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Panama Papers

Panama Papers & Pakistan’s kingdom of lies!

In the morning of 27th April, Pakistani public was bombarded with the front page stories in leading English and Urdu papers of a media...
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Panama Papers & Government by threats, bluffs and lies!

This morning Pakistani public was bombarded with the front-page stories in leading English and Urdu papers of a media group closely aligned with the...
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Pakistan’s political Sunday? What lies ahead for PTI & PMLN?

With Imran Khan of PTI announcing a ‘Campaign against Corruption’ from Fatima Jinnah Park in Islamabad; Jammat-e-Islami organizing a ‘Dharna’ (Sit Down Protest) against...
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Panama Papers: Why ‘Commission’ should be rejected?

Panama Cat is out of the bag! PM Nawaz gave his ‘Commission of Enquiry’ that will or can investigate everyone ‘rich’ in Pakistan except...
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America’s poor president & Pakistan’s rich rent seekers!

Recently White House issued US President Barack Obama’s income and tax records. These were really interesting. American President in 2015 had a gross income...
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US position on Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif after Panama files leaks & its importance?

A question was asked in US State Dept briefing that given accusations of corruption and demands by Pakistani Political parties that PM Nawaz Sharif...
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Nawaz-Zardari Meeting in London: Yeh tu wohi jaga hay, guzray thehy hum jahan say?

Many of us remember the ‘All Parties Conference in London’ in July of 2007. Then it was supposedly an alliance of the democratic parties...
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Of blasphemy laws & woman protection bill: law of unintended consequences!

How could two be related? Blasphemy Laws and Woman Protection Act? These two pieces of legislation look so different. How on earth some one...
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Punjab Woman Protection Act & politics of NGOs & religion?

Pakistan’s religious parties have made an interesting political move. While in public and media consciousness they are identified as ‘spoilers’ who resist attempts towards...
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Pakistan’s suicidal madness on Easter: “re-enacting” the “old narrative”!

Last summer, in a small gathering, a senior civil servant was complaining of massive traffic congestion on access roads to Murree and Swat. And...
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Punjab Woman Protection Bill: Mullahs are wrong! But there are issues with such hasty...

Mullahs turn everything into a battle for and against Islam. This is wrong and plain stupid. And it also contributes to the overall ‘mediocrity...
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What Apple & Tim Cook are fighting for?

I am painfully aware that many suspect me of being ‘out of sync with reality’, the reality of poverty, misgovernance and corruption that is...
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Reflection from the past…

Moeed Pirzada |Main purpose of that website is to collect all my past writings from Dawn, Khaleej Times, Daily Times, Nation, Pakistan Today, The...
Punjab Police

Punjab Police: Do we feel answerable to God & our Conscience?

We all know Punjab Police is politicized, dysfunctional as an institution. We know how it is used, exploited and pushed to do things it...
PM Nawaz

Washington challenge: PM Nawaz meets President Obama .…

PM Nawaz Meeting with President Obama – I just read Munir Akram’s piece, “Washington Challenge” and I genuinely felt sympathy for PM Nawaz Sharif....
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Modi sounded more confident?

Why Modi sounded more confident than Nawaz? – Many factors are involved but two or three are more important. Modi knows that English is...
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Attention: LESCO – Complaint of a young female engineer

Attention: LESCOA young female engineer sent me this email. I may raise this issue in TV programs, but that is still at least 15...
Altaf Hussain

Altaf Hussain latest political blunder?

Altaf Hussain’s latest Political Blunder? It’s true that MQM and its leadership is under unprecedented pressure and Altaf Hussain isolated in the UK has...
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Just posted the program…!

Moeed Pirzada |Just posted the program in which Jan Achakzai of JUIF & Asif Hasnain of MQM were bent upon throwing PTI out of...
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Tale of two Cases; Axact & Ayyan Ali

Tale of two Cases; Axact & Ayyan Ali – Nothing offers a bigger contrast to understand the priorities of Pakistani political and media elite...
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Why you must read Henry Kissinger’s “World Order”?

Why you must read Henry Kissinger’s “World Order”? – Unlike many books these days that read like a Master student’s exam passing thesis with...
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Apologies & Regrets Easy but Accepting Mistake Difficult…!

Apologies & Regrets Easy but Accepting Mistake Difficult: This afternoon I was hit by a motorist. She was waiting at a cross-section to a...
Imtiaz Khan

Many of you will remember Imtiaz Khan!

Dear All, Many of you will remember Imtiaz Khan who passionately contributed to the debates on this page. Heated arguments between him and Himanshu...
United Nations

United Nations issue warnings to Pakistan for executing children!

It is unfortunate that how even United Nations Offices in Geneva were made to issue warnings to Pakistan for executing Children. Little did these...
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Shafqat Hussain death penalty case !!!

Shafqat Hussain Death Penalty Case – I am shocked how so many educated people are commenting on this without first understanding the facts. Human...
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Agahi seminar on corporate social responsibility !

Moeed Pirzada | Agahi Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was interesting and a good effort and many speakers and participants were able to explain the...
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What can Pakistan & PM Nawaz do for Saudi Arabia?

What can Pakistan & PM Nawaz do for Saudi Arabia? – While all eyes inside Pakistan were galvanized at the Senate Elections, PM Nawaz...
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How PTI won its seats in KPK? : Moeed Pirzada

Moeed Pirzada |How PTI won its seats in KPK? – First Congratulations! to PTI and JI for winning all their seats in KPK, and Second...
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Some reflections on Pakistan’s troubled Kashmir policy !

Some Reflections on Pakistan’s troubled Kashmir Policy – Success has many fathers and claimants but usually no one is prepared to own up a...
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Jeb Bush resigns all board memberships

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, moving closer to a possible presidential run, has stepped down as a paid adviser to a for-profit education company...

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