Daily Archives: August 21, 2009


INDIA-THE USSR OF TOMORROW 2

ALI SUKHANVER  A huge country, ultimately scattering into fragments; India is going to be the USSR of tomorrow. One of the official think-tanks of China has advised the Chinese hi-ups to settle old scores with India   by breaking up the world’s ‘Biggest Democracy’ into 26 parts. Beijing should encourage Bangladesh […]


The capital rumour mill-By Ayesha Siddiqa

The capital is abuzz with rumours of a minus-one formula. Some are suggesting that there is a minus-three formula. Such destabilising stories were confined to the grapevine until the information minister, followed by the Sindh chief minister, spoke about them. One must never undermine the power of the rumour mill […]


Why treason trial of Musharraf is not doable 2

Musharraf’s safety deal mightier than parliamentary zeal Army won’t be comfortable with its ex-chief’s humiliation; local and foreign underwriters including US, UK, Saudi Arabia guaranteed safe exit KARACHI: (By Kamran Khan) When Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani hinted in the National Assembly on Wednesday that institution of a treason […]