Author Archives: Ali Sukhanvar


Ali Sukhanvar

Chaining NGOs

Is Pakistan trying to bring order? Non-State agencies or NGOs can prove a fatal threat to the existence and solidarity of a society if given a free-hand and unchecked liberty. The term


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Welcome Captain

What’s the army got to do with it? Certainly it would have been a very hazardous journey towards new democratic avenues if Imran Khan were not in the driving seat. God knows


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Ballot paper

The strongest weapon Every year, in the third week of February, a summit is organised on the eve of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s main annual session. This summit is known


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C for cow

More sacred than human life? Is there any difference between a cow and a human being? If this question is asked somewhere in the Hindu majority area of India the answer would


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Why poison my own blood?

Army’s role in Balochistan has been constructive and productive Things have never been all-fine and all-good in Balochistan, particularly with reference to the provision of basic necessities of life including drinking water,


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Right to express

Or be absurd? Liberty of expression is the most desired demand of the educated ones in every society but we see that this kind of liberty is not very common except a


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The diseased doctor

Blatant US self-interest Why do the Americans need the so-called ‘Pakistani doctor’ Shakil Afridi? What is the reason behind such a strong American desire of ‘snatching’ away Dr Afridi from Pakistan? Some


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If a cheater calls you a liar

Some things never change Trust is the basic ingredient which makes relationship solid and strong, particularly when it is among the nations and countries. Lack of trust increases distances and generates confusion;


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Justice behind bars

‘Rebel without a pause’ April is welcomed as the harbinger of spring particularly in the Indo-Pak subcontinent but for low-caste Hindus of India, this spring proved the beginning of a new tale


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The begging spy

Begging for mercy Spies are usually very unlucky blokes as their godfathers deprive them of their actual and original identity; they are the people with no names and no addresses. During the


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It is not Muslim genocide

A crime against humanity They are slaughtering humanity, not just human beings, in Burma. Though the international media is blaming only Buddhist extremists for the Rohingya genocide in Burma, fact is that

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