Politics

Brig Asad Munir’s death is an eye opener

The circumstances under which former ISI official Brigadier (retd) Asad Munir apparently committed suicide on Friday morning must be thoroughly investigated by the police and judiciary. Only a day before, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) approved a corruption reference against him. A lively and articulate person, Munir was quite active on social media who used to appear on various evening …

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Nawaz to be interrogated on Model Town massacre

Nawaz to be interrogated on Model Town massacre

An accountability court on Thursday gave go ahead to a joint investigation team (JIT) to question incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the Model Town massacre of 2014. Deputy Superintendent of Punjab Police Mohammad Iqbal had filed an application before Accountability Judge Arshad Malik seeking his permission to interrogate the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo in Kot …

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PM Khan very unhappy with Punjab Assembly’s pays, perks issue

PM Khan very unhappy with Punjab Assembly's pays, perks issue

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed the Punjab government to revert the bill seeking raise in the salaries of MPAs, ministers and chief minister. Details suggested that the premier had barred Punjab governor from signing the summary. He had also directed the Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to recall the bill seeking raise in the MPAs, ministers and chief …

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PM Khan convinced FBR needs to be changed, reformed

POL products can generate upto Rs24b - FBR

Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday emphasised the need for restoring the confidence of tax-payers in the tax system and declared that reforms in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) had become inevitable. He was chairing a high-echelon meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to discuss the tax collection system and ways to increase revenue through the tax collection increase. …

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PM Khan asks Punjab CM to ensure best treatment for Nawaz Sharif

PM Khan asks Punjab CM to ensure best treatment for Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday asked Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to ensure that every health facility in the country is made available for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif to get the treatment of his choice. Nawaz has been imprisoned at Kot Lakhpat jail since December 2018 following his conviction in a corruption reference in line with …

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PPP in no mood to join hands with PML-N

PPP in no mood to join hands with PML-N

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders have stressed that the sole purpose of party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s visit to PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore on Monday (today) is to inquire after the former premier’s health. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is scheduled to meet Nawaz Sharif premier at Kot Lakhpat jail at 2pm today along with a …

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Pakistan Foreign Minister on phase 2 of CPEC

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that Pakistan has signed China Pakistan Economic Corridor agreement with China phase II, under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led government, adding that the contract has gone onto the next phase. The FM was addressing a ceremony in the capital, where he said that the CPEC project is in no danger. He said that …

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So what are the F-16s for?

So what are the F-16s for?

The government has been asked to explain if there are any conditions restricting the use of F-16 fighter jets amid reports that the US is investigating if Pakistan ‘misused’ American-made F-16s during a recent aerial engagement with India. “What is the use of the F-16 jets if they cannot be used for self-defence?” former chairman of the Senate Mian Raza Rabbani said …

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No one in Punjab assembly ready to support Fayyaz Chohan

Punjab cabinet members dissociated themselves on Tuesday from the anti-Hindu remarks of (now former) information minister Fayyazul Hasan Chohan as the opposition staged a boycott in the Punjab Assembly to lodge its strong protest over the wordings. The issue was raised by PML-N’s Khalil Tahir Sandhu who said Mr Chohan disgraced the Pakistani Hindus who stood by the country at a time …

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PM Khan removes Fayyaz Chohan for racist remarks

Following Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan’s removal from ministry over derogatory remarks against the Hindu community, people around the country are praising Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) decision of taking prompt action against hate speech. Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar  Vankwani, came forth shedding light on his stance regarding the minister’s sacking on Wednesday. Speaking on Geo News morning …

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