IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification

Having failed to find any justification to condone cold-blooded killing of Governor Taseer by his own bodyguard Mumtaz Qadri, Islamabad High Court (IHC) upheld his death sentence under Section-302 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The court, however, played safe and made sure to strike out a terrorism conviction, making it unlikely the Punjab Police Constable deputed … More IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification

Discrimination in Saudi Arabia is in violation of the Last Sermon….

Did anyone, including the UN and HR organizations, ever notice that we still have an apartheid regime on the face of this planet? Yes, it is none other than the citadel of Islam, the Saudi Arabian regime. The loudest message of Islam is that all humans, irrespective of caste, creed and ethnicity, are equal and … More Discrimination in Saudi Arabia is in violation of the Last Sermon….

For the idealogues of terrorism, the Quaid was a kafir….

Jinnah was a direct threat to religious hegemony of the clergy which it was enjoying in the Sub-Continent since the rule of Muslim monarchs of nearly all dynasties. Hussain Saqib True Pakistanis are still shocked at branding the Father of Nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah as kafir (apostate) by terrorists of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and their religious … More For the idealogues of terrorism, the Quaid was a kafir….

Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Pakistan’s most persecuted minority, the Hazaras of Quetta have exposed the ugly face of country’s so-called democratic dispensation. As against the perception created by media about Army’s negative role in Balochistan, Hazaras have demanded once again that in order to save them from extinction, Quetta should be taken over by the Army. This can be the … More Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Mercifully, it was TTP who tried to kill Capital Talk host….

Mercifully, it was TTP which tried to kill a media anchor. On the day of the incident, it was all set to show this attack as perpetrated by the establishment and unleash the anti-Pakistan media and HR forces on Army and the ISI. The vague statement of the anchor himself and not-so-vague references of his … More Mercifully, it was TTP who tried to kill Capital Talk host….

Waziristan anti-drone march: Who will march against the atrocities of TTP?

Imran Khan’s Peace March to restive FATA region of Pakistan for highlighting the woes of innocent victims of drone attacks has already taken off and is midway. The rally is massive by all measures keeping in view the numbers, the distance involved and the riskiness of destination terrain. Yet, the TV images of the zeal … More Waziristan anti-drone march: Who will march against the atrocities of TTP?

How drone strikes help the terrorists….

The terrorists in Pakistan, and elsewhere, are fortunate in having unsolicited support from a cross-section of society on so many issue in more than one way. The issue on which they are indeed grateful for this support is the campaign against drone strikes. This campaign has been launched on the basis of self-defeating arguments. The … More How drone strikes help the terrorists….