Corrupt and badly governed – India among 13 corrupt nations

India is among thirteen countries that have been declared to have a high level of corruption and abysmal government performance. According to the report prepared by the Washington based Results for Development Institute (R4D) …

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The mote in our eyes, the wool in our ears – Ayaz Amir

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… But to the fair, politicians can also be their own worst enemies. Look at the furore over fake degrees, which amounts to the manufacturing of a wholly unnecessary crisis, as if there weren’t enough real problems meriting our attention.

Fake degrees was an issue which should have been addressed at the time of Musharraf’s assemblies. He allowed an entire army of maulvis to contest the 2002 elections knowing that the academic-cum-religious degrees with which they were armed were little better than the paper they were written on. Even otherwise a cottage industry sprang up to cater to the needs of budding legislators in need of false degrees.

This issue was brought before the higher courts but they sat on it and passed no judgment. Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry became CJ (at Musharraf’s hands, let us not forget) way back in 2006. Shouldn’t he have woken up to this mischief then? One reason why the holy fathers of the Mutahida Majlis-e-Amal stayed in line for much of Musharraf’s tenure was because of this particular skeleton rattling in their cupboards. ..

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Apni ZAKAT, ATYAAT, SADQAT, “WAPDA” ko dijaye, Is se Akhrat main ajar or duniya main “BIJLI” milegi

Dr Ali Akbar Dhakan

To solve the one Problem of Pakistan has become the FIRST DUTY of Rulers, Bureaucracy, Economists, DEFENDERS, JUSTICES, Powerful Politicians Richest, Wealthier class, and Well-wishers Citizens of Pakistan is to solve the problem of the shortage of Electricity. The OTHER NAME OF ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT (WAPD / PEPCO) IS WHITE ELEPHANT. The following NON-TRADITIONAL suggestions or approaches may be considered on high priority basis:

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