Irfan Siddiqi Archive

My salute to Deobandi 4 plus 3, all-star team negotiating with the Taliban – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji: Hajjaji sends his Yazeedi salaam to the Deobandi 4 plus 3, all-star team negotiating with the Taliban. To these lovers of Hazrat Yazeed Bin Muawiya, I hope you are successful in getting Mummy Daddy Burger Insaafians to don Burqa!
Elusive Peace or Abject Surrender – by Bhadar Ali Khan: No sane person can negate the importance of a dialogue aimed at establishing peace. No one wants to see bloodshed but is this the way forward? Constitute a committee of four people among whom three are known Taliban sympathizers?
Taliban Bromance in the Time of Liberal Diarrhea – by Syed Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji: Good “Jinnah” Liberals Dig Comrade Sharifa aka Nawaz Sharif and are working hard to portray the Right-wing Pro- Taliban Sipah Sahaba PML N as “anti-establishment”. Good “Jinnah” Liberals ditched the PPP after it looked like it was going to
وزیراعظم نواز شریف طالبان کے سامنے پھر بھیڑ: تحریر: ندیم سعید مذہبی شدت پسندوں جنہیں پاکستان میں اجتماعی طور پر طالبان کہا جاتا ہے ایک ایسی ریاست مخالف طاقت بن چکے ہیں جس سے لڑنے سے ریاستی ادارے اور بیشتر سیاسی جماعتیں کتراتی ہیں۔ انہیں خوش رکھنے
چودہ سالہ دور رفاقت میں عرفان صدیقی مجھے چند شخصیات کا آلہ کار بنانے کی کوشش کرتے رہے – سلیم صافی: سلیم صافی نے ممنون حسین کے صدر بننے پر ایک کالم میں وزیر اعظم نواز شریف پر تنقید کی جس کے جواب میں مسلم لیگ نواز کے وفادار اور نواز شریف کے جانثار عرفان صدیقی نے سلیم صافی پر
Judicial coup is the only solution now! – by Ahsan Abbas: Hell be upon the people of NA151 who broke all the hopes of an “Improved IJI” The “Pious and Patriot” Jihadi coalition of PMLN, PTI, JI, SSP, under the leadership and command of “Leader of the Faithful” Chief Justice
Please forgive Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan – by Laibaah: Source: Pakistan Blogzine The following statement by Dr. AQ Khan has been recently published in several newspapers: Instead of criticizing Zardari and Nawaz, Imran must suggest solutions ISLAMABAD: Dr Abdul Qadeer, a renowned scientist, has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Pakistan’s jihadi section of media mourns Osama bin Laden: by Shoaib Adil Originally published in the ‘Daily AajKal’
Who is behind restoring the MMA in the guise of the blasphemy law movement? – by Irfan Siddiqi: Related articles: A plan well executed Salman Taseer: Another victim of the deep state, its ideological and political faces The LUBP was the first blog which identified and confronted the efforts by you-know-who to reunite moderate mullahs including Barelvis,
Indifference of Pakistani government and media to looming disaster in Hunza – by Irfan Siddiqi and Ghazi Salahuddin: While most journalist and anchors in Pakistani media are more interested in Shoaib-Sania marriage, Jamshed Dasti’s by elections etc, Irfan Siddiqi must be commended for his persistent attention to a looming tragedy about to happen in a far off
On whose side are the Taliban apologists? — by Babar Ayaz: Apologists of the Taliban should realise that no matter who is ruling, it is high time that these terrorists should be dealt with. There should be no confusion that it is the agenda of the people of Pakistan. The
Pakistani media is ignoring a disaster in waiting in Hunza: Story of a lake and the sinking paradise – by Irfan Siddiqi: The LUBP has previously posted an article on this topic by Dr Shahid Siddiqui highlighting the gravity and urgency of this issue. Gojal (in uppper Hunza) needs to be be declared a calamity-hit area, extending rightful facilities to its
Some Balance Please: Thanks: Sohni Dhurti “The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.”
Irfan Siddiqi writes in defence of Dr Shahid Masood and against LUBP: Why is a key member of the Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists (PTUJ) unhappy with LUBP (Let us build Pakistan). Did we steal his cow? Or perhaps he is unhappy since we have written against
Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists (PTUJ) – by Abdul Nishapuri: Association’s name: Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists (PTUJ) Aliases: Friends of Taliban, Mullah Media Alliance, Dehshat
Eid moon-sighting discord attains another peak in Pakistan: Predictably, Eid has caused a split among the clerical community in Pakistan again, but this year a dangerous political element has been added to it. The ulema of Peshawar have celebrated Eid on Sunday while the rest of the
Osama introduced Nawaz Sharif to Saudi royals: ex-ISI chief: Osama introduced Nawaz Sharif to Saudi royals: ex-ISI chief LAHORE: Osama Bin Laden introduced Nawaz Sharif to the Saudi royal
Musharraf’s trial and Gilani’s first "khoba": A critical analysis: Musharraf on trial By Anwar Syed Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 (Dawn) STRIDENT calls for Gen Pervez Musharraf’s trial under Article 6 of the constitution have of late been coming from various individuals and groups. But he is not without
Two opposite perspectives on drone attacks and Baitullah Mehsud: Irfan Siddiqui (a pro-Taliban journalist) and Latif Chaudhry (a pro-democracy journalist) offer two opposite perspecitves on the US drone attacks on the Taliban/Al Qaeda hideouts. These two articles are followed by an analysis by Saleem Safi
Remembering Benazir Bhutto – By Irfan Siddiqi: Jang, 25 Dec 2008
Do Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Imran Khan respect free judiciary?: Do Qazi Hussain Ahmed, Imran Khan and other supportes of Iftikhar Chaudhry respect free judiciary? Or are they interested in only that kind of judiciary which can offer verdicts according to the the wishes of Jamaat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Insaf, and Taliban?
Irfan Siddiqi, a low-grade servant and speech writer for Mullah President Rafiq Tarar rememebrs 12 October 1999 but not 4 July 1977.: Irfan Siddiqi, the notorious Taliban supporter, and a low-grade servant and speech writer for the Mullah President Rafiq Tarar remembers 12 October 1999 but not 4 July 1977. Abbas Ather identifies this dichotomy in the attitudes and behaviors of
Intellectual terrorists (Dehshat Nigar) – This column criticises the supporters of Taliban & Sipah-e-Sahaba e.g. Ansar Abbasi, Mushtaq Minhas etc: Dehshat Gard and Dehshat Nigar By Asadullah Ghalib (Express) Perhaps, this column is also a criticism on Aftab Iqbal for his unwarranted anti-India
How can Pakistan win the war on terror? Some suggestions: 1. The Government must keep a close eye on the extremists of Jaish-e-Muhammad, Sipah-e-Sahaba and the extremist Deobandi Madrassahs which have been actively involved in jihadi activities in Afghanistan and Kashmir. 2. The Government must ‘practically’ abolish all kinds
Terrorists and their propaganda network in Pakistan: In his column in today’s Express, Anwaar Ahsan Siddiqi notes that the supporters of Taliban and terrorists (e.g. Irfan Siddiqi, Ansaar Abbasi, Hamid Mir, Kashif Abbasi etc) have a very organized propaganda network to justify acts of terrorism in
The PPP haters and their blinkers – by Dr Babar Awan: Ansar Abbasi, Irfan Siddiqi, other PPP haters and their ‘Khopay’ (blinkers) – Disinformation cell against democracy in Pakistan – By Dr. Babar Awan
Disinformation cell part 2 – the paid agenst of ISI-Mullah alliance working against democracy in Pakistan: