Tag Archives: MQM

Early 2000s in Exile

Early 2000s in Exile Once a populist, by the end of the 1990s, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had become widely unpopular, and following the military coup, Sharif’s credibility, image and career were destroyed by Musharraf who formed the PML-Q in order … Continue reading

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Second Term as Leader of the Opposition, 1996–99

Second Term as Leader of the Opposition, 1996–99 Benazir Bhutto left for Dubai soon afterwards 1997 parliamentary elections, taking her three children with her, while her husband was set for trial. Bhutto acted as Leader of the Opposition despite living … Continue reading

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Domestic Affairs

Domestic Affairs Benazir Bhutto was prime minister at a time of great racial tension in Pakistan. Her approval poll rose by 38% after she appeared and said in a private television interview after the elections: “We are unhappy with the … Continue reading

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First Term as Prime Minister, 1988–90

First Term as Prime Minister, 1988–90 Benazir Bhutto became the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan on 2 December 1988. Bhutto formed a coalition government December 2 with the liberal Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party. The effects of Zia’s domestic policies began to reveal themselves, and she found them difficult … Continue reading

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Referendum, Soft Intervention or Transparent Elections

Currently the workers of PAT and PTI are either in Sit-Ins at D–Square Islamabad despite unlawful restrictions of Govt or sent by fierce rulers in jails, and rest of Pakistanis are glued with TVs at home. Majority is asking for … Continue reading

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TIME TO ACKNOWLEDGE GROUND REALITIES AND GO FORWARD FOR A SYSTEM THAT BEST SUITS OUR LEADER AND COUNTRY

There are reports coming in that interior minister Nisar has asked Justice Faisal Arab to decide the high treason case in 24 days. It clearly establishes that Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf will not receive a fair trial on these charges, … Continue reading

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Blame USA for every horrific thing happening in Pakistan as it is the easiest position in Pakistan to go with

We identify that Jama’at e Islami and Pakistan Tahreek e Insaf  in KPK are on the same stand as far as the drone attacks are concerned. From the day-1, it is merely a lip service and this time both parties … Continue reading

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