Misinterpreting science and religion – by Niaz Betab: The science and religion, both of which have an uneasy relation, are enormously misinterpreted to achieve personal and political aims easily that are, owing to their extremely dishonest nature, hard to be obtained through simply honest and virtuous means.
Do we really need a revolution – by Mustafa Kamal: Our living in a world full of tragedies is a universal fact. Social fabrics are shattered. The dissatisfaction of people with the functions of their respective governments has put them in a position to ask and preach for revolution.
For the love of Attan – by Imran Khan: So what is Attan? In one word it is a dance. But this is the dance of the Pashtuns; a people who according to some have formed the largest tribal society in the world. Since the dance in some cases
Pre-poll rigging has begun by President Zardari – by Nabil Anwar: Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has claimed in a press conference covered in Daily Jang (http://e.jang.com.pk/08-29-2012/karachi/pic.asp?picname=1041.gif) that Pre Poll rigging through anchors has begun and for that the Presidency is spending around Rs. 8 billion to buy influence and make
Marvi Memon’s insensitive discourse on ‘sectarian killings’: Marvi Memon condemns killings of ‘Sunnis’ in Gilgit. Accompanied by PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan Coordinator Siddiqul Farooq and Central Media Coordinator Asim Khan, she said that the Punjab chief minister had announced an education package for the children of victim families.
PPP scholars wing condemns Rimsha’s arrest: The PPP Scholars Wing strongly condemns and denounces the arrest and subsequent prosecution of Rimsha, the 11 years old minor Christian girl believed to have Down’s syndrome (a genetic disability limiting cognitive abilities) as a blasphemy suspect. This was
Media blacks out Shia suffering in its Eid coverage: Ikhtiar Hussain One of the rituals Pakistani media does on every Eid is to give coverage to those who for some reason cannot celebrate the festival of Eid like other Pakistanis. This year too, the media showed a few
Fawad Chaudhry and other Army apologists in PPP: Nawab Akbar khan Bugti Shaheed’s brutal murder in an Army action is one of the most significant incident in the history of Balochistan, and is part of series of killings by the military establishment for their own designs putting
In defence of a secular Baloch – by Niaz Betab: Recently an article carrying the title, “Baloch comrades must not ignore anti-Shia terrorists making inroads in Balochistan”, published on the blog LUBP, famous for raising the problems the minorities and persecuted communities face in Pakistan, which was authored by
Two saviours of Rimsha, the blasphemy accused Christian girl: Saviour 1: Hafiz Khalid Chishti, local Sunni cleric Hafiz Mohammed Khalid Chishti, the imam of the mosque who allegedly issued a decree on his mosque’s loudspeaker to burn Christians of Mehrabadi village alive in the aftermath of 11-year-old Rimsha
Judges should not rule nation, says chief justice of India: India’s Chief Justice SH Kapadia has asserted that judges should not govern the country or evolve policies as he wondered what would happen if the executive refuses to comply with judiciary’s directives, the Hindustan Times reported on Saturday. According
Designed God: Indescision is not my forte, an ill-adventure is a mere perplexity. To cry a river over the mis-fortunes written in the rocks; A hopelessness of the decree hardened by a lack of will. I am, but one of the