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“Such calls have no place in Pakistan's politics and will not be tolerated in the future,” he said. The climate of the meeting became aggravated when Mushahid Hussain, who recently joined PML-N after leaving Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) and Asad Junejo were introduced as PML-N's ...
But last years' dismissal of the elder Sharif in a Supreme Court verdict, on a case of unaccounted overseas wealth, has catapulted the younger Sharif to the limelight of Pakistan politics. Last week's appointment of Shahbaz as 'interim president' of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the country's ...

Objectively, one could assert that despite any failings of Former Nawaz Sharif, the run-up to General Elections 2018 could be said as a battle between the Pakistan Army desperately clinging to its traditional hold on Pakistani politics and a desperate effort by Pakistan's largest political party the PML-N under ...
WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- Discussing President Donald Trump's Af-Pak policy, the White House said that for the first time Pakistan is being held "accountable for its actions." "But the President is not satisfied with progress when it comes to Pakistan," White House principal deputy press secretary Raj ...
The current needs of the country demand that the basic structure of Pakistan be revised and improved. There is an earnest need for altering budgetary allocations. Education and healthcare are two highly important political issues in Pakistan, but the government spends only 2.3 percent of the GDP on ...
Krishna Kumari is one of the many candidates who submitted their nominations for Pakistan's Senate (Upper House of parliament) election scheduled for next month. She has been nominated as a Senate candidate by Pakistan People's Party. If she becomes a Senator, Krishna (38) will be the first woman ...

Prevailing cross- border tension may have restricted India-Pakistan bilateral cricketing ties but Shahid Afridi loves to put across a point firmly -- his “cordial relation” with India captain Virat Kohli cannot and will not be defined by political situation. (INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA 4TH ODI LIVE). “My relationship ...
It has long been the governing party's intention to install Shahbaz Sharif, brother of the ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, as the party's leader to contest the elections which are only six months away. Given the frequency of these corruption cases in Pakistani politics, if Abbasi falls, the ruling party will likely go to the ...
In Pakistan, “politics of self-expression”, as defined by Daechsel in the context of the growing urban middle-class in the country, can best be attributed to Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Like the BJP (which till 1980 was called Bharatya Jana Sangh), PTI, too, was once a tiny party ...
He is threatening Pakistan of war by relentlessly violating 2003 ceasefire agreement in Jammu and Kashmir and is fuelling communal politics. Moreover, at the regional and international level, Modi has been struggling to isolate Pakistan. His anti-Pakistan politics have become abundantly clear. The mere ...
Mohammad Sarwar, the former Scottish Labour MP, seeks to return to frontline politics in Pakistan with a promise to target corruption. The one-time ... “We want to introduce greater transparency and accountability to Pakistan's politics and we must root out the tentacles of corruption,” he said. “I can bring my ...
Chitral: Each time the phase of Senate elections in Pakistan come up, tales of horse trading, vote buying and selling, cheating and display of moral turpitude present in our political entity come to the limelight. Elections to the Senate of Pakistan, as they are tailored and conducted are a fine example of the ...
Prevailing cross- border tension may have restricted India-Pakistan bilateral cricketing ties but Shahid Afridi loves to put across a point firmly -- his “cordial relation” with India captain Virat Kohli cannot and will not be defined by political situation. (INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA 4TH ODI LIVE). “My relationship ...
There have been strong jibes, bordering to the extent of invectives, hurled at these opposition leaders and other PTI lawmakers who followed the suit that this is an indirect insult to the citizens of Pakistan who vote the lawmakers into the assemblies. Mr Khan, on his part, has been as steadfast and tenacious ...
Opposition political parties, particularly, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) have already given an indication that their lawmakers may resign in the coming weeks. This threatening statement coincides with another announcement made by various religious-political ...
He writes, “Trying to understand Pakistan's internal structures and ... Secondly, all major stakeholders in Pakistan's politics prioritise their own ...
But the failure of the merger and the end of Dharna does not mean the end of intervention of 'hidden hand' in Pakistan's politics. It means quite ...

An Islamist group in Pakistan has agreed to end nationwide protests ... Sputnik: To what extent does Islamism play a role in contemporary Pakistani politics? Imtiaz Gul: Islamism is being used as a political instrument for power ...
The return of the Pakistani army front and centre to Pakistani politics will ... Leave alone the minorities in Pakistan, this deal firmly puts an end to ...
... and also because road blocks by obscure religious groups trying to register their presence has become a routine affair in Pakistani politics.
He was once the most powerful man in Pakistan who ruled the country ... likely to make any significant impact on Pakistan's political landscape.
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement - Pakistan Chief Farooq Sattar has retracted his decision to quit the party and politics, saying his mother ...
The hallmark to Pakistani Politics ... But in nascent democracies and in the third world countries, like Pakistan where no such traditions exist, ...
WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (KUNA) -- The US condemned an attack on the Fatehpur Sharif Shrine in Balochistan, Pakistan on Friday, which killed at ...
Kulsoom Nawaz (L) wife of former Pakistan's premier Nawaz Sharif wave to supporters as they take part of election campaign in Lahore on May ...
Lahore: A new Pakistani political party controlled by an Islamist with a $10 million US bounty on his head is backing a candidate in a ...
“This is a victory for the people of Pakistan who support Hafiz Saeed and the ... comes at a feverish, rumour-filled moment in Pakistani politics.
Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) deputy director, Michael Morell opines that JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's release will only spell doom for ...
In recent years, Pakistani Army's support to Imran khan's political venture, Pakistan Tehrike Insaf, and their solid backing for Khan's different ...
KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Leader Maryam Nawaz remarked that party head and her father Nawaz Sharif continues to ...
Ahead of elections, Sharif's return heats up Pakistan politics ... leader of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistani politics ...
The speech also contained harsh words for Pakistan including statements ... our Afghan policy has had disastrous effects on Pakistan's politics.
All is not lost for MQM-Pakistan despite the embarrassment caused by the decision of ... “Pakistani politics is like a tender with one difference.
The jinn of Pakistan's politics ... ever green establishment of the country, a constant struggle which has been at the centre of Pakistani politics.
... launches political party: Tracking the outfit's foray into Pakistani politics ... of toxicity has been added to the political soup brewing in Pakistan.
The decision by Pakistan's Supreme Court to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reaffirms the iron law of Pakistani politics: a politician can ...
Between assassinations, martial law, creeping coups and judicial dictatorships, Pakistan is almost constantly in a state of ferment…Nothing like ...
Essential to politics, this research paper should not be taken as a ... change in Pakistan's political circle exposing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ...
Ranjha took to his twitter and tweeted, "Nawaz Sharif is Roger Federer of Pakistan Politics. Huge vote base that opponent's fear, always find a ...
While such practices are more or less part of the political culture of all South Asian nations, Pakistan in particular, the morality tool is used by ...
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit. ... boots as a diplomat, is understood to be keenly considering the option of entering politics.
Pakistan's politics were thrown into crisis on October 10, 2011, when businessman Mansoor Ijaz wrote in the Financial Times that Haqqani had asked that a memo be delivered to the Pentagon with a plea for US help to stave off a feared military coup.
What emerges from The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, A God in Every Stone and Thinner Than Skin are three writers, and a generation, desperately concerned about the injustices prevalent in contemporary Pakistan (though Shamsie's novel is set entirely in ...
This is strange. This should have been the time to make their presence felt on TV screens, a more effective debating forum in today's Pakistan than the two houses of Parliament. But it's as if they have vanished into thin air. Another sign of the ...
While the US weighs its military and political options, Russia and China are engaged with Afghan leaders and the Taliban in a bid to prevent ISIS from spreading across the central and east Asia and to mediate a deal between the warring parties.
Suddenly PML-N and PPP politicians are playing dumb. They are distancing themselves from Husain Haqqani's self-congratulatory column in the Washington Post.
From motherhood to feminism, from religion to its contemporary interpretations, and from Pakistani politics to poetry; each chapter spans 10 or so pages, focusing on one theme but has various angles.
ISLAMABAD - Journalist and former wife of Imran Khan, Reham Khan in an exclusive interview to The Nation on Wednesday denied any intention of joining active politics for now. She said ... Reham said, "When I arrived in Pakistan I had offers from a ...
It stigmatises Sunnis, lumping all Syrian rebels together as takfiris and calling its Lebanese and Syrian political opponents Israeli or Western agents, while saying its fight is non-sectarian.
The disqualification reference filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Imran Khan and Jehangir Tareen was thrown out by ECP due to lack of substantial evidence.


 

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