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He informed that incumbent government had initiated the process of privatiaing Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), which is giving Rs45 billion loss every year. However, no political party had supported the government for privatising PIA. Later, the government had halted the process. Similarly, he informed ...
HYDERABAD: Member National Assembly Syed Waseem returned back to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan fold after meeting party's (PIB faction) ... Sattar said that when PSP's door was opened for him people kept joining the party as they thought one day he will be also in the PSP but as it has ...

Meanwhile, PTI Central Punjab President Abdul Aleem Khan, MPA Shoaib Siddiqui, Jamshed Iqbal Cheema, Aajasam Shareef, Ejaz Diyaal, Hafiz Farhat Abbass, Khalid Gujar, Furrukh Javed Moon and other party leaders and workers visited Minar-e-Pakistan to chalk out the public gathering plan.
Abbasi said all political parties should hold a dialogue on the issue of creation of new provinces in accordance with the demands of the people of Punjab, ... Recently, eight lawmakers of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party parted ways with it and announced the launch of a mass movement to make ...
LAHORE – Pakistani Islamists who brought traffic in major cities to a standstill on Thursday have temporarily called off national protests after a long round of negotiations with the government of Punjab province. Life in Lahore, the most populous city of the South Asian country, became virtually paralyzed ...
Before reaching an agreement, the party warned the Pakistani government that it would arrange a series of demonstrations across the country if their demands were not met. Khadim Hussain Rizvi, the founder of TLP has demanded the government fully implement the “Islamabad Agreement” or face what ...

The party's relatively good performance attracted the attention of other established political parties and the country's electoral body. In October 2017, Pakistan's Election Commission barred MML from registering as a political party after Pakistan's Interior Ministry requested that MML not be allowed to ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz senior leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has made it clear that he wants to continue his association with the party only if it is not made a housemaid. The former interior minister also said he would soon choose a party through which he would contest the general ...
SANGHAR: Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday alleged that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has been attacking the 18th Amendment lately, adding that ... Bilawal said that the PPP pulled the masses out of poverty, adding that the party alleviated 600,000 families in the province.
Imran neglected party policy in issuing Senate tickets, allege PTI MPAs. By ... Four members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf alleged on Saturday that Imran Khan bypassed the party policy while issuing tickets for the recently-held Senate elections.
As the mainstream political parties sharpen their proverbial knives ahead of this years' parliamentary elections that will lead to the formation of the next government ... The ruling party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), until recently led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, is primarily committed to ...
KARACHI: Another serving lawmaker and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) joined Mustafa Kamal's Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) today. MQM-P MNA from Hyderabad, Waseem Hussain, announced joining the PSP at a press conference alongside PSP leaders. At the press ...
A Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) supporter holds a portrait of party leader Nawaz Sharif during a convention in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on March 11, 2018. ... It is unsurprising, then, that Nisar's suo motu cases over the past few months have outraged many Pakistani politicians, who say the chief justice is ...
QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said he will make the announcement about a new political party and its members on Thursday. "The new party will ... Bizenjo, who represented Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid in the election for CM, secured 41 out of the total 51 votes cast.
QUETTA: A new political party by the name of Balochistan Awami Party has been announced in the province by Pakistan Muslim League-Q's Saeed Ahmed ... “Senator Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar will be the central spokesperson while Shoaib Nosherwani will serve as the provincial spokesperson until the party ...
NEW YORK: The funeral prayers of Muhammad Ayaz Soomro, the late member of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) who passed away Tuesday ... Ahead of transporting the deceased's body back to Pakistan, his family and friends will join the funeral prayers to be held in Makki Masjid in Brooklyn after Asr ...
A Pakistani television anchor previously accused of hate speech has joined cricketer-turned-opposition politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) party. At a joint press conference with Mr Khan in Karachi on Monday, Dr Amir Liaquat Hussain described PTI as "the last stop" in his career.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also address a rally in Rawalpindi's Kotli Sattian area. The PPP leader is addressing party workers in light of the party's ongoing membership campaign. Similarly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is also ...
Iran's foreign minister has wrapped up a trip to Pakistan in which he made a surprise offer to let Islamabad take part in a major port project funded by ... on Pakistan's recent deployment of 1,000 troops to Saudi Arabia, or the assignment of a former Pakistani army chief to command a Saudi-led coalition that ...
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to bring forth its own candidate for the Senate opposition leader slot after reports that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has ... PPP, which has 20 seats in the Senate, will need the support of other opposition parties to have Rehman appointed.
ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court dismissed on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's petition seeking disqualification of party MNA Ayesha Gulalai. The PTI chairman had filed a review petition with the apex court against an earlier verdict of the ...
The CEC made the remarks as a five-member bench of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) heard its suo motu notice of reports of horse-trading in the March 3 Senate elections. The CEC observed during the hearing that the buying and selling of votes is a crime, adding that he wants political parties ...
Pakistani ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, right, claps after his younger brother and Chief Minister of Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif, center, is elected as President of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party at the General Workers Council in Islamabad on March 13, 2018. (AFP) ...
Sajrani who was supported by an alliance of opposition parties, including the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was not expected to win the chairmanship, as the ruling party holds a majority of seats in the Senate. While Sajrani's elevation to one of the country's highest ...
ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lost the race to appoint their favoured candidates to the top Senate slots as Sadiq ... Sanjrani, an independent, had been backed by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan ...
Pakistan has sworn in the newly elected members of the Senate, including for the first time a woman from the marginalized Hindu minority. Krishna Kumari who hails from the so-called untouchables — the lowest in the caste system still prevailing in Pakistan and India — defeated a Taliban-linked cleric in ...
Islamabad - Pakistan's ruling PML-N and opposition PTI parties have both alleged wrongdoing in the country's recently concluded Senate elections, with PTI chief Imran Khan accusing members of his own party of "selling" their votes. Khan made the accusation during a political rally in Karachi, Pakistan's ...
Pakistan's supreme court has barred Nawaz Sharif from his position as president of the country's ruling party, ordering the reversal of all decisions he has ... by the supreme court last year, had managed to retain power by driving through a law that allowed disqualified politicians to lead political parties.
Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, right, claps after his younger brother and Chief Minister of Punjab Province Shahbaz Sharif, center, is elected president of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party at the General Workers Council in Islamabad on March 13. Shahbaz took charge of ...
Pakistan saw a sharp increase in terror attacks on workers associated with religious parties in 2017 while there was a 50 per cent reduction in attacks on workers of political parties, a new report has said. The figures were part of a report by the Centre For Research And Security Study. 34 workers of ...
LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani lawmakers in a provincial assembly voted in favor of a recommendation to ban dance parties at schools and other educational ... Proposed by Shaikh Ijaz, a lawmaker from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party in Punjab, the non-binding resolution was quickly adopted.
A federal court in Pakistan has sided with a new political party whose bid to register with the national election commission was rejected because of the party's ... In October, the election commission rejected the MML's registration application, which is required for all political parties that want to take part in ...
“The fourth phase of the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen has already begun after recruiting new forces from Afghanistan and Pakistan,” he was quoted as saying in a Farsi report by Mehr News Agency. He said to defend themselves the Yemenis don't need any help from other countries. “We don't need ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At the urging of the Trump administration, an international task force has decided to place Pakistan on a terrorism-financing watch list, a decision that has stunned and alarmed Pakistani officials and one that could deliver a major blow to the nation's economy. The Paris-based ...
ISLAMABAD: MNA Ayesha Gulalai announced on Friday that her new party will support presidential form of democracy in the country. Addressing a press conference here, Gulalai announced the manifesto of her party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-Gulalai or PTI-G, would also envision judo karate training for ...
Police officers and local activists said organizations like Al Khidmat, a charity-focused branch of the Jamaat-e-Islami political party, had recently built hospitals and mosques in the area. ... The flag of the Jamaat-e-Islami, one of Pakistan's largest religious parties, flapped on the street corner. Dozens of locals ...
Supreme Court is acting like a political party seeking political power rather than a non-political entity to be an arbiter between various political parties. ... Like all other segments of the Pakistani society, the Supreme Court also acts in an ad hoc manner taking a short-term view rather than take a more holistic ...
The Coalition For Women In Journalism will be announcing the launch of Pakistan Chapter on the 27th of February, at the Islamabad Press Club. The event will kick off with a panel discussion highlighting the landscape of the journalism industry for women in the field. “We are absolutely thrilled to build a ...
Last October, Sharif's party, the governing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), succeeded in passing a law that allowed him to continue to lead the party despite a disputed court ruling last July that removed him from the prime minister's office. Several opposition political parties then challenged the ...
In October, Mr. Sharif's party, the governing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, succeeded in passing a law that allowed him to continue to lead the party despite a disputed court ruling last July that removed him from the prime minister's office. Several opposition political parties then challenged the law, and ...
But the reason viewers across the world clamored about the video, and why it continues to stir controversy, was because Mr. Bhutto is the grandson and namesake of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party (P.P.P.), a left-wing political party that held power in Pakistan on and off since ...
Pakistan needs federal parties than those that are operated by so-called ethnic and linguistic leaders who later on cause damage to the whole community they represent. Furthermore, MQM needs to appoint a leader who is a federalist and not a sub-nationalist who portrays himself as a representative of a ...
He said that despite repeated failures in attaining peace in the violence-torn state, dialogue is the only way to move forward. Abdullah also said that it is not necessary that PM Narendra Modi should himself initiate dialogue. Abdullah also said that anything the Kashmiris say is considered anti-national and ...
Clearly, NA-154's result doesn't bode well for PTI's chances against the ruling party in Punjab in the upcoming general election. ... Despite opposition political and religious parties' efforts to weaken the ruling party internally, PML-N appears to be emerging as the clear winner as far as the next general ...
But PTI chief Imran Khan believes that his party is learning from its mistakes. “For all Insafians who are feeling dejected after NA-154 result, every setback is an opportunity to analyze one's mistakes, correct them & come back stronger. Successful people, institutions & nations learn from their failures,” he ...
Karachi: The first woman from Pakistan's tiny minority Hindu community is poised to become lawmaker next month, after the country's opposition party nominated her for the upcoming ... Pakistani parties usually nominate wealthy or influential people for the Senate, but Kumari was overjoyed with the news.
The government blames Pakistani soldiers for the deaths of as many as 97 people, including 41 civilians, and injuries to 383 others in 834 ceasefire ... Mehbooba Mufti, who governs Jammu & Kashmir as the chief minister of a coalition that includes Modi's BJP, on Monday urged India and Pakistan to hold ...
"There is only one way of resolving India-Pakistan issues and that is by uninterrupted and un-interruptable dialogue," Aiyer said at a session at Karachi Literature Festival here. The Indian politician said that he is "proud" of Pakistan for having this policy, however, regretted its non-reciprocation by New Delhi ...
"He changed the party's constitution without bringing it into the knowledge of the Rabita Committee," he said. He further alleged that the former party chief had taken, in his control, the rights to select and remove party members without informing the coordination committee. "We gave in to all of Farooq bhai's ...
Each case, along with a number of others recently taken up by the court, has cast the governing party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, as corrupt or ineffectual. Whether that is the product of a politically motivated effort to tarnish the party, as the court's critics say, or the vigorous exercise of justice in a ...


 

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