Imran Mukhtar

  • TISLAMABAD - Opposition lawmakers in both houses of the parliament on Friday blasted government’s move to send Pakistani soldiers to Saudi Arabia, ignoring the joint resolution of the parliament barring sending any troops to the Kingdom. Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani summoned Defence ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The government told the Senate on Friday that a decision has been taken to proceed against former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan, who had surrendered to an intelligence agency last year, under the law. While responding to a question posed by Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government on Thursday sent mixed signals about a US motion to put Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watch list, while the lawmakers feared the move could succeed, resulting in economic and diplomatic troubles for the country. The government informed the Senate it was on a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government informed the Senate on Thursday that it has raised issue of ‘Free Karachi’ advertisements in leading US newspapers with the American government. Replaying about a call attention notice, State Minister for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal said the government had ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  After the federal government recently promulgated an ordinance to proscribe those organisations listed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), it has moved for taking over of assets and human resources of Hafiz Saeed-linked Jamaatud Dawa and the Falah-i-Insaniat ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The senators on Tuesday in a special condolence reference paid glowing tributes to late Asma Jahangir for her struggle against dictators, anti-democratic forces and the human rights violations, and remarked that she was a voice of the voiceless. The lawmakers demanded that late Jahangir ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government has banned Jundallah, an Iran-based militant organisation, which is allegedly involved in many terrorist attacks on Shia Muslims in the neighbouring country. A senior officer of the Ministry of Interior confirmed that Jundallah had been added to the list of banned ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday appointed Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, the spokesperson of the party, as its central information secretary replacing senior party leader and member of the National Assembly Shafqat Mahmood. A meeting of the PTI’s Core Committee held under the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  As the deadline of the Election Commission of Pakistan to submit nomination papers for all four provinces for the upcoming Senate elections ended on Thursday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf said that it would challenge the nomination of Ishaq Dar as PML-N candidate from Punjab. PTI ...

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