PML-N leaders and ECL

The new government, which was in opposition just a month ago, has removed the names of prominent personalities including the prime minister from the Exit Control List (ECL), allowing them to freely move in and out of the country. Those

PML-N workers leave for Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Amid rising political tensions, convoys of the main party of the opposition alliance, the Pakistan Democratic Movement, (PML-N) started leaving for Islamabad. Convoys of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) have entered Punjab from Sindh and will reach Islamabad via various cities

PML-N’s Shaista Malik emerges victorious in NA-133 by-polls

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz s (PML-N) candidate Shaista Malik emerged victorious in NA-133 Lahore by-elections as per unofficial results. According to the unofficial results of 254 different polling station of the constituency, PML-N representative Shaista Malik Parveiz has bagged

Maryam Nawaz admits leaked audio on controlling TV channels’ ads

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has admitted that the leaked audio of her instructing the media team not to give advertisement to certain TV channels is real. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Maryam Nawaz said:

PML-N, PPP announce candidates for Lahore’s NA-133 bypolls

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have announced their candidates for the NA-133 by-election in Lahore, after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominated Jamshed Iqbal Cheema. PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has approved awarding a ticket to Shaista

Is Sania Ashiq’s obscene video real or fake?

LAHORE: A fake obscene video of Member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) and Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Sania Ashiq Jabeen, has gone viral on social media. The indecent fake video has been shared multiple times on different social media platforms

PML-N, JUI-F workers stage protest demonstration in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islamabad-Fazl have staged a protest rally against rising inflation and unemployment in the country. The workers of the PML-N and JUI_F reached Murree Road after crossing police barricades and observed sit-in. The protestors

Dr Abdul Qadeer’s demise: PML-N announces Monday as mourning day

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to observe Monday (tomorrow) as a day of mourning across the country on the demise of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan. Sources said, PML-N President Mian Shehbaz Sharif has announced tomorrow as mourning day across the

Junaid Safdar denies owning any offshore company

LAHORE: Junaid Safdar, the son of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz, has denied media reports of owning five offshore companies. Junaid Safdar took strong exception to the reports claiming that his name was mentioned in the ‘Pandora

Ishaq Dar writes to ECP as govt plans to deseat him from Senate

ISLAMABAD: Former finance minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar has written a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan as the government attempts to de-seat him from the Senate. This comes days after the government decided to

PML-N is not confused about reconciliation, retaliation: Maryam

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz vice president Maryam Nawaz on Thursday PML-N is not confused about reconciliation and retaliation.  A meeting of party’s Faisalabad division was organized by PML-N Punjab. The meeting was attended by PML-N supremo, party vice president Maryam

PML-N fissures

The PML-N, arguably the largest opposition party, is attempting to reassert itself before the next general elections. However, this is also exposing the fissures within the party leaders particularly Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz over who would be the prime

Murad Saeed holds PML-N responsible for corruption in road infrastructure projects

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Sunday held Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz responsible for allegedly committing massive corruption in road infrastructure projects. Addressing a press conference flanked by Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Murad Saeed said

Shehbaz Sharif arrives in Karachi on day-long visit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has arrived in Karachi on Sunday on a day-long visit. The PML-N leader is accompanied by party leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique, Attaullah Tarar, Marriyum Aurangzeb,

Shehbaz’s embarrassment 

It may seem rather bizarre but PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has appointed a spokesman for himself. This was apart from the party’s own spokesperson and chief whip Marriyum Aurangzeb, showing his annoyance and differences with the party. The development comes

PML-N leadership rift

A row between Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz to gain the reigns of the PML-N is not unexpected. Both have been embroiled in a tussle ever since Nawaz Sharif left for London and placed the party in a quandary from

PTI wins three reserved seats for women in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has secured three seats reserved for women in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly. All five candidates were elected unopposed while the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured one

Who will win the Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections?

The general elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Election to elect members of the Legislative Assembly will be held on Sunday, July 25. Prime Minister Imran Khan, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz campaigned aggressively

Shafqat Mahmood slams PML-N leaders over ‘cheap exam’ politics

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Friday wished students good luck as examinations are set to commence in other parts of the country. The federal minister slammed the PML-N and said that the party is

Zardari in Punjab

The PPP is making desperate attempts to revive its fortunes in Punjab. The party has been vanquished in the province and electoral politics is now polarized between the PTI and PML-N. The PPP, on the other hand, is trying to

Not Punjab’s culture

I once heard Maryam Nawaz say that when a man is frustrated, he uses a harsh tongue. She probably said this to appease her supporters. The result of her political upbringing was witnessed when one of her party MNA Shaikh

PML-N’s poor economic policies caused $20bn loss: Tarin

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin has said the prevailing economic challenges were the consequences of the PML-N government’s poor economic management which caused $20 billion loss to the national economy. Addressing a virtual press conference flanked

Govt withdraws appeal against LHC’s order allowing Shehbaz to travel abroad

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court disposed of the appeal as the federal government on Wednesday withdrew its petition against the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision allowing PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to travel abroad. The LHC had granted “one-time” permission to Shehbaz

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

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

The return of Nisar

There is intense speculation over any winds of change in Punjab government. This has gained traction after the imminent return of former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and the formation of Jehangir Tareen’s like-minded group. Chaudhry Nisar is set

Four masked men ‘attempt to attack’ Nawaz Sharif in London

LONDON: Four unidentified men on Friday attempted to barge into the office of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son, Hassan Nawaz, in London “with an intention of attacking” him, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said. The four men were stopped at

PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal placed on ECL

ISLAMABABD: The government has placed the name of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on the Exit Control List (ECL). The Ministry of Interior has reportedly place the PML-N stalwart’s name on the no-fly list after approval from the

PML-N candidate clinches PP-84 Khushab bypolls

SARGODHA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has retained the PP-84 Khushab constituency in the by-polls with a significant margin. The seat was vacated after the death of party lawmaker Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu who passed away in March. According to an