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This Madness Must End

By A Khokar • Mar 17th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

TTP carried out suicidal attacks on two of the Lahore churches killing 17 people inside prayer halls which includes two police officers on duty and injured some 75 others. This is most loathsome act of barbarism and is condemn able for inflicting it on a minority citizen of Pakistan but sadly after this incident, same [...]



ISIS; New Warped Ideology of a caliphate

By A Khokar • Mar 12th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Islamic State—IS, ISIS or ISIL,is emerging as a different type of Terror Force which has a state of its own. IS is playing altogether a different game than the known Terror groups like Al Qaeda or the Taliban. IS is a state in making. It has acquired a large swath of land carved ex-Syria and [...]



The Great Game

By A Khokar • Feb 9th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

On the pretext of demonstrated expansionism shown by ISIS and its savagery, Arab Dictatorial regimes are once again trying to lure in the West, asking them to come back with military might and boots on ground, to protect their domain against the onslaught of ISIS which is expected to put the oil flow from Arab [...]



Are Ahmadis Heretic or the scapegoat?

By A Khokar • Aug 1st, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Ahmadis are restricted to practice religion in Pakistan or putting across their claim that Mahdi and promised Messiah (as) who was prophesied by the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh) has since arrived. This is a tall claim and they also carry a banner with their slogan “love for all hatred for none” which seems very [...]



Nawaz Sharif; the Despot

By A Khokar • Jun 23rd, 2014 • Category: Politics

MNS is just not a name of a person but in itself its a culture of Despotism from the dark which has come to bewitch Pakistan. Every single member employ of his, who may be in his cabinet or some govt official in contact with MNS; in their personal capacity; they all serve him like [...]



Let’s Strike the Right Chord

By A Khokar • Jan 9th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Solution lies in creating ‘National Security council’ and not in punishing Musharraf to thwart any future adventurism.
It’s very important that PM Nawaz Sharif must not be allowed to fiddle with the laws and manipulate the courts by wielding his powers and quell and silence a Moderate Voice like of General Pervez Musharraf who brought back [...]



Is Musharraf a Traitor or a Scapegoat?

By A Khokar • Jan 7th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

This must be crystal clear to all of us that Pak Military Judicial system is independent of Pakistan Judiciary and that;
· All the Military Personals may only be tried by Military Court for their any committed  offence under the Military PPC (Pakistan Penal Code 1952 duly amended, validated and indemnified by the parliament in 1977) [...]



While Musharraf Flies off

By A Khokar • Jan 5th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While Musharraf flies off;  the Moderation and decency in the society also take its flight away from this land……
The first man on the List, Mr Musharraf , the Champion of the moderation in our society who  set this country free of any oppression is being evicted from this country for good. This leaves behind the [...]



What’s there on the Horizon in 2014 for Pakistan

By A Khokar • Jan 3rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While judicial activism against Musharraf goes on; in order to subside the heightened temperature of masses and divert the masses attention… Maulana Sami ul Haq is asked to stage a drama of negotiation for peace with TTP. Amazingly he is asked to go against his own salfi Forces…TTP.
Imran Khan is quite on this subject but [...]



Is restoring democracy an act of treason…?

By A Khokar • Dec 31st, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

CJP Iftikhar chowdhary was ceaselessly indulging in Judicial activism. This was severely disrupting and undermining the normal govt functioning. Govt machinery was brought to halt and planned democratic elections were also feared being derailed. President Musharraf had come long way but on the advice of PM Shuakat Aziz, he promulgated emergency in the country that [...]