Shehbaz Sharif to chair PML-N party meeting today in Lahore

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif will chair the PML-N party meeting today to discuss the cabinet sub-committee’s decision. Shehbaz Sharif is also scheduled to address a press conference at 3 pm after the party meeting where he

Nawaz Sharif given ‘conditional’ permission to travel abroad

ISLAMABAD: The government has given a conditional permission for a four-week period against indemnity bonds to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment. Law Minister Farogh Naseem made the announcement Wednesday after a meeting of the

Nawaz’s ECL issue: Reserved verdict to be announced today

ISLAMABAD: A sub-committee meeting of federal cabinet will announce its verdict today in a matter related to removal of former premier Nawaz Sharif’s name from Exit Control List (ECL). Sources said that Nawaz Sharif had refused to submit surety bonds.

Don’t understand why Nawaz’s family risking his life: Ali Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has said that he failed to understand why some members of former premier Nawaz Sharif’s family were playing with his life. Ali Haider Zaidi’s tweet came after the former premier’s counsel

Opposition parties desert Maulana

Maulana Fazlur Rehman has extended his deadline for the prime minister’s resignation, after receiving a cold response from the government. The JUI-F chief has been deserted by the two main opposition parties, the PPP and the PML-N, delivering a blow

LHC to announce verdict on Maryam Nawaz’s bail plea today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will announce its verdict on a bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz today in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The verdict has been reserved by a two-member bench including Justice

Zartaj Gul slams opposition parties and their ideology

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for climate change, Zartaj Gul slammed opposition parties and questioned their ideology. According to sources, the minister criticized opposition for accusing government that it is makings state’s prominent institution controversial. Sources quoted Gul’s further statement that

Shehbaz Sharif to hold important party meeting today

ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to hold an important party meeting regarding on-going political situation in the country, today on Monday. According to sources, the party leadership will also discuss post-Azadi March scenario as well. The call for important

PML-N, PPP to stay away from ‘Azadi March’ sit in

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party  — on Friday announced they would not become a part of the sit-in announced by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam.  The leaders of the two parties said they had already told JUI-F chief in categorical

JUI-F Chief to meet Nawaz Sharif at Services hospital

LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to meet former premier Nawaz Sharif today on Wednesday, at Services hospital in Lahore. According to reports, Maulana Fazlur Rehman to inquire about Nawaz Sharif’s health. Former PM is admitted at Services

IHC to hear Nawaz’s petition in Al-Azizia case today

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) division bench to conduct a hearing on the suspension petition of Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia case. According to sources, former PM was granted interim bail on medical grounds earlier which is going to end today

Nawaz’s health deteriorates after injections and steroids

LAHORE: The medical board taking care of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif said that his health is deteriorating and next 48 hours are critical for former Prime Minister. According to sources, Dr. Mehmood Ayyaz spoke to media and revealed that the

Lahore court dismisses Safdar’s bail plea in hate speech case

LAHORE: A lower court on Saturday denied a bail requested filed by retired Captain Safdar, spouse of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz, in a case of alleged hate speech. The verdict was an announcement by magistrate Salman Asif after hearing

Maryam Nawaz’s remand extended till Oct 25

LAHORE: An accountability court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz until October 25 in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mill case. The National Accountability Bureau officials presented Maryam and her cousin Yousuf

PML-N leaders to share Nawaz Sharif’s letter with JUI-F chief

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will share a letter from imprisoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman regarding the decision to join the Azadi March scheduled later this month. Addressing a press

Shehbaz pulls out from anti-govt march citing health concerns

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday met his elder brother former prime minister Nawaz Sharif inside Kot Lakhpat Jail. The PML-N president briefed the incarcerated leader on his meetings

Fazl adamant to hold ‘Azadi March’ on October 27

ISLAMABAD: Rejecting the possibility of any compromise with the government, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has reiterated to hold the ‘Azadi March’ on October 27 despite uncertainty of participation from other opposition parties. Speaking to media, the JUI-F

No reprieve for Sharifs

It didn’t come out of the blue. Maryam Nawaz, the political heir apparent of incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif, has once again been arrested and sent to prison. This time she was being investigated in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case

CNS dismisses Rana Sanaullah’s bail plea in drug case

LAHORE: A bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) member Rana Sanaullah has been dismissed by the special court for Control of Narcotics Substances (CNS) an in a drug case. However, five co-accused, namely Usman, Anwar, Umar Farooq, Rustum Ali

Sugar Mills case: Maryam Nawaz to be presented in court today

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz and her cousin Yousaf Abbas will be presented before an accountability court today in Chaudhry Sugar Mills. Both Maryam and Abbas will be presented before the accountability court as their 14

IHC to hear Sharif’s appeal against Al-Azizia case on Sept.18

ISLAMABAD: A two-member Islamabad High Court (IHC) bench will consist of Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani and Justice Aamir Farooq. The Judges will hear the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s appeal against Al-Azizia case verdict on September 18. Sharif’s defense team

Court extends judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah till Sept. 28

Lahore: Duty Judge, Khalid Bashir, extended the judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah in the narcotics case, on Saturday. Duty Judge of the special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) has further extended the judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah. He