Rawalpindi, 27 December 2007 – Benazir Bhutto, the iconic twice elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, was brutally assassinated by the dark and sinister forces of religious extremism, obscurantism and intolerance. In this cowardly attack, 20 party workers lost their lives and over 70 were seriously injured. After the tragic incident, inquiries were launched by a […] The post Daughter Of The East, You Are Missed appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
One would imagine a diverse country like Pakistan with a population of 220 million and counting, would be governed by an inclusive political system, but to our discountenance, it is ruled by only a handful of political dynasties, decade after decade, and one election after another. These handful of political dynasties either have a political […] The post The Dystopia Of Dynastic Politics appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Social media users are calling out the appointment of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan’s nephew Barrister Hassaan Niazi as the party’s Focal Person on Legal Affairs, terming it ‘nepotism’ and claiming it contradicts the party’s critique of dynastic politics. As per a notification signed by PTI secretary general Asad Umar, Barrister Hassaan Khan Niazi has […] The post Imran’s Decision To Appoint Nephew As PTI’s Focal Person On Legal Affairs Questioned appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.