Ansar Abbasi Archive

Maligning Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on Nusrat Bhutto’s death: My attention to Murtaza Razvi’s piece on Begum Nusrat Bhutto was drawn by a fellow Tweep (@Darveshh) who referred to the article (A remarkable life story) published in Indian Express with the following comment: “No, it’s not Ansar Abbasi,
Ansar Abbasi: Journalism or Wishful Thinking – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: It seems that PML-N’s unofficial spokesman, Ansar Abbasi has a front page spot dedicated for his “reports” in The News. His reports are usually in forms of discussions with majority “unnamed” sources and a very few known personalities. Like
… Meanwhile in the Land of the Pure – by Nadeem F. Paracha: * Photo illustrations by Nadeem F. Paracha Source: Dawn
Shias enabling Shia killings in Pakistan: Pakistani Shias demonstrate against ISI’s role in Shia massacres Related posts: Blood of Shia Muslims flows freely in Pakistan – by Amir Mir A significant number of prominent Shias in Pakistan seem to be repeating or reinforcing the military
Ansar Abbasi and his twisted mind – Supporter of Mumtaz Qadri and Khwaja Sharif: Ansar Abbasi, Jang Group’s erstwhile investigative journalist and known supporter of Khilafat, the Pakistan Army’s involvement in politics and considered a supporter of Hizb-ut-Tahrir, has written in support of Mumtaz Hussain Deobandi aka Qadri and his future lawyer, Khwaja
Admiring Ansar Abbasi’s innocence: Ansar Abbasi is one of our favorite journalists. He has knowledge of everything – investigations, politics, judiciary, fiqh, social lives to live, military, wars, economy, media management etc. It is safe to say that what Kamran Khan was to
Pakistan’s jihadi section of media mourns Osama bin Laden: by Shoaib Adil Originally published in the ‘Daily AajKal’
ISI Assets in action – II: Related Articles: ISI assets begin their act to ensure “supremacy” of their masters Ahmed Noorani belongs to Ansar Abbasi gang at Jang Group. His agenda along with his boss has always been to malign the PPP government on one thing after
Ijaz-ul-Haq Bhutto and the Real PPP: Reflections of a Jiyala – by Maula Bux Thadani: Last week, Pakistan’s Fake Civil Society (FCS) who are actually the real PPP supporters, were using Ijaz-ul-Haq (son of Pakistan’s Islamofascist military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq) to diss Babar Awan. Many of them were  inflamed that Babar Awan was representing the Government
Has Ansar Abbasi committed blasphemy? – by Shiraz Paracha: Ansar Abbasi of daily Jang newspaper provided his readers incomplete and selective translation of verses from the Holy Qur’an. Just to prove his twisted logic this self-proclaimed soldier of Islam and a ‘good Muslim’, he used the Holy Qur’an to
After Salman Taseer now Jang Group is targeting Fauzia Wahab: Yeah, it’s a well known fact that the Spanish-American war in 1898 was a result of “yellow journalism”, and it is also established truth that ‘Jang Group’ played a leading role in Salman Taseer’s assassination. The Asia Bibi saga
Ansar Abbasi’s Angling on the reference on ZAB’s judicial murder: We all knew Ansar Abbasi is capable of angling news and information to his liking but he has left all of us to stand and applaud him. While the whole nation is recovering from the loss in the semi-finals,
License to kill US nationals in Pakistan: Jang Group takes the lead in inciting hatred: In which country names, passport numbers, visa type and validity of visas of people are accessible to “journalists”? It happens only in Pakistan. Our very dearest, Ansar Abbasi, is one such journalist who has access to all sort of information
Ansar Abbasi appreciates Nawaz Sharif’s decision to part ways from PPP: Related articles: Rauf Klasra’s article on PML-N’s opportunistic politics Sharif brothers are patronizing corrupt politics PPP gains confidence, PML-N loses nerves March in March – by Ahsan Abbas Shah Editor’s note: There has to be something wrong with Nawaz
Justice Tariq Mehmood vs Ansar Abbasi on Raymond Davis’s immunity – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Raymond Davis Between March 2007 and March 2009, Justice Tariq Mehmood along with Ali Ahmed Kurd, Asma Jahangir and Athar Minallah plus a few others were the darlings of our right wing media members
Shah Mahmood Qureshi: Jang Group’s new found hero – by M Usama Kabbir: Related article: In defense of Shah Mahmood Qureshi – by Javed Fazal Pakistan’s (military establishment-free) media has found an overnight ‘HERO’ roughly a month after they found ‘Ghazi’ Mumtaz Qadri. Surprisingly, this time around he is from the ‘krupt’
Where Ansar Abbasi and Mosharraf Zaidi converge: “PPP killed Sherry Rehman’s bill”: Related articles: Three musketeers and the “PPP abandoned Salmaan Taseer” narrative A plan well executed Charter of irresponsible journalism in Pakistan in 2011 It is always entertaining to witness the little asset talk of the FCS eleven on Twitter
I envy Ansar Abbasi: I seriously am overawed with the capabilities of Jang Group journalists. They are all seeing, all knowing and the areas under their command are just supernatural. Look at the case of Ansar Abbasi. According to blogger Kala Kawaa “isn’t
Islami media committee – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: In light of the recent attitude of the media which has been trying to play the role of wakeel-e-shaitaan by bringing the momineen and various other ahl-e-kitab into direct confrontation over various deeni and muashrati masail, there is need
Khadim-e-Aala’s Punjab Police – by Ali Raja: On 13th January, 2011,  Chief Minister of Punjab tagged Khadim e Alla Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif very innocently complained that the increased budget of Punjab Police did not work and that the law and order situation of the province
Justice Sharif’s murder plot ‘a remarkable tale’: Report: Further reading: We look forward to the follow up story to the plot to kill Justice Sharif- by Chaudry Ahmad Khan and Ahmad Iqbalabadi Special Branch Report to kill Khwaja Sharif “false and baseless” The alleged Plot to kill
Salmaan Taseer: the content soul —Dr Mohammad Taqi: Source: Daily Times, January 13, 2011 To let these hordes be the judge, jury and the executioner would be the exact opposite of what Salmaan Taseer stood for. They have succeeded in killing Salmaan Taseer but must not be
New day, new issue – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Our dearest friend, Ansar Abbasi, is always on the lookout of ways to embarrass the political system and political leaders. He was the one who was the architect of last year’s circus of “Fake Degrees”. The pretext of the
Ik aur December – Be-Sharam Brigade Ke Naam! by Shahid Mahmood:  A poet’s love for our Be-Sharam Brigade comprising of Shahid Masood, Ansar Abbasi, Roedad Khan, Saaleh Zafir and all those who “suffered” one more year! Usey kehna ik aur December ja raha hai December ke guzartay hi baras jhooti pesheen
Ansar Abbasi’s appeal to Pakistani media owners: امربالمعروف ونہی عن المنکر کس سے منصفی چاہیں… انصار عباسی 22 نومبر 2010ء کو جنگ میں چھپنے والے میرے کالم بعنوان ”اگر حیاء نہ رہے…….“ پر مجھے قارئین کی طرف سے بے پناہ ردعمل ملا۔ مجھے یہ جان کر
Wikileaks prove that Dr Shahid Masood’s analysis was so right!: اک کہانی سنو سویرے سویرے نذیر ناجی وکی لیکس میں 2008ء اور 2009ء کے حوالے سے فوجی بغاوت کی جو خبریں‘ تجزیئے‘ حتیٰ کہ جنرل کیانی کا نام لے کر کھلی دعوتیں کہ وہ آگے بڑھ کر اقتدار پر
On Babar Awan’s statement on the blasphemy law: Ansar Abbasi and various of his friends and followers in Pakistn’s mainstream and alternative media have recently mentioned Babar Awan’s statement on the blasphemy law. According to the original article by Ansar Abbasi published in The News, the statement
Fashioning Moral Outrage – by XYZ: Oh wow. We’ve all become so used to the hyperbole of the Western and local language English press around Pakistan Fashion Weeks, that it is sometimes easy to forget how a significant section of society in Pakistan views them.
Politics of Plot Allotment – concern of Ahmed Noorani: Rauf Klasra is doing a series of reports on the beneficiaries of politics of Plot Allotment during the last few years. The first piece was on the high and mighty judges who have been allotted plots in Islamabad, even
Asma Jahangir’s victory and the reaction of reactionary forces – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: In my immediate response to Asma Jahangir’s victory titled “Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism” I had expressed my glee over the symbolic nature of her victory. It was also heartening to see a
Toon Talk: Yellow Journalists pale further – by M. Ali: In simple words…second loss in one week.
Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related articles: Congratulations, Asma Jahangir won the SCBA elections – by pejamistri Asma Jahangir becomes first female SCBA president; success of democracy in Pakistan I was in my class teaching a very dry subject when I saw an email
Toon Talk: Chief Saab and Ansar Abbasi – by M. Ali: Our regular contributor has expressed his feelings on the recent verdict on 18th Amendment through the following cartoon.
The feud with Ansar Abbasi that led to Rauf Klasra’s departure from The News, and the role of pkpolitics: Our fellow bloggers at Cafe Pyala have recently posted a story on The News senior investigative journalist Rauf Klasra‘s potential move from the Jang Group to the Express Media Group. But now that the daily Express itself has confirmed it, Cafe
Ansar Abbasi says: Nawaz Sharif must refrain from political reconciliation with the PPP: From LUBP old website: Ansar Abbasi advises Nawaz Sharif to refrain from reconciliation. He suggests that politics of reconciliation can be devastating for the country. Really? Good bye, democracy. Welcome, military dictatorship. Whose agenda are you serving Mr. Abbasi?
Pakistani (pro-establishment) media’s war on politicians: Here is a valuable excerpt cross posted from Pakistan Media Watch: Let us review some recent incidents in our own media that have gone without even the slightest reprimand. On 7 October, a reporter for The Nation, Syed Fawad Ali
Interim Report on Media Investigation: Dawn has significantly covered the interim report of the government set up committee to investigate the rumors that began on Thursday, 14th October, 2010 that made the judiciary go hay wire and become extremely insecure. Jang and The News
Ansar Abbasi at his best, yet again- by Ali Asad:   This is the latest from from Ansar Abbasi’s bag. His report titled “Benazir, Musharraf joined hands to keep Nawaz out” was published in The News on October 17, 2010. He has referred Shaikh Rashid for this revelation. These
Brainwashing via the Quran: The case of Faisal Shahzad and the blasphemy by the Taliban and Al Qaeda: The Quran is a message of peace for all humanity. To misinterpret and misuse the Quran to spread violence and mischief tantamount to blasphemy. Seen from this angle, all proponents, supporters and apologists of the Taliban and Al Qaeda
The News’ psychic powers, Access to Agencies and Ansar Abbasi’s worries – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: The News and Jang Group are the evangelists without whom Pakistan cannot survive or so it seems. The News knows it all. It has sources everywhere and its investigative powers are much stronger than even the top sleuths in