The former minister for religious affairs is the only man in the history of the country to have had the dubious honor of literally giving away babies on his hit Eid transmission show, Amaan Ramzan. Claiming the prefix of Dr., his degrees were never recognized by the University of Karachi, a fact further backed by […]
Both anchors at EXPRESS NEWS exchanged punches and abuses, filing police complaints against one another and withdrawing only after a forced rapprochement by senior colleagues. Javed Chaudhry’s stilted monologue like sermons on his show fall victim to monotony. He is known to encourage crass brawls on his LIVE show, one of the most prominent ones […]
Imran Khan is one of those rare politicians that seem to only invoke extreme, diametrically opposite reactions. There is simply no middle ground with the former cricketer, you either love him unconditionally, or hate everything he stands for. Either way, Imran Khan has undeniably changed the face of Pakistani politics. From a fiery election campaign […]
To say that Malala Yousafzai won a few awards in 2013 would be kind of like saying the bullet merely scratched her head. From the Simone de Beauvoir prize in January to the nomination for the Nobel Peace prize in March, and from being selected as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in […]
Another favorite in the category of eloquent and poised journalists who has always maintained decorum required of a talk show host. He has a characteristic restrained demeanor, which is a breath of fresh air considering the excess of firebrand anchors. He comes well prepared with an objective analysis and gives solid conclusions to his shows. […]
She is a very senior journalist whose plethora of experience makes her a credible talk shows host whose opinion matters. She has been known to take a courageous stand on contentious issues – for instance she was one of the few anchors who had a discussion on the blasphemy law and Salman Taseer’s assassination at […]
When it comes to reasoned intellectual discourse, Talat Hussain takes the lead. His arguments are well researched and his analytical ability stands as one of his biggest strengths. He is adept at the craft of putting his guests on the spot without losing his cool. Talat Hussain’s shows are conversational, enlightening and engaging and that […]
He is known for his brand of vitriolic journalism and has taken pot shots at some high profile people unabashedly. From top guns in politics, to notable media personalities, organisations and even the formidable standing chief justice of the country has not been spared of his wrath. He has taken positions of late, which have […]
Musharraf, the man Pakistanis love to hate, and hate to love, has been splashed across front pages and has taken up more air-time in 2013 than any other political rival, despite abysmal performance in the elections. The media frenzy started in March, when he returned from his self-imposed exile, committed to contending general elections, heavily […]
Director General Military Operations, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence, Acting Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of the Army Staff, there isn’t a military post the spymaster has not held. Completing nine years at the latter two posts, the ‘71 war veteran has been the center of attention for American interests in the […]
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