Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day

The headline might sound bizarre but so is the hypocritical and sad state of affairs in Pakistan. The police continued arresting dates, vendors selling heart-shaped balloons and other items and anyone “celebrating” or “promoting” the Valentines Day in the country. All this just one day after a major suicide blast in Lahore killed at least 13 including Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Zahid Mahmood Gondal … Continue reading Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day

Clerics council head Tahir Ashrafi caught with liquor, again

Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi who holds the position of Pakistan Ulema Council’s head as well as member Islamic Ideology Council was caught with liquor in vehicle again, private TV channel Neo News has reported. Twitter is abuzz with a range of responses, almost all mocking Ashrafi with his name trending for hours. Drunk @TahirAshrafi must be banned on Media because He is a blot on the … Continue reading Clerics council head Tahir Ashrafi caught with liquor, again

Several booked for holding candle light vigil outside hate-epicenter Lal Masjid

The Islamabad police have booked several rights activists and members of the civil society under various sections about ‘religious hatred’ including Section 298. Guppu talked to Jibran Nasir, one of the activists who arranged this vigil, a few minutes ago and he confirmed to us that he has not been booked but some of the other participants — whose identities are unknown at this point … Continue reading Several booked for holding candle light vigil outside hate-epicenter Lal Masjid