Editorial

ISPR Statement and Repercussions for Pashtun

In a country where exceedingly injurious actions against the constitution and the body politic of the state are not only carried out regularly  but also find easily digestible justifications, it shouldn’t be considered the least out of place to hear dissident voices rise when political authority either overarches into forbidden territory or proposes multiplicity of approaches to issues. That’s how ...

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FATA must be at par with the rest of the Country

After the departure of British from the Indian subcontinent Pashtun were ‘thrown to the wolves’, as lamented by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan popularly known as Bacha Khan.  Bacha Khan’s demand of independent Pashtunistan was rejected by both Congress and the British in one way or the other. Although he took oath in Pakistan’s constituent assembly, modeled on the British colonial ...

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A Piece of the Piecemeal: Peshawar is Paris

Pashtun people are now in the third generation of this war – unprecedented in their historical context, a new condition, in madness such is difficult to recall in memory, one in which innocent blood is consistently mercilessly spilled in the name of rabid ideologies. For the last ten years, Peshawar is as Paris was in the night on Friday – ...

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Switched roles: Pakistan and Afghanistan at the cross roads of history

Afghanistan, being one of the very few geographic entities in the world where colonialists couldn’t plant the Western European state system, also missed out on graduating to be a viable state during the pre cold war era when a number of others did. The unfortunate repercussions of King Aman Ullah Khan’s reforms after his brief stint into the post World ...

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About The Pashtun Times

The Pashtun Times is an online newspaper focusing on the issues of Pashtun society, politics and culture, while also keep informing the Pashtuns about the international world and politics. The policy of the newspaper is based on Pax humana. The Pashtun Times promotes human dignity, reason, science and thought, freedom and freedom of expression, democracy and human rights, tolerance and nonviolence, ...

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