Bilawal Bhutto, Maryam Nawaz back govt employees protest

Bilawal Bhutto, Maryam Nawaz back govt employees protest

On Wednesday, PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz threw their weight behind the government employees’ protest in the capital, accusing the government of high inflation in the country. In a statement, Bilawal alleged that PM Imran Khan’s “henchmen and stooges” are responsible for the worst-ever inflation...

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‘Red lines’ crossed in Quetta?

‘Red lines’ crossed in Quetta?

In view of some political commentators, some Pakistan Democratic Movement leaders ventured into forbidden territory. While at its Gujranwala and Karachi jalsas, the PDM leaders rightly underscored the people’s economic privations and the misery caused by exorbitant prices of essential food items and medicines, in Balochistan’s capital last Sunday the...

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Safdar’s Saga and Army Chief’s Laudable Intervention

Safdar’s Saga and Army Chief’s Laudable Intervention

ALTHOUGH the circumstances that led to retired Capt Mohammed Safdar’s arrest must be completely probed and the findings made public, one fact that is as clear as day is this: the rule of law in this country is under absolute threat. It all began early Monday, merely after the PDM’s...

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Relations between govt and military “best in history”: PM

Relations between govt and military “best in history”: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s views resonated deeply with those of the many patriotic Pakistanis when, an interview on Thursday, he pointed out the fact that PML-N supremo is playing a dangerous game by levelling unwarranted criticism against the army. Speaking with journalist Nadeem Malik on Samaa TV, the premier went...

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Seasoned Baloch leader Senator Hasil Bizenjo passes away

Seasoned Baloch leader Senator Hasil Bizenjo passes away

Veteran politician and Baloch nationalist leader Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo has died in Karachi. He was 62. National Party Central Secretary General Jan Muhammad Buledi said that Bizenjo passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Karachi. The senator, who was diagnosed with lung cancer last year,...

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Chaudhry Nisar’s visit to London sparks speculations

Chaudhry Nisar’s visit to London sparks speculations

Although former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has arrived in the United Kingdom allegedly for a two-week visit for medical check-ups, his arrival here at a time when both Nawaz and Shahbaz Sharif are here has sparked rumors that he will approach the PML-N’s supremo for important meetings. Prior...

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PML-N confident of an in-house change shortly

PML-N confident of an in-house change shortly

A lawmaker of the PML-N has said that the party and the establishment have arrived at an agreement on all issues barring the matter of the PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s return to conventional politics. “The party is close to reaching a deal with the establishment. Once everything is finalized,...

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PML-N says it will no longer cooperate with govt in parliament

PML-N says it will no longer cooperate with govt in parliament

Parliamentary leader of the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Asif on Monday has said that his party will no longer cooperate with the government inside the parliament over vital legislations and other national issues. Speaking in the National Assembly, the lawmaker said that, while the treasury members were...

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Nawaz urges PML-N to make Azadi March a success

Nawaz urges PML-N to make Azadi March a success

In a letter relayed to all members of the PML-N, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the party to ensure the forthcoming Azadi March against the PTI-led government is a success. The incarcerated former prime minister had announced two days back that he had penned a letter to his brother...

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LHC orders release of Hanif Abbasi, suspends sentence

LHC orders release of Hanif Abbasi, suspends sentence

According to media reports, The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday suspended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence in ephedrine quota case and ordered his release. At outset of the hearing in the LHC, public prosecutor said in his arguments that Abbasi illegally sold 137 kg of...

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