Category Archive: Debate Desk, Featured

IMF or Not?

IMF or Not?

The Aesop fable goes like this: Two frogs while walking their way notice the enchanting sparkles of water in a well. One says why not to plunge inside and enjoy the cool comfort of the water, The...
Trial for All

Trial for All

The government has initiated the High treason case against the former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf under the article 6 of Pakistani Constitution. The opposition parties in the Parliament...
Why Musharraf Failed to See the Obvious?

Why Musharraf Failed to See the Obvious?

It’s still baffling why General Musharraf trusted his questionable discretion and against advices from all the friends, supporters and reportedly the military as well (who he used to lend ears to...
Can DNA tests bring Justice to Rape Survivors?

Can DNA tests bring Justice to Rape Survivors?

Rape: A horrendous and dreadful act. It’s a crime that drowns a smile in an ocean of tears and later if one manages to survive, it plays havoc inside out. Apparently, all seems intact except the...
The Strange Paradoxes of Revenge

The Strange Paradoxes of Revenge

The philosophy of revenge is a strange one. People who are so filled with hate, anger, or feeling of righteousness that they feel they must strike out against someone – anyone – sometimes...
Budget 2013-14: Not the Best One at all

Budget 2013-14: Not the Best One at all

The budget 2013 holds imperial importance as it is supposed to set the direction of the country and PML N is right. But what the economist failed to mention and the media failed to expose is that...
Monsters Rule my City

Monsters Rule my City

15 June, 2013 was marked as the worse day in the history of Baluchistan when a female suicide bomber blew her inside bus of Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta killing 21 female students and...
Can we re-build Ziarat residency and Pakistan?

Can we re-build Ziarat residency and Pakistan?

Not that we haven’t seen Jinnah’s home, Pakistan, brought to tatters by terrorism and other vices, it still hurts even more to see how anti-Pakistan forces cant even tolerate to let an object of...
Gaddafi Stadium, we have a Few problems..

Gaddafi Stadium, we have a Few problems..

Edgbaston, Birmingham: Consider this; you go to a chocolate shop with friends to give your taste buds a sweet treat. While everyone else is indulged in buying their favorite makes and the colorful...
Nawaz-led Govt Announces Debut Budget

Nawaz-led Govt Announces Debut Budget

The budget projections presented by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)-led coalition government soon after its formation following May 11 elections is widely being dubbed by the experts and...
We Provide Votes in Lyari

We Provide Votes in Lyari

  Recently, MQM Coordination Committee members Slammed CM Sind for his meeting with gangsters of Lyari (PAC) right after taking his oath as newly elected CM. MQM after elections Repeated Stem...
How Fauzia Kasuri Left PTI…

How Fauzia Kasuri Left PTI…

Fauzia Kasuri lost her otherwise very strong case in my eyes the way she chose to quit. No one but she herself is to be blamed for the unceremonious exit that it came to be at the end.   She no...
Why should Students suffer CIE Security Breach?

Why should Students suffer CIE Security Breach?

This Year the C.I.E (Cambridge International Exams) that started off from May 2013 unfolded an ignominious surprise for the students appearing from Pakistan. Where there are different numbers of...
Can PM Nawaz take the bull by horns?

Can PM Nawaz take the bull by horns?

Pakistan on June 5, 2013 emerged triumphant in adding a new chapter to its democratic and parliamentary history, as the day marked the culmination of the process of transition of power from one...
Feudal justice or Futile justice?

Feudal justice or Futile justice?

There was another murder in Karachi on the night of the 24th December 2012, some 5 months ago now. But this was not to be just another murder. This was to be a wake up call for the youth of Pakistan...
From Dark to Illusion

From Dark to Illusion

Let’s put it directly, after the huge PML-N sweep, mainstream expects that Nawaz Sharif should come up with complete homework; PML N government should not be direction less, at least, this time,...
Can Peace be Negotiated with Pakistani Taliban?

Can Peace be Negotiated with Pakistani Taliban?

The outlawed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) has backed out on its earlier offer to engage in peace negotiations with the government of Pakistan, following a missile attack by a US pilotless plane...
Welcome to ‘Dangerous’ Pakistan

Welcome to ‘Dangerous’ Pakistan

Call the musicians, distribute the sweets for ‘Roshan Pakistan’ and ‘Naya Pakistan’ i.e. the PMLN and PTI have been voted the 1st and 2nd choice of this country. Apart from all the...
Are Hybrid Cars a Solution for CNG Shortage?

Are Hybrid Cars a Solution for CNG Shortage?

Importing hybrid cars to replace CNG vehicles is not an appropriate solution for the time being. Reason being it will be one expensive move by would be government of PMLN.  As we all know currently...
Imran Ready to Bowl

Imran Ready to Bowl

Imran ready to bowl. This gentle breeze blowing in from North. Fragrant. Whiff of expectation in the air. Imran starts running. Head lunging forward, piercing gaze, body curved in a magnificent arch,...
The Facts and Myths of Tsunami

The Facts and Myths of Tsunami

11th May  came and passed but has left nightmares for people in the form of sit-ins in different cities of Pakistan. Most of the complaints are heard from PTI. According to them, they have lost...
Tea Partying in Pakistan (Thinly Veiled Racism)

Tea Partying in Pakistan (Thinly Veiled Racism)

Only the most sterile academic analysis can ignore the fact that PPP got the ethnic Sindhi, PML-N got the ethnic Punjabi and MQM got the ethnic Muhajir vote in Rural Sindh, Punjab and Urban Sindh...