Nawaz Sharif

Maryam going abroad

The rumour mills are once again buzzing that PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz is leaving the country. At least three federal ministers have claimed that Maryam has filed a request to receive permission to go abroad, claiming she needs to

Govt decides not to renew passport of Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided not to renew the passport of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. According to Interior Ministry sources, the federal government has decided not to renew his passport. If Nawaz Sharif wants to travel, he has

Nawaz Sharif, Maulana Fazl discuss Senate elections, long march

LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday held a telephonic conversation with the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The JUI-F chief discussed the country’s political situation including long march with the PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif who is

PM Imran ignoring directions of ECP in foreign funding case: Nawaz Sharif

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has alleged that Prime Minister Imran Khan was using delaying tactics and ignoring the directions of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in the foreign funding case. In a video message

Broadsheet’s revelations

The revelations by the UK firm Broadsheet have snowballed into a much greater issue after it was revealed that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif offered to bribe the owner to drop the investigations. This has prompted the government to launch

Nawaz Sharif habitual of buying his way out by offering bribes: Ali Zaidi

KARACHI: Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi has said that it has been the practice of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to straighten his ways through bribery. Syed Ali Haider Zaidi took to Twitter and reacted to a

Abbasi’s political excursion

Although the opposition has not come out with a decisive strategy to oust the government, the political temperatures in the country remain high. The PDM does not want to give the impression that it has been weakened and has been

Shahid Khaqan meets Nawaz Sharif in London, discusses political situation

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reportedly met PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif in London and discussed the political situation in Pakistan. Abbasi arrived in London a day ago after a visit to the United States where he met his

PDM and art of politics

Politics is an art. Every major political party has a second and third chain of command who takes an aggressive tone and there are those known for their gentle tone and reconciliatory attitude. Usually, the second command has a soft

JUI-F’s rebel group

In 1997, I was serving as the secretary of information and broadcasting for a militant group and a friendly relationship was established with JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. When the 1997 general elections came, four days before the polling, I

Former JUI leader confirms Nawaz Sharif sent him to Israel

ISLAMABAD: Former Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader Maulana Ajmal Qadri has confirmed that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had sent him on a visit to Israel. While speaking to a private channel, the JUI-F chief said he had visit Tel Aviv on

Ishaq Dar fiasco

Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is a troubled man after he was left embarrassed in the BBC interview. Just a day later, NAB announced to initiate a new case against him relating to money laundering and possessing assets beyond means

Nawaz Sharif declared absconder in Al-Azizia reference

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has decided to declare former prime minister Nawaz Sharif an absconder in the Al-Azizia references. Justice Amir Farooq conducted the hearing and said that a short verdict will be issued shortly. The court has issued

Body of Nawaz Sharif’s mother arrives in Lahore

LAHORE: The body of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s mother Begum Shamim Akhtar has arrived in Pakistan from London, where it will be taken to Jati Umrah. Funeral prayers for the mother of PML-N leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif’s appeals in Avenfield, Al Azizia cases adjourned till Dec 2

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned the hearing of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s appeals in the Avenfield and Al-Azizia cases till 2nd December. A division bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the

No humanity expected from government: Maryam Nawaz

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz has said that we do not expect humanity from the government. In a message on Twitter, the former prime minister released a video of his mother’s dead body transferring from the

Nawaz Sharif will not travel to Pakistan for mother’s funeral: PML-N

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif will not be travelling to Pakistan from London to attend the funeral of his mother. Speaking to a private news outlet, PML-N leader Uzma Bukhari said that Nawaz Sharif is not fit

NAB completes 20-year-old inquiry against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed a 20-year-old inquiry against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over his illegally allotting plots of the Lahore Development Authority. According to sources, the Combined Investigation Team has sent a sealed report regarding

Court issues written order declaring Nawaz Sharif a fugitive

LAHORE: The Lahore accountability court has issued a written order declaring Nawaz Sharif, former prime minister, a fugitive. The written order stated that Nawaz Sharif did not appear in court despite repeated summons. The former prime minister did not appear

Army inquiry report on Karachi incident is shielding real culprit: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has rejected the outcome of the inquiry report issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations stating it as a cover-up to shield the real culprit. On a social media website Twitter, Nawaz

Whole nation is cursing PTI govt: Maryam Nawaz tells GB

GILGIT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz has said that the whole Pakistan is cursing the government today. Addressing an election rally in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Astore district, Maryam Nawaz said, “I do not want to return from Gilgit-Baltistan. The

AC issues non-bailable arrest warrant for Nawaz Sharif in illegal plot case

LAHORE: The accountability court has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in an illegal plot allotment case. Judge Asad Ali declared the accused Nawaz Sharif a fugitive. The court also ordered foreclosure of the former prime

Bilawal steps aside

A rift has emerged within the PDM as PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has distanced himself from the aggressive stance taken by Nawaz Sharif against state institutions. The move was widely anticipated as the PPP cannot afford to worsen its

Blaming military leadership was Nawaz Sharif’s decision: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: A rift has emerged between the Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) as Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari criticised the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif for his narrative against the army and state institutions. In an

PDM movement will be rounded up in January: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the basis of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) movement will be rounded up in January. Fawad Chaudhry has said in a statement that the opposition movement will not

NAB approves another graft reference against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved filing a new corruption reference against former Prime Minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif. According to a statement issued by NAB, reference of security vehicles will be filed

Nawaz Sharif’s betrayal

The biggest criticism of Pakistan Army has been done by our arch-enemy India. Now Nawaz Sharif is doing what was the main job of the Indian state apparatus. Since the past 73 years, no politician has betrayed the nation like

PDM and army’s sacrifices

An unusual situation is being created in the country as the political circus is engulfed in flames. The game of thrones has begun and the nation is being pushed in the inferno. Ever since inception, Pakistan had a mischievous neighbour

Summons issued for Nawaz Sharif in British newspapers

ISLAMABAD: An advertisement has been published in newspapers in the United Kingdom summoning former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to appear in the Azizia Steel Mills and Avenfield references next month. Both the advertisements of the summons in Azizia Steel Mills

Imran strikes back

Prime Minister Imran Khan has hit back at his political opponents who have been slandering state institutions for the past few weeks. The opposition had formed an alliance and is holding rallies and protests nationwide and his biggest political rival,