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Khadim Rizvi, the firebrand cleric who left behind a legacy of hate, fear and intolerance

Amid much confusion late on Thursday night, news of Tehreek e Labbaik chief Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s death started floating on Twitter before they eventually

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Political discourse and (dis)order: This is why TLP protest makes no sense whatsoever

Background: Over the last few years, Pakistan’s Barelvi movement has become politically active and religiously mobilized. The social movement discourse in Pakistan has been disrupted as

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Khadim Rizvi: Zindagi Tamasha will release over my dead body

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi has said that he would do anything to stop the release of Sarmad Khoosat’s upcoming film Zindagi Tamsha.

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Welcome To ProperGaanda’s Extremely Absurd Installation!

Note from co-founders: At ProperGaanda, our mission has been to constantly innovate when it comes to content, and the rule applies not only to the


The Government finally decides to take action against TLP

Nearly 500 TLP members and leaders, including the extremist clerics Khadim Rizvi and Afzal Qadri, have been booked for charges of disrupting peace and rioting.

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Breaking News: PM Imran Khan Has Been Rushed to PIMS Hospital

In the wee hours of the morning, Prime Minister Imran Khan was rushed to the nearest hospital via a helicopter. Rest assured, Fawad Chaurdhary – a

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Will Blasphemy Continue to Swing Pakistan Between Diplomacy and Aggression?

One very powerful mullah, a hellishly determined Dutch politician, and a just-sworn-in Prime Minister still learning the ropes – put them together, and you have

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JPSM Members Join PTI – a Political Masterstroke or Is PTI Itself up for Trouble?

Previously part of PML-N, several lawmakers who formed the Junoobi Punjab Suba Mahaz (JPSM), officially merged into the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) yesterday. They will now

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Attack on Ahsan Iqbal Forces Us to Think Critically About Giving Airtime to Extremists in Pakistan

The assassination attempt on Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, has created an air of tension right before the general elections. Ahsan Iqbal was shot and wounded


Back to the Future: Pakistan, the Islamic Republic of Khadim Rizvi

Author: Afia Iqbal Any Pakistani watching the local news the past few days must have been suitably perturbed in some manner by the ongoing events