Pakistan Elections 2013 Archive

Pakistani state throws Ahmadi Muslims out of electoral process: The Jamaat-i-Ahmadiya has announced a boycott of the general elections in protest at the “extraordinary discrimination” against the minority group. In a press statement on Sunday (5 May 2013), JA spokesman Saleemuddin said that the Ahmadis were the only
Call to vote, PUC urges imams:   LAHORE: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) has once again urged citizens to vote on May 11, calling it a religious obligation. “Pakistan Ulema Council believes and wholeheartedly supports the view that a vote is a religious obligation so
Do cast your vote! – by Syed Salman Mohiuddin: “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” (Abraham Lincoln).. Do vote !! vote anti-Taliban,
Non-Muslim candidates largely absent in Pakistan’s election: Few non-Muslims are running in Pakistan’s planned election, which critics say reinforces non-Muslims’ status as a poor underclass there. by Aamir Saeed, written for Pakistan’s major parties are ignoring Christians, Hindus and other minorities as potential candidates —
Possible outcomes in Pakistan elections 2013 – by Ayesha Siddiqa: Naya Pakistan, an old fable Source: Based on excerpts from Kafila There is the ideal scenario that the Imran Khan ‘tsunami’ sweeps the elections. Although, it is not likely to happen, we must shudder at the thought of what
Abduction, extortion, assassination: LeJ/ASWJ Islamofascism must triumph at all costs! – by Mahpara Qalandar: The latest acts of Islamofascist violence staged by the LeJ/ASWJ aka Taliban is the abduction of Ali Haider Gillani. The LeJ/ASWJ criminals attacked his political meeting, killed his secretary, seriously wounded his supporters, and carried him away. The kidnapping
ہمارا ووٹ دہشتگردی کے خلاف: نکل پڑو 11 مئی کو جوق در جوق: ‫جیالو، نکل پڑو 11 مئی کو جوق در جوق اور گھر بیٹھے ساتھیوں کو بھی نکالو تیر پر مہر لگا کر دنیا کو بتا دو کہ ہمیں اپنے پُر عزم قائد پر فخر ہے جس نے پانچ سال بیشتر
Why did I decide to part ways with PTI? – by Jibran Nasir: I will not put this video on my Campaign Page (Independent Candidate for NA-250 and PS-113) because I do not want my Page forum to turn into a ground for “politics of hate” as there are thousands of subscribers
Senior Pakistani journalist reveals that ex-PM Nawaz Sharif received financial support from Osama bin Laden: Summary: In the following Urdu column published in daily Dunya, senior pro-ISI Pakistani journalist Haroon-ur-Rasheed reveals that Pakistan’s ex-PM Nawaz Sharif received financial support from Osama bin Laden.
آئندہ کا مورخ پیپلز پارٹی کو پاکستان کے محسن کے طور پر یاد کرے گا – از حسن نثار: Future historian will remember PPP as Pakistan’s benefactor. (Hasan Nisar) Source: Jang, 9 May 2013
Pakistan Elections 2013: PML-N backed Sipah Sahaba terrorists abduct Ali Haider Gilani in Multan: Multan (9 May 2013): Known terrorists (Sipah Sahasba terrorists backed by PML-N) on Thursday kidnapped the son of a former Pakistani prime minister who is also standing in the country’s elections. His secretary Mohiyuddin and bodyguard were wounded and
I am going to ‘Khan’, oh yes! – by A Z: When I wrote “To ‘Khan’ or not to ‘Khan’?” –which has garnered an incredible number of hits and likes both on the website and the Facebook page- a few days ago, I concluded by saying that I need to
Eections 2013: Pakistan’s hard right turn – Dr. Mohammad Taqi: It may be counterintuitive to say it now, but the chances are that once the desired rightwing polity has been eased in, the violent spree may actually subside  Electioneering in Punjab is in full swing while elsewhere in Pakistan
طالبان کو سیاسی حمایت اور حثیت فراہم کرنے والی تحریک انصاف اور مسلم لیگ نواز – از حق گو: پنجاب میں الیکشن مہم پورے عروج پر ہے جب کہ باقی ماندہ پاکستان میں تین روشن خیال اور ا عتدال پسند جماعتیں دیوبندی تکفیری دہشت گردوں کے عتاب کا نشانہ بنی ہوئیں ہیں – پیپلز پارٹی ہو متحدہ قومی
Who are the Taliban proxies? PTA banned Shia Killing watch site produces remarkable video: Excellent compilation by #ShiaGenocide watchdog website which is now banned by Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA).  This video clearly shows where the political parties stand. This video is about the elections and the divide. On one side, PPP, ANP and MQM on
نواز لیگ کے جادوئی کمالات: تحریر: امام بخش شریف فیملی نے پاکستانی سیاست میں تجارت کی آمیزش کا ایک کامیاب تجربہ کیا۔ اس فیملی کے ایک فرزندمیاں محمد نواز شریف کے اقتدار میں آنے کے بعداس فیملی نے بے انتہا ترقی کی۔ بعض رپورٹوں
پاکستان الیکشن 2013 : پی پی پی کے پاس ٹھوس کارکردگی کا انبار ہے – اسداللہ غالب:
PPP remains relevant as possible king-maker in Pakistan elections 2013 – by Amir Mateen: The PTI phenomenon may be difficult to predict in Election 2013 but it is relatively easier to assess PML (N) and PPP, if one goes by the old-style formula of measuring the worth of the so-called ‘electables.’ This scenario
راولپنڈی کےمتعدد حلقوں میں پی پی پی کے جیتنے کے روشن امکانات ہیں: رپورٹ :ٹاپ سٹوری آن لائن اضافہ و ترمیم : ایل یو بی پی قومی اسمبلی کی سات اور صوبائی اسمبلی کی چودہ نشستوں پر مشتمل شہر راولپنڈی کا شمار اہم ترین انتخابی اکھاڑوں میں ہوتا ہے، پنجاب کے حلقوں
Whither animal rights? White tiger used by Maryam Nawaz Sharif for PML-N electioneering dies – by Laibaah: Related post: Elections 2013: Maryam Nawaz Sharif is an emerging star campaigner – by Raza Rumi Lahore (8 May 2013): The white tiger, part of the election campaign of Maryam Nawaz, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N),
ووٹ ڈالتے وقت یہ سب یاد رکھیں – از تحسین احمد: کاش کاش میں گونگا، بہرہ، اندھا ہوتا۔ میرے سر میں دماغ نہ ہوتا تب ہی یہ ممکن تھا کہ پچھلے چار سال سے میری دھرتی ماں پاکستان کے ساتھ جو کچھ کیا جا رہا ہے وہ نہ دیکھ سکتا
Noam Chomsky: Under corrupt and regressive Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan has no future – by Mahpara Qalandar: In an interview published in the backdrop of Pakistan’s forthcoming elections, only a couple of days away now (11 May 2013), the great political thinker of these times Noam Chomsky has not shown much optimism about the outcome of
Sipah Sahaba ASWJ leader who fixed bounty on Salmaan Taseer given PML-N ticket – by Amir Mir: ISLAMABAD: Besides fielding the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi-linked Chaudhry Abid Raza from NA-107 (Gujrat), the PML-N has awarded another party ticket to Sardar Ebaad Dogar from NA-178 (Muzaffargarh) despite his being an ardent disciple of the Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) who had announced
I will not vote for Imran Khan – by Shahryar: I might be starving for a leader that is attempting to change the face of my country for the better, but I will not vote for PTI. PHOTO: REUTERS In less than a week’s time Pakistan reaches a historic
سپاہ صحابہ اور طالبان کا سلیکشن کمیشن – از حق گو: جوں جوں الیکشن کا دن قریب آرہا ہے پاکستان میں دہشت گردی کے بڑھتے ہوے واقعات نے ہر ایک پاکستانی کو تشویش میں مبتلا کر رکھا ہے ، طالبان کی پیپلز پارٹی ، اے این پی اور ایم کیو
#PakVote 2013: An analysis of PPP’s manifesto – by Adil Hoodbhoy: Roti, kapra aur makaan Ilm, sehat sab ko kaam Dehshat sai mehfooz awam Ooncha ho jamhur ka naam The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) manifesto (PDF here: manifesto2013) correctly identifies the country’s significant youth population as the major driver for
Pakistan Elections 2013: Let the games begin – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: For the last five years, the most hated political party in Pakistan, according to the paid media, children of General Zia ul Haq and Bhutto haters went along with their mantra of “Corruption, Bad Governance and destruction of Pakistan”
میڈیا کے ساتھ نواز شریف کی متکبرانہ وحشیانہ بدسلوکی کی تاریخ – از حسن نثار:   Source: Daily Jang, 7 May 2013
Azizabad Blasts: When MQM Puts Your Life Before Theirs: Recently, I was out with my cousin shopping for ingredients to bake a cake. Soon after we reached home, there was a loud bang and suddenly everything became silent for a few minutes. I could hear a roar of bikes
A review of PPP government’s 5-year performance in Pakistan 2008-2013 – by Abdul Nishapuri: The present post is based on various media reports, independent analyses and also official report published by Pakistan Peoples Party (released in March 2013) that offers an overview of the party’s five year performance, highlighting major achievements during 2008-2013
الیکشن 2013 – جھنگ میں سنی اور شیعہ مسلمان سپاہ صحابہ کے تکفیری دہشت گردوں کے خلاف شیخ وقاص اکرم کی قیادت میں متحد ہیں – از حق گو: جھنگ کا علاقہ شیعہ،  تکفیری دیوبندی تعلقات کے حوالے سے تلخ یادوں بھرا ماضی رکھتا ہے ، جھنگ ان دونوں فرقوں کے درمیان کشیدہ حالات اور فسادات کے حوالے سے پاکستان بھر میں مشہور ہے  سپاہ صحابہ ہو لشکر
Naya Pakistan? Balla bashing of senior journalist Quatrina Hosain – by Maryam Sadiq: We need a ‘Naya WORLD’. Without intolerance, cowardice and deceit. Without war and greed and avarice. Without violence against any innocents anywhere. WITH respect for women and girls. However IK’s ‘balla’ seems to have missed it’s ‘mark’. When a
Nawaz League in League with the LeJ: party ticket awarded to a convited murderer and terrorist – by A Z: Reading today’s press, I came across a piece from the renowned journalist Amir Mir that makes for extremely difficult reading. This piece resonates emphatically with my previous accounts and analyses of how these elections are conducing to facilitate admittance
کیا الیکشن لڑنے کا حق طالب نواز جماعتوں کو ہی ہے؟: اس وقت پنجاب کو جھوڑ کر باقی سارے صوبوں میں پی پی پی ،اے این پی اور ایم کیو ایم کے خلاف طالبان نے کاروائی شروع کی ہوئی ہے- اور عملی طور پر ان جماعتوں کے کارکن اور امیدوار
Elections 2013: Convicted LeJ terrorist Chaudhry Abid Raza Deobandi contesting on PML-N ticket from Gujrat – by Amir Mir: Source: The News, 6 May 2013 ISLAMABAD: A Lashkar-e-Jhangvi-linked alleged terror suspect who has already spent five years in jail on murder charges and had known links with a slain al-Qaeda linchpin Amjad Hussain Farooqi is running for a
18 politicians named in ISI funds scam contesting polls – by Amir Mir: ISLAMABAD: At least 18 politicians belonging to several mainstream political parties, including Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif, who had been named in the Mehrangate scandal as the alleged recipients of millions of rupees dished out by the ISI before
Keep calm and vote anti-Taliban – Ale Natiq: Taliban target secular parties in Pakistan Mohammed Hanif explains how Taliban and affiliated Takfiris are try to affect the results of elections through systematic attacks on secular parties. In the same talk, he clearly mentions Sipah Sahaba ( (aka ASWJ/LEJ)  heinous
Elections 2013: PML-N’s alliance with banned terrorist group Sipah Sahaba in Islamabad and Rahim Yar Khan: Islamabad and Rahimyar Khan: Worried by the potential for an upset defeat, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidates in various constituencies in Pakistan, particularly in Punjab province, are joining hands with pro-Al Qaeda banned terrorist outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba (aka Ahle Sunnat
Exposed: PPP’s Qamar Kaira’s secret meeting with terrorist Sipah Sahaba leader Molvi Nisar Deobandi: PPP’s central leader and former federal minister for information Qamar Zaman Kaira held a secret meeting with local head of banned terrorist outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba (aka Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat or Lashkar-e-Jhangvi) in order to beg for votes for a
Pakistan Elections 2013: Predictive Results – by Abdul Nishapuri: Pakistan’s general election on 11 May 2013 will mark the first time a democratically elected government in the country has been succeeded by another. Since independence from Britain in 1947, civilian rule has been repeatedly overturned by military coups,