muzzling the courts...!

muzzling the courts...!
The sharifs crush the people into the money in their bank accounts...sugar and politics... The LHC escapes the punjab government strangulation and orders the sharifs that they cannot relocate three sugar mills to the south of punjab...they too accuse the sharifs of lying and refusing to obey court orders and attempting to muzzle the courts...!!!

the crook says he has been acquitted in 16 cases

the crook says he has been acquitted in 16 cases
Asif zardari has gotten off for time spent in jail...while others say for getting his wife killed...!

the chakri crook

the chakri crook
the chakri crook...asif zardari looks and behaves like a corrupt politician...! who many think destroyed the Bhutto's especially Benazir Bhutto...has been acquitted in some very high profile corruption references such as the almost undeniable SGS-Cotechna case and illegal assets abroad...!when Benazir Bhutto was asked about the surrey mansion she said zardari probably bought it for his new IB girlfriend...!

gaye bhans politics

gaye bhans politics
punjab does not have much loyalty for a fallen politician according to the past...however Bilawal might still be left with just the tail...!

end of nawaz sharif

end of nawaz sharif
the new primeminister...says he has no new assets since 1980...reportedly owns Airblue...a red wire crosses out nawaz sharif as his photo lies crumpled on the dias...!

political cricket

political cricket
political cricket...imran khan himself maybe in trouble soon however at teh moment the travails of the sharifs seem to have no end

banigala

banigala
than and now---there were really no trees in banigala...on teh outskirts of rawalpindi and islamabad it was an agricultural area...now however they maybe polluting rawal dam where dead fish have been found this year...

banigala house

banigala house
imrans huge banigala place has many jealous objectors to its hugeness...said tobe 30 canals it still doe snot match the raiwind palace of the sharifs

The SC and article 62...

The SC and article 62...
it might look like a dented judgement to the sharifs but it has a lot of volume and bases...article 62 and 63 were supposedly just for show...however the Panama scandal threw up so much information that the judges found it difficult to avoid blaming the sharifs for corruption, kickbacks, lies and subterfuge...the sharifs could not prove their own cases...there was 120 million each sent to the sharif brothers...the animals gifted to qatari rulers...the sharifs dithered on who owned the panama companies...than there were the Capital FZE lies...the application said he received a 10000 dirhams salary and was chairman but sharif even refused to accept that saying it was subterfuge and Hussein owned the company...he lied to get a residence permit...there were reports of Dirhams 600000 transferred from dubai to london...it was just too much for the judges to accept...and out went the sharifs barring the shahbaz sharifs...!

political dementia

political dementia
Political dementia...everyone in the sharif family has different views about the Avenfield apartments..Nawaz Sharifs wife says they bought them for their childrens education...Hussein Nawaz says they were given to them by the Qataris alongwith loans...Nawaz Sharif says he does not know but they rented them in the 1990's...Maryam says actually she is just a trustee and hussein owns the flats...they also suggest that the fifth flat was sold to pay for shabaz and nawaz sharifs expenses...! shifty capt.Safdar says he does not know whether he signed the trustee document or someone else did...however at best the beneficial owner is supposedly Maryam Nawaz aka Maryam Safdar...!!!...army chief wants trucks for CPEC and mullah fazlurrehman says it is propaganda against CPEC...?while javed hashmi wants to know when there will be accountability of generals...!

the scowler

the scowler
the scowler--Nawaz Sharif is always in a bad mood...and the howler that he crafted...the judges at least gave him enough for a crooked smile at shahbaz sharif

Mario Puzo...

Mario Puzo...
Marlon Brando still running away from facts...Asif Khoso should realize that theoretically the italian gangsters did not succeed as the FBI ran them into the ground and most gangsters were killed by their opponents...while the systems that they ran like gambling, prostitution and street protections were eventually legalized and the police became dominant..while a couple of mafiosi did get to run or become vice presidents in the USA the mafia was generally kept out of politics barring the local scene where prosecution attorneys and senators could be bought and sold...!nowhere has the military asked tobe involved in criminal investigations and the judiciary...The sindh example shows a complete failure of the JIT's when having to deal with upper level politicians or mafioso like altaf hussein...

military justice

military justice
The lillyputian PTI and PMLn who cannot standup against the army chief who wants tobe the CJ for terrorists...many suggest that other candidates for the army chief were dropped after they refused to endorse military courts...The current army chief too was considered opposed to army courts

prayers for those who are the eternal targets ...the people

prayers for those who are the eternal targets ...the people
children from a charity pray for the victims of terror...

the counter american

the counter american
The US has always been considered on the right path...but how can a upside down USA president be considered right...the multan metro is just added as a joke...!

raheel shareef

raheel shareef
Raheel Shareef...!indispensable or a great general he is not...! however Asif Zardari suggests that he should decide/retire in October...tongue in cheek and not trouble the PPP too much...mqm however suggest that they are willing to cooperate in all non mqm criminal activities...!! PPP workers say that is not their view at all

the army chief who refuse to go away...!

the army chief who refuse to go away...!
the army chief who refuses to disappear...the army chief of islam...!Raheel Shareef has done an about turn and become the head of the Islamic Military Alliance...he had his first major dispute with Nawaz Sharif when as Army Chief he apparently refused to go to the aid of Saudia in yemen...he also refused to help out the than newly formed IMA even though its first objective was eliminating terrorism...something that can mean many things...he might have to pick up Nawaz Sharif when teh pakistanis get rid of him...! ...Dubbed the islamic nato it has a long way to go before it can setup military bases or invade another islamic country...just developing say a rudimentary airforce or forcing a terrible ruler to go away are some of the things he might have to do...other things that are more easier is advize on how to handle terrorism or destabilize a failed state...he has sufficient experience for that... whether he can handle a country that does not speak his language will probably be the test...!!

foreign policy

foreign policy
nawaz sharifs foreign policy...letter likhwao and let'm hunt some rare birds...maybe Trump and Obama will turn turtle if u let em hunt the rare birds too...and probably hu jintao and modi will probably run across to hunt birds too...!!!apparently Qatari's paid by punjab government with rare camels and buffalo's...!

a sage

a sage
Junaid Jamshed had studied mechanical engineering at the UET and was a pindi boy...i just learned belatedly he had some pukhtun roots...anyway he has been all over the place...a pop singer turned tableeghi...became famous in both roles...turned bussinessman...at home singing popular songs and naats as well as urging karachiites to clean the city...a true sage i must say...he went down smiling as his tableegh took him to chitral...The ATR could not handle it...its engine burst and a wing broke off...nothing the pilot could do...rumours about why a kakul major general was promoted...!! The PIA chairman seemed innocuos and unfit for his job...if the plane was fit than these things should not have happened...

a possible 2018 primeminister

a possible 2018 primeminister
even though he is not going tobe 45 years old the age required for a primeminister...!...!generally i regard Bilawal Zardari as a joker...he says that he will be primeminister in 2018...in that case he should start making speeches on serious matters that worry primeministers...i have here a selfie with Paris hilton...i suppose sindhi girls dont make him smile...!

The new and old

The new and old
The new and old...General Qamar Javed Bajwa...a rural from Gujranwala the general has been spending time in Rawalpindi waiting for his appointment...he superceded probably more favourable candidates and has the reccomendations of an indian army chief having served with him in Congo...has experience of Siachen and the LOC as well as murree, rawalpindi and islamabad and has almost assiduously avoided the western border wars...other aspirants had more experience fighting the war on terror...this the second time in a row that Nawaz Sharif has appointed the DG(inspection training and evaluation) as army chief...he probably has more experience of running the militaries schools rather than war...

the chinese juggernaut

the chinese juggernaut
chinese after big and small fish...trying to catch fish in rawal dam...the chinese seem tobe after our electricity production after the purchase of K-Electric...while electricity is cheaper in china it remains tobe seen if the chinese can reduce prices here

the kashmiris

the kashmiris
subjugated under the indian yolk with a weak frightened pakistan looking on the kashmiris have no other option but to fight

internal security

internal security
PMLn they say is not worried about internal security in pakistan but is palpably frightened of Hafiz Saeed frightening india...according to the Dawn's cyril almeida Nawaz Sharif threatened the army to control those who threaten india...hafiz saeed and mullah azhar in thenselves are innocuous beings and can hardly even organize anything to worry india...india has to control its own internal proplems itself and pakistan can not do it for them...this is a cartoon from teh economist depicting the syrian situation which is similar to discussions in pakistans internal security apparatus...which consists of teh direct army and ISI while teh punjab government relies on staged puls muqabila's

karachi--the mohajirs have arrived

karachi--the mohajirs have arrived
altaf hussein given his trouble driven mentality again ordered riots in karachi and issued rash statements worse than achakzai's(perhaps) against the country given his indian driven nature...however farook sattar after consultations in jail said go to hell and took over the mqm in pakistan...usually unable to get together apart from under an altaf photo the mqm wala's agreed that altaf hussein was now history...if he had been brave and come back to face whatever music he would have have been the adored fat leader...but an end has to come and after money laundering, murder and other charges he was no longer the hero but a troubled fat man in england wanting just trouble to sustain himself ...maybe the mohajirs have finally arrived in pakistan...!!! just maybe...known as the uncontrolled troublemakers for decades they might finally have come home to roost..ending their long trek from indian slavery to being upright pakistanis whether sindhis or not...!...poor or rich...!

ethics

ethics
Pakistan armies senior officers have a low sense of propriety and ethics when it comes to land grabbing...why they are trying to grab qayyumabad's amenity plots is beyond understanding...qayumabad's amenity plots seem to have become a truck adda

flag waving

flag waving
flag waving will give us the confidence...pakistanis are so frightened of their lilliputian army failing to defend them that they more and more depend on the propaganda of flags to suggest that they like their country at least for a day...the only people protected in this country are the fauj, politicians,judges and beaurocrats...the rest are at the mercy of terrorists...!u will notice that even teh clock is surrounded by barbed wire...initially only teh american embassy was surrounded by barbed wire...than intelligence offices...now houses and schools too are surrounded by barbed wire...!

the chinese

the chinese
for the pakistanis the chinese were initially revered for providing us MIG-19's but now that they are after our jobs and our power plants many feel unnerved at a future where the chinese will have jobs and the baloch will just be looking on...u will need more than a hello and hi there than...!

bluntly corrupt

bluntly corrupt
The corrupt in pakistan...the thieves, criminals have more bravado, bluntness and can standup to the police , NAB, FIA as compared to the novice Imran Khan...one wonders who is the dupe...Raheel shareef or the people...as the jordanian crown prince said to him..."do u think u can really take on the israeli's or even the indians"...after almost ten years of fighting the fledgling taleban raheel shareef could only smile...!!

muk muka

muk muka
muk muka refers to police corruption...the PPP's zardari and even imran khan have already done their muk muka's with the rurals of raiwind...now coup plotters and article 6 accused too are doing it...is our judiciary really that dumb...maybe Ayyan Ali should have accompanied musharaf...actually he is just gone to get his HBL profits from the agha khan...!will be back after getting his spine repaired...! our doctors are so inept...?

attitude and wrong impressions

attitude and wrong impressions
wrong attitude and wrong impressions...what do u read in afridi's slumped shoulders and subjugated attitude..."u indians are so nice really i can play IPL too"...the army chief also seems tobe saying "if u are with me than go sit with your ministers Nawaz"...?

and in the Us

and in the Us
republicans move towards riots on the streets says the trigger happy trump...

syria...

syria...
god save us from the superpowers and the IS

who is teh problem...!

who is teh problem...!
Nawaz Sharif and General Raheel glowering at each other...both blaming each other for the fiasco in aiding the saudi's...the saudi's almost in dialogue mode with even the Houthis telling the iranians to butt out...

corruption Inc...

corruption Inc...
Corruption Inc....while Nawaz Sharif gets his corruption payments from overseas as do the zardari's he is trying to assure asif zardari to come back...despite his involvements in terrorism and corruption...

the interiors funny side

the interiors funny side
the fledgling minister of interior is a funny character...little power but big on words

trucks

trucks
the new truck

PIA

PIA
PIA now has 1101 employees per plane a high never before experienced...an old PIA employee suggested that they have so many employees that they could fly/handle over a hundred planes..with oil prices down 30% PIA was at last profitable and Nawaz Sharif tried to make a quick buck like musharaf who ran away with the proceeds of PTCL and HBL...! however the employees a well paid and well fed horde said nothing doing...will the country benefit from privatisation we dont think so...the status quo also is no use to the people...so the government told airblue to start bringing on extra planes as the strike worsened...airblue owner is a federal minister and the PPP or mqm would both like the Rangers image hurt...the PIA unions are run by various political groups...!!!

current politics

current politics
pakistans current political policy...the SC, PPP and the army chief think alike...!!!

NSA

NSA
after Nawaz Sharif's pro hindu-houthi-shiite policies unnerved the army they took over the national security advisorship

extreme soceity

extreme soceity
india is an extreme one sided hindu soceity unable to tolerate other religions or even opinions..the modi support group shiv sena blackens a member of the extremist BJP for supporting a book.....india despite having 30% minorities only has a few minority members of parliament and recently also killed a muslim on just the suspicion of eating beef...

problems for the rich in pakistan

problems for the rich in pakistan
The Army and Rangers are trying to contain ethnic terrorism in karachi and taleban/ sectarianism thru financial choking...while seminaries are generally dependent on friday collections,hides,zakat,fitrana and some arab donations the ethnic groups sindhi, mohajir and baloch have a more varied international collection routine...the real terrorists in Fata donot seem to have any monetary problems...private schools and terrorism are the biggest risks that are felt by the rich in pakistan...security guards, bullet proof vehicles and high fees drain some people's reserves...private school fees are so high that nobody from the low-middle income group can even think of them...even the army charges civilians high fees while faujis get thru free in military run institutions...very few top notch students however emerge from the private and army schools as the majority are dependent on poorly run government schools...

the new justice system

the new justice system
the new tarazoo designed by Justice Nasir ul Mulk...in previous era's it was unthinkable ...but in Nawaz Sharifs convoluted mind anything goes

the fauj

the fauj
people seem extraordinarily frightened of anti army comments...most people restrict themselves to "we love the army' apart from the mqm and altaf hussein who hate the army...while most officers are theoretically properly trained they have a love tobe in the administration which frightens mostly politicians...so an anti army statement gets a barrage of criticism...as everyone knows a coup just requires a brigadier to go and takeover the primeministers office and residence...while raheel sharif does not look coup material the way ex faujis talk him up everyone keeps getting alarmed...we might however soon be rid of the mqm riff raff..altaf to go on a hunger strike and their top militant leaders have gone underground...so even if the army takes over there will be a new mqm...at least...!

iran...!

iran...!
the islamic revolution is over...!

what kashmiri's can expect...!

what kashmiri's can expect...!
pakistanis dont expect much as everything in this country is looted by the army, beaurocrats and politicians including free medical treatment...a pakistani can only expect free treatments if he is injured by a terrorists blast or bullet...so the kashmiris who now have to act as mediator rather than victim and get ruled by the BJP cant expect more than the pakistanis'''

Pakistans history...on indian relations

Pakistans history...on indian relations
The 1965 war resulted after the indians reneged on an agreement on kashmir arrived at in the swaran singh-bhutto 1964 talks...some call it teh chenab solution.....others say that the USA told pakistan to occupy as much land as possible...In 1965 a conventional war was possible with pakistan considered to have an edge in teh air over indian gnats/hunters to our sabres and F-104's...however the indians took a lot of territory in sindh and punjab..as yahya khan took over the fighting in kashmir and literally stopped the momentum...pakistan ran out of ammunition in just seventeen days........pakistan occupied important kashmir territory but gave it back at tashkent leading to ayub-bhutto differences which led to teh seperation of east pakistan and initiation of constitutional rule in pakistan..tashkent,simla and later agreements led to teh sidelining of kashmir and institutionalizing indian regional hegemony with no real solutions... which has led to trade being more important than kashmir as pakistani leaders backout of forcefully supporting kashmir...many suggest that the appeasement lobby aims to trade concessions on kashmir for money eventually(joke)..!!...ie if teh PPP economy ever improves...the PPP handling of teh economy has been its worst feature many say...PPP economic measures consist of raising electricity prices every month and saying we are passing thru difficult times...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Daily PakistanPolitics Oct 16-31, 2012

  • Oct31-2012--rana sanaullah who these days is trying tobe a serious politician suggests that teh PPP start by arresting generals beg and durrani and proceed against them under article 6..he also suggests that teh PPP is not that weak as it has its party vote which many see as having declined substantialy..many say that the PPP vote has declined from 36% to around 14% since teh last elections...!!he also says that nawaz sharif support variies from 20% to 60% in various places...
  • Oct31-2012--another six shot dead in karachi as teh sindhi regimes human rights policies questioned as police kill a azizullah janwari a PPP rally shooting suspect in police custody at bhagarji police station in sukkur
  • Oct31-2012--In what seems tobe a facesaving gesture teh turkish firm that was supposed to provide 232MW of ship based power at a whopping price of Rs19 per unit is allowed to leave as it failed to meet targets and was made to pay a token amount of $17.2 million...many suggest that the KESC refused to buy the expensive electricity and the government had to make capacity payments without using the electricity...supposedly two out of four ship power stations...allowed to leave...government supposedly wasted upto $60 million in mobilisation advances
  • Oct31-2012--PPP elders warn Asif Zardari not to attend PPP meetings in the presidency and make himself available(joke) to everybody in teh country without favor(since teh poor guy looted of all his wifes wealth by his children can only speak sindhi and runs at the mere thought of punjabis wanting to meet him to joke about his ANP politics)...otherwise there might be no asif zardari before teh next elections...SC has made it clear that the president, presidency and army chief should stay out of politics as well as the ISI and MI...?army chief says we have just recently cleared army of HUT guerrilas or partisans...how about kicking out the PPP politico general kiani...too..?
  • Oct30-2012--18 killed in khyber, and orakzai military bombings..11 killed in karachi over eid..2 killed in DI khan by a grenade attack on a policemans home..dawn says 11 policemen killed by taleban in karachi..taleban not a known political grouping in karachi...at least 37 policemen killed in karachi west this year...only mqm mostly feared in karachi because of its violent activities and murders
  • Oct30-2012--Dawn says that the HUt is targetting SGS commandos for infiltrating the future military army command who march under teh cry of allah...generally promoted quickly the guerrillas are said tobe susceptible to allah based religious logic... many army chiefs including coup plotters have been said tobe former commandos who have to undergo rigorous training and might also be used for political and anti terrorist tasks...many believe they have been used these days to eliminate fata terrorists, lal masjid clearing and swat taleban without leaving a trace...!!
  • Oct29-2012--five killed in nowshera blast...on eid day...PPP's stopping of mobile phone services on eid questionable as teh PPP has not arrested anyone using their mobiles illegally...it shows that mobile phone monitoring is impossible as there are over a 100 million mobile phones...The PPP policy is to blame teh entire country rather than arresting individual terrorists, bhatta khor and other motorcycle killers...many suggest that rehman malik might be possibly seeking bhatta or eidi from the billionaire mobile phone companies...
  • Oct29-2012--the disqualified Gilani says there is no political cell in teh presidency and he only plays gulli-danda with his mna kids on teh presidential lawn...he also says that PPP prone to vote and seat selling and says IJI stole elections in 1990 by buying PPP leaders and votes...
  • Oct29-2012--Imran Khan off loaded in toronta by american immigration officials and questioned about why he is not supporting drone attacks despite USA funding...!
  • Oct27-2012--ANP tries to threaten LHC on the kalabagh dam while judge afridi removed from the IHC deplores methods employed by the SC in his removal..he was summarily fired by the Sc while hearing general Kianis illegal army service case since he is over sixty...many suggest that the ANP should present its case in the LHC on the kalabagh dam rather than make meaningless statements of threats to teh federation...Kp can now hardly want to join afghanistan and it is obviously a non starter as a seperate state hemmed in by afghanistan, balochistan, fata and punjab...kalabagh with bhasha could in fact save teh country a lot of hardship in electricity supply and irrigation water availability...politicians many say should have their heads examined...
  • Oct27-2012--taleban resurfacing in swat as two elders are shot dead
  • Oct27-2012--interior ministry shuts down mobile services for four hours on eid to protect top politicians from teh terrorism inclined
  • Oct27-2012--malala who seems to have suffered some nerve damage will rise again says her father
  • Oct26-2012--five killed in firing at ASWJ men sitting at a restaurant in karachi...many suspect teh mqm and shiite groups for most of teh karachi violence...while two were gunned down in Khuzdar...policeman killed in GB...eight militants killed in Bara while one is killed in Kurram
  • Oct26-2012--In a move that might benefit some the government reduced CNG prices for four days while many sellers refused to sell...
  • Oct26-2012--Nawaz Sharif in a wise move agreed to let teh FIA investigate the ISI beneficiaries of teh 1990's elections...saying also that he had neither taken nor given money...one expects from bussinessmen participating in elections for the ISI to suggest that it will cost me this much and expect to be reimbursed...this time teh cost according to some sources is Rs250 million...will the ISI and teh PPP make teh payments again...?
  • Oct26-2012--usually a day before eid there are goats all around...but this time there were more fodder sellers than the bakra's...
  • Oct25-2012--refusing to give up its policy of military dual position appointments the government has appointed the secretary defence a retired lieutenant general to be the chairman PIA...the process has failed repeatedly as teh defence ministry has failed to control and manage PIA efficiently...the process of giving pilots top management has also failed with the third pilot becoming managing director in the last few years
  • Oct25-2012--Interior ministers official car stolen from islamabad on the 22nd..says teh dawn
  • Oct25-2012--The US reports that afghanistan not willing to give up its pukhtunistan philosophy of not accepting teh durand line while pakistan not willing to give up supporting teh afghan taleban and defending teh durand line against afghan attacks
  • Oct25-2012--The PPP's five year government has a had a common anti nawaz sharif bashing element while its supporters seriously oppose the PMLq as well...The SC judgement in teh recent generals political maneouvring money distribution case also shows the same trend...with the PPP not making any moves to clear teh presidency of sycophants or theoretically removing the politically involved general Kiani......It has also not activated the FIA or initiated cases aginst teh generals...many feel that an in depth investigation might reveal that teh zardaris also took almost 50 million in military coordinated political donations...
  • Oct25-2012--The SC is told that Ogra does not reccommend weekly price changes which the government has tried to promote thru political moves of lowering and raising prices...In matters of CNG which is a local produce the government can reduce prices by upto Rs40 by delinking prices to the dollar and discontinuing teh unnecessary development levy...oil companies order oil at least three to six months in advance and that should be the price determining period
  • Oct25-2012--five more killed in drone attacks
  • Oct24-2012--another of PPP's inefficient advisors asim hussein resigns as senate member as he is a foreign citizen...many suggest that asif zardari should appoint an honest person to the position of advisor petroleum as despite assurances that there would be no gas shortages this winter...gas shortages have begun in rawalpindi..rehman malik who has been effectively disqualified by the SC suggesting that he is dishonest and not sagacious goes for an SC review...The PPP seems to have trouble bringing in new men to positions that become vacant...
  • Oct24-2012--three killed in miranshah as military retaliates after being fired upon...tribals protested by placing coffins and blocking roads...two government officials shot dead in khuzdar... as eight are gunned down in karachi...military shoots two during search in bara area...
  • Oct24-2012--The PMLn says that the presidency should be vacated from teh occupying PPP prominent amongst whom are teh disqualified Gilani and his brats...they also say that asad durrani used to attend PPP meetings in uniform before the PPP appointed him ambassador to Germany...they also question why they should apologize when it was the ISI that distributed the money..they also suggest that the PPP should have teh courage to initiate cases against the generals and the bankmen...while kaira says that they refuse to appoint an independent commission...Benazir many say wanted to appoint asghar khan as the president but than had to settle for the beaurocrat ishaq khan...who had a long history of involvement in key government organisations...The PMLn also points out that many of those now associated with teh PPP and PTI like shujaat, sardar assef ahmed, pervez elahi,shah mahmood qureshi,manzoor wattoo were associated with teh IJI...while kaira says that when ishaq khan toppled their government it was judge rafik tarrar who approved teh decision and who was later made president by the PMLn..many now think that the power to topple governments invested in teh president was legal and that five years is too long to suffer an inefficient government...with gas and electricity load shedding already beginning to be felt again the PPP chances to win are being further reduced...
  • Oct23-2012--The CEC says he cannot disqualify nawaz sharif...the minimum requirements many say is being jailed for contempt or having their loans written off..That pours cold water on the PPP who see no way past nawaz sharif in punjab but somehow want to remove him from politics..an action or motive similar to musharaf who banished him from politics for 10 years...while he resurfaced he has not participated in elections since......The CEC also casts doubt on the motivations/timings of teh SC to give a judgement that could effect the outcomes of an election...The PPP only has the option to quickly move teh FIA while teh PMLn could than go for a review casting doubt on the political honesty of teh FIA and the sleaze ridden PPP...The PPP ie benazir bhutto has had relations with all those involved in teh IJI formation ie ishaq, beg and asad durrani and has rewarded all three...nawaz sharif too has been close being teh product of a military coup...The PMLn should praise teh aspect of the judgement that restricts the involvement of teh presidency and armed forces in politics...The PMLn has opposed the military involvement in politics especially during teh musharaf era while teh PPP is dragging along teh musharaf era army chief kiani who might be called a benazir loyalist or NRO architect...PTI however supports the investigation by the FIA while teh MQM another product of teh presidency/interior ministry has remained mum...the PMLn has asked for taking action against another dubious ISI/presdients cell major general Zamir who in teh musharaf era created the 20 member patriots and formed a dubious PMLq from PMLn dissidents which surprisingly has survived teh political turmoil and now could force teh PPP out of the punjab along with teh PMLn and PTI...many see a Benazir hand in teh formation of the patriots thru a party dissident...Faisal Saleh had flown straight from a contentious Benazir meeting in Dubai to form the 20 member PPP breakaway faction in teh musharaf era parliament...The Patriots however did not survive amalgamating into teh PMLq...
  • Oct22-2012--Zardari admits teh PPP is weak and powerless to deal with militancy...afraid even to order a military operation in north waziristan or even to initiate a dialogue or stop drone attacks which even teh americans admit are now useless usually killing low level taleban rather than worldwide terrorists...
  • Oct22-2012--there was hectic activity in bahria town after they learned an election can be won with just 60 million in pakistan...one doubts that teh people will vote for someone just because the habib bank or ISI is paying them...while the amounts mentioned are small with most of the indivudals relatively rich the reasoning of the distribution does not seem tobe clear...however after chaudhry Nisar rejected teh FIA one felt sorry for the police who handled such matters before teh ISI, FSF, FIA, NAB, FC etc...investigations cant be totally concocted and there is no real honest organisation whether political or police related in teh country...The politicians will have to get off their high horses and let the police handle teh issue as they have not been able to solve them since teh seventies...The mqm and taleban on the terror side have also failed to resolve any issue...while the issues will come back to teh courts eventually the country must move towards a similar police process for the people, politicians, terrorists and armed forces...
  • Oct21-2012--kaira states that teh sixty million questions will be settled before teh next polls...that probably includes teh $60 million in zardari's swiss accounts...the 60 million distributed in smaller amounts to politicians in the 1990's said too include, pagara, khar, pirzada, nawaz sharif, journoualists and others who are no longer even relevant today...while teh 60 million to the MI's construction account will probably have tobe investigated further as to what construction the MI does if any...the 30 million to general begs friends and probably teh $60 million in loans to teh sharifs...it probably could also include the 380 million to the CJ's corrupt son...the SC has asked for an FIA determination which some PPP and PMln leaders find questionable...the PMLn has asked for further investigations into the 250 million spent by teh Benazir PPP in 1993 to dismantle teh coalition of religious groups built by teh asad durrani donations...they also allege that younis habib made a payment of Rs50 million to teh zardari's...while chaudhry Nisar says that upto 30 million given to imran khan by former ISI chief pasha may also be investigated...overall the PMLn wants a truth and reconciliation commission while teh PPP benefits from the half decisions by teh courts...they also want raja to come clean on the rental payments...teh allegations are generally based on teh statements of younis habib and asad durrani...whether there were any receipts, bank transfers, records is yet tobe seen...also they suggest that zardari and younas habib were jailmates...generally it shows teh corrupt nature of the armed forces, ISI, MI, politicians and judiciary..
  • Oct20-2012--malala condition improves...
  • Oct20-2012--eight killed in karachi in what is quite clearly mqm terrorism...altaf hussein supports military operations in islamabad and fata but is opposed to them in karachi where teh mqm is said tobe involved in the killing of hundreds of policemen and men belonging to opposing political blocks...there has been no peace in karachi since the emergence of teh altaf hussein led mqm...is there any difference in teh killings by teh taleban and the mqm...the taleban generally concentrate on attacking teh army while teh mqm concentrates on killing religious and political opponents and policemen...
  • Oct20-2012--two militants and a soldier killed in exchange of fire at miranshah checkpost
  • Oct20-2012--reports suggest that the PMLn maybe harassing the sweet tooth bakery as customers ask for the cake that shabaz sharifs daughter wanted and which they say is not an item ie sold at teh bakery...owner and employee beatenup have been sent on leave
  • Oct20-2012--three FC men killed in a remote controlled bomb blast in quetta
  • Oct20-2012--The SC in a short verdict indicted Gen.(r) Beg and Asad Durrani for rigging teh 1990 elections by making payments to certain politicians...the PPP was routed in the 1990 elections by teh IJI which was said tobe an ISI concoction of parties...The PPP awarded Genral beg with a democracy medal while asad durrani remained in exile for quite a while before he was appointed an ambassador by teh PPP...The SC suggests that teh FIA be tasked with finding out who received payments and that the money be recovered...and cases be initiated against Beg, Durrani and the HBL president...and what might be something that kicks the PPP in teh guts is that all political cells in the presidency be stopped from functioning and Asif zardari act as a president rather than a conniving political apparatchik...Asif Zardari has been running a PPP cell in teh presidency and has been making all teh decisions in sindh in fact many suggest that the presidency has been turned into a hotel for the PPP...others suggest that the decision might be a favor to the PPP as elections are near and many feel that teh PPP might need all teh help it can get as many expect it tobe routed totally in most provinces...with the list of recipients having been submitted by asad durrani the FIA will have to probe the MI and ISI for any real and substantive proofs...teh court suggests that the money be recovered from the MI and politicians and be returned to teh HBL and teh HBL president should also face legal action...The army a big steady voting bloc is also ordered by the SC to resist from interfering in politics...whether it can participate is another matter...many feel that corp commanders can control elections in key cantonments and even demo's by ordering soldiers to vote a particular line...many feel that some government jalsa's are usually populated by fauji's from nearby cantonements...The sharifs who already are facing attempts at political subjugation from the PPP rose to political stardom in the 1990's election after earlier serving in teh zia martial law governments..they could face the wrath of teh government as their names are mentioned too as recipients...whether there are any real records is yet tobe clarified...Beg could be in prison for the rest of his life as he is stated to have been given 30 million...the latest argument given by Beg was that he joined teh army prior to the 1973 constitution and did not have to follow the political interference clause...the law of the land has tobe followed...even ifit applies to a soldier...The PPP has been trying to divide the sharifs powerbase by creating an unnecessary seraiki province while shahbaz sharif wanted only a bahawalpur province however the punjab assembly rescinded its support for new provinces and teh PPP will have to toe teh sharifs line if they want the punjab assembly to approve any new province...The PPP has formed a punjab new provinces commission without PMLn approval
  • Oct19-2012--another ten killed in karachi
  • Oct19-2012--Maulana Fazlur Rehman revives a battered and weaker MMA...The MMA which had surprised by winning the Nwfp provincial elections led a relatively quieter government under the military with almost no terrorism...KP could go for the MMA again since teh PPP and ANP have been unable to deal with the taleban and mqm terrorism...The ANP has been unable to dampen terrorism in KP which many say dampens their chances substantially and many see a PPP revival who still seem to want to hide behind the ANP on many seats...The maulana says he does not support the taleban or the PPP but has been known to do both...The ANP could go for a coalition with the MMA or even the PPP might joinup with either the ANP or MMA...In punjab the religious groups have developed much better constituencies but the JI may opt for the safety of the PMLn while other religious groups could put up a show in teh provincial elections
  • Oct19-2012--NAB to investigate the receipt of over Rs800 million by the Raisanis for losses to them caused by teh Rind's..?
  • Oct18-2012--Many feel that the SC is just beating about the bush in the 1990's era Gen Baig corruption case in which Rs.160 million were distributed to politicians(Rs60 million), Gen Baig(Rs. 30 million) and the MI's "S" accounts Rs.40 million...probably 10 million pilfered by Asad Durrani...the S wing is supposed to run terrorist groups...what they expected to achieve by Gen Baig's "Friends" is hard to understand even after twenty years...The SC now wants the defence ministry to explain its S accounts...with most information collected the SC should determine culpability and conviction...with it unable to restrict Asif Zardari from interfering in teh chief minister sindh and primeministers duties as well as doing ordinary party work one can hardly believe that teh SC will/can do anything to a former army chief , ISI chief, president and bank chiefs involved...if one can really look at it in the light of present day circumstances the PPP is distributing Rs70 billion amongst its workers in teh garb of social security...and teh ISI distributes probably billions amongst its settled agents here and overseas...politicians have been controlled or paid servants of teh state since teh late fifties...since teh same people get rotated without doing any worthwhile work in various governments...!!??
  • Oct17-2012--nine shot dead in karachi
  • Oct17-2012--The SC rejects General(r) Baeg's request for Naseerullah Babers statement which teh court suggests still contains material that cannot be revealed...one wonders what that can be as everything under teh sun has already been revealed...The SC backing out of a decision on substance on teh issue of the 1990 poll funds dole out...the only thing one can suspect is that most of the politicians were probably IB or ISI or army employees...?
  • Oct17-2012--four hazara men shot dead in quetta
  • Oct17-2012--The countries volatile and violent nature was further intensified as a polio vaccinator was shot dead in quetta...with a large number of polio teams needed for effective action police protection can be a difficult job in itself...
  • Oct17-2012--With teh SC and PTI already willing todo bussiness with the taleban despite their convoluted terrorist logic...The PPP backed out of a national assembly resolution for military action against militants after the PMLn withdrew its support however the upside down politicians agreed to allow teh a possibility of a dual citizen to be made head of the drug regulatory authority...most laws in teh national assembly are being brought to save one or another corrupt or criminally involved PPP or mqm politician...eg...the accountability bill seeks a cutoff date of 2002 so that nawaz sharif, asif zardari and altaf hussein can be letoff the hook...the taleban and mqm should realize that if somebody opposes them they donot have a right to kill them under any law...religious or otherwise since they are not accepted rulers of teh country nor have the right to murder people or sit in judgement on other individuals...
  • Oct16-2012--Malala apparently hastily shifted to england for treatment..many feel even in an unconscious state she had started to undermine the wobbly base of the PPP with many feeling she must be stronger than benazir to have survived...ie have teh support of allah and the people...a rare combination...however the mullah groups undermined teh north waziristan operation with rumours that teh army and Asif zardari were involved in teh malala attack...still others feel that it may be the start of another terrorist group formed with the consequence of increased terrorism...however teh feelings of doubt and angst existed with many suggesting that both teh PPP and armed forces were a bit wobbly on attacking the north waziristan taleban base even though the operations in other areas are being wound down...The PPP looking for a partner in maulana fazlur rehman in nwfp elections was downed by his insistance to leave teh taleban alone...
  • Oct16-2012--The PPP finally fell into the imran khan trap and suggested that they had support in the hyderabad area with a party jalsa that looked increasingly populised with bought participants mostly from the mqm...the participants seemed poor and there were very few party flags suggesting that the party is not willing to spend money even on flags...hyderabad also considered an maqm bastion has its sindhi areas and teh picture in dawn does not suggest that it was larger than a mid size jalsa at best...many feel that the PPP is bogged down by its individuals problems and with no real pro people policies or popular leaders it has nothing real to brag about...full of pompous pirs and jagirdars it only has to frighten the people in sindh...nationalists aur nawaz sharif se daro...seems tobe teh policy ...to the punjabis the nationalists seem tobe a simple sort of people if they cannot handle PPP propaganda
  • Oct16-2012--In peshawar a militant attack on a police station in Mattani left five dead as the militants ran of with the severed head of an SP...The police post was set on fire with two trucks ,an armoured PC, a car and three motorcycles gutted ...seems a typical attack by someone setting up his radical credentials which could be any pukhtun politician who are generally said tobe opposed to teh police alongwith teh mqm...
  • Oct16-2012--Mqm's terror tactics were called into question in teh national assembly as the PPP challenged them to lay down their arms in karachi which could have a good effect on teh rest of teh country too...they obviously refused...!!
  • Oct16-2012--In lahore shabaz sharifs daughter apparently had a bakery owner beaten up after they refused to sell her a cake...involvement of shahbaz sharifs son in law and elite police men suspected
  • Oct16-2012--In quetta an armed attack on a ministers residence left a guard and two attackers dead
  • Oct16-2012--six ASWJ and ST men shot dead in karachi...as literally everybody loots banks in karachi

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the earthquake

the earthquake
the earthquake jolts in punjab were severe but the damge was mostly in the KP hilly areas...a water tank was shifted from its moorings in peshawar but did not fall...

the monument

the monument
The army as everyone knows has more money to spend and is quick to serve its own interests...the APS monument in Rawalpindi's Ayub Park is incongruous and does not seem to serve the remembrance of one of the worst terrorist incidents in the countries history

the army image..

the army image..
the armies image...songs, drama's and films by teh ISPR... remembering December 16, 1971 and the current sindhi viewpoint of the Rangers... who have been a cause of the decline in politically motivated disturbances in karachi which the provincial government had been unable to handle for over a decade...

do u need this

do u need this
do u need this...the iSI and ISPR wont back down...!the campaign folders...u cannot move on and hang onto the old brass...!

an actor or cricketer

an actor or cricketer
pakistani cricketer ahmed shehzad learning to fly...!

the contest is not so straight

the contest is not so straight
the contest between the military and the terrorists is not so straight...both like different aspects...the army likes the martyr effect...trying to buildup a courageous image of the at best innocent victims while the terrorist likes the immediate effect the terror, fright and destruction...obviously in the end one side has to win and the phsycological warfare reaches its climax with the action and later reactions...

nawaz sharif's inability

nawaz sharif's inability
what pakistan has inits future...in two years loadshedding has not changed an iota...so what is in the works that will end load shedding...coal power plants and nuclear plants have not even gotten off the ground...cheap petroleum products has not solved it...even if neelum jhelum is completed will it make a difference...hardly ...!

Iftar

Iftar
iftar at an islamabad brick kiln

flash flood rains

flash flood rains
rains overflow on the peshawar outskirts as 30 more die in a kohistan landslide...

cpec

cpec
in trying tobe anti punjabi and get gas for the western route or the pukhtun corridor...!trying tobe a mixof imran khan and asfandyar...!

electricity where art thou...!

electricity where art thou...!
electricity...electricity...where art thou...upto the PPP era there was usually no loadshedding when the dams were full...now in the Nawaz Sharif era the dams are full, petroleum prices are down but still load shedding continues...what utter system failure...

the ex army chief...

the ex army chief...
the ex army chief...!...not interested in a coup or extensions...!

na125

na125
NA-125 ... waiting for NA-122 now...the judges will have too straighten out the PTI perception that irregularities are not Dhandli...!

military corruption

military corruption
the yellow sportscar of military corruption...dont mistake the car for a military boot......while military corruption at the grassroots maybe impossible to visualize the top controlled army has revealed a list of senior generals involved in corruption...two karachi and lahore corp commanders and two former baloch FC chiefs...the yellow sportscar is a symbol how the army has misconstrued corruption, honesty and bravado mixed with dictatorial super powers of senior officers who are rarely challenged..many joke that if the yellow sportscar had been delivered to its rightful owner the army chief than who would ever have been able to question an FC chief...!how the military extorts or usurps land for its purposes is nade clear by the shenanigans of hammad arshad and two kayani brigadiers...

terrorists or dakoos

terrorists or dakoos
army and SSG called in to fight the chotoo terrorist gang...!!!after scouring punjab looking for the herds of terrorists the police and army finally find a desertified island in rajanpur where the chotoo gang has them terrified...while telling the french that they want to modernize JF-17's for a terror fight...for which an attack helicopter is supposedly more than enough...!

a new coas

a new coas
with raheel shareef breathing down his neck will there be a new coas...!or will raheel shareef be able to frighten nawaz sharif into retaining him...the frontrunner is regarded as Lt.Gen Ramday number three in the picture...but the other three are equally competent with the no nonsense Lt Gen Ishfaq Nadeem equally considered ...but many say his brusque bluntness may have frightened Nawaz Sharif...the other two Hayat and Bajwa are also just as trustworthy...with hayat having almost two serving Lt.General siblings and a father who was a major general...uptill now it was Nawaz Sharif's decision but now many think Raheel Shareef might want to keep the job...!

some fun

some fun
hit and run but not many fireworks

lansdgrabbing and bombing fata and foreign trips

lansdgrabbing and bombing fata and foreign trips
some of the favorite pastimes of the army chief seen tobe grabbing land of the poor in karachi and lahore...bombing runs on Fata...and foreign trips...regular once, twice or thrice a month...!some say he also spends ISI funds on himself and even goes to personally buy Semtex...!!

duplicity of the pMLn

duplicity of the pMLn
Lal haveli blocked by numerous containers

katchi abadi's

katchi abadi's
ialamabad has a particular affinity to katchi abadi's especially for christians, pukhtuns and afghans...The one in I-11 has almost 854 families and 8000 imigres...afghans, christian women,dillapidated punjabi's u name it...The CDA wants to clear them out...sending them back home is difficult and buldozers dont work in the face of mass opposition...?

iftikhar chaudhry

iftikhar chaudhry
the government must have withdrawn his bomb proof vehicle...as he now wants to enter politics...the country has already suffered under his judicial rule...the arsalan extortion would probably quadruple to the zardari levels...!

lahore flooding

lahore flooding
floods in many lahore areas are a new phenomenon resulting from teh haphazard shahbaz sharif development policies

the metro

the metro
the rains and the metro...roofs and bridges leaking all over the place...

weather weather

weather weather
the dawn image shows the variation of hot weather all over teh country...while it would be difficult to control electricity supply based on the weather the variation between hot and cold is astounding...

pakistan...

pakistan...
tears have tobe mended...accept diversity and learn that religion can not teach u anything...if u allow everything... all religions and all sects than there will always be conflict because humans will always find a way to increase conflict one way or the other...to control sects have tobe eliminated...india is not a secular state it is a hindu country and conflicts between the hindu and other religions are numerous...even the primeminister fights muslims and other religions...the control there is just the terrorizing nature and overwhelming numerous hindus...pakistan cannot create something new everyday...one system must be created and followed ..the quaid only said that everyone is free to go to their religious places but he did not mention sects and did not say that religions were free to taunt each other and run rampant unbridled in whatever direction...religions must be restricted to mosques, temples and the home...the streets must be free for everybody...!!!

metro

metro
inaugurating the rawalpindi metro...the ticket collector, the karyana merchant and the drugs(ecstacy )smuggler

how to protest

how to protest
the police and teh lawyers who are supposed to maintain law and order dont know how to protest and what the level of violence should be or is it even necessary...everybody dies but when they are killed by police they go crazy

cricket security

cricket security
the last cricket match that i went to they would not allow my camera or sandwiches...so things have only changed in some ways...the zimbabweans had better remember not to sit on the kerb side of the bus...the terrorists here have no rhyme or reason for their attacks...although they usually donot repeat an attack...!

power crisis

power crisis
is he chasing power the actual sort if shahbaz sharif faulters in the PAT riots case...! coal will only come online in three-four years and the country will need at least 10000MW for any real change to occur...Khawaja Asif has ridden the storm hiding behind his minister of state...not even able to replace the stealing Pesco chief he has blamed the extremely hot weather for the problems this year in the power sector...rains do help but to an extent...

the situations

the situations
the government attempting another north waziristan cleanup...asfandyar wali wants a straight line corridor...really it will not make any difference if it is connected to Ratodero or multan since a sindh to hasanabdal corridor already exists...the brave Rangers arrest a kid in karachi....zulfikar mirza forgets his sindhi cap...and information minister called a non muslim for calling seminaries a centers of illiteracy...

tooti bhajji hakumat

tooti bhajji hakumat
The PMLn in punjab can at best be described as a tooti bhajji hakumat especially in the context of the rawalpindi metro which does not seem nearing completion...in between the nawaz sharif turkish company started a garbage collection system...they placed wheeled garbage bins all over the place... however the quality of the bins probably the workmanship of the ittefaq foundry was so bad that the bins disappeared overnight while those left behind had broken wheels and dents and were usually lying around on their sides...

the daily war on terror

the daily war on terror
the 2014 year of terror...the politicians never ending trailer war...the system in pakistan is just terror prone...a new army chief justice has taken over...he will hold military trials inside military garrisons...elsewhere the double barrelled shotgun rules ...the gun of choice for security guards...barbed wires and bomb protection for schools...the daily police and ranger raids and FC shootouts...military bombings in fata and the bomb blasts and shootouts...and the winner...army trials and hangings...god save all pakistani's...

anti democracy

anti democracy
anti sunnis lineed up against teh sunnis...in an anti democracy dictatorship opposition and allies change daily...

The PMLn control withers...

The PMLn control withers...
Al Capone...By all accounts the PMLn has conceded defeat in lahore and one can only imagine what will happen on the 18th... with a government that wont implement even minimum law and order measures against a politician(?) gone haywire in his quest for power...if the country is shutdown on the 18th than can Nawaz Sharif survive in power...?

aspiring tobe a revolutionary...?

aspiring tobe a revolutionary...?
rejected as a revolutionary because he repeated the stuff others had already tried...this country has already seen crazies and coupplotters who wanted to set things right but who eventually returned to the status quo ..the country has seen reforms, constitutions, martial laws, provisional constitutions,revolutions, harsh crackdowns of various shapes but still was left with the same set of crooked politicians...tobe a revolutionary u really cannot be a mullah and have the establishment's candidate tagging along...u have tobe unchallenged and be able to subdue everyone into silence...u have also need of new ideas, methods and obviously a way to topple a government and dominate the army and beaurocracy as well as teh populace...just beating up the already subdued/subjugated police does not look very revolutionary anymore and shouting speeches are really old hat...nobody was frightened and the army said we have already done all that several times already...!...back to canada it is for the failed revolutionary...

the estranged privaticos

the estranged privaticos
Nawaz sharifs privatisation commission which the photo shows are worried and holding divergent views about the strange privatisations including that of OGDCL shares...a company with over a billion dollars in profits they call offloading...youth loans which seem inherently unpopular can now be gauranteed by a grade 15 government employee...gaurantors dont want the FIA running after them as the youth will in all probability be unable to return the amounts in todays climate...apparently the judges can still pull the rug from under Nawaz Sharifs feet...

military despots

military despots
a Newsline cover in early september depicting the hopeful occupiers of constitution avenue... the two supposed military despots who would hang and jail most politicians left, right and center with corruption trials and confiscations of property,pajeros and palaces...it was not to be as their military sponsors backed out...they would have made the old tinpot dictators look like timid men...!!!

croissants...

croissants...
the dharna they say has given Nawaz Sharif such a headache that he has shifted from nihari-paye to an eggs and croissant breakfast...how will a lahorya be able to tolerate that...however eid has ruined some aspects of the dharna's with some empty tents and Imran khan also looking for qurbani skins..his Shaukat khanum ad says" qurbani for allah but skins for SKMT"...the skins are pretty expensive and used to make even more expensive jackets and shoes although the mqm and the edhi foundation also get skins from their workers and liberals who avoid religious based charities who usually take the most...

beneficial tobe in government

beneficial tobe in government
it is still beneficial tobe in government...shah mahmood qureshi has ten illegal electricity connections in one house in multan...nawaz sharif in one go has gotten rid of twenty year old references...dawn sees the dharnas as an unguided missile they dont know where they are going and change direction everyday...and Go Nawaz Go is plastered on islmabad traffic and lane signs...it has also been heard in national assembly committee and several government functions in lahore...Imran Khn apparently thinks that the containerstop(dharna) is just the last stop before they jump into government...!

the situation..

the situation..
blasts, metro and a huge PTI rally in lahore...Imran Khan goes for rallies but does not want to end the dharna which has outlived its utility...Nawaz Sharif seen as defensive behind the barriers says he is still working while others see his government as unable to handle things...Bomb blasts have resumed while karachis burn and kill politics continues despite an year long operation in which the Rangers say they targeted everyone...the most effected were religious groups, criminals and the lyari groups...mqm says its 45 were killed but they still have their firepower intact say others...so the situation is now almost similar to PPP rule...a government seen as ineffective, bomb blasts and a resurgent PTI threatening to have the primeminister removed thru the SC...does the primeminister have enough immunity...things could turn out differently with the 2013 elections being hounded into the ground...Dawn suggests that a south punjab diversion thru parliaments could be the way out...but it is difficult for the punjab when everyone rejects a mohajir sooba and a hazara sooba...

all but over...

all but over...
its all but over...even if an election is held in three or six months the huge support of PMLn not expected to shift to PTI-qadri...their meanness is too dangerous for their elite...the dhandli was but a ruse...with the floods and mean and nasty natures of imran khan and tahir ul qadri containergate is all but over...it is just left for them to decide when to paddle back to lahore...the floods were devastating but while the nasty containers wiped the smiles off the faces of the lohars of jati umra they were satisfied to a certain extent that they could not fool the SC and the corp commanders...it is just a hyde park for imran khan he can make as many speeches he likes and when his throat starts to wither he can head home like javed hashmi...

half in half out

half in half out
half in half out...there is really nothing to smile about...while qadri who here looks like Modi here has got what he wants Imran Khan lacking political sense does not know what todo...everyone else says go home we will manage it...imran khan only knows how to play tough cop and is unaware that u sometimes have to throw matches just to achieve an end...both seem to have behind the scenes conspirators who are not worried by what they do or achieve or the trouble and damage they do to themselves and the country

the mediator

the mediator
The National Assembly which has failed to represent the people under attack by two clonelike formations with no interest inits survival...further damage has been done by bringing in the army chief as a final mediator...a coup in but name...!..earlier reports that the army might be behind the street demos...earlier even Qadri was making claims that he was here to defend Nawaz Sharif otherwise there would be a coup...PMLn had made attempts earlier to draw in the army chief...however the utter failure to reach a decision has increased the army chiefs strength...it is yet tobe seen what leverage he has on the two attackers...

degs and sidekicks

degs and sidekicks
degs,sidekicks, sideattractions,mediators, cricket analogies, power arbitrators and a dumb umpire...is nawaz sharif waiting for the sucker punch...!venturing into the punjab...the PPP's cautious two... Zardari flew in from Dubai while aitezaz ahsan from europe where they were waiting for the coup...!! they must think the taleban are now done for ...?

situation changes

situation changes
the dawn says that the attacks on fata could be politically timed to the situation...others say that while zarb arb might have reached a conclusion the americans and Nato keep ordering more attacks...planes have bombed and troops have attacked the taleban...now troops patrol the constitution avenue...will the army one day bomb and open fire on unruly politicos to save a government...Imran Khan might soon test that theory...the dawns depiction of civil obedience seems unrealistic but the situation might have reached that stage with utility bills going out of range and prices skyrocketing...malala seems so unrealistic in this scenario... she was the heroine of the taleban era...the PMLn keeps trying to suggest that the country is faced by many dangers while the imran-qadri duo suggest that it is the sharifs who are more dangerous...!the solution suggested by finance minister crazy qadri...more taxes...!

attrition, pressurization...denoument...

attrition, pressurization...denoument...
continuous attrition...while one does not know what are the objectives of the Azadi march apart from a major demo or a semi violent or even peaceful few weeks in Azadi square...obviously if Nawaz Sharif crumble' s and announces a mid term election after just one year it would be a bonanza for the PTI who expect a better showing although one has not noticed any new election management techniques apart from the raking in of a few small groups...if they could draw in the PPP they could do much better in the big province ...!

the rabble rousers

the rabble rousers
PAT rabble rousers who fought thepolice to a gory end as they refused to allow barricades tobe removed...

shallow

shallow
teh shallow nature of Nawaz Sharifs policies seems very apparent when u look at how his taleban containment policy has worked out and his some say idiotic policy on india and obviously many donot think he has any policy on sectarianism...most governments tilt towards teh shiites who are regarded as serious sunni killing machines too...teh taleban were supposedly his friends who troubled his opponents into smithereens... and his disliked budget and his policies that seem just ordinary at times...his dragging along of nargis sethi when she should be retired...is another case in point...!and his interior minister was fast asleep at home as the karachi terror attack took place and NS could not find him because he was asleep too...!

an apt description

an apt description
an apt description for the PMLn attitude...! as an afterthought even after the budget had been presented teh PMLn regime which is attempting to impose sales tax on shoes, clothes,medicines etc.they announced a one billion handout or a pilot program for the pooorest poor 's health insurance...unlike Obama they did not ask teh poor to pay for that too...

altaf hussein faultering or still blackmailing

altaf hussein faultering or still blackmailing
altaf hussein faultering or still blackmailing,...as altaf's arrest in london was announced for corruption he was sent to hospital for ordinary blood checks which can be conducted in a few minutes..rumours of a blocked artery stalled the british police...ever since he formed the mqm with a group of others who he has had killed he has blackmailed the pakistani governments continuously on the base of support of a majority ethnic group of karachiites...all governments benazir, ziaulhaq, nawaz sharif, musharaf, PPP, PMLn, ANP did his bidding but he always ended up trying to seperate karachi as a province or state...the "mein na manoon" ran as the operations started in karachi and decimated his 3000 man army...for twenty years he kept up the rigmarole of killing opponents, bhatta and blackmailing one government after the other...he now has the support of another east punjabi mohajir nawaz sharif who quickly issued him a passport and nicop...the british hid him from sight in a hospital on the ruses of an illness...having gotten fat over the last twenty years life in calm britain does not suit him...but the british many say want the killers of imran farook and than he might make another attempt at life in pakistan...otherwise british jails are a very comfortable place too...the mqm has karachi in a dither and everyone looking on to see how they get out of this situation...!!!

the empty grave

the empty grave
democracy is an organized process and one cannot as they say run wild like the PAT and PTI...The PMLn also unable to control them...In the PPP era the same container mullah was used to threaten to create an mqm type terrorist politico but whoever controlled the strings pulled out...now in a different government with the pathetic duo of sharifs unable to handle the agitation cum protest and are in fact trying to buildup two demagogues or demonizers...unless the sharifs step into the qadri grave the status quo cannot change...The people are not worried about a change in power but the armed forces can be frightened of the inability to handle as well as the prospects of two demons who wont accept normal control mechanisms...that frightens the army more than a rough and tumble few weeks...with qadri attempting to suggest that he can form and run a dunda army in the punjab and imran khan showing off his tremendous support things cannot change too much unless the sharifs cut and run...nawaz sharif trying to placate both amid the vulnerability of unpopular rule which is more dangerous...qadri and imran khan can see the weakness...the only option for the sharifs is also to use their popular support which could be difficult to galvanize in times of trouble but good for a vote...creating an mqm type terror outfit which could with imran khan make substantial changes in an election scenario..but the elections are too far and how much support will nawaz sharif lose by that time...he can easily frighten a lot of people to vote for him again...the race between the azadi and inqilabi marches is nearing an end but it could develop into a lower economic front backlash for the sharifs...eventually shahbaz sharif will have to go as he has turned into a toothless tiger batted around by the violence prone PAT/MWM/PTI...!!!

french revolutionaries

french revolutionaries
the french revolutionaries...finger waving fiery oratory and almost trapeze artists as they swing from one position to the other...both nearing their ultimatum ends and imran khan says he will walk down the constitution avenue hoping police donot fire at him...there can still be tear gas and rioting...below the kings balloon fillers who alongwith abid sher ali have become the biggest failures...

the azadi march

the azadi march
imran khan the hardened pukhtun warrior literally lunges into nawaz sharif's pleasure trip or final trip as primeminister...probably fedup sitting in opposition wants the sharifs to go home for good now...!while a handshake with the PMLn tigers tail might look odd at this time...while the PMLn finds a huge 200 feet pole for the flag raising...!independence or azadi is meant to celebrate rather than protest...azadi does not really mean that u can do anything ...!

change

change
the winds of change ..usually means a fresh pro people change in government...with ishaq dar killing any love for the government with high electricity bills...imran khan looking for a change most likely in the top position of punjab...khawaja saad rafik seems tobe ogling the chief ministry with a demonstration of his ability to handle and explain things...would that be enough for imran khan...many suggest kicking the dubious judiciary out of the electoral process...

emerging from teh underground

emerging from teh underground
emerging from the underground/hiding and resurfacing in the USA...The Zardari's after nawaz sharif started facing problems with qadri's and imran khan's...we ar'nt frightened of a four seat recount they say...!...there wont be any suicide bombers in washington...son..!!!

the fake revolutionary

the fake revolutionary
the fake revolutionary and the failed revolution...in the sixties the communists always wanted a body to create political nuisance value by running withit thru the streets...it never really worked here...now the fake revolutionary a topi wearing firebrand television evangelist living in canada created an event where he rioted and fired at the police causing the death of his men and nearly succeeded they say but for the dumb....than he said a revolution was near...today...tommorrow...whenever it is announced...!a truckdriver can be a revolutionary but a canadian mullah mouthing socialistic pipedreams of jobs for the people...nobody believes that ...neither the army or the people...!!!however the people who rioted for him seemed trained to riot and probably many said were ISI workers or even the work of hamza shahbaz sharif...!a revolutionary industrialist...!!nah...

just Rs.600

just Rs.600
while just Rs.600 to 350000 poor families of KP per month might not be much but still the PTI uses it to demonstrate its charitability...many feel that the tribals what with their smuggling, dacoities and bhatta were already quite well off...

How it all started...coups and politics and islam and democracy...

How it all started...coups and politics and islam and democracy...
how bhuttos got into politics in 1958...

from a dawn blog

from a dawn blog
pictures from a dawn blog...These pictures depict what has happened to pakistan...charing cross, lahore in teh 1930's...punjab huge and powerful has been crushed by teh PPP thru electricity shutdowns and stoppage of power projects but still they plan to divide it into three so sindh can seem tobe part of pakistan even inits meanness...teh ethnic/terror/sectarian wars in gilhgit-kohistan, karachi, Fata and balochistan mirror east pakistans uprising but the solution is still the same... crush them...the liberalism of teh PIA advert in the sixties and seventies shows how conservative we have become...the quaids mazaar under construction on a mound in karachi's sixties...would'nt it have looked better that way...looks so different now...in east pakistan the army still so considerate...openup...and teh most effect that something has had on pakistan teh india afghan border in teh 1930's...

debacle in Dacca

debacle in Dacca
total humiliation...India had steadily destabilized east pakistan over twenty years playing on ethnic, financial, development and military concerns...pakistan was not that rich at that time and the ethnicists played on phsychosis generated by cyclones, floods, tea and jute...the army and west pakistani politicians could not accept a bengali dominated government and a small army contingent could not defend against the mukti bahini and the indians as teh US withdrew its support as usual...When teh going gets tough teh US chickens out as usual...!! The indians have continued teh same themes in karachi, sindh and balochistan but similar tougher responses have not allowed their success although pakistan is now at best a divided land with a pathetic center...!!While it left pakistan numb at the time many now feel the seperation was a proper solution as east pakistanis did not get along with pakistan and they would be better able to solve their problems with india...others still pine away for the lost land of rivers, tea and jute...others suggest that india should handover kashmir in exchange...while some still want to repatriate those considered pakistanis and left stranded in bangladeshi camps...others however heave a sigh of relief as teh problems with the remaining provinces are generally insoluble.....and ethnic regionalism or provincialism mixed with economic and racial nonsense is not a pleasant mode of politics anyway...

the hatchet man

the hatchet man
syria teh world is frightened about but not pakistan

syria a new beirut

syria a new beirut
teh arabs really cant solve anything without a bloody fight...aspects of iraq and beirut make syria look like a new beirut...teh destruction in Homs

the chabri wala

the chabri wala
the failed industrialist dawn suggests is actually doubling as a rehriwala attempting to sell rotten fruit to unknowing foreigners...since he has no real expertise to run even a factory many say...while foreigners have only bought straight commercial successes such as PTCL, UBL, kot addu, KESC, one does not see any real bilionaire type landing in pakistan to purchase its smallware...ie. troublesome distribution companies and successful but gas less SNGPL and SSGPL...etc...teh reasonings for privatisation to foreign companies or even foreign sounding companies is that teh people will not complain if some gora raises electricity prices or cuts off their connections...while terrorists remain tobe subdued they have not troubled any industrialist usually hitting on small time bussinesses...

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