Tareen had Asad Umar removed as finance minister: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had revealed that a tussle among party stalwarts Jahangir Khan Tareen, Asad Umar and Shah Mahmood Qureshi inflicted massive damages on the party. In an interview with a private news channel, the

Balochistan crisis

Amid the ongoing fight against the coronavirus pandemic and a burgeoning economic crisis, the PTI government suffered a setback when the BNP-M quit the federal coalition over the non-fulfillment of its demands and lack of attention toward Balochistan. BNP chief

CPEC Phase-II to revamp infrastructure, create jobs: Asim Bajwa

TAXILA: Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lt. General (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Thursday said the second phase of CPEC will help revamp the basic infrastructure of the country and create job opportunities. Addressing an agreement signing ceremony between

Maryam dangerous, Bilawal clueless: candid conversations with Ali Zaidi

Ali Haider Zaidi needs no introduction. He is currently serving as the Minister for Maritime Affairs and is a senior member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Elected to the National Assembly from Karachi in 2018 general elections, Ali Zaidi was inducted

PTI leader warns Sindh govt against reimposing lockdown

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Khurram Sher Zaman on Thursday warned the Sindh government against reimposing a lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking at a press conference, the PTI leader said the Sindh government does not want

Govt wants to deny provinces their constitutional rights: Zardari

KARACHI: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has expressed disappointment that the incumbent government wants to seize constitutional and financial authorities of provinces. In a telephonic conversation with PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira, Asif Ali Zardari expressed doubts over the government policies.

PTI leader Faisal Javed’s mother passes away in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The mother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Senator Faisal Javed Khan passed away on Friday morning in Islamabad. According to PTI Central Media Department, her funeral will be offered this afternoon and she would be laid to rest in

PM summons parliamentary members’ meeting on May 4

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the Pakistan Teheek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentary members to take them into confidence over the coronavirus situation in the country. The prime minister has summoned a meeting of the party’s national assembly

MQM’s Amin-ul-Haque takes oath as IT Minister

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) MNA Syed Amin-ul-Haque on Wednesday took oath as the Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication. The oath was administered to him by President Dr. Arif Alvi. Later, Amin-ul-Haque arrived at the Ministry of IT

Sindh govt should not spread disappointment among people: Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday criticised the Sindh government over its handling of the lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis, saying that the provincial government must fulfill its responsibilities regarding provision of relief

Politics on coronavirus

The has been a war of words between the federal and Sindh government at a time when the province is undergoing a pandemic and many people are struggling to even make ends meets for their families. This time it was

Finally the truth is out

I have been saying this for the past five years that Jehangir Tareen and others surrounding Imran Khan are corrupt, but some people fiercely defended them Even Imran Khan defended them on every forum, despite Supreme Court declaring Tareen as

Funds for Karachi

Prime Minister Imran Khan has released discretionary funds worth Rs3.4 billion for PTI MNAs in Karachi, making a shift in party policy and also receiving criticism for appeasing only their own parliamentarians. These funds will be used to complete the

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

South Punjab province

During the 2018 general elections, the PTI secured crucial victories in South Punjab vowing to end the reservations of the region, usher in a new era of development, and fulfill the long-cherished dream to create a separate province. The party

Mahmood Moulvi appointed PTI Senior Vice President in Sindh

KARACHI: Advisor of Maritime Affairs Mr Mahmood Moulvi has been appointed as Senior Vice President of the executive committee of the Western Sindh region of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. According to a notification by PTI chief organiser Saifullah Khan Nyazee, Mr Mahmood

Karachi citizens being targeted in anti-encroachment drive: PTI leader

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Sindh  Assembly Arsalan Taj Ghuman has said that we can not remain silent in the name of anti-encroachment oppression against the innocent citizens of Karachi. In a message to the social media, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Karachi

PTI has destroyed country’s economy: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Asif said criticised the incumbent government and said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has destroyed the economy of the country. Speaking on the floor of National Assembly, Khawaja Asif said that PTI has

Give relief to people or go home: Bilawal tells PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and said, “Give relief to the people or go home.” Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Bilawal Bhutto said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should acknowledge

Bilawal criticizes PTI govt over cuts in higher education budget

KARACHI: On Sunday, Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, criticized the PTI government’s significant cuts in the higher education budget forcing public-sector universities to take private-sector loans to manage their operations. Bilawal Bhutto figured out that

PTI members seek in house change against PM Khan, sources

ISLAMABAD: According to sources, PTI federal ministers, provincial assembly members, and Chaudhry brothers have completed the number game and are fully active against Prime Minister Imran Khan for in-house change. According to details, Governor Punjab Sarwar Khan and Jahangir Tareen,

PTI govt behind wheat, sugar crisis: Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) called for a thorough check of the inventory and record of the mills owned by Jahangir Tareen and Khusro Bakhtiar, accusing that “powerful PTI government members are engaged in the exploitation of wheat

PTI govt completely in touch with allies: Chaudhry Sarwar

LAHORE: Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Sarwar said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government was completely in touch with its allied parties and there was nothing to worry about. Chaudhry Sarwar in a statement said that Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Pervaiz

New IMF terms: Will inflation increase in Pakistan?

A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has arrived in Islamabad for the second review of the economic situation of the bailout package given to Pakistan. IMF and the Federal Board of Revenue could not agree to lower down

Peshawar metro bus

The PTI government initiated the BRT metro bus system in Peshawar amid intense controversy at the end of its previous tenure in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The mega-project has been mired with irregularities and with no completion date insight it has become

Lawmakers’ pay raise

An exponential rise in lawmaker’s salaries and other perks and privileges when the economy is going through an economic crisis is baffling. The fact that Senators drafted a bill seeking a two-fold increase in their salaries shows their indifference to

PM Imran meets PTI leader Babar Awan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan today (Friday) in Islamabad. During the meeting, both leaders exchanged views on important national affairs, legal affairs, constitutional issues and current situation of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cabinet.

PM shuns MQM

Prime Minister Imran Khan was in Karachi where he had a busy day meeting with disgruntled allies and opponents along other social engagements. As problems increased, the prime minister had to take matters into his own hands to resolve a

KP, Balochistan govts stumbling

The PTI formed a government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and the Centre after the 2018 general elections. The party has recently being facing problems in both provinces and the federal government after differences appeared between the lawmakers. In the latest

PTI lawmakers express confidence in CM Buzdar’s leadership

LAHORE: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) MPAs met with Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzadar and expressed complete confidence in his leadership. As per details, disgruntled members of PTI met with CM Punjab. The members include: Ghazanfar Abbas, Muhammad