Punjab Archive

The IT revolution in Punjab: Thank you, democracy.: I.T. revolution is taking place in Punjab Guest post by: Qudrat Ullah Information Technology (I.T.) is the acknowledged key of success in the 21st century as it supplements public development. Nations with command over I.T. do well than others
Good governance in Punjab? Chief secretary blamed for land grabbing: Punjab chief secretary blamed for land grabbingThe News, Thursday, November 12, 2009 ISLAMABAD: The Chief Secretary Punjab Javed Mahmood has blamed for land grabbing in district Qusoor. In a media briefing in National Press Club here, Barrister Shahid Masood
A specimen of Shabaz Sharif’s good governance: "The Humaira Arshad Case": The power of song Friday, October 09, 2009Songstress Humaira Arshad has produced a few discordant notes. The good lady had gone along with her husband – as is the right of every citizen – to register a complaint at
Do you know where God lives? A real story from Phoolnagar!: Do you know where God lives. God lives in that old cottage which provided the jhugga (shirt) to the women undressed by the religion / morality brigade in Phoolnagar. Do you know where the devil lives? Go no further
Shame on you Shahbaz Sharif for appointing criminal Rana Maqbool as Prosecution secretary: It would appear that the PML-N government in Punjab is a government of the criminals and for the criminals. Controversial Rana Maqbool appointed as Prosecution secy * Former Sindh IGP is accused of torturing Asif Zardari during his imprisonment
PML-N backed Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists burn 8 Christians alive in Gojra. Shame on you CM Shahbaz Sharif!: 8 Christians burnt alive in Gojra riots * Rangers called in after mob torches Christian homes * Punjab law minister says preliminary investigation shows no desecration of holy Quran By Ali Usman LAHORE: The government deployed the
Christians’ homes burnt over ‘desecration’: A burnt house of a Christian family in Azafi Abadi at Chak 95-JB on Gojra-Faisalabad Road. –Photo by White Star By Tariq Saeed Saturday, 01 Aug, 2009 TOBA TEK SINGH: A mob burnt 75 houses of Christians over the
Christians burnt to death; Lawyers go unbridled. One day in Shahbaz Sharif’s rule in Punjab: Christian children, women burnt to death in Pakistan TCM News Desk July 31, 2009 | 00:47:23 SEVERAL Christian children and women were reportedly burnt to death
The pro-Taliban terrorists of PML-N riot in Punjab…: Rioting against loadshedding The country experienced widespread rioting against loadshedding on Tuesday, led by Punjab where mobs with urchins in front broke everything in sight.
Punjab Law Minister’s foot in his mouth: Immediately after the Lahore blast on 27 May, Rana Sana, the Punjabi Law Minister went hysterical with the typical Pakistani conspiracy theory: It is India who is behind every mischief in Pakistan. On every channel he was harping on
Abbas Ather: The Motorway Party as the saviour of Pakistan?: Does the urban Punjab represent the whole Pakistan? Does the motorway party (i.e., PML-N, whose popularity is limited to cities on the motorway from Lahore to Rawalpindi) represent the majority of Pakistan? Do the motorway journalists (i.e., Dr. Shahid
Hasan Nisar: Punjab and People’s Party: Editorial: Give Punjab back? Amid scuffling MNAs, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani announced Saturday on the floor of the National Assembly that the PPP would sit on the opposition benches in the Punjab Assembly if it failed to form
Punjab in a federation – by Asha’ar Rehman: Punjab in a federation By Asha’ar Rehman Thursday, 26 Feb, 2009 A: “Today I have everything… government, power (?), backing of the global masters (??). You…What do you have?” B: “I have the people.” If it weren’t for the
Terrorist of Sipah-e-Sahaba arrested in Lahore. Well done Lahor Police:
Terrorism returns to Punjab: The chief minister of Punjab, Mr Shehbaz Sharif, was visibly shaken when he acknowledged on TV that terrorists had struck at his province when they killed innocent people consecutively in Dera Ghazi Khan and Mianwali on Thursday and Saturday.
Sectarian attack in D.G. Khan: 36 Shia killed, over 30 injured in DG Khan blast: Sectarian terrorists belonging to Taliban/Sipah-e-Sahaba kill at least 36 Shia Muslims in D.G. Khan.
Punjab and the study of Ranjit Singh – by Ayaz Amir: Islamabad diary Friday, January 16, 2009 by Ayaz Amir At this juncture, when the seven tribal agencies along the Afghan frontier are lost to any form of government control, and Swat–once paradise on earth, now very much a picture
PML-N’s Corruption in Punjab and Mian Shahbaz Sharif – Javed Chaudhry: Express, 13 Jan 2009 …… Also read: Director Colleges Sialkot Kidnapped by PML-N MNA Khawaja Muhammad Asif and his goondas of PML-N. …. Mariam Nawaz Sharif: Illegal admission in a medical college and migration to King Edward Medical college
Director Colleges Sialkot Kidnapped by PML-N MNA Khawaja Muhammad Asif and his goondas of PML-N…. by Taufiq Butt: Shame on Khadim-e-Aala Punjab 1. Shahbaz Sharif increases house rent of his advisers by 200 percent against the advice of the Treasury Department. 2. PML-N’s leader (Khawaja Muhammad Asif) along with his workers kidnapped the Director of Colleges in
Local disparities in Punjab – PIDE Report: GENERALISATIONS mask reality and lead to oversimplified, sweeping judgments. One such judgment of our times is that Punjab is getting rich at the expense of the rest of the country. Though generally true, this hides certain specifics that clearly
Cannibalising the PMLQ: Just as the nation was trying to concentrate its mind on the financial crisis and the Balochistan earthquake, party politics has descended to its murkiest, with “forward bloc” rumours springing thick and fast in Islamabad and Lahore. In a
Sectarian killers enter Punjab: The following report confirms that there is no difference between terrorists who are operating in different names. In other words: Taliban = Al-Qaeda = Sipah Sahaba = Lashkar Jhangavi = Jaish Muhammad = other terrorist groups. Unfortunately most of
Punjab’s undesirable politics of defection (i.e. Lota Politics): Despite advice from all sane quarters, Punjab is in the grip of a power tussle. A firm arrangement is making transition to an uncertain one that is going to be haunted by court cases and general acrimony. The PMLN