Wonder if many young people, who keep calling me traitor just because I wear Bindi and speak for minorities' rights, would know about Shri Joginder Nath Mandal? For starters, he was Quaid's (Mohammad Ali Jinnah) choice as first Chairman of the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan and then first Law Minister. Shri Mandal belonged to Scheduled … Continue reading Why did Joginder Nath Mandal Resign?
This is a supposedly secret document from Pakistan Army's archives that someone fom our soldiers dutifully shared with Steve Coll, the author of “Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001", who is currently writing for The New Yorker. The same New Yorker that … Continue reading Pakistan’s Secret Document
Baaghi is committed to truth and bringing to its readers the analyses on historical events objectively and dispassionately. Those who are firm believers of state-authored textbook history in subcontinent are on higher risk of being offended and agitated. It is recommended to kindly treat history as a sacred thing which we owe to our posterity … Continue reading Lost and Sought in Seven Decades: Peeping through Indo-Pak History
Below is the text of email that the Spokesperson of PTA sent me on my query about the ban on Facebook along side many other websites in Pakistan in the wake of a Lahore High Court Order on Draw Mohammad Day Page of Facebook: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Director (Public Relations), Headquarters, F-5/1, Islamabad Ph. 051 … Continue reading Facebook Ban: The Take of PTA
This letter was published in Daily Times on Feb 27, 2010 Cartoon By Zahoor Sir: The brutal beheading of Jaspal Singh in Khyber Agency was a grim reminder of how the minorities are being treated in this land of the ‘pure’. Jaspal Singh was among the three Sikhs kidnapped by unidentified militants for a hefty … Continue reading Sat Sri Akal!
I'm posting following for Baaghi readers. An article, by Major Jeremy Kotkin, a US Army officer who specializes in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This article was posted in Registan.net on February 13, 2010. It is interesting to read these views from a US soldier who has been an eye witness of Charlie Wilson's war. Charles Wilson was was a United … Continue reading Charlie, You Bit Our Finger but Rest in Peace