Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicManzoor Pashteen

Topic: Manzoor Pashteen

Pashtun activist Manzoor Pashteen, critical of Pak army, denied entry to Balochistan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: PML-N spokesperson says Imran Khan govt stole her party’s projects, and Mahira Khan-Fawad Khan starrer film first in Pakistan to get same-day release in China.

‘Dawn’ succumbs to pressure, changes headline on militants killed in Kashmir

Here's what's happening across the border: Imran Khan vows citizenship to children of Afghan refugees; US envoy claims Pakistan thinking of allowing India to trade with Afghanistan through its land route.

Politicians & journalists in Pakistan condemn image of assaulted scribe soaked in blood

Here's what's happening across the border: Pakistan-origin author wins coveted Women's Prize for Fiction, while military cracks down in north Waziristan.

Pakistan journalist Gul Bukhari who criticised army returns home after she was abducted

Here's what's happening across the border: Stay order issued on Reham Khan's autobiography, while chief justice Nisar takes suo moto notice of convict in Khadija...

‘Hurdles’ this Pashtun leader faced just to travel from Islamabad to Karachi

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Punjab police introduce new measure to prevent honour killing, and a special force deployed in Murree for tourist safety.

Why Pakistan’s Pashtuns are defying the government and marching in Lahore

The tribal community has organised itself to voice its demands after years of resistance against human rights violations. Manzoor Pashteen is leading the way.

When the man with the red cap speaks, thousands of Pashtuns listen

Here's what's happening across the border: Punjab women to flood roads on bikes for empowerment, and the ‘burglary-style’ raid activists have decried. Manzoor Pashteen guides...

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.