Daily Archives: November 20, 2009

Right Wing Nawai Waqt Group Sells Its Soul To NWFP’s ANP Government

By Yasser Latif Hamdani

The self styled guardian of Pakistan’s ideology,  Nawai Waqt group has showed once again how petty, small minded and corrupt their thinking is.  When Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti refused to visit Mr. Jinnah’s mausoleum,  I thought of it as a grave folly,  partially because  this would give Nawai Waqt Group’s rag “The Nation” under the guidance of ultra nationalist ghairat lobby of the likes of Shireen Mazari,  who otherwise don’t give two hoots about Jinnah,  yet another stick to beat Pakistan’s liberal coalition in power.  Thankfully that did not come to pass. Continue reading



Filed under Pakistan

A Letter to the Editor

Here are two fairly commonplace, albeit not random, news items from two leading English dailies, and a letter to the editor:

1.                                The News November November 19, 2009


Taliban did not attack GHQ: JI chief
Rally denounces ‘US interference’ in Pakistan’s affairs

By Muhammad Anis

ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Central Amir, Syed Munawwar Hasan, on Wednesday claimed that the Taliban had not attacked the GHQ rather India and the United States were behind the attack. Continue reading


Filed under Pakistan, Taliban, War On Terror