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Nawaz Sharif evading NRO topic in media

Nawaz evades question on Imran’s NRO comments Since he was freed from Adiala jail, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is avoiding media interaction and referring all the queries towards PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb. Today too, he evaded questions regarding Prime Minister Imran Khan’s televised speech in which he had stated that the opposition parties will not get any relief from …

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Obvious perceptions

Few weeks back Zardari, his sister and three of their main henchmen were produced before the Banking Court. These fellows are not yet convicted but are accused of astronomical volumes of money laundering through hundreds of fake accounts. So were and are Sharifs being brought before NAB Courts albeit they are convicts. Have you noticed the difference between the two …

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PTI post elections

The initial outcome of the elections produced a less than decisive outcome for PTI- despite emerging as the most favored party- it still fell short on the minimum benchmark to form its governments in Center. Key party members- especially Jehangir Tareen- were depicted in social media memes for concentrated efforts in trying to tilt independent candidates and smaller parties in …

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Political parties’ doubt coming elections transparency

Senators doubt credibility of polls Senators belonging to different political parties on Monday questioned the neutrality of caretaker government in the prevalent political situation where certain contestants running in this month’s polls are being arrested and cases against them are being instituted. On the inaugural day of the new session, lawmakers said that caretaker government remained silent when politicians were …

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Elections on our minds

Elections sans hype Where is the beef? Despite general elections just a month away the hype and excitement traditionally associated with them is conspicuously missing. Perhaps the action will start soon after political parties finalize their respective panels. Right now the two main contenders are embroiled in dealing with dissent within their own parties over the process of awarding party …

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PML-N fails to check its corrupt lawmakers

Sharif’s party dithers on punishing lawmakers Although Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced it is taking action against 20 lawmakers who defied party orders in the Senate elections, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz shelved at least three internal probes, including one concerning alleged horse-trading in Senate polls. In March this year, the new PML-N President, Shehbaz Sharif, ordered an internal probe against lawmakers who …

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Senate Elections A Wake-up Call For Political Parties

First the positives. It is a good thing that Baluchistan got its first Chairman Senate. It has a symbolic value for the strengthening of the federation and to counter the narrative by some international sponsors that Baluchistan wants separation. The successful conclusion of Senate elections is a step forward towards general elections. Completion of tenure by the second elected civilian …

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