Some four months ago in a discussion when the word “nation” was used extensively in a statement that would hardly make four lines or five if written, I was stopped and asked to define the word I was using so enthusiastically. Obviously out of my limited knowledge I put forward the definition I could produce [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Elections’
With general elections in the country only a couple of days away, we, this nation of 180 million people, need to ask some very basic and simple questions and at the same time reflect, analyze and understand the significance of our political response (meaning voting behavior) on May 11th.
Following are some of these important [...]
Pakhtoon nationalist leader Mahmood Khan Achakzai, who is also chairman of the Pakhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) is all set to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan for the caretaker setup. Not only all the political parties have agreed on his name, the judiciary and establishment have also shown their satisfaction on his name.
“Chalo Chalo, Waziristan Chalo”; The Peace Caravan is on the move; PTI is trying to mark historic rally this weekend with a visit to Tribal Land, Waziristan to show that they are with the people of the destroyed land. The caravan is led by the unparalleled, the youth choice, Head of PTI, the man himself,, [...]
Mai Jori is an ordinary woman that has the courage to stand in elections against the mighty Jamalis. I hope and pray that she wins the elections. It will be the first time in the history of Pakistan that a common peasant woman has taken upon herself to stand up for the rights of the [...]
The awaited NRO is defeated and buried but unearthed the same old faces who would want to come back for a kill yet sometime again, if we falter. We have been for the last 62 years. The glimmer of hope that each one of us awaited finally came. Reaching there seemed easy but for how [...]
And what gives people rights to fallaciously try the minorities living in Pakistan under the shariah law or the Hudood Ordinance.
The title doesn’t means in term of government. Here is a new idea of Political Reconciliation. During the last years of Marshal Law of General Zia-ul-Haq a government headed by late Mr Muhammad Khan Junejo was elected based on non-party elections. Such type of elections or a government without any majority suits any military dictator. [...]
It is the talk of the past how you were eager to become the prime minister for the third time, I myself wrote many a time wrote against your eagerness of power and your way to strive for the power was wrong. It was against the will of the citizens of this country. How you [...]