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Maulana’s treason trial

Prime Minister Imran Khan supposedly wants his political arch-rival Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the chief of his eponymous faction of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, to be tried for treason under Article 6 of the Constitution for his attempts to overthrow the government.

What’s next for Fazlur Rehman?

The ‘Azadi March’ failed miserably, protest demonstrations to block highways nationwide were called off, and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif dashed abroad. Still JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has refused to accept defeat in the quest to topple the government

Azadi March winds up

The party is finally over. The JUI-F has winded up the ‘Azadi March’ sit-in in Islamabad. The party’s workers have packed their tents and walked away. There will be debates about what the march actually achieved but the abrupt and

100 days of Kashmir curfew

It has been 100 days since India annexed the semi-autonomous region of Jammu and Kashmir and imposed a debilitating curfew and communication blackout. Pakistan has vowed to raise the issue at every forum but it seems the issue is being

What’s next for ‘Azadi March’?

As the ‘Azadi March’ is not making much headway, the JUI-F chief has unveiled an alternative ‘Plan B’ to achieve their objectives for ousting of the incumbent government. Maulana Fazlur Rehman is frustrated that his anti-government march has lost steam

JUI-F initiates Azadi March’s Plan-B from Quetta-Chaman highway

CHAMAN: Jamiat Ulema Islam Fazl (JUI-F) has initiated the anti-government Azadi March’s Plan-B from Quetta-Chaman highway. According to details, the participants of JUI-F’s march blocked Quetta-Chaman Highway for traffic. The blockage on road have caused a terrible traffic of vehicles.

JUI-F to initiate Azadi March’s plan-B from today

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has announced to initiate plan-B of Azadi March from today across the country. Addressing the participants of the anti-government Azadi March in Islamabad, the JUI-F chief said that the march had to

JUI-F chief to chair meeting today over Azadi march

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will chair a meeting to formulate the future strategy for the anti-government march. The central leadership of JUI-F will join Maulana Fazlur Rehman at the residence in the afternoon where the meeting

Pervaiz Elahi meets PM to discuss anti-govt march

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has met Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss Azadi march. The PML-Q top leader notified the prime minister the details of his meetings with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief

Army has no role in politics, says DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday that the army is an impartial institution and has nothing to do with the country’s politics. The DG ISPR said that the Army is busy

Directed CDA to visit Azadi March sit-in site: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he directed the federal capital authorities to make an assessment for relief to Azadi March participants. The prime minister posted on Twitter, “I have directed the Capital Development Authority, (CDA) Chairman to

Azadi March wasn’t an alliance of opposition parties, says Kaira

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira said that anti-government Azadi March was not an alliance of opposition parties. It was an initiative of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. According to sources, in a recent interview

Sheikh Rasheed predicts Maulana Fazl will ‘go home’

ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Tuesday predicted that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman is going back home and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government will complete its five-year tenure. Sheikh Rashid in his latest video

Azadi March: Chaudhry brothers hold meeting with JUI-F Chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi held an important meeting with JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman over Azadi March. The Chaudhry brothers arrive in Islamabad via a

Opposition parties desert Maulana

Maulana Fazlur Rehman has extended his deadline for the prime minister’s resignation, after receiving a cold response from the government. The JUI-F chief has been deserted by the two main opposition parties, the PPP and the PML-N, delivering a blow

PM to address NA on Nov 7 in connection with Azadi March

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to bring the matter of JUI-F’s Azadi March to the parliament for its solution as the National Assembly session has been summoned on November 7 at 04:00 PM. According to details, PM Imran Khan will

Azadi March: JUI-F chief to hold APC meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will hold All Parties Conference (APC) today at his residence to discuss the Azadi March. The Awami National Party (ANP), National Party (NP), Qaumi Watan Party (QWP), Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (JUP) and Markazi

Nation supports PM Imran Khan, says Murad Saeed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for communications, Murad Saeed said that incumbent Prime Minister Imran Khan is making significant efforts to regain the positive image of Pakistan and nation trusts him. According to sources, the minister tweeted about PM’s endeavors stating that

Shehbaz Sharif to hold important party meeting today

ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to hold an important party meeting regarding on-going political situation in the country, today on Monday. According to sources, the party leadership will also discuss post-Azadi March scenario as well. The call for important

Shujaat congratulates Maulana Fazl on ‘stealing the show’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain telephoned Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday and congratulated him for ‘stealing the show’ with his Azadi March. “Congratulations, you’ve managed to get the leader of the two

No women at ‘Azadi March’

Thousands of protesters under the banner of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam have converged in Islamabad seeking the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. But there was something more noticeable: the absence of women. The largest religious party has reportedly banned women from

NRO to corrupt elements is treachery with the country: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has restated that giving an amnesty to the corrupt elements would be equivalent to treachery with the country. In a post on social media, the premier criticised opposition parties and said that the country cannot

Azadi March: JUI-F’s deadline for PM’s resignation ends tonight

ISLAMABAD: JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman – who on Friday gave deadline to Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign within two days ends tonight. Fazlur Rehman has been planning the next course of action for the Azadi march protesters to proceed

Nation wouldn’t allow JUI-F chief to use religious card for his interests: Dr Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting) has said that the nation is no stranger to  JUI-F Chief’s tactics. In a series of posts on Twitter, the special assistant regretted that Fazlur Rehman

Pakistan’s triumph lies in failure of ‘halwa march’: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Fawad Chaudhry Federal Minister for Science and Technology has said that failure of ‘halwa march’ by JUI-F is Pakistan’s success. Taking on to Twitter, the minister tweeted that Azadi March is being organized by those whose ancestors opposed Quaid-e-Azam

Opposition’s call for PM’s resignation morally incorrect: Ali Muhammad

ISLAMABAD: Ali Muhammad Khan Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs  said that it was not morally correct on the part of opposition to demand resignation from PM. The PTI’s government was “not worried at all” over the JUI-F’s Azadi march,

PML-N, PPP to stay away from ‘Azadi March’ sit in

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party  — on Friday announced they would not become a part of the sit-in announced by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam.  The leaders of the two parties said they had already told JUI-F chief in categorical

Govt warns opposition against breaching agreement

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has warned the opposition against breaching the agreement under which the ongoing protest was allowed. Addressing the press in Islamabad alongside other members of the committee, Pervez Khattak said that action will be taken against

Azadi March: Islamabad police remain on high alert

RAWALPINDI: List of the participants of Azadi march have been prepared by the police, including the vehicles used and workers of Ansarul Islam and their financers along with other particulars. Directives were issued to all station house officers along with

Demanding PM’s resignation

Thousands of protesters under the rallying banner of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and other opposition parties have converged on the federal capital, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan along with fresh elections. Opposition leaders delivered fiery speeches