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Face Saving Deal : Religious Sit-in ends

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By Moazzam Raza Tabassam Islamabad, 30,March 2016 The four-day sit-in by religious groups at Islamabad D-Chowk came to an end on Wednesday following a face saving assurance of the federal ministers in their personal capacity. The government has made an assurance to protestors that no proposal is under consideration to amend blasphemy laws. The protesting [...]

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Khan’s approach a sign of ‘psycho mind’:Pervaiz Rashid

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Islamabad Politics Report : Federal Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid termed Imran Khan’s negative approach a sign of ‘psycho mind’ who could not want to get rid of his unstable tendencies. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has on Sunday said that Sharif brothers have bought Qasim Noon. He said that such leader ‘for sale’ [...]

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Special court orders re-investigation

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Islamabad Politics Report       A three-member special court ordered FIA on Friday re-investigation into the treason trial of former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Earlier, special court suspended further hearing of the treason case till the decision of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). The case before the IHC was filed by former prime [...]

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Manufactured Revolution by Akbar S Babar

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Revolutions are usually driven by a spontaneous outburst of an oppressed society for more reasons than one and the opportunity capitalized by a few idealists who were waiting and organizing for the right moment to lead it. In Pakistan after successfully rigging different systems of government to failure, we are now on the threshold of [...]

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The Lizard Revolution by Akbar S Babar

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 Each revolution has a trademark reflecting its character. The red revolution, the green revolution, the French revolution, the Bolshevik revolution, the peasant revolution, the Islamic revolution, and so on. Most if not all revolutions are bloody. The hallmark of any revolution is the ideology and character of the revolutionaries. The PTI is also in the [...]

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Operation Zarb-e-Azb Starts in N-Wazirstan

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Moazzam Raza Tabassam Islamabad: June 15, 2014….The Pak Armed forces has officially launched a highly anticipated operation in Norther Waziristan to eliminate Taliban and foreign militants.  DG ISPR has said that on the directions of the Government, Armed forces of Pakistan have launched a comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists who are hiding in [...]

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Fragile – Handle With Care by Akbar S Babar

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When the Prime Minister’s office is secured before a meeting between the two most powerful Sharif’s could proceed leaving its inhabitants in shock and awe, when proxies of the establishment openly announce to topple the government in earnest, when the conflict between a leading media house and the establishment escalates to the point where the [...]

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The Return of the Prodigal Son by Akbar S Babar

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The Return of the Prodigal Son is an oil painting by Rembrandt. It is among the Dutch master’s final works, likely completed within two years of his death in 1669.Depicting the moment of the prodigal son’s return to his father…(Source: Wikipedia). Imran Khan has many qualities. One such quality is his ability of instantly tailoring [...]

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Vindicated by Akbar S Babar

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The story of the Special PTI audit has been narrated in considerable detail in earlier posts. The final report has finally been shared on the PTI website. Before I share selected findings of an audit that was barred to audit any expenses for the period January 2010 to December 2012, please allow me to share [...]

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Hero or Nero? by Akbar S Babar

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            The much rumored ‪‎PTI‬ forward bloc in ‪KPK‬ has finally come to the fore. Who is behind the formation of the forward bloc and how would it impact the future PTI politics and its government in KPK? There are many fingers in the forward bloc pie. The Sharif’s and the not so Sharif’s [...]