Sajid Zia

  • TLAHORE  -   The PML-N Monday continued protest outside Punjab Assembly against suspension of its six lawmakers amid announcement by Speaker Ch Pervez Elahi to form a special committee for probing the October 16th sad incident when the House witnessed a an unruly scene that resulted ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   The PML-N’s boycott of the Punjab Assembly budget session will indeed make the treasury job easy to get the budget approved. What the opposition-treasury did on budget day, has not been seen in the history of the assembly before although the rival side in the past ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former minister Zaeem Hussain Qadri is no more harsh on the PML-N after his wife took oath as MPA of this party elected on reserved seat, 70 days after the general polls were held. Qadri who had parted ways with the PML-N about a month before the July 25 election, is still not minded to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition on Friday staged a protest sit-in outside the Punjab Assembly against barring six MPAs from entering the assembly building by the Chair. These six PML-N members were accused of creating raucous and ugly scenes in the house during the presentation of budget. And the speaker ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   The by-election victory has come as a big morale booster to the PML-N, providing it the confidence to play on the front-foot in the national politics. After capturing 11 of the total 35 seats in the by-polls, the opposition party is more than satisfied, especially as it ...

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday created rumpus in the house as the new government presented provincial budget for the remaining eight months of the current FY 2018-19. The opposition lawmakers, led by PML-N members, were raising loud slogans against government. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N Quaid and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are not likely to appear in party rallies for the time being although demands in this regard by the party workers has been growing with every passing day since they came back home after suspension of ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The by-polls results on four City seats count much to gauge popularity of the mainstream political parties, public acceptance of their narrative against each other and get themselves lined up for future politics in the country. The city is going to have by-polls on each two ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N is not organising any function today to mark October 12, the day when General Pervez Musharraf toppled Nawaz Sharif’s government in 1999. The party is busy in its by-election campaign otherwise wounds of October 12 are as fresh today as they were in the past, said PML-N ...

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  • TLAHORE - After being denied entry to the Punjab Assembly, the PML-N lawmakers Wednesday held a protest ‘session’ outside the main gate against the arrest of Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif. The ‘assembly’ of PML-N MPAs to record protest against the nabbing of former ...

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  • TLAHORE - After the Punjab Assembly speaker failed to convene the session on Tuesday on their requisition, PML-N lawmakers decided to hold their own session outside the assembly chambers today (Wednesday) to mount pressure on the government to produce Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif in the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The PML-N has decided to hold their own sessions outside the national and Punjab assemblies from tomorrow if the speakers concerned did not hold house sessions. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz however decided against taking the matter of the arrest of party president Shehbaz ...

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  • TLAHORE/ISLAMABAD   -   PML-N has decided to forcefully protest the arrest of party president and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, both inside and outside the parliament. It however has decided to keep their protest peaceful and within the legal ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif yesterday suspended the party membership of former provincial minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan for making a controversial statement against the establishment. The PML-N president also set up a three-member committee to ascertain facts behind issuing such ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Punjab minister and PML-N leader Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan stirred furor yesterday when he stated that the PML-N was going to form government in Punjab in next two months after his party had mended fences with the establishment through the efforts of former chief minister Shehbaz ...

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  • TLAHORE - Electioneering in two national and two provincial assembly constituencies in the city is picking up slowly before the by-elections on October 14. PML-N and PTI are pitted against each other in all four constituencies in the city, which is considered political stronghold of the PML-N. So ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is not going to let ruling PTI get an easy win in the contest for Senate seat vacated by PTI leader and Punjab governor Ch Sarwar. The opposition party has fielded Khwaja Ahmad Hassaan, who was defeated second time in succession by Pakistan Tehrike ...

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  • TLAHORE - By-elections for two each National Assembly and Punjab Assembly seats in the city are going to be not only an interesting electoral battle between the PML-N and the PTI but also a vindication of acceptance of their policies, decisions and stance on results of the last general ...

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  • TLAHORE - A very warm welcome was accorded by PML-N workers to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar when they reached Lahore yesterday, after their release from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail. The special plane carrying them landed at Haj ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday warned that any person who attempts to hinder the construction of Diamer-Bhasha Dam will be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution. “Water is more expensive than gold now and we will not allow its theft,” ...

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  • TLAHORE - Thousands of people from across the country offered namaze janaza of three-time first lady of Pakistan, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz yesterday. Eminent religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil led the funeral prayer at Sharif Medical Complex (SMC) ground, near Jati Umra farmhouse of the Sharif ...

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  • TLAHORE/LONDON   -  Hundreds of people including family members offered funeral prayer of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz at the Regent’s Park mosque in central London on Thursday. The wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif breathed her last on Tuesday at ...

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  • TLAHORE - Deeply dejected by the death of his spouse, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif passed a quiet day at Jatiumra residence. PML-N leader, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (r) Safdar were brought Tuesday night to Raiwind from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former three-time first lady of Pakistan and spouse of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Begum Kulsoom Nawaz breathed her last in London yesterday after protracted ailment of cancer. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was 68 years of age. She will be laid to rest at her family residence, Jati ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced to create a fund for the construction of dams with his consent. “We welcome the government decision for setting up fund for dams that came about after permission from the Supreme ...

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  • TLAHORE - Among the unsung heroes of the September 1965 Pak-India war, the name of late parliamentarian Ch Zahoor Elahi stands singular for playing a vital role in the financial support of widows and dependents of the martyrs. Ch Zahoor Elahi, father for former Prime Minister Ch Shujaat Hussain and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Defence Day will be marked today to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1965 War.  In the city, the day will dawn with special prayers for prosperity, followed by 21-gun salute and different programmes to be organised by government and non government originations to pay tribute to the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz) is still not out of fear of its members’ voting against the party decision in the presidential election as it happened in the election for the Punjab Assembly speaker when it had lost 12 votes to rival candidate Ch Pervez Elahi in the secret ...

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  • TLAHORE - The JI leaders yesterday held a meeting with PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to discuss the strategy for the September 4 presidential election and to bring a consensus candidate for this office by taking the PPP on board. A delegation of the JI; a component of the MMA which now is a ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Eidul Azha was celebrated throughout Pakistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Indian Occupied Kashmir with religious zeal and fervour. In Occupied Kashmir, Kashmiris celebrated Eid amid strict restrictions by the Indian forces. Millions of animals were sacrificed after Eid ...

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