Tatheer Islam

Tatheer-ul-Islam Siddiqui is Karachi -based journalist and has worked with major news channels of Pakistan. He is currently associated with Samaa TV as Senior Content Editor. His areas of interests include social sector and politics.

Panama judges raise questions over ‘fake’ trust deed

ISLAMABAD: Hearing Panama Implementation case, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed Thursday said it seemed the ‘faked’ documents had been furnished to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. During the fourth hearing of the landmark case, Justice Ijaz-ul-Hassan observed, “How was the trust deed attested while it was a holiday?,” adding no one picks phone in Britain on…

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‘Will Chaudhry Nisar quit PML-N?’ ask analysts

ISLAMABAD: The federal capital is awash with the rumors of rifts among rows of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) after the Panama case JIT report was presented to the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The rumors got added support after media reports that Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan did not attend Friday’s crucial meeting of…

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Who is Arsala Saleem—Maryam Nawaz’s escort before JIT?

ISLAMABAD: Who is Arsala Saleem—lady police officer who will accompany Maryam Nawaz as she appears before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tomorrow (Wednesday)? The lady officer came to media limelight during Tayyaba torture case some days ago as she accompanied the little girl to Supreme Court of Pakistan and Islamabad High Court. She has been…

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Fostering Team Work

I along with all fellow workers went to a personal development workshop arranged by our Samaa TV on Saturday at a local upscale hotel. The phenomenally funtabulous funshop under the aegis of Funverks—named Renovate, Innovate—proved immensely fruitful for the participants. The trainer, Mr. Farhad Karamaly possesses special credentials in pulling things off to a complete…

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Open letter from a woman who wails for her children

Can anyone forget the mother who hit the most brutal and most effective slap on the justice system of the country? Standing in front of a judge in a courtroom, the woman appeared the most cognizant of the judicial system that stands subservient to the overbearing political elite, select aristocratic class, and self-conceited clerisy. She…

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Pervaiz Rashid dismissal —a futile govt attempt

The government decided to put on exit control list a journalist hailing from daily Dawn for publishing a report that India and the United States leveraged to malign Pakistan Army as the report wrongly depicted the army in collusion with the banned outfits. The controversial report published in national daily Dawn on October 6 pertained…

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Confusion and waning hopes after Quetta blast

By: Tatheer-ul-Islam Complacency that we arduously weaved around us and that was fast slipping into our belief system, could hardly receive a setback, even in slightest degree, in the aftermath of massive bombing that tore through Civil Hospital in Quetta. A towering death toll in Monday’s bombing could not shake this ‘firm self-satisfactory belief’. The…

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Karachi Kachra

Envisioning Karachi to be built up in the fashion of Paris and London, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah ordered the city administration to clear the city of all stinking rubbish festering nearly in every locality of the metropolis since ages. Wadday Saeen is quite proficient in dreaming BIG. This time round, he dreamed a…

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