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Reham, Maryam, and Aseefa

By Maria • Apr 17th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

These girls are not only beautiful, they also have got a brain. These girls are no ordinary girls but scions of a political legacy; though among them Reham has adopted a shortcut, while Maryam and Aseefa have been lucky enough to born in the right house at right time.
Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the daughter of current [...]



MQM Off the Hook

By Maria • Apr 3rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

It seems that some settlement has reached between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the establishment as MQM has started getting relief. In a surprising development, the main culprit of Baldia town fire case, the notorious Shakeel alias Chhota has been declared innocent now by the JIT.
Shakeel Chotta was earlier the main accused int his case. [...]



PTI and PMLN Join Hands for Senate

By Maria • Feb 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While PPP sticks to it’s corrupt ways and insist on secret voting for Senate elections, PTI and PML-N have turned the table in a rare show of solidarity as both say No to the corruption and rigging in the upcoming senate elections in early March this year.
Since the last two weeks, there is lots of [...]



PMLN Cant Justify Saifur Rehman

By Maria • Feb 8th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Is Nawaz Sharif naive, silly, careless or corrupt? I mean, he is over 60 years old now, third time Prime Minister, has spent most of his adult life in the corridors of power and intrigue and he doesn’t have the sense still what happens when you involve people with seedy pasts in your mega deal [...]



Welcome Mr. Kerry to Pakistan

By Maria • Jan 12th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

John Forbes Kerry is probably one of the most shrewd US secretary of state. He is not controversial at all and his amicable manner, diplomatic sagacity and understanding attitude makeĀ  him ally of everyone. He doesn’t twist the arms and he doesn’t threaten. He convinces and does a fine job at it.
In Pakistan, Senator Kerry [...]



Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Sath Latest

By Maria • Dec 30th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Anchors rule Pakistan after military. That’s a reality and politicians have also submitted to that. If you have a rifle or a mike in your hand, you have all the power, wealth, clout, and everything else in the Pakistan. You are untouchable holy cow. Your word is the last word and you are source of [...]



Count Down of Nawaz Sharif

By Maria • Dec 15th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Those who know in Islamabad are putting huge bets on the chance that Nawaz Sharif won’t be here for long now. The mistrust between Nawaz Sharif and the establishment never ceased to exist and they richly dislike the man and his policies and his party affiliates too. That is the reason why Imran Khan is [...]



Nisar Versus Khattak

By Maria • Dec 8th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I think both Chaudhry Nisar and Pervaiz Khattak are speaking their share of little bit of truth. Pervaiz Khattak never wants to resign from the KPK assembly and Nisar doesn’t like various things in PML-N perhaps including its head Nawaz Sharif and various other people.
Not just Nisar, but also various other insiders from PTI have [...]



Nusrat Javed Mushtaq Minhas Leave Aaj TV Join Bol TV

By Maria • Nov 27th, 2014 • Category: Politics

So that’s about it. It was a sad moment when Mushtaq Minhas informed the audience of Bolta Pakistan program that tomorrow will be there last program and both Nusrat Javed Mushtaq Minhas leave Aaj TV and most likely as the news is going around, they will be joining the Bol TV.
These days every idiot has [...]



Why Bilawal is a Failure from Start

By Maria • Nov 22nd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story

His shaky Urdu, pathetic self-made slogans, and same old tactics of using corpses of Bhutto clan to garner sympathy have dampened his image as a fresh face for the Pakistan People’s Party, which is one of the oldest yet dynastic political party in the Pakistan. There are other issues too which are responsible for putting [...]