PTI Archive

The defence of a “burger baby revolutionary”: I would always worry about substance of a movement that considers itself ‘anti-intellectual’. There is a difference between being ‘anti-intellectual’ and being counter a certain intellectual movement. Former is an invitation to random action over substance. Latter is an challenge to begin
Peshawar Declaration: The real one by Amn Tehreek, the fake by PTI: Pakistan Tehrik Insaf after today Daharna has issued a Declaration with the name of Peshawar Declaration to counter Amn Tehrik Peshawar declaration issued on 16th Jan 2010 after two days long consultation and deliberation, we demand from PTI to
Hamid Mir on Imran Khan’s first sit-in: Hamid Mir is a well known drama queen, but today he has just beaten all. In his article titled “Imran Khan ka pehla dharna“ published in our dearest Daily Jang on April 25, 2011, I had fits of laughter
What is the difference between the Taliban and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf?: Honestly, there aren’t many differences. First and foremost, Taliban are militants. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is their civilian outfit. The Taliban attack NATO supply tankers/trucks. The PTI is now helping them by providing the necessary sitting ducks for the attacks.
PPP is pro-establishment? A response to Najam Sethi’s editorial – by Fawad Manzoor: Related Post : IJI for 2013 Fake criticism of military establishment Aapas Ki Baat: ISI plays a major role in the Raymond Davis release Najam Sethi’s liberal anarchy against politicians and democracy LUBP archive on Najam Sethi Mr. Liberal
Distinguishing Imran from his heroes – By Ayesha Ijaz Khan: Imran Khan is a frequent guest on talk shows, yet I am not sure whether the regular appearances on TV are helping his cause. His understanding of history and politics appears muddled and although Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf fans are unmoved
IJI for 2013: This post is in light of ‘news’ of meeting between Imran and Musharaff  and the following piece by Dawn. Here is an extract: While the Musharraf League is not denying Musharraf-Imran contacts, it says efforts are under way to
Fake criticism of military establishment: Related posts: Fake criticism of Pakistan army by a budding writer Fake critical letter to ISI chief by Ejaz Haider We have seen a new trend in the past few months that some people or forums known for supporting
“Aafia United”: Imran Khan calls up Altaf Hussain: Related articles: Altaf bhai invites Taliban to join hands? – by D. Asghar MQM Right Wing Alliance …… Burying the hatchet: Imran calls up Altaf, agrees to work together Source: Express Tribune After years of political animosity, Imran Khan’s
Raymond Davis release: “All is well” when it comes to Saudi Arabia: ’رہائی میں سعودی عرب نے کردار ادا کیا‘ صوبہ پنجاب کے دارالحکومت لاہور میں دو پاکستانیوں کو ہلاک کرنے والے سی آئی اے کے اہلکار ریمنڈ ڈیوس کی رہائی پر پاکستان کی سیاسی و مذہبی جماعتوں کی جانب سے
Raymond Davis Saga: Everybody was Looking For The Happy Ending – by Shaista Aazar: In Pakistan, Hamid Mir and Javed Chaudhary have been conferred with the title of “Moderate” by none other than Mufti Hanif Qureshi, the man who incited lunatic Qadri, (the lone wolf as per the  anti-American lobby) to take law
Pakistan’s Islamists take center-stage – by Arif Jamal: Nearly a month and a half after he gunned down two Pakistani men in Lahore, the public rancor about CIA contractor Raymond Davis is finally starting to subside. But during that period the Davis incident brought Pakistan’s Islamist parties
Where is Pakistan’s revolution?: The world is changing, as we see people in many of Middle eastern countries assemble to demand their rights from the repressive regimes that have held its grips on their nations for past many decades. People in those countries
In Pakistan, everybody hates Raymond? – by Brandon Wallace: Related articles: Lahore shooting by a US national and “the legal issues to settle”: Some questions for Ejaz Haider Raymond Davis – by Shoaib Adil Curious case of Raymond Davis – by Sindhyar Talpur Civil society demands Raymond Davis’s
Some interesting pictures of Imran Khan:
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Khaal and the future coalition government of Pakistan – by Bawa: In a recent interview (published on 18 Nov 2010) with Michelle Shephard of The Star, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, claimed that he had no doubt of his future success. Khan waves away the naysayers with a
Imran Khan’s PTI is the most civilized political party in Pakistan?: Related posts: On PTI’s jihad against Ataul Haq Qasmi This is the scum of Pakistan who call themselves liberals – by Imran Khan The PPP is a party of feudal lords and robbers. The PML-N is a party of
Hamid Khan: Downfall of the godfather of the Insaf Business Association: The notorious role of Hamid Khan Advocate (a vice president of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) in the anti-Asma Jahangir campaign in recent SCBA elections has remained largely ignored in the mainstream media. This is not much different to Hamid
On a side note: Imran Khan in D.G. Khan: Related article: Imran Khan will sweep next elections – by Abdul Nishapuri Apparently, the PTI wallas lured poor people to Imran Khan’s jalsa in D.G. Khan through a false promise of the distribution of ration to the flood affected
Imran Khan’s letter to Barack Obama: A critical commentary: Cross-posted from the LUBP old website: Dear President Obama, Your extraordinary ascent to the U.S. Presidency is, to a large part, a reflection of your remarkable ability to mobilize society, particularly the youth, with the message of “change.” Indeed,
Imran Khan: Pakistan’s cricket-playing revolutionary – by David Ignatius: Pakistani politics these days is something of a feudal system, dominated by a tired collection of old-line parties and politicians — with one notable exception: He’s a charismatic former cricket star named Imran Khan, who talks like a Pakistani
Some questions for Aafia Siddiqui’s sister – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
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
PTI UK’s protest against President’s Visit; Look at the language used: Related post: Imran Khan’s PTI is the most ‘civilized’ political party in Pakistan I stumbled upon a press release of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf UK Chapter about a successful protest against President Zardari’s visit to the UK on Aug 03 2010
Imran Khan: a Taliban Goebbels? – by Dr. Muhammad Taqi: Published in Daily Times “The lowest form of popular culture — lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people’s lives — has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being
The ‘loose cannon khan’ directs his fire towards Nawaz Sharif: Apparently after his legendary seventeen attacks on various targets including but not limited to Altaf Hussain, Benazir Bhutto, Asif Ali Zardari, Fazlur-Rehman etc, the loose cannon khan (Imran Khan) has directed his gun towards PML-N’s leader Nawaz Sharif. Here
Munafiq ki aqeedat – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: Here is an analysis of the cruel role played by Jamat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Insaaf and some pro-Taliban journalists in Pakistan’s war on terror. We will keep exposing terrorists and their apologists through our social journalism platform called Let Us Build Pakistan
The captain is however a principled man – by Kashif Naseer: Source: Kashif Naseer ka blog کپتان مگراصول پسند بہت ہیں لاہور کے سیاسی منظرنامہ پر ضمنی انتخابات کا شوربہت سی نئی تلخیوں کے ساتھ تھم چکا ہے۔ واقعات بتا رہے ہیں کہ لیاقت بلوچ جو چاہتے تھے وہی ہوا
Economic Restructuring in Pakistan – by Atif Abbas: The LUBP is pleased to share with our readers a research paper written by Atif Abbas (Insaf Research Wing) on economic restructuring in Pakistan. The research paper was first published at the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) official website: Link:
Imran’s stand on the Taliban – by Dr Arif Alvi: “We believe in a Pakistan envisioned by Jinnah in his speech of Aug 11, 1947, and an Islam as understood by Iqbal in his well enunciated Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam. Pakistan should be a non-theocratic country, though
A longitudinal interview with Imran Khan (five episodes): (1) دو سال پہلے ۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔ سوال ۔ پاکستان کا بنیادی مسئلہ کیا ہے ؟ جواب ۔ دیکھیں جی ، جب تک پرویز مشرف اس ملک پر مسلط ہے ، کوئی مسئلہ بھی حل نہیں ہوسکتا۔ سوال ۔ آپ نے
Pakistan’s right wing joins UK’s right wing: Imran Khan campaigns for a Tory candidate in London: Cricket legend Imran Khan and prospective MP Zac Goldsmith grilled at Kingston Mosque. Photo Source: Kingston Guardian Imran campaigns for Jemima’s brother By Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has thrown himself full-time into the election
Jamaat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Realpolitik – by Nadeem Paracha: The JI and PTI’s popularity remains limited to a handful to carefully selected talkshows. Realpolitik The recently concluded by-election in Rawalpindi’s NA-55 constituency, the interest and voter turnout it generated, was a healthy sign for the democratic process. It
A man giving birth to a child – by Usama Bhutto: NA55 Elections – Imran Khan’s PTI Contesting – Campaigning and Appearing on 30+ News channels – For 30+ Hours each – STILL – Getting Less than 30 Votes in each Polling Station – Total of 3000 Votes – That
The rightward march of Pakistan under the leadership of PML-N – by Nadeem Paracha: The active emergence of a revamped PML-N supplemented by an alarmist new electronic media can be detected as a more vocal arrival of the New Right in Pakistan. The rightward march By Nadeem F. Paracha Saturday, 27 Feb, 2010
Voters in NA-55 mistakenly gave vote to ‘Lion’ thinking it was Imran Khan? A sneak peek into PTI Forum: Related article: Imran Khan will sweep next elections – by Abdul Nishapuri Here is an overview of unofficial results of NA-55 by-elections announced by the returning officer: 1) 63888 Shakeel Awan (PML-N) 2) 42530 Sheikh Rasheed (AML) 3) 5020
Hijacking Democracy – by Anas Muhammad: Today we live in an increasingly dangerous world, which is filled with people who have their ulterior motives and willingness to harm others to benefit themselves. Our world is filled with criminals, gangsters, murderers, and terrorists. The people who
Why is Governor Salman Taseer blocking appointment of new judges in Lahore High Court?: Apparently, a very valid question, and according to Justice (retired) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, the real bone of contention. Thus, there are valid reasons for us to scratch this issue a bit further. If one is to believe Senior Adviser
The Rightist Judicio-Politico Mafia – by Anas Muhammad:   Saturday February 13 – The Chief Justice of Pakistan defied Presidential orders through a suo moto action against the Presidential notification for appointment of certain judges. Chief Justice, in a rare nightly emergency session, formed a three members
Islami Jamiat Talaba thrashes Insaaf Students at the Punjab University: 5 students injured in ‘IJT attack’ at Hailey College * Victims associated with rival student faction * Students protest insecurity at PU, demand action against assailants By Adnan Lodhi LAHORE: At least five Punjab University students were injured in