Tag: LUMS

  • Why is LUMS bowing down to the misogynists

    Why is LUMS bowing down to the misogynists

      No one would have expected one of Pakistan’s most prestigious institutions, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), to land into hot water for organising a conference titled Pakistan’s Contribution to the Muslim Intellectual Tradition. But that is exactly what has happened. The conference, which took place at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Social […]

  • Response to Allegations by Express TV – Dr. Taimur Rahman

    Response to Allegations by Express TV – Dr. Taimur Rahman

    A number of accusations have been made against me on Express TV by the anchor Ahmed Quraishi. I would like to put on record that these accusations are completely false and constitute incitement to violence, hate speech, slander, and libel. Ahmed Qurashi’s entire conspiracy theory rests on the assumption that I organised the seminar at […]

  • The Ghairat is Sufficient for Adil Najam – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji

    Related articles: Jamia Salafia Deobandia LUMS fires Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy’s letter to LUMS VC Adil Najam “Verily we have brainwashed Mummy-Daddy crowd into Ghairatmands so that they may appreciate Mullah Omar.  For Truly, there is nothing more cool than the support at LUMS for Taliban sympathizing Ghairatmands such as Hazrat Imran Khan […]

  • Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy’s letter to LUMS VC Adil Najam

    Note: The context of the following letter is discussed in this post: Jamia Salafia Deobandia LUMS fires Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy *********** From: Pervez Hoodbhoy Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 1:44 PM To: Adil Najam Cc: syedbabarali@yahoo.com; sahil; jaffe; Sohail Qureshi; Amer Iqbal; Muhammad Sabieh Anwar; Anjum Altaf; Shahab Baqai Subject: My exit from LUMS: For […]

  • Jamia Salafia Deobandia LUMS fires Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy

    Related post: Reasons given for not having me at LUMS have been reinvented from time to time: Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy’s letter to LUMS VC Adil Najam It is disturbing but hardly surprising to learn that LUMS administration has refused to renew the employment contract of Pakistan’s eminent scholar Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy. Apparently the decision to […]

  • Imran Khan ki Pukaar Remains Silent for Many – By Rafeel Wasi

    The recent floods are the biggest in the history of Pakistan, and have left more than 1600 people dead and thousands desolate and moth-eaten without a single penny left in their pocket. This has led to an intense call for aid from the world fraternity, and consequently has led to a mushroom growth of hundreds […]

  • Daughters of Al Huda: A Farhat Hasmi enteprise – by Khaled Ahmed

    We are wrong to look for terrorist tracts in the madrassa. The suicide bomber is not made through syllabi but through isolation from society. When we wish to produce a normal citizen we begin by socialising the child. Anyone withdrawing from society by rejecting its norms is ripe for the plucking by the terrorists. The […]

  • Love life at LUMS: Does that represent Pakistani culture?

    To Love or Not to Love Tajwar Tashfin Awan Sep 11 2009 Dear All I have been reduced to throw this out there because of what i have been witnessing in Lums for around a month now. What has to be kept in