This article reviews the current situation of Pashtuns of both countries Pakistan and Afghanistan and the nature and structures of Pashtun society.
FATA, the tribal areas have certain treaty relations with Pakistan. Under the constitution of 1973 these areas are given a special status, as the jurisdiction of this constitution does not apply there but they are still ruled by the regulations made by the British’s in 1901, to govern these areas.
A big majority categorically favoured the FATA merger with KP, saying this was natural and logical in view of the geographical contiguity and historical ethnic linguistic links between the two regions.
The concept of 'independent and free tribesmen of FATA' advocates their cultural superiority and discourages tampering with their traditions regarding women
If our government and media can promote and remember the story of Bhagat Singh then why cannot remember the struggle and sacrifices of the tribal people against the British Raaj.
There is a need to create Pakistan to be a modern democratic state with freedoms of beliefs, and religion.
Education, health, transportation and law enforcement can be taken up on an emergency basis by FATA’s would-be local government.
It’s the time to ensure the equal rights to the citizen of FATA, all those rights which is enjoyed by the citizen of Punjab and other provinces.
If Fata and Pata merge, will K-P be able to take the burden of such a huge area that is outside the tax net?
Twelve members of National Assembly from FATA are elected on an adult franchise basis. But, unfortunately, whereas they can legislate for the rest of the country, they cannot legislate for FATA
With estimated seven million population of FATA women constitute up to 60% of the work force in the agricultural sector, mainly to earn their sustenance and support their families.
Mehsuds’ are people with capabilities, as they to great extends overcome the capabilities of the foreign forces.
Tribal people's voice is not enough to pave the better way for better future. Without the support of concern authorizes, they are neither sane nor insane.
"People are like my sons. How can I stay at home when my children are killed in blasts?" Bashir Ahmad Bilour Shaheed
About 52% of our population is women, 34.4% of them are the working women in our male dominated society. When you harass a woman, you harass a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother.