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Revoking student unions ban

Prime Minister Imran Khan has hinted that the government is willing to revive student unions subject to an enforceable code of conduct. The is a welcome move and shows that the prime minister has responded to renewed activism in restoring

Students Solidarity March

The ‘Student Solidarity March’ is being held in over fifty cities nationwide calling for a restoration of student unions among other demands. This year has seen increased interest in student politics and a huge turnover is expected. The protests are

Govt must not curb Students Solidarity March: HRCP

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has deplored the government’s response to the Students’ Solidarity March being held on Friday 29 November across Pakistan. In a statement, the human rights organisation said it is alarmed by reports that

Maulana advances on

Maulana Fazlur Rehman has made up his mind and he refuses to budge. The JUI-F will march to Islamabad on October 31, come what may. The party has rebuffed offer of any talks with the government and with less than

PML-N announces full support for JUI-F’s Azadi March

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif announced on Friday that his party will support and fully participation the ‘Azadi March’ being held by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. Addressed media after meeting the JUI-F chief, the PML-N

Fazlur Rehman likens upcoming march to ‘war’ against govt

PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday said that his ‘war’ with the incumbent government of Prime Minister Imran Khan would only end when it is sent packing after the protest he will hold in the federal

Maulana’s march to nowhere

It seems that Maulana Fazlur Rehman has made up his mind. He has bought and decorated his bulletproof containers, and will march to Islamabad on October 27; with or without other opposition parties. And when he reaches there, he hopes

JUIF Chief’s ‘Azadi March’ solely self-interest: Ashiq Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Media and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday said that Jamiat e Ulema Islam Fazl (JUIF) Chief Maulana Fazl ur Rehman was merely after self-interest. Firdous Ashiq Awan said that

Traders decide to march to Parliament on Oct. 7

ISLAMABAD: City’s business community has declared to march to the Parliament House on October 7 after the talks with the FBR on the fixed tax scheme collapsed. Markazi Tanzeem-e-Tajran ( Central Traders Organization) President Muhammad Kashif Chaudhary, speaking to reporters