Dr Farid A Malik

  • TKaptaan has made a firm commitment that his Naya Pakistan will be a welfare state. In the sixties Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) made a similar promise to provide “Roti, Kapra aur Makan” (Food, clothing and shelter) to the masses. The purpose of this article is to reiterate his undertaking ...

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  • TThose who cast ballots change nothing Those who count them change everything The ‘Bolshevik or Soviet Revolution’ is being discussed after completing its century this October (1917 – 2017). Marshal Stalin’s approach of stealing ballots was perhaps the biggest disservice to ...

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  • TAfter the demise of the British Empire, it seems the sun is about to set on the capitalist Kingdom of United States of America (USA). Marxism has entered the 21st century. In the recently concluded 19th Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) President Xi Jinping proudly announced ...

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  • TElectables have proven to be the biggest impediment to change. They negate the basic concept of ballot driven democracy. Influence has always existed amongst humans but it should not lead to foul play. Democratic order does not accept the right to rule or to get elected against the will of the ...

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  • TSince 1977 the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has failed ten times in holding free and fair elections. The Score card is a perfect zero in Urdu it is called nil bate nil (zero out of zero). In August 2014 Kaptan decided on a long march against the rigged elections of 2013 in which his party ...

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  • TAccording to the age old saying, “justice delayed is justice denied”. Accused driven delays lead to decay of the society. There can be no escape from law. For dodging justice there are laid down legal penalties. Mian Nawaz Sharif and his family are better off in presenting their ...

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  • TAgainst all odds, Dr. Yasmin Rashid valiantly fought against Begum Kulsoom Nawaz – and the rest of the PML-N political machinery – in the recent by-election in the NA-120 constituency. Under this national assembly seat, there are two provincial seats PP-139 and PP-140. Dr. ...

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  • TWasting of coal by burning it in the 21st century is a clear sign of ignorance. Coal contains valuable ingredients like Mercury (Hg) and rare earth metals that can be recovered and sold as by products. If allowed to escape in exhaust gases they can be deadly poisons. In the nineteenth century when ...

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  • TThe battle lines are clearly defined. It is Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) versus Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) all the way. In the recent electoral battle in NA-120 in Lahore Dr Yasmin Rashid of PTI valiantly fought against Dr Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif (PhD-Urdu) wife of the Ex-Prime ...

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