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PM to chair Punjab Parliamentary Party meeting in Lahore today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Lahore today to prevent the no-confidence motion, during which he will have meetings with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buazdar and members of the provincial cabinet. According to details, PM Imran Khan will arrive

PPP, PML-N bar MNAs from travelling abroad ahead of no-confidence move

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to ensure the numbers required for the success of the proposed no-confidence motion against the PTI-led government, the main Opposition parties — PPP and PML-N — have barred their members of the National Assembly (MNAs) from

PPP changes route of long march

ISLAMABAD: Owing to the ongoing test match between Pakistan and Australia at Rawalpindi cricket stadium, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has changed the route of its long march towards Islamabad. According to the details, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has been

PPP to challenge PECA ordinance: Gilani

LAHORE: Opposition Leader of Senate and leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Syed Yousuf Raza Gillanion Monday announced that they will challenges Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PECA) Amendment Ordinance in court. Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani, while addressing a

PPP will save masses by overthrowing PTI govt: Sindh CM

UMERKOT: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that we are serving the people of Sindh and in order to get rid of the PTI government, the PPP is holding a march on February 27. Addressing a large

PPP announces long march on February 27

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced long march from Karachi to Islamabad on February 27, while PDM has not consulted with the PPP regarding their long march.  While addressing a ceremony in Punjab, he said

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak’s nephew joins PPP

NOWSHERA: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) suffered a setback as  Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak’s nephew joined the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP). The defence minister’s nephew Ahad Khattak along with his associates announced to leave the PTI after consultation

PPP’s Sharjeel Memon indicted in assets case

KARACHI: A accountability court on Monday indicted Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon and other accused in assets beyond means case. Memon and other suspects appeared before the accountability court as it resumed hearing. They pleaded not guilty

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

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

Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari reveals the name of her son

KARACHI: Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari daughter of PPP co-Chairman Asif Zardari and late Benazir Bhutto, has revealed the name of her son on her social media account. Taking on to her social media account, Bakhtawar Bhutto announced the name of her

PPP’s turn to form next govt, claims Asif Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson and former president Asif Ali Zardari claimed that his party will form the next government in the country. Speaking to journalists after appearing before an accountability court, Zardari said the “next turn” to form

PTI, PPP retain seats in AJK bypolls

MIRPUR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have retrained their seats in the by-elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Mirpur and Kotli respectively. The by-elections were held for two constituencies of Azad Jammu and

PML-F’s Mehtab Akbar Rashdi joins PPP

KARACHI: Former Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) MPA Mehtab Akbar Rashdi has announced to join the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The announcement is a major setback for the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) in Sindh. Rashdi along with her husband Akbar Rashdi

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

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

PTI leader Haleem Adil Shaikh’s convoy attacked in Nawabshah

KARACHI: The convoy of the Opposition Leader in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh was reportedly attacked in Nawabshah. The assailants opened fire on Haleem Adil Shaikh’s convoy and hurled stones on the vehicles as it was passing the Zardari

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

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

Bilawal pays glowing tribute to Benazir Bhutto on her birth anniversary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid tribute to his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on the occasion of her 68th birth anniversary. In a statement, Bilawal said today when the governance of Pakistan has

PPP’s Mandokhel lodges police complaint against Firdous Ashiq Awan

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MNA Abdul Qadir Mandokhel has registered a complaint to carrying out legal action against Special Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan. The complaint states that Awan had used foul language and tortured

Firdous Ashiq Awan slaps PPP’s Mandokhel during TV show

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Information Firdous Ashiq Awan was embroiled in a heated exchange with PPP MNA Abdul Qadir Mandokhel during a TV programme. The video of the TV programme by host Javed Chaudhry shows Firdous Ashiq

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

PPP to hold CEC meeting today, discuss PDM’s show-cause notice

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will hold a meeting of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) today to deliberate over its standing with the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). The meeting will be chaired by former president Asif Ali Zardari and PPP

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