Imran Mukhtar

  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Friday in the maiden sitting of the fresh Senate session lashed out at the National Accountability Bureau what it said the anti-corruption watchdog was only victimising the politicians of two opposition parties and the bureaucrats. The lawmakers said that a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite existence of the federal government’s Exit Control List, the Federal Investigation Agency maintains a separate Provisional National Identification List under which some politicians including PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz have been barred from flying abroad, a Senate panel was ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  In response to the letter of Punjab government, the Federal govt on Monday declared the designated official residence of the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif as the sub-jail till the conclusion of ongoing session of the Lower House of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of Interior is in the process of reviewing its licences policy on prohibited bore arms and will announce it after the approval of Prime Minister Imran Khan. However, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has lifted the earlier ban on issuance of prohibited bore (PB) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Contrary to past precedent and in violation of the party’s original constitution, a number of ministers and other functionaries of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal and provincial governments have yet to give up their party positions. According to the original ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Upper House of the Parliament would meet on December 14 to discuss a host of issues ranging from the country’s economic conditions, depreciation in rupee value, Pakistan’s role in Afghan reconciliation and the opening of Kartarpur Corridor. President Dr Arif Alvi has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi Tuesday announced that Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved formation of a five-member parliamentary committee that will maintain close liaison with the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) investigating abduction and killing of Superintendent of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In a bid to implement Prime Minister Imran Khan’s first 100 days plan, the ministry of interior has been working on a proposal to establish all-powerful National Security Organisation that will have an oversight role over the country’s all civilian law-enforcement ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first 100 days of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf government is drawing to close but the ambitious targets set for a small span of time hardly came on ground except a few concrete things that could be counted on fingers. PTI is preparing to launch a detailed progress report at an event ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - State Minister for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi is under fire from government for speaking against Saudi Arabia in a meeting with President International Islamic University, Islamabad Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh. Some of the close aides of Prime Minister Imran Khan insisted that the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Following the legacy of his predecessor, Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has asserted himself through some of his recent decisions only to land him in hot water because he simultaneously has locked horns with the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the opposition party — ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cabinet came under severe criticism in the Senate on Friday over their strong reaction on a ruling of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani that barred Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from attending the sittings of the house. Former Senate Chairman and PPP ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Only a day after the Senate witnessed a rumpus over the government alleged corruption charges against the opposition parties, Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Thursday conditionally barred Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from attending the remaining sittings ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Counter Terrorism Wing of Federal Investigation Agency has summoned at least 24 former and sitting lawmakers of Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan in a terror-financing and money-laundering case registered against MQM founder Altaf Hussain last year. The CTW has issued ...

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  • TIslamabad-The federal government on Tuesday decided to revise “master plan” of the federal capital in order the meet requirements of over 2 million people. The plan is being revised after 58 years since the establishment of Islamabad. Prime Minister Imran Khan took the decision in a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The government on Monday informed the Senate that the Federal Board of Revenue started action against 242 Pakistanis whose names had appeared in Panama Papers for having offshore wealth. Winding up debate in the house on a special requisition moved by opposition, State ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The top bosses of National Counter Terrorism are likely to recommend to the federal government to close down its Joint Intelligence Directorate — a place having representation of all intelligence and law enforcement agencies to coordinate intelligence information ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday in the parliamentary party meeting stressed the need for formation of a committee comprising members from the treasury and opposition benches to devise a joint strategy for the smooth running of the National Assembly. The parliamentary party of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A senior officer of the Frontier Corps Balochistan (South) Thursday informed the Senate Standing Committee of Interior that southern area of the province is also facing threats from sub-nationalist Baloch groups and some Islamic militant organisations. Briefing the committee about the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Inspector General of Frontier Corps Balochistan (North) Major General Nadeem Anjum Wednesday testified before a Senate panel that Arab-based militant organisation Islamic State or Daesh have no footprints in the province. He also ruled out that there was a separatist ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In one of the country’s biggest breach of data of commercial banks, hackers have stolen online data containing details of citizens’ accounts and depriving many of large amounts of money from almost all Pakistani banks, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) said on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Tuesday decided to review the party’s constitution and formed a 21-member “Review Committee” headed by its Secretary General Arshad Dad. A notification issued by PTI says that the party’s Constitution Review Committee has been formed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Soon after the killing of JUI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq, the Ministry of Interior has written to all mainstream politicians warning that they are facing similar life threats, Senate was informed on Tuesday. JUI-F Senator Maulana Attaur Rehman taking part in the debate on the recent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore - Only a day after the government reached an agreement with the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan to get the protests called off throughout the country, it decided to launch a countrywide crackdown on those who caused loss to public and private property. As part of the crackdown, both ...

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  • TIslamabad - Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani summoned session of the Upper House of the Parliament on Tuesday on a special requisition submitted by opposition parties to discuss terms of foreign loans, possible intervention of Pakistan in Middle East conflict and the increase in gas and electricity ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The overall fragile security situation of the country faced another jolt on Friday with the assassination of JUI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq, putting the government in another test of maintaining law and order in the country that is already facing sit-ins and protests against acquittal ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  The federal government throughout the country has put security on high alert for today fearing more protests could erupt after Friday prayers. Protests erupted throughout the country mostly led by activists of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) on Wednesday after the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Stressing the need for introducing visa-free regime among Asian countries, Acting President and Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has called for taking solid and practical steps to create an Asian Parliament. “We need to move forward by introducing a visa-free regime among Asian ...

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  • TGWADAR  -   Acting President and Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani Monday said holding of an international moot connected with the Asian Parliamentary Assembly at the smart port city of Gwadar has sent a positive message around the world about Balochistan. While addressing the opening ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Task Force on Combating Financing of Terrorism on Thursday urged all the stakeholders for implementation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s Action Plan to move Pakistan out of its grey list. The meeting of the National Task Force on CFT was held in the chair ...

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