Is China losing the Tibet plot?

After decades of the so called ‘peace struggle’ by the Dalai Lama, looks like the young Tibeteans are finally losing patience both with China and the Dalai Lama. China’s worst-kept secret may be out for the whole world to see. Tibetan Opposition groups on Tuesday emailed pictures that show dead bodies, allegedly of Tibetan protestors…

The beginning of the end of Musharraf?

The love affair between the US and Musharraf seems to be finally coming to an end as the US finds a new lover in the new Army general of Pakistan Ashraf Kiyani. Latest news points to Kiyani allowing the US troops to put their foot on the Pakistani soil in the guise of training and…

My first ever interview

Oh my…My first ever interview has been published. Thank God, they did find it worth publishing 😉 Anyways, here is the link to the same. Also, do visit the website PakSpectator. There are quite a lot of good articles out there. On second thoughts, i think i will post my full interview here too just…

New Year Updates…

The new year has indeed bought some pleasent surprises for me. * Got a nice salary raise. It was totally unexpected. Had an appraisal in December just before my India trip. But was not expecting much cos every time my expectations had bought me nothing but disappointment. This one indeed exceeded my wildest expectations. So,…

The devil removes his uniform

A superb article by B Raman in Rediff on the aftermath of Musharraf’s resigning from the post of Army General to become the President of Pakistan. Shortly after Zia took over as the chief, the Shah of Iran visited Pakistan. While introducing Zia to the Shah, the flamboyant Bhutto was reported to have remarked: ‘Meet…

Misbah, true successor of Inzy

Inzamam is gone. But, we will not miss him. Misbah-ul-Haq has made disaster his middle name. Remember the scoop shot that he tried out at the Twenty20 final? Here is another gem of what you should never do when running between the wickets. +++

WTF – George ‘Dubya’ Bush

Cartoon source: here What would we do without George Bush? We should honour him for the daily dose of laughter that he spreads in our lives… [Pervez Musharraf] has been a loyal ally in fighting terrorists. He has also advanced democracy in Pakistan. He has said he will take off his uniform. He has said…

Pakistani nukes in American hands?

Just as expected, or as rumoured, Pakistan’s nuclear weapons are already under American control. Surely the US cant sit aside and fiddle its thumbs as Pakistani politics goes for a roller coaster ride. Years ago, there were rumours that in case of Musharraf being killed by the extremists or the jehadis taking over the country,…

Mushy’s Emergency

A cartoon in today’s Deccan Chronicle, that perfectly sums up Musharraf’s reason for imposition of Emergency / Martial Law in Pakistan. +++

The Pakistan Political Cirucs continues…

Faced with certain censure and with the prospect of the Supreme Court of Pakistan asking him to step down, Pervez Musharraf behaved just like any other true blue dictator would. Impose emergency on the country. I have always believed that there is no scope for democracy in Pakistan. No matter Nawaz Sharif or Benazir Bhutto…

Ringtone download ‘un-Islamic’, militants enforce ban

More fun…. 😉 Pro-Taliban militants have forced shopkeepers in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province to ban the “un-Islamic practice” of downloading and storing ring-tones in cellular phones, with a Rs 10,000 fine for violators. Two months ago, unknown militants issued threatening letters to shop owners in the market in Inayat Kalay, warning them to shut…

Benazir Bhutto survives to tell the tale

The God that Benazir Bhutto prays to is too kind on her. Looking at the television pictures of the carnage caused by the suicide bomber on her motorcade, its simply a miracle as to how she survived. Its going to be a long and bloody battle between the moderates in the political sphere and the…