be held in September this year from Union Council 3 (Dawood Chorangi) of Malir district… 854 more words

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