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FIA receives physical remand of MPA Nazir Chohan

LAHORE: A district court on Thursday handed over MPA Nazir Chohan to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a two-day physical remand. The FIA presented MPA Nazir Chohan before the court of Judicial Magistrate Yousuf Abdul Rehman. The district approved the

Former PPP MPA Malik Shahan murdered in Attock

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) lawmaker Malik Shahan Hakmeen Khan has been killed in an armed attack in Attock. Rescue sources said Malik Shahan Hakmeen Khan was attacked by unidentified assailants when he was attending funeral prayers in Sheen

Chaudhry Nisar takes oath as member of Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan took oath as a member of the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday after the Assembly Secretariat found no stay order against his formally becoming an MPA. The estranged PML-N leader was administered the

SHC suspends Faryal Talpur, Asad Sikandar’s membership over dog bite cases

SUKKUR: The Sindh High Court (SHC) Sukkur Bench suspended the membership of two MPAs in Sindh Assembly, Faryal Talpur and Malik Asad Sikandar, over rising dog bite incidents in their respective constituencies. In the written judgment, the SHC said that

PTI expels two Sindh MPAs for violating party discipline

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has expelled two members of the Sindh Assembly for allegedly selling their vote in the recent Senate elections and over violation of party discipline. The expelled members include MPAs Aslam Abro from Jacobabad’s PS-I and Shehryar

ECP summons PTI KP MPA for Senate vote buying via WhatsApp

PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Abdul Salam Afridi for allegedly vote buying in the Senate elections. A WhatsApp chat had surfaced of the PTI lawmaker being offered money

Funds for lawmakers

The Supreme Court has taken notice of the development funds approved by the prime minister for parliamentarians and warned that legal proceedings could be taken if it was against the law. Prime Minister Imran Khan had approved Rs500 million for

SC annuls ECP order against PTI MPA over fake degree

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday annulled a decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to register a case against PTI MPA Faisal Zaman for possessing a fake degree. Faisal Zaman was elected a member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly

PPP MPA expresses confidence in CM Punjab Usman Buzdar

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA in Punjab Assembly Rais Nabeel Ahmed called on Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and expressed complete confidence in his leadership. Rais Nabeel Ahmed is PPP MPA from PP-265 Rahim Yar Khan. He met the

Two MPAs inducted into Punjab cabinet

LAHORE: Two more members were inducted into the Punjab cabinet on Tuesday by Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPAs Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari and Khayal Kastro took oath as provincial ministers at a ceremony at the Governor House.

Court grants bails to PML-N MPA in NAB attack case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Thursday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Khawaja Imran Nazir. ATC judge Arshad Hussain Bhatta heard the bail plea of the PML-N provincial lawmaker in a case related to the

PML-N expels five Punjab MPAs for meeting CM Buzdar

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has expelled five MPAs from the party for meeting Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. A delegation of PML-N MPAs, Chaudhry Ashraf Ali, Muhammad Ghiyas Uddin, Muhammad Faisal Khan Niazi, Mian Jaleel Ahmed Sharaqpuri and

PTI MPAs submit bill for asset declaration of Sindh cabinet advisers

KARACHI: PTI MPAs Arsalan Taj and Rabia Azfar have submitted an amendment bill to make it mandatory for advisers and special assistants of the Chief Minister Sindh to declare their personal assets publicly. The proposed amendment in the ‘Sindh Advisors

PPP ex-MPA Mir Hayat Talpur passes away

MIRPURPHAS: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Mir Haji Hayat Talpur passed away on Monday morning at the age of 83 after suffering from an illness. Talpur remained undefeated in all elections he had contested from the provincial seat of Digri

Sindh MPA accused of beating up man over ration distribution

QAMBAR: Pakistan MPA Nadir Magsi has reportedly beaten up a man for distributing a ration among the needy in his area Shahdadkot. Principal Staff Officer to Interior Minister, Rafique Ahmed Khokhar, took to social media and demanded justice for the

PPP MPA Shahnaz Ansari shot dead over land dispute

NAWABSHAH: Pakistan Peoples Party MPA, Shahnaz Ansari, was shot dead on Saturday over a land dispute between two groups in Naushehro Feroze district. Ansari was gunned down allegedly by her deceased brother-in-law’s nephew Zahid Khokhar, according to police.  The PPP

Lawmaker from KP seeks asylum in India

Peshawar: Former Member of Provincial Assembly Baldev Kumar has sought asylum in India. Baldev Kumar, who hails from Khyber Paktoonkhuwa, belongs to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.   Baldev Kumar with his immediate family members, which include his wife and two children have