October 26th, 2020; By Sher e Azam; KARACHI; The alleged forced conversion of a 13-year-old Christian girl Arzoo Raja and her ‘free-will’ marriage to a 44-year-old man Azhar Ali in the city has led to protests and consternation in the Christian community and rights activists.
Human rights activist and Pashtun Tahuffaz Movement (PTM) leader Gulalai Ismail and her father Prof Ismail have denied terrorism charges against them saying the charges were unfounded and fabricated.
July 22nd, 2021; By Hamid Riaz, Ahmed Saeed & Hassan Raza; LAHORE/QUETTA; Senator Usman Kakar's demise has given birth to several rumors. His son Khushal Kakar is adamant that his father was murdered while PkMAP leaders & members of parliament have called for a thorough investigation into Khushal's allegations
Actress Saba Hameed grilled about members of her family in court instead of being questioned about sexual harassment allegations levied by Meesha Shafi against Ali Zafar
November 24th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; While hearing the bail cancellation appeal of activist Gulalai Ismail’s father, the Peshawar High Court has observed neither a citizen has any right to speak against the State nor the court will grant anyone the right to speak against the State.
By Ahmad Saeed: Fourteen years after the cold-blooded assassination of Nawab Akbar Bugti, the future continues to be bleak for Balochistan’s people, for today there are few in the troubled province who present a forward-looking leadership. Only recently, the death of Mir Hasil Bizenjo has left the Baloch people bereft of a sane voice that spoke of the power of electorates being greater than an armed struggle.
May 10th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; After the sudden death of Sadaf Chughtai, the family appeals to the authorities to ensure the safe release of Muddasir Naaru at the earliest as his 3- year old son is left motherless.
October 17th, 2020; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; General Qamar Javed Bajwa, these are all your ‘gifts’. You are the root of this nation’s problems and grievances. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, you ruined our properly functioning government and laid ruin to the hopes and dreams of the nation
Classified as a 'hybrid regime', Pakistan was ranked 104th among 167 states on the global Democracy Index 2021, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). As for the region, ahead of Afghanistan, Pakistan trailed Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India among South Asian states on the index.
جون ٢ ٢٠٢١; تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; حامد میر کے خلاف بغاوت کا مقدمہ درج کرنے والے درخو است گزار منظور قادر بھنڈر کا کہنا ہے کہ انہیں معلوم نہیں تھا کہ حامد میر نے جنرل باجوہ کا نام نہیں لیا اس لیے شاید ان سے 'انیس بیس' ہو گئی ہے.