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India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.Surveys broadcast at the end of voting for five state assemblies showed the […]

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

ISLAMABAD  – Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Supreme Court (SC) today (Tuesday) in Pakpattan shrine’s land transfer case.The PML-N supremo decided to appear before the court after consultation with his legal team. The former prime minister will present his stance before the court in case […]

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif to appear before NAB court today

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif to appear before NAB court today

LAHORE  –  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif is set to appear before an accountability court today (Thursday) n a case pertaining to Ashiana Housing scam.National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) team will seek the transit remand of Sharif for appearance in National Assembly session due to be held […]

US envoy hopes for Afghan peace deal before April election

US envoy hopes for Afghan peace deal before April election

KABUL (AFP) – US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said Sunday he hoped the Taliban and Afghan government would strike a peace deal within five months — even as the militants inflict record high casualties on security forces.Back in Kabul after a second round of regional meetings that are believed to have included the Taliban, Afghan-born Khalilzad […]

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif produced before court for third time

Ashiana Housing scam: Shehbaz Sharif produced before court for third time

LAHORE – Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has been produced before the accountability court for third time in Ashiana-e-Iqbal housing scheme case today (Monday).Justice Najam-ul-Hassan heard the case during which, Shehbaz Sharif said that he is being trialed in fake cases and that he has answered all the queries of NAB related […]

Ashiana Housing scandal: Shehbaz Sharif produced before accountability court

Ashiana Housing scandal: Shehbaz Sharif produced before accountability court

LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday has been produced before the accountability court after he was detained by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Ashiana Housing scandal. Sources told that during the hearing headed by Justice Najam-ul-Hassan, NAB will seek physical remand of […]

In Pictures: Election frenzy before election 2018

In Pictures: Election frenzy before election 2018

Just like the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, the auspicious occasion of Eid or the joyous festive of Christmas, Elections, too, are celebrated enthusiastically all over Pakistan.As time passes by and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) gears up to prepare for the polls, the streets fill up with slogan-enchanting, charged up, enthusiastic […]

Maryam Nawaz, Yasmin Rashid appear before returning officer

Maryam Nawaz, Yasmin Rashid appear before returning officer

LAHORE;Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Yasmin Rashid have on Wednesday appeared before returning officer for scrutiny of their nomination papers. According to details, Maryam Nawaz visited the session court for her candidacy in NA-127 and PP-173 constituencies while she and PTI’s Yasmin Rashid were also summoned for […]

Asghar Khan case: Nawaz fails to appear before SC despite summon

Asghar Khan case: Nawaz fails to appear before SC despite summon

ISLAMABAD ; Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader Nawaz Sharif failed to appear before the Supreme Court on Wednesday despite a summon.A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of the case. “Those who were accused of receiving money have been issued notices. Where is Mr Nawaz Sharif?” asked the […]

Punjab CM to appear before NAB in Saaf Pani case tomorrow

Punjab CM to appear before NAB in Saaf Pani case tomorrow

LAHORE ;National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday summoned Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif in Saaf Pani Company case, reported Dunya News. As per details garnered, Shehbaz Sharif will appear before NAB at 2PM to submit his reply. It is worth here to mention that Dunya News had unearthed mammoth irregularities worth Rs56 bn in […]