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  • 40 YEARS OF ZIA: HOW ZIA REDEFINED PAKISTAN

    Over the next decade, he decisively transformed what was left of Jinnah’s dream of a secular democratic Pakistan into an almost completely theocratic polity...

    In order to understand Ziaul Haq’s success in redefining Pakistan and the survival of his scheme we have to examine the genesis of ‘the Pakistan idea’ because he drew upon the tussle between two groups of people over what Pakistan was meant to be...

  • Darul Uloom Haqqania — When the past is present

    As a newbie in politics, he was a fresh face with fresh ideas and fresh hopes for Pakistan...

    IK has wrought a “huge change” by handing over Rs300 million to Maulana Samiul Haq who controls Darul Uloom Haqqania at Akora Khattak in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Rs300m set aside for Darul Uloom Haqqania in budget to bring seminaries into mainstream: KP govt

    The KP government set aside funds for the construction and rehabilitation of the Darul Uloom Haqqania in Akora, Khattak, in the annual provincial budget for the upcoming fiscal year...

    ""Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has a vision to streamline all sorts of education systems into one system that seeks to bridge the appalling disconnect between the government and the seminary systems," Ghani said...

  • Imran defends KP govt's Rs300m grant for Darul Uloom Haqqania

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday defended Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government's budget allocation of Rs300 million for religious seminary Darul Uloom Haqqania...

    "The same Darul Uloom was supported and financed by ANP, even the late Wali Khan went there," said the PTI chief...

  • Zardari expresses concern over Rs300mn grant to Darul Uloom Haqqania

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday expressed concern and dismay over the allocation of Rs300 million out of public funds to a privately owned seminary in Nowshera...

    The former president alleged that the head of the Darul Uloom Haqqania is an acknowledged sympathizer and an undeclared spokesperson of the Taliban...

  • US aware of KP’s donation to Darul Uloom Haqqania

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that it’s aware of reports stating that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had proposed a $3 million budget allocation for Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary...

    “I would refer you to the KP government or the government of Pakistan with any questions concerning this funding,” said the department’s spokesman John Kirby when asked to comment on those reports...

  • KP govt to approve Rs27.7m grant for Darul Uloom Haqqania

    7 million grant for Darul Uloom Haqqania, DawnNews learnt on Friday...

    This is not the first time that the madressah would be on the receiving end of a gracious grant from Pakistan Tekhreek-i-Insaf (PTI) led KP government as Rs300m were allocated for it in the budget for financial year 2016-17...

  • Wafaqul Madaris keeps Jamia Hafsa out of its list

    ISLAMABAD: Wafaqul Madaris al Arabia, the board of seminaries belonging to the Deobandi school of thought, has decided to keep Jamia Hafsa Islamabad delisted, rejecting its fresh application for the enrollment of the students...

    Jamia Hafsa is affiliated with Lal Masjid, and its principal is Ume Hasaan, wife of Maulana Abdul Aziz, the administrator of the seminary...

  • Ex-model Veena visits Jamia Binoria

    KARACHI: Former actress and model Veena Malik visited Jamia Binoria in SITE area with her husband and son on Saturday, met its chief Mufti Muhammad Naeem, senior faculty members and students and said she wanted her children to get educated at the religious institution...

    Ms Malik did not specify any particular reason behind her visit to Jamia Binoria Al Almia — one of the country’s largest religious institutions — but said her life...

  • This is very much Zia's Pakistan, the most influential man after Jinnah

    You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan...

    You may belong to any religion, caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state,” he had guaranteed the people who were about to inherit a new homeland, in his presidential address to the first Constituent Assembly of Pakistan in Karachi on 11 August, 1947...

  • A post-Zia Pakistan?

    Viewed so, unfortunately Gen Ziaul Haq arguably emerges as Pakistan’s most influential leader ever, whose legacies still haunt Pakistan decades later...

    Time and health did not allow Mohammad Ali Jinnah to bequeath a definitive legacy which could clarify his vision for Pakistan given his contrasting speeches about state and religion...

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