Corporate interests of the religious elite and Edhi’s philanthropy

Mullahs’ religious decrees against Edhi were not issued for religious reasons; these are motivated by corporate interests of madrassas threatened by philanthropy. Hussain Saqib Religious seminaries, called madrassas, were established in the Sub Continent to impart education in theology. The seminaries were few and far between and were managed by those men of letters whose academic credentials and moral and … More Corporate interests of the religious elite and Edhi’s philanthropy

Hameed Gul and his fight against American, Soviet and Indian imperialism

A section of the Social Media is jubilant on his death and the reasons for this misplaced joy are not difficult to ascertain; he was a living threat to American and Indian establishment who are known to control the media, Social Media including. HUSSAIN SAQIB Lt Gen Hameed Gul has passed away leaving behind a … More Hameed Gul and his fight against American, Soviet and Indian imperialism

1965 War: M M Alam will live in history, and in our hearts, forever….

HUSSAIN SAQIB Downing five enemy aircrafts in less than a minute in air-to-air combat was no ordinary feat; it was a world record. It sounds as if he was shooting partridges in fun-hunting and not enemy Hunters. It was exactly half a century ago that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) proved its mettle to show that … More 1965 War: M M Alam will live in history, and in our hearts, forever….

Nelson Mandela; a shining star of the galaxy of history’s great people….

Nelson Mandela is in news again; this time for entirely wrong reasons. The shining star of our times who belongs to the galaxy of history’s great people is preparing to meet his peers. He is struggling to survive the deadly lungs’ disease in a hospital but looking at his age, he will one day meet … More Nelson Mandela; a shining star of the galaxy of history’s great people….

Ambassador Munter reveals moral poverty of American establishment….

America’s drone war has already become controversial. Those in Obama administration have also started questioning the propriety of killing through drone attacks. Drone attacks in foreign lands, without express approval of the government of that country, has grave legal implications. It is feared that those involved in this war could be dubbed war criminals in … More Ambassador Munter reveals moral poverty of American establishment….

The general-bashing and civilian jealousies….

Pakistan is not the only place where politicians, judges and bureaucrats are jealous of generals. Real cause of jealousy is not the capacity of generals to rule from behind the curtain. It is the perks and privileges traditionally enjoyed by the top military leadership. Even in places like the US, privileges of generals are far … More The general-bashing and civilian jealousies….

September 6, 1965: Let us not forget Noor Jehan, Dr Rasheed Anwar and Inayatullah…..

While on this auspicious day of September 6, we remember our valiant soldiers who sacrificed their present for nation’s future, we should not forget to remember, and pay our tributes to, the Queen of Melody Madam Noor Jehan, poet par excellence Dr Rasheed Anwar and writer Inayatullah. These three personalities made enormous and lasting contributions … More September 6, 1965: Let us not forget Noor Jehan, Dr Rasheed Anwar and Inayatullah…..