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PDM announces long march towards Islamabad on March 23

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief and Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chairman Maulana Fazlur Rehman has called on the entire nation to march towards the federal capital on March 23 for an anti-government long march. Addressing the media after the meeting

PDM’s march

PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman refuses to quit. Emboldened by his party’s impressive performance in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local bodies election, the JUI-F leader is once again flexing his muscles for another march to Islamabad. The multi-party anti-government alliance –

PDM to chair Important meeting today

LAHORE: Opposition’s Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) summit will be held today in which other decisions including long march and resignations will be considered. According to details, a strategy for resignations and long march will be formulated at the PDM summit

PDM to commence nationwide protests from today

LAHORE: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will commence nationwide protests against the federal government from Friday (today) against rising inflation and price hike. The opposition alliance kicked off its 15-day nationwide protest from Rawalpindi against consistent rise in prices of

PDM to form provincial committees for protests

LAHORE: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of the opposition parties has decided on Thursday to constitute committees at the provincial level for protests.  A spokesperson of the PDM has released a statement with regard to the decisions taken in

PDM’s resurrection

The dormant Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) seems to be rising from the ashes to reassert itself once again. The alliance of some opposition parties has once again decided to launch a nationwide campaign for the government’s ouster. This time it

PDM meeting to be held today under chairmanship of Fazal-ur-Rehman

ISLAMABAD: The anti-government opposition alliance has announced city-to-city protests on which an important meeting chaired by PDM chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman will be held today. According to details, an important meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on city-to-city protests will

PDM’s next move

After a hiatus of several months, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) staged a comeback with a power show in Karachi. This comes as just days after the PTI government marked three years in power and is showing its success for

PDM to hold public rally in Swat today

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is all set to hold a rally in Swat today on Sunday. A delegation of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) d under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif will also participate in the public gathering.

PDM’s revival

The efforts to revive the PDM, now being spearheaded by PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, are as expected not making any headway. The PPP and ANP, who were expelled from the anti-government alliance, are also not eager to join anytime soon,

Opposition leaders to discuss PPP, ANP’s return in PDM today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will host an important meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) in Islamabad on Saturday (today) to discuss the political situation and the future strategy for the alliance. The meeting will also discuss matters

Nasir slams Abbasi’s ‘dictatorial’ attitude for opposing PPP’s return to PDM

KARACHI: Sindh information minister Nasir Hussain Shah strongly slammed former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who opposed the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) entry into the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) In a statement on Twitter, Nasir Shah strongly condemned Abbassi’s ‘dictatorial’

End of PDM

Two major opposition parties – ANP and PPP – have quit the PDM, making it even more ineffective and rather dysfunctional. Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Maryam Nawaz, both unelected leaders, have been left alone with the herculean task of taking

ANP decides to part ways with PDM

ISLAMABAD: The Awami National Party (ANP) has decided to part ways with the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) after being served a show-cause notice. The ANP is disgruntled at the PDM ever since the opposition alliance decided to issue show-cause notices

PDM splits apart

Already shattered, the rift has widened even further within the PDM possibly to the point of no return. The opposition alliance has decided to part ways with PPP and ANP and has issued show-cause notices to both parties, leaving the

PDM to issue show-cause notices to PPP, ANP today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) will issue show cause notices to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) over alleged violation of consensus decision and principles. As per details, PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has approved the

Bilawal summons PPP’s CEC meeting to discuss resignations

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned a meeting of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the party on April 5 to discuss resignations from assemblies The CEC meeting will be held at 2:00 PM at

What’s next for PDM?

After the Senate elections, pro-PML-N and anti-establishment analysts are portraying the situation as if all PDM parties, except PPP  and Maulana Fazlur Rehman including, are struggling for the people worried about inflation and against the forces pulling the reins of

The end of PDM

It can be safe to say that the PDM is officially dead. The opposition alliance has been pushed to its own deathbed by the very same political parties leading the movement on the forefront to oust the prime minister. Often

Rangers to be deployed during Maryam Nawaz’s appearance before NAB

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to implement fool-proof security measures and will deploy Rangers due to the expected appearance of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz. The anti-graft watchdog has summoned Maryam Nawaz for questioning in an illegal

Future of PDM

The rift continues to widen between the PDM. The opposition alliance has already announced the postponement of the much-awaited long march and the PPP rejected the proposal of en masse resignation from assemblies, placing the future of PDM in jeopardy.

PDM and history of alliances

There is no doubt that the greatest challenge to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government has been the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an eleven-party alliance of political parties hell bent on ousting the PTI government at any cost. The formation and

Maulana Fazlur Rehman contacts Nawaz Sharif, discuss PDM’s decision

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has contacted Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and asked him to return to Pakistan. According to reports, the PDM chief has made a telephonic conversation with Nawaz Sharif

PDM nominates Abdul Ghafoor Haideri for Senate deputy chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has nominated Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) General Secretary Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri for the post of Senate deputy chairman. JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman congratulated Haideri on his nomination. Haideri thanked for reposing confidence in

PDM chief summons meeting to devise post-Senate elections strategy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has convened a meeting of the opposition alliance on Monday to devise a post-Senate elections strategy. The meeting will be held at Sindh House in Islamabad at 2PM on 8th March

PML-N convenes meeting to discuss PDM’s long march

ISLAMABAD: The PML-N has convened an important meeting to discuss plans related to the anti-government long march on Sunday (today). The meeting will be held at PML-N’s Fazal Chaudhry’s residence in Islamabad and will be attended by several senior PML-N

Senate polls and political jolts

The Senate elections have concluded and due to lack of transparency, Yousuf Raza Gilani managed to gain victory. Prime Minister Imran Khan is upset after the debacle as his vote was also supposedly rejected while several party members and lawmakers

Even a single extra vote will be bonus for PPP: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has declared victory in the Senate elections even before the voting has been concluded for the polls. Speaking to media, the PPP chairperson said the Pakistan Democrat Movement (PDM) will emerge

Sugar thieves and honest men

They withdrew their support and you can see the results. Everything is clearly exposed. For the past few months, some so-called political analysts have been proclaiming that the PDM meeting in Lahore failed and hence the PDM should also be

PDM candidate wins Pishin’s PB-20 by-election

QUETTA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) candidate Syed Azizullah Agha won the by-election of Balochistan Assembly’s vacant seat of PB-20 (Pishin-III) with a massive majority against his rival Asmatullah Tareen of ruling Balochistan Awami Party. According to official results, Agha obtained 16,086