PDM to hold public rally in Swat today

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is all set to hold a rally in Swat today on Sunday. A delegation of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) d under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif will also participate in the public gathering.

Cricketers rally around Moeen Ali after offensive ‘ISIS’ tweet

LONDON: England cricketers have rallied around teammate Moeen Ali after controversial author Taslima Nasreen targeted him with an offensive tweet. The post by the Bangladesh-born author said: “If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to

PM has himself admitted his failure: JUI-F chief

MARDAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday once again lashed out at the incumbent government and said they have no right to rule the nation. Addressing a public gathering in Mardan, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief

It was a ‘failure’

Dec 13 came by and went. PDM was supposed to hold a jalsa, and it happened. The event was supposed to be held at 5PM but some ministers had already declared it a ‘failure’ by noon. What could be an

PDM set to hold political gathering in Lahore today

LAHORE: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is set to hold a massive political gathering at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan ground in Lahore today. The preparations are complete and a stage and chairs have been set up on the ground at the

PDM Lahore rally: DJ Butt granted bail a day after arrest

LAHORE: A local court on Thursday granted bail to sound system and video vendor Asif Nazar Butt popularly known as DJ Butt. The court released him on bail against surety bonds worth Rs50,000. Butt was arrested a day ago in

Resignation en masse

The PDM is all set to hold its next rally in Lahore this weekend ignoring all warnings despite the rising number of coronavirus cases. Since rallies and protests seem unlikely to bring down Imran Khan’s government, the opposition has decided

Petition filed in LHC against PDM rally in Lahore

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday to restrain the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) from holding their upcoming rally in Lahore. The petition was filed by Advocate Nadeem Sarwar and the federal government,

PDM not refraining from coronavirus spread: Firdous Awan

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister (SACM) on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the opposition should stop playing with the lives of people by holding public rallies. “The opportunistic and unemployed politicians of the PDM been

Govt will have to go home by Jan: Bilawal at PDM’s Peshawar rally

PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari declared that the incumbent government will “have to go home by January” and it was their “last month in power”. Addressing a rally organised by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), Bilawal called

FIR registered for violent protests during anti-encroachment drive in Mehmoodabad

KARACHI: Police registered a case against nearly 1,000 residents of Manzoor Colony and Mehmoodabad for staging a violent protest during an anti-encroachment drive along a stormwater drain. The FIR was registered at the Baloch Colony police station under Section 147 

PML-N to hold Mansehra rally despite permission denial

MANSEHRA: Preparations have been completed for the rally of PML-N to be held in Mansehra today. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz  (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz will address the gathering. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Engineer Amir Muqam, and Murtaza Javed Abbasi will also

Maryam Nawaz expected to attend PDM’s rally in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz is expected to arrive in Karachi tomorrow to attend the second political gathering of the Pakistan Democratic Movement. Maryam Nawaz is expected to reach Karachi on Saturday at noon and will

PDM to hold first political gathering in Gujranwala today

GUJRANWALA: The first meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Moment (PDM) will be held in Gujranwala today. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman finalized the plan with the leadership of PDM. Opposition parties have stated they will not run in

PTI leader submit resolution against PPP’s political gathering

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi President Khurram Sher Zaman has demanded to stop the upcoming rallies and protests by the opposition due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic. The PTI leader has submitted a resolution in the Sindh Assembly

PDM granted permission to hold rally in Gujranwala

LAHORE: The district administration has granted permission to the opposition-led Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) to hold a rally at Jinnah Stadium in Gujranwala on October 16. The opposition parties were granted permission following after successful negotiations with the local administration.

Trump rejects virtual debate, may hold campaign rally

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump pulled out of a debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden on 15 October after it was changed to a virtual event. Trump, who was hospitalized for three days after disclosing last Friday he had tested positive

Trump invokes Bollywood during rally, mentions DDLJ and Sholay

AHMEDABAD: US President Donald Trump on Monday mentioned Bollywood films during his address at the ‘Namaste Trump’ event in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. During his speech on India-US relationship, the US President remarked how cultural exchange between the two nations was important,

Namaste Trump: US President hails Modi at India rally

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump received a red-carpet welcome on Monday addressing a huge rally at a mega cricket stadium on a maiden official visit to India. Trade tensions have grown between the US and India as Trump’s “America

Trump mocks ‘Parasite’ for historic Oscar win

COLORADO SPRINGS: President Donald Trump took aim at the Academy Awards and the historic Oscar wins for the film Parasite. “How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” he asked speaking at a rally in Colorado, prompting jeers from the

Pakistan stocks rally

Pakistan’s stocks are considered the best in the world and have outperformed all stocks markets around the globe. This will give impetus to the government’s claims that the results of economic reforms are finally bearing fruit and the economy is

Bilawal announces to hold rally in Karachi on Oct 18

LARKANA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced to hold a public gathering in Karachi on October 18. Addressing a public gathering in connection with a by-election for PS-11, the PPP leader said that the party will