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PTI is Leading, Not Pleading (Rebuttal)

PTI is Leading, Not Pleading (Rebuttal)

I couldn’t help smiling after I read the scholarly article “PTI- leading for Votes”. Starting off again with the trademark line of my rebuttals:   “Thou art not a writer? Pick up a pen,...
Tsunami Plus – Exclusive!

Tsunami Plus – Exclusive!

Finally the ‘tsunama’ (the higher form of tsunami) struck Lahore yet again. Never in my whole life did I see such oomph and verve in the participants. The slogan of ‘Naya Pakistan’ became the...
Rebuttal: Imran Khan – a Man with No Plan

Rebuttal: Imran Khan – a Man with No Plan

Like I started off in my last rebuttal, I will do the honors yet again!   “Thou art not a writer? Flay Imran and so shalt thou become a writer.”   May it be electronic media or print...
A Journey from Zero to Zenith

A Journey from Zero to Zenith

  He was told that politics was not his cup of tea. He turned it down. He expressed his stolid trust in the Pakistani nation. With a vision of liberating the Pakistani nation from a corrupt...
From 2D to 3D- The Battle for Lahore

From 2D to 3D- The Battle for Lahore

With the next general elections due shortly, we will witness the most lethal and sanguinary of all political battles in Lahore. Lahore- A bastion of PML-N, challenged by PTI, has now become the...
Mr. Khan – A Better Politician than a Player

Mr. Khan – A Better Politician than a Player

“Thou art not a writer? Pick up a pen, flay Imran and so shalt thou become a writer”.   It is really lamentable that our lettered people lack the stalwart common sense and the...
Forget Victory or Defeat- We Love ‘Em

Forget Victory or Defeat- We Love ‘Em

So Pakistan has been ousted by Sri Lanka in the semi-final of the t20 world cup, 2012. The defeat was marked by vehement protests against the giants of the Pakistani cricket team; Shahid Afridi being...
Forget Them Not

Forget Them Not

A platoon of Pakistan army shouldering the coffins of martyrs, wrapped in green flag, was marching ahead. The hissing of the cold winds blowing apace was mystifying the atmosphere. When a gust of...
Not Again Please!

Not Again Please!

The political pundits had predicted hype in the political scenario after Ramadan when every political party would go all out on its election campaign. Allegations would be made from one side and...
Rebuttal- A Wake-Up Call from Altaf Bhai

Rebuttal- A Wake-Up Call from Altaf Bhai

I’ve become a big fan of Altaf bhai and his cadre. They are masters of masquerade. My respected fellow went drooling over his ‘Wake-up Call’. Let’s have an exegesis on each of the points...
Elections 2013- Anticipations and Realities

Elections 2013- Anticipations and Realities

With the next general elections due within a year or so every party has silently geared up its loins and are trying to promulgate their ideas to the masses. The year 2011 proved to be a turning point...
Pakistan is Mine!

Pakistan is Mine!

I’m the one who leaves his home early in the morning, when the birds are humming, to earn the bread for his children. No matter how cold or how hot, I give in my heart and soul to eke the...
A Rare Charm- The Wagah-Attari Border

A Rare Charm- The Wagah-Attari Border

Clamorous slogans, electrifying atmosphere, the absolutely thrilled spectators, the cacophonous commotion, emotions breaching all boundaries and the patriotism wafting through the air, cries of...
Stop Killing the Burmese Muslims!

Stop Killing the Burmese Muslims!

Burma has a population 75 million with the Muslim population being just 0.7 million. The Burmese Muslims have been under this affliction after 1962 when the Army usurped the power in Burma. It all...
Choose between Load shedding and Exams

Choose between Load shedding and Exams

These days everybody is seen protesting against Load Shedding. The Government has completely failed to grapple with this problem and it is escalating with every passing day. Every sector of life...
The Master Novelist

The Master Novelist

Naseem Hijazi was the writer who turned the lights and feats of many Muslim generals into literary soaps and dwelled upon the epoch-making Muslim era. He was born in 1914 at a village of Sujaanpur in...
Grades Don’t Make a Scholar

Grades Don’t Make a Scholar

Unfortunately the higher your grades are the more erudite you’re considered. In fact grades don’t reflect one’s intellect. Who knows you might have scored straight As by cramming. You may be a...
Animals too have Rights!

Animals too have Rights!

My son and I were going to from GT Road to Shalimar, carrying pile of cabbages. The scorching sun, the heated up road and the soporific and cumbersome task was enfeebling us both. My Son looked...
Should the Old be Abandoned?

Should the Old be Abandoned?

A research carried out lately has shown that old people who daily meet with other people are more healthy, agile, blithe, and chirpy as compared to the ones cornered by their own kith and kin. This...
Name our Problems!

Name our Problems!

The political temperature in the country seems to have fallen down a bit. The everyday squabbles and irksome statements have halted for the nonce. May be the President’s assertion about the next...
Why PTI is better than MQM(Rebuttal PTI-No competition for MQM)

Why PTI is better than MQM(Rebuttal PTI-No competition for MQM)

I couldn’t resist penning down my thoughts after I read ‘PTI- No competition for MQM’. Well, PTI has become blasé about such flaying. The most ludicrous thing was that PTI was being compared...
Breakthrough or Breakdown

Breakthrough or Breakdown

Nearly every Pakistani is seen inveighing against the leadership, and some even go to the highest limits of vituperations. Aye, our leadership deserves to be impugned and they should be reprimanded...