Farooq Leghari Archive

When drug mafia entered the Parliament: Nawaz Sharif’s narcotics connections—by Shiraz Paracha: In the 1990 elections Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif knowing or unknowingly awarded party tickets to people who were associated with drug mafia. As result some drug traffickers entered Pakistan’s national and provincial assemblies. Mr. Sharif not only introduced horse-trading
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Contradictions of an Oscar win – by Safiya Khan: This class exploits the poor on selective causes and profitable NGO businesses but stands with anti-women politician Imran Khan and pro-establishment politician like Farooq Leghari. Esteemed anti-establishment writer and media critic, Nadeem F. Paracha wrote this blog in Dawn
Fauj se takar: Gillani aur Zardari ko aab intizar fauji tarkion ka -by Rauf Klasra: فوج سے ٹکر: گیلانی اور زرداری کو اب انتظار فوجی ٹرکوں کا (تبصرہ: رؤف کلاسرا) پاکستان کی برطانیہ میں سابق ہائی کمشنر ملحیہ لودھی وزیراعظم یوسف رضا گیلانی کو ان کے دھیمے مزاج کی وجہ سے مذاق میں “ملتانی
Passionless mourning for Farooq Leghari: Former President Farooq Leghari died a couple of weeks earlier of a heart failure. The man was buried in his native DG Khan district where a decent crowd was in attendance. It is a gesture of Parliament that whenever
Farooq Leghari, Pakistan’s Brutus – by Sindhyar Talpur: Many people in Pakistan remember Shakespeare’s famous lines from Julius Caesar – ‘et tu brute?’ – spoken by the astonished Caesar, as he is about to die due to numerous stabs. In Plutarch it is said after seeing Brutus,
Another Leghari shaking the system? – by Amjad Rashid: Editor’s Note: Personally I don’t agree with some of the ‘facts’ presented in this article. The LUBP has in principle supported Dr. Javed Leghari’s position on fake degree scandal.  Dr Laghari is the same man who was appointed by
Finally, NFC Award deadlock is over: In 1996 the interim government of Farooq Leghari gave a draconian and discriminatory NFC award  which was adopted by successive governments; PML-N government in 1998 and also by the Musharaf regime, Leghari’s NFC award further  maligned the smaller provinces  and added to
Don’t be fooled by the ISI-sponsored journalists, Prime Minister Gilani!: