The Pakistan Peoples’ Party, a political group ever so apologetic of its Sindhi identity, recently ran its local governments election campaign under the slogan of “Karachi for all”. A nice slogan it may be, but it embodies exactly the problem with the city. What happens when a wrong blood type is forcibly transfused into a […] The post What Ails Karachi? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Pakistan has for most of its history been ruled by its powerful military. This has been both direct and indirect. However, Its interference in Pakistan’s politics has pushed the country to the brink of an all-swallowing disaster on many occasions. Yet there are no lessons learned, and neither will any lessons be learned before the […] The post Military Involvement in Pakistan’s Politics Has Been Disastrous appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Ruttie Jinnah nee Petit was 18 years old when she married the 42 year old barrister and the then joint Congress and Muslim League leader Mohammed Ali Jinnah. The 24 year age difference was controversial even for those days when women of all classes were married off as young as 14. Adding to this was […] The post Was Ruttie The Woman Behind Jinnah’s Success? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.