Is Baluchistan becoming another East Pakistan?

by Kuldip Nayar, India

Courtesy: The Sunday Times

Islamabad faces today practically the same situation in Baluchistan as it did in East Pakistan. The former is as increasingly getting alienated from Pakistan as was Bangladesh in the midst of liberating itself. The army was supreme then as it is today in Baluchistan. Zulfikhar Ali Bhutto, then heading the Pakistan People Party (PPP), was backing the shocking methods of the army, no different from the ones adopted against Bangladesh.

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Cartels!

Courtesy: The News, Sunday, September 13, 2009

Dr Farrukh Saleem

Welcome to the ‘judicial cartel’. We have a banking cartel, a cement cartel, a sugar cartel, a steel cartel and a rental power cartel. Our czars are now sharpening their blades to deliver a brand-new cartel — the judicial cartel. O 170 million sheep, blades don’t cut other blades, these daggers are being sharpened for no one but you.

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