34 crime suspects held in Karachi

KARACHI- At least 34 suspects were arrested from different areas of the Karachi by the security authorities on Saturday, a private news channel reported. According to Rangers’ spokesman, the raids were conducted

“Going by the book”

Nawaz Sharif’s penchant for committing political suicide is legendary   It is too early to call Dr Tahirul Qadri’s Islamabad sit-in or dharna a failure because he called it off or a

While the country implodes

The emperor has no clothes     At a certain level it seems the country is imploding from within. In a single day in one provincial capital – Quetta — thirteen people

Trading dead bodies and dreams

Politics that lives by those who are gone   “When beggars die, there are no comets seen; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.” William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar “For in

Reading the tea leaves

Another jolt to the system may not be far off     The end of Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s sit-in has removed much of the tension that had characterised the political atmosphere for