Punjab

Controversy mars Punjab interim CM’s selection

Controversy mars Punjab interim CM’s selection

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday named Professor Dr Hasan Askari and Alauddin Marri as caretaker chief ministers of Punjab and Balochistan, respectively.Earlier, former chief ministers and opposition leaders of Punjab and Balochistan had failed to reach consensuson selection of caretaker chief ministers of their provinces. The parliamentary committees in both […]

Prof Hasan Askari named Punjab caretaker CM

Prof Hasan Askari named Punjab caretaker CM

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) nominee Professor Hasan Askari was on Thursday named by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as Punjab’s caretaker chief minister. ECP Additional Secretary Akhtar Nazir made the announcement at a press conference in Islamabad. “All respected members took part in the meeting and unanimously decided that Punjab’s caretaker CM would be Professor […]

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 […]

PTI’s takes another U-Turn, proposes Ayaz Amir’s name for caretaker Punjab CM

PTI’s takes another U-Turn, proposes Ayaz Amir’s name for caretaker Punjab CM

LAHORE ;Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday again taking U-turn on the issue of caretaker Punjab CM, once again replaced the name withdrawn the Orya Maqbool Jan’s name and proposed Ayaz Amir’s name for the top slot. PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry took to the Twitter to propose the names of Ayaz Amir, Dr Hassan Askari and […]

Nasir Khosa excuses himself from assuming charge as caretaker Punjab CM

Nasir Khosa excuses himself from assuming charge as caretaker Punjab CM

LAHORE ;Nasir Khan Khosa on Thursday has excused himself from serving as caretaker Punjab Chief Minister (CM) ahead of general elections 2018. According to sources, the leader said that he was not taken into confidence before suggesting his name. Earlier, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) took another u-turn and withdrew its nominee Nasir Khan Khos for the post of […]

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif to meet Mahmood-ur-Rasheed for second time

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif to meet Mahmood-ur-Rasheed for second time

LAHORE;Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif will hold a second meeting with Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Mahmood-ur-Rasheed to decide the name of caretaker CM. Both will consult over the new names chosen by the government and opposition. Sources say that speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal, provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah and deputy […]

Imran Khan has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Punjab CM

Imran Khan has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Punjab CM

NAROWAL:Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan on Friday saying that he has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a ceremony in Narowal, Sharif said, “It is still unknown when the Metro Bus will build in Peshawar. The nation has now run out of patience. Zardari has ruined Karachi […]

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif meets Mahmood-ur-Rasheed

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif meets Mahmood-ur-Rasheed

LAHORE :Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has met Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Mahmood-ur-Rasheed to decide name of caretaker CM. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader has said that the minister will be elected with mutual consent of the government and opposition. He also said that other political parties have also been taken into confidence […]

Lahore: Punjab CM inaugurates test run of Orange Line Train

Lahore: Punjab CM inaugurates test run of Orange Line Train

LAHORE : Another milestone was achieved in country’s modern history as Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday inaugurated test run of Orange Line Metro Bus Project, reported The Orange Line shall carry 250000 passengers daily whereas it will significantly reduce commuting time from 2:45 hours to 30 minutes. The train will cover a […]

Punjab Police to resgister honour killing cases under Section 311

Punjab Police to resgister honour killing cases under Section 311

Considering the abysmal ratio of conviction in the cases of honour killing, Punjab Police has decided to register the act of murdering someone in the name of honour as non-compoundable offence. For the purpose, Punjab Police have issued orders to insert Section 311 (Ta’zir after waiver or compounding of the right of qisas in qatl-i-amd) […]

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