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Faisal Vawda’s mother passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: The mother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Senator Faisal Vawda passed away in Karachi. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “My beloved mother breathed her last today… She was in coma for several days.” Funeral prayers for his mother will

Faisal Vawda submitted false affidavit: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday issued the detailed order in the disqualification case of Federal Minister Faisal Vawda. On March 3, Justice Aamer Farooq had 3 disposed of the petition challenging Vawda’s election after the minister submitted

PTI’s Faisal Vawda resigns from National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has resigned from the National Assembly. Vawda is a candidate for the Senate elections being held today. He was elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-249 (Karachi

ECP approves Faisal Vawda’s nomination papers, Pervaiz Rasheed’s rejected

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had approved the nomination papers of PTI leader Faisal Vawda for the Senate elections, while those of PML-N leader Pervaiz Rasheed were rejected. Rasheed was told he was a defaulter of the Punjab

PTI parliamentary board retains Faisal Vawda for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan had decided to retain the decision to nominate Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda for the Senate elections, despite the rift within party leaders in Sindh. The prime minister convened a meeting of the

Qureshi arrives in Karachi amid rift over awarding Senate tickets

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is facing a severe rift after the nomination of Federal Minister Faisal Vawda and wealthy constructor Saifullah Abro for the Senate elections from Sindh. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reached Karachi on Monday morning

Disqualification case: ECP imposes Rs50,000 fine on Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on seeking adjournments repeatedly in the disqualification case and directed him to appear in-person on the next hearing. A five-member bench

Court rejects Vawda’s plea to stay disqualification proceedings

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has turned down a petition by Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda to stay disqualification proceedings against him. IHC Justice Aamir Farooq heard a petition seeking disqualification of the federal minister. He through

Corporal punishments scarred our children’s minds forever: Vawda

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has said that the corporal punishments have scarred our children’s minds forever. While speaking against corporal punishments in educational institutions, the minister shared a viral video of a teacher beating young girls

Disqualification case: ECP adjourns Vawda’s hearing till August 4

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will hear a petition demanding Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda’s disqualification for allegedly hiding his US citizenship on 4th August. The ECP in its order today warned that if the parties

ECP asks Faisal Vawda to submit reply in dual nationality case

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while taking up the dual nationality case against Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda asked him to submit a reply in the case within 15 days. A five-member bench of the commission

IHC reserves verdict on Faisal Vawda contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court has reserved its verdict on the case filed against the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda over contempt of court.  The hearing of the case was conducted by IHC Justice Aamir Farooq who reserved

IHC seeks Faisal Vawda’s answer on plea for his disqualification

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered Federal Water Resources Minister Faisal Vawda to provide an answer while hearing a petition demanding his disqualification for allegedly hiding his U.S. citizenship while filing his nomination papers during the 2018

Boot antics

Talk shows have always been controversial for their theatrics, but PTI leader Faisal Vawda went a step further when he brought a military boot to a show and placed in on the table during a live TV programme. The federal

PEMRA bans Kashif Abbasi’s show for 60 days

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned ARY News anchorperson Kashif Abbasi from hosting his program, ‘Off the Record’, and from appearing on any other channel for 60 days. PEMRA issued the notice to Kashif Abbasi and shared

Faisal Vawda brings military boot to TV talk show

ISLAMABAD: In a rather bizarre move, federal minister for water resources Faisal Vawda brought a military boot to a live TV talk show. When asked if Nawaz Sharif was genuinely sick, the PTI leader said that the PML-N leader had

World Bank appreciates work on Tarbela dam’s extension project

ISLAMABAD: World Bank President David R Malpass along with Federal Minister Water Resources Faisal Vawda visited Tarbela Dam project on Thursday.  Federal Secretary Water Resources Muhammad Ashraf, WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) and World Bank senior officials accompanied him

SHC dismisses Shehbaz Sharif’s petition against Faisal Vawda

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed the petition of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif against the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda. Earlier Shehbaz Sharif moved Faisal Vawda to the SHC’s election tribunal