Pakistan movement Archive

قائد اعظم، علامہ اقبال اور محمد علی جوہر چانس پر ہیں۔ – انور مقصود:   چند برس پہلے قائداعظم، علامہ اقبال اور مولانا محمد علی جوہر نے فیصلہ کیا کہ چلو پاکستان چلتے ہیں اور دیکھتے ہیں کہ کیسا چل رہا ہے۔ تینوں بارہ اگست کو اسلام آباد پہنچے۔ پندرہ اگست کو پی
Freedom: what freedom and for whom? – by Waseem Altaf: The derogatory term and its connotations, still in use by some; Hindu “baniya” does not in any way reflect the reality. The Hindu shopkeeper or businessman, mostly in charge of business and trade in this part of the sub-continent
Mad in the middle- By Nadeem F. Paracha:   The political and social aspects of Islam in Pakistan can be seen as existing in and emerging from three distinct clusters of thought. These clusters represent the three variations of political and social Islam that have evolved in
Nationalism: inclusive versus exclusive – by Ishtiaq Ahmed: Part I published in the Daily Times: As an ideology and political doctrine, nationalism is a claim set forth on behalf of a body of people claiming to constitute a nation to establish a sovereign state over a specific
The fundamentalist dimension in the Pakistan movement – by Ishtiaq Ahmed: Ishtiaq Ahmed is a Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) and the South Asian Studies Programme at the National University of Singapore and Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Stockholm University. He is currently
Black fell the day – by Nadeem Paracha: This is an aspect of extremism that a lot of its more ‘moderate’ supporters in Pakistan have not comprehended. Educated men and women can be heard and seen concocting outlandish explanations and justifications in a bid to sympathetically define
Was Jinnah Secular? Facts about the creation of Pakistan compiled by Aamir Mughal: I. Ideology Drama was a farce rather hoodwinking the whole Muslim Population The strength of the Muslim League in the Muslim-majority provinces was going to be put to the test during the 1945-46 election campaign. Consequently in the public