Sajid Zia

  • LAHORE - The Punjab government will challenge the Lahore High Court’s single bench decision given yesterday to make public Justice Baqar Ali Najafi’s report over Model Town killings of Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) workers on June 17, 2014. The Advocate General Office, Punjab, will file ...

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  • LAHORE - The allegations levelled by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz that their workers in NA-120 Lahore were lifted from homes two days before the polling day sound surprising given the fact that the PML-N government was in place in the Centre and the Punjab and a ...

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  • LAHORE -  The victory of the PML-N candidate Begum Kalsoom Nawaz is likely to bring about changes in the party and the party’s government. In view of the political observers the immediate focus after the election result of NA-120 Lahore by-polls, is the timeline as to when Kalsoom will ...

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  • LAHORE -  Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said that victory of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz in NA-120 by-election is a defeat for visible and invisible forces which are working against Nawaz Sharif. “You failed in your conspiracies which are still going against Nawaz Sharif. You have voted Begum Kalsoom ...

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  • LAHORE - The stage is set for a major political battle between the PML-N and the PTI in the by-election in NA-120 constituency of Lahore today. Carrying the election symbol of ‘lion’, Begum Kalsoom Nawaz is in the run for the PML-N while Dr Yasmeen Rashid is running for the PTI with the ...

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  • LAHORE - Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said that the ouster of her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif came about through a conspiracy. Nawaz Sharif has been a victim of conspiracies throughout his four years stay in power. [Islamabad] Dharna and lockdown, and Panama and Aqama were all part of ...

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  • LAHORE -  Maryam Nawaz Sharif says she respects former interior minister and PML-N stalwart Chaudhry Nisar Ahmad. In the recent past media reports flashed differences between Nisar and Maryam, claiming they were running their separate groups in the party. Responding to the media at the ...

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  • LAHORE -  Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said that Nawaz Sharif will become the prime minister of Pakistan for the fourth time. “Nobody can stop Nawaz Sharif from being elected to premiership for the fourth time,” Maryam said while addressing the PML-N Minorities Wing convention in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Now the JIT of people will decide disqualification of Nawaz Sharif as judges and complainants by voting Begum Kalsoom Nawaz to victory in NA-120 (Lahore) and the decision will need to be accepted by all and sundry. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, addressing a big gathering of the PML-N youth at the ...

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  • LAHORE - Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said the ‘drama of Panama and Aqama was staged just to undermine the victory of PML-N’ in the 2018 elections. “After disqualification of Nawaz Sharif, people have come to know why Panama and Aqama were brought in,” Maryam Nawaz told traders ...

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  • LAHORE -  Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Thursday led a big PML-N rally at Beadon Road in NA-120 constituency where her mother Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif is contesting by-election to regain the seat vacated by Nawaz Sharif after he was disqualified by Supreme Court. Maryam was accorded a very warm ...

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  • LAHORE - The by-election in NA-120 Lahore is different for at least two reasons: absence of the ruling party contestant and the independence of rightwing groups which traditionally supported right leaning parties. Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif of PML-N is not taking part in the electioneering for ...

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  • Lahore -  Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said that Panama, Aqama and disqualification were all drama and the actual ‘target’ of Sharif family’s accountability was Nawaz Sharif. “The PML-N ‘lions’ will tell the world on September 17 that Lahore belongs to Nawaz ...

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  • LAHORE -  The by-election campaign of 44 candidates in NA-120 Lahore is picking up momentum albeit eminently by three main contestants as their political stakes on the win of this seat are much higher than the others. PML-N, PTI and PPP are political parties in the limelight about their ...

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  • Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif is leaving for London on a four-day private visit on Tuesday. His visit primarily aims to inquire after the health of his sister in law Begum Kulsoom Nawaz yet he is expected to meet party leaders to discuss with them political situation and party ...

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  • LAHORE - Maryam Nawaz Sharif has said the country where Musharraf like dictator grow bigger than the law, needs change of the justice system rather than replacement of the prime minister. Every Pakistani was asking why the process of development was hampered by putting Nawaz Sharif out of power ...

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  • LAHORE -  Those behind disqualification of Nawaz Sharif are hiding today but the former prime minister is standing in the open and the whole Pakistan is standing with him, Maryam Nawaz Sharif said yesterday. She was addressing a gathering of the PML-N women to advance the election campaign of ...

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  • LAHORE -  Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is taking extra care of his security keeping in view recent terror threats to VIPs in the province. The chief minister has been facing terror threats for the last three years due to his stance on elimination of terrorism from Punjab and every part ...

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  • LAHORE - Formally making her political debut before a huge public gathering in the heart of the City on Tuesday, Maryam Nawaz asked the voters in NA-120 to ‘avenge’ the ouster for her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif by ensuring win of Kalsoom Nawaz in the ...

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  • LAHORE -  Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to leave for London on Wednesday to see his ailing spouse Kalsoom Nawaz. Kalsoom has been diagnosed with cancer during her recent visit to the UK. Reports say the former PM, who was disqualified by the Supreme Court in Panama leaks case ...

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  • LAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday told a rowdy gathering of lawyers that he was denied justice in Panama case and he urged them to support him in his ‘cause’ of establishing civilian supremacy and respect of public mandate. “It was a wrong decision, done in a ...

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  • LAHORE -  Former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is likely to leave for London on Thursday (today) morning. Sources say that former PM is most likely to leave for London today from Lahore to attend his wife Begum Kalsoom Nawaz who has been diagnosed with throat cancer during her recent ...

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  • LAHORE -  PML-N leaders have said that they do not expect justice from the NAB references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children as such they have will not appear before the Bureau’s inquiry team in relation to preparation of the references. Appearing before media on ...

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  • LAHORE -  Former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his children failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for third time on Tuesday to join the investigation into the references being framed against them on the Supreme Court order over alleged money-laundering in ...

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  • LAHORE - Lawbreaking lawyers went on the rampage at the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday after a full bench issued non-bailable arrest warrants for one of their Multan colleague. The court had ordered arrest of Multan High Court Bar Association President Sher Zaman Qureshi who had not appeared ...

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  • LAHORE - The Sharifs have asked NAB to wait decision on their review petitions before framing references against them. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz were called by the National Accountability Bureau at its Lahore Directorate yesterday for questioning ...

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  • LAHORE -  The leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) at a meeting Tuesday mooted its plan to take out another marathon rally from Lahore to Multan or beyond. The meeting, which held under former PM Nawaz Sharif at Jati Umra, observed the GT Road rally bore fruit. On July 28, the ...

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  • LAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has warned of East Pakistan-like tragedy if sanctity of vote is not established in the country. In his first address to media after home-return rally from Islamabad to Lahore at Hazoori Bagh here yesterday, he said now his top most agenda is establishing ...

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  • LAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif says he aims to bring a revolution to ensure speedy justice and better service to the people through constitutional reform that will create a more balanced relationship between different state institutions and cure the ills afflicting the overall ...

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  • LAHORE - Begum Kalsoom Nawaz yesterday filed her nomination papers for NA-120 seat, which fell vacant due to the disqualification of her husband and former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Her most powerful rival for the September 17 by-election in this Lahore constituency, Dr Yasmin Rashid of ...

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