Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicPashtun Tahafuz Movement

Topic: Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

‘Taliban rule’: Pakistanis fume after police violently disrupt Pashtun singer’s concert

Singer, poet and scholar, Karan Khan’s music is derived from his experiences and lived identity as a Pashtun. A police 'attack' on his concert didn't go well with Pakistanis.

Battered economy, brewing uprising in Pakistan means India can’t rule out adventurism in 2021

CPEC is slowing down and China is hesitant to finance Pakistan Railways. That doesn’t mean Beijing will back off.

Pakistan’s Bhutto-Zardari siblings can show India’s dynasts how to fight the good fight

Like Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, the Bhutto-Zardari siblings have been ghettoised by their parents’ politics. But unlike the Gandhis, they are also a symbol of hope for their people.

Killing of 4 dissidents in a week shows Covid has not slowed down Pakistani ‘deep state’

Activists living abroad allege that Pakistani 'deep state' is using the cover of Covid-19 pandemic to act on dissidents.

Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan arrests PTM rights activists & signs peace treaty with Taliban

PTM's cause is Pakistan's cause. It is only asking for what’s in the Constitution, but the establishment has nothing to gain by implementing the Constitution.

At Lahore ThinkFest, Pakistan science minister Fawad Chaudhry justifies slapping TV anchor

Controversy-ridden minister Fawad Chaudhry advocates stronger defamation laws in Pakistan after TV anchor suggested he was part of a porn video.

Why Manzoor Pashteen, a young Pashtun leader, is a thorn in Pakistani army’s side

Pakistan government sees Manzoor Pashteen's Pashtun Tahafuz Movement as contentious and a threat to the nation's national unity.

From Jinnah’s family to Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan thinks everyone is a foreign agent

Those who differ with the state in Pakistan aren’t people with opposing viewpoints but foreign agents.

Pakistan military can’t handle growing Pashtun storm, so it’s blaming countries like India

The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement is difficult for India to support because the movement owes its success to the absence of foreign funding or support.

Pakistan says India’s RAW creating unrest in FATA, funding human rights groups there

Pakistan's DG, ISPR, Asif Ghafoor, says Indian and Afghan intelligence agencies funding the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement, which is agitating in FATA.

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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.