Aftab Iqbal

  • TMy beloved mother happens to be of Seraike origin as she was born in Bahawalpur exactly on the day Allama Iqbal passed away. So obviously, my knowledge about the Seraike people begins at home. Out of several unique things I know about the people from Southern Punjab, one is surprisingly strange but ...

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  • TThe most common factor between the media and the game of boxing is the inevitability of a punching bag. Boxers need this item for practice and the media for survival. Politicians and film stars make excellent punching bags for the media. Going back to the 90s, Senator Saifur Rahman was the ...

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  • TEver since we came into power this time, I haven't slept for a single hour. I had been sleeping for hours and hours instead. Earlier my sleep used to be one or two hours at a stretch, but then BB was alive. Now things have changed dramatically. Sain Asif, unlike his martyred wife, is not a hard ...

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  • TNawaz Sharif Asif Zardari will again disappoint you, for probably the tenth time in a row, by not keeping his word on the Judges Issue. You will spend the entire week in a state of shock. "Why is Asif saab so protective of Musharraf and Dogar," is one question, you will keep asking yourself. ...

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  • TThe Old Goats' Association: In the first place, Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan should be tried for treason after being hanged, preferably by the neck, for betraying the greatest cause of civilian humanity. It was a great show and we had all started smelling the aroma of success. Some of the oldest ...

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  • TBuk-up It may sound funny as usual, but this time is looks real. This time there is something big and serious otherwise Asif Zardaari would never have gone that far in thrashing the man who happened to be the author of almost every script that was written in Islamabad during the last eight ...

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  • TThis judge word has become more of a bug word in Pakistan these days. You go to officers, public or private, or any where else the only question under discussion would be the prose and cons of the judge issue. People over here are also getting more and more into relating the judge issue with pretty ...

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  • TThe official website of the Sialkot District Government seems to be a little too wishful indeed. It still reflects the name of Ch Pervaiz Elahi as Chief Minister Punjab. Incidentally, I know this Cheema chap, the Nazim of Sialkot. He must be thinking of Pervaiz Elahi as CM so long as President ...

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