Military-opposition meetings

The furore over the recent speech by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has not settled down in which he strongly criticised state institutions. It has now been revealed that opposition leaders held a meeting with the military leadership a few

Political issues should be resolved in parliament, not GHQ: Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz has said that the political issues should be resolved in the parliament. Talking to media after her appearance in the Islam High Court, Maryam Nawaz said that the issue was raised by

Money laundering case: Shehbaz Sharif’s bail extended by one day

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif‘s bail in money laundering case has been extended by one day.  A division of the Lahore High Court heard Shehbaz Sharif’s bail application. Arguments were given in the court by the PML-N president‘s lawyer Azam Nazir

Opposition’s APC

The opposition is finally having the long-delayed All Parties Conference (APC) in Islamabad to find a future course of action against the government. Unlike previous such gatherings, this will also be a rather futile exercise and unlikely to have any

Govt resorting to politics of vendetta: Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah criticised the government for resorting to politics of vendetta and said the courts are being stopped from providing justice to opposition leaders. Rana Sanaullah appeared before a court but could not be

Shehbaz Sharif, daughter appear before court in mills case

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif and his daughter appeared before an accountability court in Lahore in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. Accountability court judge Jawadul Hassan conducted the hearing of the case. The PML-N defended his

NAB summons Rana Sanaullah on Sept 10 in assets case

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah in assets beyond means case on 10th September. The NAB Lahore asked Sanaullah to appear before a combined investigation team at its Thokar Niaz Baig

PPP, PML-N decide to jointly fight against NAB

KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have decided to join forces against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and resit the arrests of leaders from both parties. The decision was taken during a meeting between PML-N President

Rana Sanaullah’s indictment deferred in drugs recovery case

LAHORE: An anti-narcotics court deferred the indictment of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah from appearing in a drug case till 12th September. The counsel for the PML-N leader submitted a plea for exemption from personal appearance due to

Maryam Nawaz’s return

Maryam Nawaz made a comeback to the political spotlight but it was unlike what most had expected. NAB had summoned the presumed PML-N political heir for questioning in a land case involving the Sharif family. Maryam had the blessings of

Maryam’s hearing called off as PML-N workers protest outside NAB office

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has cancelled the appearance of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz due to massive protests outside the bureau’s office in Lahore. Maryam Nawaz was set to appear before the NAB Lahore office for

PPP, PML-N agree to hold APC after Eid-ul-Azha

LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N) have agreed to convene an All-Parties Conference (APC) immediately after Eid-ul-Azha to devise a joint strategy against the government. A PML-N delegation including Ahsan Iqbal, Saad Rafique, and

NAB summons Khawaja Asif in housing society case tomorrow

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif has been summoned by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a housing society case tomorrow.  The NAB directed him to appear tomorrow along with relevant documents in a case pertaining to alleged

PML-N leader Ayaz Sadiq tests positive for COVID-19

LAHORE: Former National Assembly speaker Ayaz Sadiq has become the latest Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader to test positive for the coronavirus. The party announced that Sadiq has gone into quarantine in his home after testing positive for the virus.

Ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi tests positive for COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi tested positive for coronavirus. PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb revealed that former prime minister has tested positive for COVID-19 and quarantined himself at his residence. Abbasi becomes the

Ex-PM Abbasi, former petroleum secretary granted protective bail

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday granted protective bail to former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a case related to alleged illegal appointments at the Pakistan State Oil (PSO). Chief Justice Athar Minallah headed a two-member bench and

Shehbaz Sharif and pandemic

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif returned to Pakistan last month after a four-month stay in London stating he would help the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Ever since then, the PML-N leader has been pushed into oblivion as the health emergency

Shehbaz Sharif to return tomorrow after four months

LONDON: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif will return to Pakistan on Sunday morning after remaining in the United Kingdom for over four months. According to party spokesman Marriyum Aurangzeb, the PML-N Leader has decided to return to the country “in view

Return of Maryam Nawaz

In a rather expected move, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz broke her months-long silence and seems to be making a political comeback. The rudderless party is in the midst of a leadership crisis as the Sharif brothers remain abroad and Maryam

Govt following footsteps of General Musharraf: Pervaiz Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Senator Pervaiz Rasheed has said that the incumbent government of Pakistan was following the footsteps of General Pervaiz Musharraf. Expressing his views at National Assembly floor, Pervaiz Rasheed has said that Musharraf was not

Shehbaz Sharif’s absence

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, who is also the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has been missing from parliament ever since he departed for London with his elder brother Nawaz Sharif. His prolonged absence is raising apprehensions as it

Those worked for Pakistan are put in jail for last 2-year: Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah has regretted that those who had worked for Pakistan were put in jails for the last two years. Speaking at a press conference today (Sunday), Rana Sanaullah said that the PML-N government

PML-N demands inquiry report on flour, sugar thefts in parliament

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Marriyum Aurangzeb demanded to present inquiry report on flour and sugar theft from the incumbent government in parliament. In a statement, Marriyum Aurangzeb said that masses should be informed about the recovered wheat and

Country’s economy was destroyed during PML-N’s tenure: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar lamented the country’s economy was destroyed during the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N’s) previous tenure. Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf government has been making

Nawaz’s stubbornness

Ever since former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for safer pastures in London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment, there have been doubts raised over his health. Now the recent statement by his brother Shehbaz has reinforced rumors that

Nawaz’s health update

There was immense political upheaval when former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed for London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment. Now things are about shake up after the Punjab government has given the final deadline to submit an update

PML-N leaders should be actors rather than politicians: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said PML-N leaders should have been actors rather than being politicians. In a statement, Fawad Chaudhry said that the Supreme Court has declared that the Avenfield properties are owned by

Political changes

Ever since Prime Minister Imran Khan assumed office, there have been questions raised whether he will be able to complete his tenure. History certainly is not on his side, as no democratically-elected Pakistani leader has ever completed a full term.

PML-N indicates at considering PM Khan’s dialogue proposal

ISLAMABAD: High-ranking figures in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday said that so far Prime Minister Imran Khan has not given PML-N any offer for dialogue. According to opposition party leaders, after consultation with other parties, PML-N will make

Another plea filed by Maryam Nawaz seeking permission to go abroad

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has submitted yet another plea in Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking permission to travel abroad. In the petition submitted in LHC, PML-N leader said that she wants to be with her