Sajid Zia

  • TLAHORE   -   The Supreme Court yesterday ordered to place the names of PML-N lawmakers Malik Afzal Khokhar and his brother Malik Saiful Maluk Khokhar in a land grabbing case. The bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar also directed them to furnish complete ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has observed that perpetrators of white-collar crime are highly clever. “It is very difficult to take action against such criminals,” he said while hearing the salary case of former LDA DG Ahad Cheema on Saturday. The ...

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  • TLAHORE - Voters in PP-168 Lahore will elect their Punjab Assembly representative on Thursday (today). The seat fell vacant due to election of Khwaja Saad Rafiq as MNA. As many as 11 candidates are in the run for his seat but tough contest is expected between the PML-N and the ruling PTI. The PML-N ...

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  • TLAHORE - Accountability Court Lahore presided over by Syed Najamul Hassan yesterday remanded PML-N lawmakers Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique to NAB custody for 10 days in Paragon Housing Society land scam. The NAB had pressed for 15 days physical custody of Khawaja brothers to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz was prevented from boarding a Doha-bound flight late Monday night following placement of his name on exit control list (ECL). Hamza Shehbaz was going to London to see his younger brother Salman Shehbaz through Qatar Airways which ...

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  • TLAHORE - Political temperature in the country is expected to shoot up after the NAB expedited action against the opposition leaders. Political observers believe that accelerated action of NAB against the political rivals of the PTI, may bring the mainstream political parties, the PML-N and the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Unlike the past a close and tough contest is expected between the ruling PTI and the Opposition PML-N in the by election being held in PP-168 Lahore on December 13. This seat was vacated by PML-N senior leader and former Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is likely to land into leadership crisis in the days to come in case its top men, including Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif, fall prey to the legal matters they are battling with at the moment. The PML-N since inception has been so much Sharifs-centric that ...

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  • TLAHORE - Rejecting the NAB plea for physical remand, an accountability court here yesterday remanded PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to judicial custody in Ashiyana-e-Iqbal Housing Project. Shehbaz, who is Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly and former Punjab chief minister, was sent to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the Punjab Government to pull down the boundary walls of the Governor House, as promised by him before the elections. He has also directed provincial government to take early steps for improving life quality of the poor and form price control committees ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court Thursday directed the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) and the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to check and shut down car-wash service stations in the city which have no water recycling system. The court had earlier set the period of two months for the service ...

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  • TLAHORE - An accountability court here yesterday extended remand of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif for another nine days - till December 6 - in Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing scam. On completion of seven days’ transit remand, NAB authorities ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The PML-N and the PPP in the election campaign had committed to the masses about addressing their woes at the earliest on coming to power but they never made such a tall claim as did the PTI about showing a distinction from the previous governments in the first 100 days ...

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  • TLAHORE - Showing skepticism over the PTI intentions, the PPP has decided to embark upon a contact drive to garner support for new south Punjab province. With the consent of the central leadership of the party, the Punjab chapter of the Pakistan People’s Party has nominated the provincial ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif will not discontinue political activity at whatever meager scale they are on his being in NAB custody despite detection of cancer symptoms in his blood. The party president is in high spirits although the leadership and workers are worried after a new type of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Supreme of Pakistan on Monday constituted a five-member bench to hear a plea seeking formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the Model Town carnage ab initio. In June 2014 incident, 14 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Idara Minhajul Quran had lost their ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The Supreme Court yesterday ordered shifting of the under-custody Omni Group Chairperson Anwar Majeed, his son Abdul Ghani Majeed and former chairman Pakistan Stock Exchange and Summit Bank Vice-Chairman Hussain Lawai to Islamabad from Karachi. A two-member bench of the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   PTI candidates Waleed Iqbal and Seemi Aizdi captured on Thursday the two Punjab Senate seats, vacated by the PML-N representatives. Young Waleed is the grandson of Allama Muhammad Iqbal while Seemi is the sister of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf stalwart Jahangir Khan ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly goes to vote today (Thursday) to elect two Senators for which the ruling PTI and the opposition PML-N have fielded their candidates.  Of the total 371 members of the Provincial Assembly, 369 are eligible to cast vote in the election today. MPAs-elect Ch Nisar Ali ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan People’s Party and its leadership are being targeted under the garb of accountability, said party’s Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira here yesterday. Addressing a press conference, Kaira took serious exception to the allegations of Benami accounts of Asif Ali ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The two mainstream parties, PTI and the PML-N, are girdling up their loins to grab the Senate seats in Punjab after they became vacant due to disqualification of two senators. The PML-N stakes in the Senate election are much high as the disqualified senators namely, ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will fully support and implement the Supreme Court decisions wherein rests supremacy of law. No confusion will remain in the mind of anybody about implementation of apex court decisions, the prime minister said while ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  A controversy was sparked here Saturday when a leaked video showed PML-Q senior leader Tariq Bashir Cheema making complaints against PTI-appointed Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar to PTI Secretary General Jahangir Tareen. The video got more significance as the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N in the given scenario on the national political landscape is struggling to avoid leadership crisis, the danger of which looms large after SC observations on Islamabad High Court order that had released party Quaid Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz and suspended their ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is determined to protect the existing local government system in Punjab adopting every legal and political means. The PML-N has already announced that it will not allow the PTI government to roll back the existing local government system which ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE - Terming the prime minister’s China visit a complete flop, Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has said that all the tall claims of the government fell flat as he failed to secure some extraordinary economic favour form Beijing. Chairing the ...

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  • TLAHORE - As mainstream parties in the Opposition, the PML-N and the PPP share many problems in the prevailing political situation but so far they are unable to develop a common strategy and policy in the National Assembly and outside the Parliament for assorted reasons. The situation today is ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   As the largest political party on the Opposition side, the PML-N is struggling hard to play the frontline role on the issues faced by the country and the policies and action taken by the PTI government on them. In the given political situation, the PML-N is unable to make ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N has named candidates for two Punjab Senate seats with determination to get them back after it lost the same due to disqualification of its Upper House members by the Supreme Court on the basis of their dual nationality. On the instructions of the Party leadership, four party men ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N will release white paper to project performance of the federal and provincial governments under Nawaz Sharif and Shehhaz Sharif to compare what the PTI government will do in the first 100 days in power. The party sources say that the PML-N is preparing to play a proactive role in ...

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