Bol Archive

Its Declan Walsh yet again – anyone got a panadol please? – Mubasher Lucman:   This man Declan Walsh never ceases to amaze me. He comes up with the most atrocious stories on Pakistan, its institutions and those who have any stature here. Not surprisingly he got kicked out of this country after
ایگزیکٹ اور بول کے بارے میں معظم رضا تبسم کے چار سوال: پہلا سوال: کیا ریاستی اداروں کو یہ اختیار حاصل ہے کہ وہ از خود کسی کی بڑھتی ہوئی دولت کی تحقیقات کر سکیں؟ ضرور ہے۔ اُس کے لیے کئی ادارے ہیں۔ جن کی ذمہ داری ہے۔ دوسرا سوال: کیا
Dear Wajahat S. Khan: You did know about Bol, but you didn’t give a damn!: Editor note: An edited version of this article was published in The Nation and then removed. LUBP located the original source  of this rebuttal and is cross posting it. LUBP awaits the day when Pakistan’s other media conglomerates such as
The Bol ship and the jumping rats: PFUJ warns media against hiring Azhar Abbas, Kamran Khan:   The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) will not tolerate any curbs on freedom of expression and democratic institutions, says a resolution passed in an emergency meeting of PFUJ’s Executive Council, which was convened on Saturday to review
Aurangzeb Farooqi, Declan Walsh and the Google Challenge – by Riaz Al-Malik Hajjai: So when will the FIA go after ISIS-affiliated Deobandi terrorist leaders of ASWJ-LeJ like Aurangzeb Farooqi with the same fervour that they are going after AXACT? When will Pakistan’s “liberal” champions highlight the one-sided hate speech, incitement to violence
Not Axactly – by Arif Nizami: Samuel Johnson, literary titan of the 18th century, once famously said: patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. I was reminded of the famous quote while reading allegations against Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, the beleaguered Chief Executive of Axact,
Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji’s comment on Ayaz Amir’s commendable column on Axact: One of the most balanced articles on AXACT that highlight the staggering hypocrisy of Pakistan’s elitist liberals. Pakistanis, especially Shia muslims are being massacred daily. Christians are being regularly attacked. The Punjab provincial government, lead by Shahbaz Sharif; the
بول ٹی وی، شعیب شیخ اور دیگر میڈیا ہاؤسز کی جنگ ۔ خرم زکی: بول کے مالک شعیب شیخ نے اپنی تقریر میں صحافیوں سے، پاکستانیوں سے مدد کی اپیل کی ہے۔ میں ان کی اس بات سے اتفاق کرتا ہوں کہ موجودہ اسکینڈل (یعنی جعلی ڈگریوں کا کاروبار) صرف ایک ہتھیار کے
بول یا ایگزیکٹ کا معاملہ – از انور راے: ممکن حد تک ساری خبریں پڑھنے اور سننے کے بعد میرے ذہن میں چند سوال پیدا ہوئے ہیں:  کیا ایسی ہی کارروائی ایسے تمام اداروں کے ساتھ کی جائے گی جن  کے بارے میں الزامات پر مبنی خبریں شایع
“The ISI’s connection with Mumbai’s underworld”: Geo’s whispering campaign against Pakistan Army – by Muhammad Saeed Qadri: Editor’s note: We are pleased to introduce a Sufi Sunni, a Brelvi Muslim. He will be contributing to LUBP. The readers are welcome to respond to his articles. He can be contacted via Editor LUBP. If you go to