bangladesh model Archive

On being Pakistani -by Morial Shah: With 14th of August around the corner, festive fever is on the rise. Civic organizations, student groups, and social, electronic and print media are joining the swelling ranks of celebratory brigades. And that’s where some of the problems with
IJI for 2013: This post is in light of ‘news’ of meeting between Imran and Musharaff  and the following piece by Dawn. Here is an extract: While the Musharraf League is not denying Musharraf-Imran contacts, it says efforts are under way to
Chaudhry Sahab, let’s have local bodies elections first – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: It is interesting to see whenever the Prime Minister speaks his heart out. He usually keeps his best for the floor of the National Assembly. Yesterday, was no exception. The PM strongly rebuffed calls for political change in the
Syed Iqbal Haider, Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan’s fake liberals: The LUBP is honoured to be the first Pakistani blog to dedicate a full post written with an aim to introduce (and expose) the Commander-in-Chief of Pakistani pseudo-liberals, Syed Iqbal Haider. According to Wikipedia: Iqbal Haider (born 14 January
Can we change our ‘hate-India’ mindset? – by Shahzad Chaudhry: The writer is a defence analyst and retired as air-vice marshal in the Pakistan Air Force Pakistan has been in the throes of a rumoured reconstitution of the government under the army’s patronage, similar to what Bangladesh enacted in
The “Ideology” of Pakistan and Bangladesh: anti-thetical or compatible? – by Shahid Ilyas: The following message depicts exactly – as far as historical records are concerned – the vision of Jinnah for a Pakistani state: “Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which
“Yeh ghazab to siasatdan bhee na kartay” – by Rauf Klasra: Army generals are the biggest thief in Pakistan. According to Rauf Klasra, there is a list in making process (Bangladesh model?) to replace the current political setup and these so called technocrats (civil and military bureuacrats) are bigger thieves
Ministers in Waiting: My goodness the names keep changing but the song remains the same. Minus-One Formula became Bangladesh Model which became Caretaker Government which became Midterm Elections which became Patriotic Generals which became French Revolution which has now become Technocrats. Why
Minus Three + Leash on Media – by Sikandar Mehdi: If some one got up from coma after a month or was away in some wonderland where they didnt have access to the internet or newspapers, especially Geo News, he will be in a complete state of shock to
Tale Of A Commission – by Ali Raja: Note:-Though the proposal of Nawaz Sharif Commsion has become an old story but the statement of Mr. Rana Sanaullah in “Point Blank” as reported in the Daily Express has left me shocked therefore with an apology, I am compelled
Another Martial Law? – by Omar Ali: Pakistan is in the grip of one of its periodic eruptions of speculation about impending martial law, or at least, it looks like that on TV. For weeks, the largest news channel in the country has been shamelessly promoting
Politicians are their own enemy – Ayaz Amir’s article: Ayaz Amir was a renowned columnist years before he became an elected legislator from his hometown of Chakwal. Urbane and suave, seeing him with the PML-N makes me wonder about his judgment about a party and its leadership. One
Iftikhar Chaudhry, do you have courage to emulate your Bangladeshi counterpart?: Bangladesh hangs Mujib’s killers DHAKA: The five killers convicted of murdering Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rahman were executed late on Wednesday night at Dhaka’s central prison, the deputy law minister said. The Supreme Court of Bangladesh had dismissed the
After the Bangladesh Model…: By Aliarqam Durrani The very much debated NRO and the SC judgment about it has clearly indicated the tendencies of our political class and the non political forces of a journey in the circle. Unfortunately biases and prejudices have
Ayyaron ki hukumat – by Abdul Nishapuri: So, do all roads go to the Bangladesh model? At least, that is what seems to be the key desire of those (really) at the helm of affairs, i.e. the men in khakis and their aides in
Long March, Deal and Topi Drama? – by Asadullah Ghalib: External intervention by the US and the UK: The officials said Clinton coordinated with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband to exert strong pressure for a deal. Clinton told reporters Monday that the decision to reinstate Chaudhry was a first
Mullah Military Alliance conspiring to bring the Bangladesh model of democracy to Pakistan: Mullah Military Alliance (Imran Khan, Qazi Hussain Ahmad, JUI, and ISI) are conspiring to bring the Bangladesh model of democracy in Pakistan – By Abbas Ather Nawaz Sharif and Zardari and their
Bangladesh: familiar trajectory?: Begum Khaleda Zia of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) has been freed and become the party’s permanent chief. She was in jail for a year on corruption charges, which are still in place. Her son Tariq Rehman is known