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Is Shah Faesal narrative ‘old wine in new bottle’?

Is Shah Faesal narrative ‘old wine in new bottle’?

Safina Chowdhary This is truly news of an unusual surprise that Mr. Shah Faesal is joining politics. What is more flabbergasting is that according to him he is joining politics for a purpose other than those already therein in the camp. Amid these surprises one thing is for sure, Faisal is making history of his […]

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The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

The demise of a realm: theorizing the ‘Desi Nationalism’

Firdous Hameed Parray and Ishfaq Abdullah The nation is not about language, territory, and culture. It is about people. When the nationals of this nation are starved to death, their blood sucked by capitalists and their womenfolk raped, what there remains to be seen next is the disintegration, dismemberment, and a lesson. Nation and nationalism […]

 Ahsan Akram

Friends and foes accept Geelani can neither be bought nor bowed down

Friends and foes accept Geelani can neither be bought nor bowed down

An epitome of courage and morality, the 89-year-old veteran Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has spent more than two decades of his life behind bars and is presently facing house arrest for more than eight years. Suffering from multiple ailments including kidney problems, heart ailment, and bronchitis, his one kidney and gallbladder were removed […]

 Khubaib Mujtaba

Democracy: a wolf in the flock of sheep

Democracy: a wolf in the flock of sheep

Since the creation of mankind, various political ideologies have been put forward in order to attain stability in the smooth functioning of the state or the affairs of common people. In some or the other way most of these ideologies failed in attaining stability, they couldn’t organize the disordered structure of the world. For some […]

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Decoding Imran Khan: Struggle, Vision and Success

Decoding Imran Khan: Struggle, Vision and Success

Pir Bilal Baba and M. Altaf Imran Khan Niazi was born in 1952 at Lahore into a well off Pashtun family. He received an oxford university education studying politics and economics but his real passion was sports. He began, as most greats do playing at a very early age in Pakistan and then continued in […]

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Pakistan: Of Ballot, Slug and Optimism

Pakistan: Of Ballot, Slug and Optimism

Mohammad Asif  Pakistan deserves applause for one more transition of regime, very infrequent, notwithstanding what remained the decree. Pakistan is a unique nation. Its 70 year stretched journey, its survival and the story of sensations, miracles and unpredictability is known to all. From its commencement, it lingered on the radar of the world influences. At […]

 Arshid Aziz

From bowl to poll

From bowl to poll

25th July, 2018 was the most important day in the history of Pakistan. The people of Pakistan for the first time rejected the dynastic politics of Sharif’s and Zardari’s/Bhutto’s. Especially, for the cricketer turned politican, Imran khan it was the field day and a day to kick off a new career (PM of Pakistan). It […]

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At a glance: Educational Qualifications of PTI Politicians

At a glance: Educational Qualifications of PTI Politicians

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice, PTI) was founded by Imran Khan as a socio-political movement on 25 April 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan. PTI began to grow slowly but did not achieve immediate popularity. Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf’s agenda envisions a modern Islamic republic that advocates individuals’ welfare through community co-operation. PTI wants to set […]

 Ubair Ul Hameed

Politics of religious sectarianism in Kashmir

Politics of religious sectarianism in Kashmir

“We live in a place where a teen age girl is exploited by the state for her poverty, sex scandal is a reality, widows are product of every sun rise and the half widows of every sunset; where bloody conflict is preying for the chasity, the occupier is exploiting every weakness to drive us away […]

 Nadeem Gul

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Recently a Srinagar based online portal carried a write-up titled as Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists. In the article, the author has sought to discuss certain dimensions of militant movement in Kashmir, which erupted some thirty years ago in late eighties of 20th century. The reasons of militancy eruption in Kashmir were […]