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طالبان سے مذاکرات : اندیشہ ہائے دور و دراز۔۔ از علی ارقم: پاکستان کے عسکری اورسیاسی حلقوں میں تحریکِ طالبان پاکستان کے ساتھ مُذاکرات کی شدید خواہش دراصل ریاستی سرپرستی میں پروان چڑھائے گئے اُس جہادی نیٹ ورک سے وابستہ نہٹوٹنےوالی اُن اُمّید وں کا اظہار ہے جن کے تحت یہ
Sindh Government must protect indigenous communities of Karachi:   Sindh government must protect life and property of indigenous Kutchi Memon and Sheedi community of Karachi. According to some news reports, the Peoples Aman Committee has captured houses of Kutchi Memon community . If its true , the
China talks sweet, but doesn’t want to be sugar daddy – by Praveen Swami: It was stronger than the strongest Baijiu and headier than the finest Peshawar weed, whatever it was that they’d had that fine day in December, 2010, when Pakistan’s legislators gathered to celebrate their friendship with China. “Taller than mountains”, sang out
Perks of being a Saudis follower: Shareefs gifted with 20 bullet-proof vehicles: Mian Nawaz Shareef and his party’s silence over the return of former President and Army chief Pervez Musharraf has been highlighted at the media and social media. The role of Saudi royal family is known to everyone. Saudi Government
LUBP pays homage to martyred school principal and his student Tahira: LUBP pay homage to the martyred school principal Abdul Rasheed Khan who has been killed by the terrorist of Tehreek-e-Taliban pakistan with the assistance of their local partners from various Jihadi groups and anti-Shia terrorist outfit ASWJ/LeJ. LUBP reiterates
The Plight of Tirah valley – by Khushal Khan: The valley of Tirah is not a distant country in some other continent. It is located in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), in the northwest of Pakistan. And very recently, Tirah has fallen to the Taliban after a
چمچے، خوشامدی اور انتخابات کا موسم: تحریر: وجاہت مسعود لاہور کی مال روڈ سے درخت کٹے تو ناصر کاظمی بہت دِن اْداس رہا۔ اورینٹل کالج میں عبادت بریلوی سے ملاقات ہوتی یا ٹی ہاوٴس میں انتظار صاحب سے مکالمہ، یہی قصہ چلتا رہتا۔ سڑک تو
Islamofascists of Jamat Islami initiate blasphemy case against a university teacher in Multan: Related post: اس کے نام جس کا کوئی وکیل نہیں – سلمان تاثیر، شہباز بھٹی اور جنید حفیظ کی کہانی A blasphemy case is registered against visiting faculty member of BZU , Multan on basis of his comments on
Racist Tribune pokes fun at Bacha Khan: Balochistan Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested eleven children aged between 11 to 16 years, who were allegedly involved in carrying out the  Bacha Khan “Chowk” blast in Quetta, Express News reported. The blast at Bacha Khan square
Hail Shoukat Basra:   The  Punjab  deputy opposition leader is attacked by police of Chief Minister who consider attending assembly session not worth enough. Deputy provincial opposition leader  was attacked when he went to show solidarity with protesting young doctors who were facing brutal crackdown from police
Imtiaz Alam piece on Seraiki Waseb:   Source : Dunya  
Viewpoint online: an Interview with Nazish Brohi: Recognition of violence is a political act: Nazish Brohi ‘Taliban targeting of Shias occurs the most frequently in parts of Pakistan where Al-Qaeda/Taliban/Sectarian groups nexus at the ground level is the strongest, such as in Quetta, in Parachinar, in
Abdul Nishapuri – by Shakeel Arain: Not many would relate to this, they just cannot. Abdul Nishapuri was Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto of the cyber world of Pakistan. He gave us a voice to speak up and made sure we express it more assertively and more
Aap kahin Takfiri khariji tau nahi hain – Maulana Sherani: مولانا محمد خان شیرانی جمعیت علماء اسلام بلوچستان کے امیر، سینیٹر اور اسلامی نظریاتی کونسل کے چیئرمین ہیں، دور حاظر میں جہاد کے نام سے فی سبیل اللہ فساد کی تحریکوں کے شدید ناقِد ہونے کے باعث ان پر
The Protests on Shia Genocide and PPP’s Delayed Response: The last three days, Labaik Ya Hussain, the cry of the oppressed, was on the lips of millions of Pakistanis.  They included not just Shias, but also Sunnis (both Barelvis and Deobandis), Ahmadis, Christians and Hindus who came out
A response to Right and Left alliance against Bilawal and PPP – by Shaheryar Ali: Editor’s Note: The post came after Marxist intellectual, author and novelist Tariq Ali had a talk on Pakistan with Harry Kreisler, part of the series “Conversation with history” series by University of California. It has responded to Tariq Ali’s
Cricket hysteria provides cover up to Military bombings in Mashkay Balochistan: Pakistan Army has moved with a massive action against unarmed Baloch civilians in Mashkay, Balochistan while media  so called Free Media has intentionally blackened out the news about military operation, using Jets, Gunship helicopters in Mashkay, the hometown of
شیعہ نسل کُشی کے مخالف دیوبندی علماءکے قاتل کون؟ حصّہ اوّل – خالِدبنوری: دیوبندی مکتبِ فکرکے حامِل افراد میں شیعہ نسل کُشی میں مُلوّث مختلف نام بدلنے والی دہشت گرد تنظیم سپاہ صحابہ پاکستان کو مدارس میں سرگرمیوں سے روکنے، مدارِس کے طلبہ کی اس میں شمولیت کی حوصلہ شِکنی کرنے اورشیعہ
Pindi bar association’s resolution against COAS Kayani & his gang of generals: Here’s the Urdu text of Rawalpindi high court bar association’s resolution as a response to General Kayani statement. Courtesy: Easy Narrative
Are Taliban a bunch of criminals? – by Ali Arqam: تحریک طالبان افغانستان اور تحریک طالبان پاکستان ایک ہی سکّے کے دو رخ ہیں، ان میں کسی طرح کا خطِ امتیاز کھینچنا اسی گمراہ کن اور کنفیوژکرنے والی حکمت عملی کا حصّہ ہے جس کے زیرِ سایہ ہم آج
Questioning the veracity of FFR assisted Stanford report on drone attacks – by Ali Arqam: The recent report on drones by Pakistani and non-Pakistani students of Stanford University and New York University raised more questions instead of properly addressing the existing ones. For instance, the report talks of deleterious psychological effects of drone victims. 
Ishq-e-Rasool (saww) or egoism: thoughts of Mehmudul Hasan of Deoband: مولانا محمودالحسن جنہیں شیخ الہند کے نام سے جانا جاتا ہے، دارالعلوم دیوبند کے پہلے طالب علم اوربعد میں صدرمدرس رہے ہیں، تحریک ریشمی رومال کے مرکزی کردار ہونے کے باعث سعودی عرب کی برطانیہ نواز حکومت نے انہیں
Sham Hijab Conference: Prime Minister’s wife shouldn’t participate in a JI event: It is indeed a matter of concern for the progressive elements within Pakistan Peoples Party that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s wife Nusrat Ashraf has accepted an invitation to participate as chief guest in Jamat Islami Pakistan’s organised event
The economics of hate – by Mehreen Zahra-Malik: Predictably, it began much before little Rimsha was accused of the incomprehensible – much before torn little pieces of religious paraphernalia were bandied about and their desecration decried.   Venal mullahs, jilted neighbours, greedy influentials – the usual cast
Heroes from Swat ignored in Presidential Civil Awards – Fayaz Zafar: Source: Saach TV
‘Omar’s law is unknown in Sweden’: Swedish historian tells Imran Khan: Sweden and northern Europe had very little contact with and knowledge of the Muslim world or the Caliph Omar a hundred years ago. The strength of a broad labour movement built from below, together with the fact that Sweden
Tribal NGOs condemn brutal assassination of Fareeda Afridi: Peshawar: A condolence meeting was held in SPO office Peshawar to remember Ms. Farida Afridi who was brutally assassinated by the brutal, negative and anti social forces today morning at Jamrud Khyber Agency, FATA. Farida Afridi was a founding
“Taliban stopped attacking civilians” – Najam Sethi interprets Pew Survey: Being a regular viewer of Najam Sethi’s late night show on Geo TV (Jang Group), sometimes I am bemused by his selective pick and choose of topics and the way he interprets several issues. There are many occasions when