Asem Mustafa Awan

Rooster pair comforts Receding waters flushes fortunes in sea

They have past their prime, they are old, weak and have survived many years as their utility in meat is also not servable.The feathered pair with rooster made a gesture which melted over a million hearts besides as many clicks and more on the social media as Karachi mega city of the world unfolded many […]

Justice far from sight in the ‘Land of Pure’

They scream and scream but there is no help as the tyrants ensure no sound come out and the legislators in Pakistan have mixed emotions over punishment for molesters and rapists.How many more news headlines will be needed to be made to make these legislators realize that eye for an eye forms the very basis […]

Flour crisis in the making Breaking news breaks commoners’ backbone

Twenty kilogram flour bag is Rs 1500 and more, the breaking news broke the back of the poor which are in abundance in Pakis-tan. There is nowhere to go for the commoner as a famous slogan that was aired for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sha-rif and current incu-mbent Prime Minister Imran Khan in the political […]

Rooster meets its maker and owner tells it all

Standing in the stagnant, contaminated and mosquito infested water left from the rain, the child with passionate voice holds the lifeless body of his rooster calling all authorities as ‘murderers’.The emotional child with his dead rooster addresses all concerned and blames everyone. How many tears he has shed no one can tell and there is […]

Police officials making headlines with no output

Police and its top officials appointments have always been a publicized affair as these individuals with absolute powers over masses are always deemed a threat by the political set up which have a marriage of convenience with authority and totalitarian governance.The reshuffling in the police cadre, as who holds the reigns of the province has […]

Karachi sinks Floods coming and lessons from floods keep pouring in

Water makes its own course and masses in millions are affected. Relief though is there yet it is very little. The recent rains have resulted in urban flooding and it has shown the capacity of government and civic service providers.The rain in the past in any part of the country resulted in water getting accumulated […]

Urban flooding People in termoil need a helping hand

Ongoing monsoon spell and the brief spatter to quell the heat wave resulted in displaying the government’s apathy towards its citizens. Different cities have different scenarios but it all point fingers at the officials who claimed salaries from public tax but did nothing to earn their keep.A cruel callous approach towards the residents in ‘land […]

Builders building blunders with acclaimed shame without blame

It is not national but an acclaimed international shame that makes world go laughing out loud at the system that exists in Pakistan the ‘land of the pure’ where the perpetrators are never punished. The new Islamabad International Airport is one such example where the builders made millions but failed to cover their tracks. The […]

Nothing is new under the sun

The mechanism is there and is harped day in and day out but it never seems to exist to make people comply who make the difference in the lives of the people who suffer most and are the down trodden and hapless people of the land of the pure. The commoner stays in bewilderment as […]

Deaths by electrocution Who is to blame?

Finally a clear message is sent and honorable Chief Justice, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, has taken the notice of the deaths at the hands of K Electric which is solely responsible for making the life miserable for the entire city during the recent rains. The filth added with choked nullahs and continuous rain showed the capacity […]