Foreboding, fore-warnings, and hostilities are already there as PML-N gets ready to take the reigns of the country into its hands. PML-N is not lucky enough to enjoy the start of its tenure as PPP did five years before. Everyone was on PPP’s side in order to pull the country out of chaos and work [...]
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The people of Pakistan including the youth and the old have spoken and spoken with a thud. They have shown their pledge to change the Pakistan and make it a new place. They have got rid of the inept, incompetent, and bad rulers of PPP, ANP, and MQM. They have put their stamps on the [...]
You cannot complain afterwards when you decide something with collective wisdom. You have been watching the talk shows, reading the newspapers, and discussing it on social media for the last five years on daily basis, and you know the ins and outs, negatives and positives of every party and even the candidates, and now its [...]
Confucius famously said: ‘by three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest’. Tragically, the past is a testament that we refused to learn on all three counts.
Ruling a nation requires honesty, wisdom and prudence. The last elections [...]
Trrrng, Trrrrrng, Trrrrrrrng - rang my phone bell.
Me: Hello, Hello – Yes?
Somebody on the phone began to sing the following nursery rhyme:
<<Humty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the King’s men and all the King’s horses
could not put Humpty Dumpty together again>>
Me: Who is it with me?
Ha Ha – I am [...]
I was reading a tweet from Ghazala that its certain that MQM will sweep in Karachi, and PPP would be the majority party in interior Sindh, tribal leaders would get seats in Balochistan, and FATA would go to the independent candidates. I would also like to add that in most of rural Punjab, its certain [...]
How long are we going to fool ourselves? That is my question to each and every Pakistani. Do we love this nation? Will we stand-up for it? Will we ever throw away the shroud of ethnicity, tribalism, community, languages, faith, class, and creed and become PAKISTANIS just for once? Will we save Pakistan…? Please read [...]
Why nothing happens in a straight forward and normal way in Pakistan? All over the world elections are held, but not with such incidents, accidents, and strange happenings. Nothing is boring and slow in Pakistan. Stuff has to happen in this land of excitement, and there is no dearth of it. Despite of all the [...]
He had full five years to bring damning material against the Sharif brothers in front of the public and the courts but he didn’t do that. Not only he had the time, he also had the power to arrest and prosecute them. This is a perfectly valid question to ask as why now and why [...]
Spectacle is on again. Same battery of public gatherings being flashed on the TV channels with people dancing, waiving flags, chanting slogans, falling on each other to see the glimpse of the leaders foaming at their mouths. Tall claims, deep promises, insane commitments, and unbelievable courtesies are being shown. This is election campaign in Pakistan.