Some say the idea of “back to the past” is the best solution for Governance of Pakistan. Devolved political and administrative powers to the village and city level and make people’s led local government institutions to break the shackles of the rusted and outdated system of over centralized colonial system that has lost even its original utility (if it ever had any). Sher Shah Suri’s system of justice was a successful model that existed prior to the colonization of the Indian Sub-continent when the British introduced the present system combined with feudalism. What are the steps to move in this direction? ‎(1) Get rid ofRead More →

Police in any country is thought to be there to protect the citizens, lock the suspects so that peace & harmony prevail. Unfortunately in Pakistan, it has been doing totally the reverse of what their duty calls for. When lone incidents occur in any part of the country police stays silent, unless you hand in some bribes here and there. Mostly incidents occur in front of the policemen but their silence drives the people of that area with rage, revenge and fury. This in turn becomes a situation which becomes uncontrollable, resulting in public lynching and mob attacks who deliver justice in their own wayRead More →

“I shall watch with keenness the work of your Research Organization in evolving banking practices compatible with Islamic ideals of social and economic life. The economic system of the West has created almost insoluble problems for humanity and to many of us it appears that only a miracle can save it from disaster that is now facing the world.” “It has failed to do justice between man and man and to eradicate friction from the international field. On the contrary, it was largely responsible for the two world wars in the last half century, The Western world, in spite of its advantages of mechanization andRead More →

Pakistan is a country of wonders. We have a President, who is the beneficiary of an assassination, inheritor of the political party through will and stigmatic with 10 percent all over the world. It is a place where the incumbent President can rape any woman or molest any boy by the dent of Article 248 (2) of the Constitution. It is a where Prime Minister is disqualified by the highest court and he still hang on till he is given the marching orders. We have a system of democracy where the Speaker of the assembly becomes the Chief Judge and the spurious constitutional experts wouldRead More →

In the Indian subcontinent there is a strange proverb, ‘A true Khan always excels and is a born king’. This is the reason why so many individuals in the sports or entertainment industry of India and Pakistan are called “King Khans”. Strangely many have nothing to do with being a Pashtun. Not many know that the reason behind this is due to the life of a man who lived 500 years ago and who was named Farid Khan. What made this man so great that Even the British historian Henry Geroge Keene had to write about him, “No government-not even the British [imperial administration] hasRead More →

  [en] The Prime minister of a nuclear armed nation is being interviewed by CNN. He is asked, “ Do you know 34% of your people want to leave their country?” The Prime minister replies, “Why don’t they go, who is stopping them!” What unfortunate country can this be, which has such senseless leaders? This is Pakistan and the leader is the infamous Syed Youef Raza Gillani. How can you stop the brain drain  and migration of intellectual, technical and other professionals  from the country, where the highest designator bears this approach? We are already suffering from a ‘brain drain’ and this careless and indifferentRead More →

Rehman Malik Interior Minister of Pakistan has been suspended by the court for being a British National while holding  an important Ministry and being a senator. The Court ruled that this is against the constitution and the accused has not been able to prove that he has given up his British citizen ship. Yet another pawn is strewn and this time by his own delinquency. It is dereliction of national duty and gross contempt of court; to lie and present the forged or dubious documents in the court. But the PPP is a party prone to ugly conduct from top to bottom since the dayRead More →