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Voting underway in Lodhran by-elections

News Analysis | Voting is underway in the NA-154 by-elections in Lodhran. The seat fell vacant after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen was disqualified last...

The real difference between PTI and PML-N

Muhammad Talha | With the next general elections around the corner, all political parties of Pakistan are girding up their loins to enter the political...

Nawaz not to be Party to case on Petition which Challenges...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday resumed the hearing of the petition which challenged the Elections Act 2017. The Act...

Talal Chaudhry given one week to respond to contempt of Supreme...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court served a show-cause to the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday, ordering him to file...

Saudis ban botox lips for Camels at beauty pageant

AFP | Huddled together on a dusty racetrack, Saudi judges scrutinise pouty lips and shapely humps in a high-stakes camel beauty pageant mired in scandal after botox and cosmetic...

Accountability court allows NAB to record witness statements via video link

News Analysis | The accountability court hearing three corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt(Retd) Safdar on Friday, allowed National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

SC issues notice to Nawaz Sharif after adjourning Article 62(1)(f) hearing

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday started the hearing of the case pertaining to Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution. The disqualification period...

Is PML-N trying to drive a wedge between PPP and PTI?

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif blasted Imran Khan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the National Assembly (NA) today for what he described as...

Sharif appears before the accountability court amid tight security

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retd.) Safdar appeared before the accountability court today amid tight security...

Chief Justice defends Hudaibiya Paper Mills decision

News Analysis | On Saturday afternoon in Lahore, Chief Justice Saqib Nasir, held a press conference to clarify the role of the Supreme Court has...

IHC reserves the decision on NAB’s petition seeking to quash Safdar’s...

News Analysis | On Thursday, a two-member bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) reserved the judgment on the petition filed by the National Accountability...

Supreme Court declares verdict on Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen

News Analysis | PML-N’s attempts to have Imran Khan disqualified have been dismissed by the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon. Jahangir Tareen on the other...

Will Imran Khan get disqualified today?

News Analysis | The apex court of Pakistan will declare the much-awaited reserved-judgment in the disqualification case pitted against the Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan...

More PML-N lawmakers leaving the party piles the pressure on Sharif...

News Analysis | On Tuesday, five PML-N lawmakers submitted resignations to their respective assembly secretariats in protest over government inaction against Punjab Law Minister Rana...

Anti-graft Court rejects Nawaz’s lawyer’s objections

News Analysis | Anti-graft court in Islamabad has dismissed the protests raised by the counsel for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against a prosecution...

Nawaz Sharif represents the predatorification of politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari| It’s never too late to learn. And that includes Nawaz Sharif. And as one proverb goes ‘no matter how far wrong you...

PML-N’s sheer incompetence

Shiffa Yousafzai | There are 206 bones in the human body. And all the bones in the body of PML-N have been fractured, leaving it...

Accountability court adjourns reference hearing till 4th December!

News Analysis | On Tuesday, an accountability court adjourned the hearing of the graft references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz...

The general elections are approaching: are you a type I or...

Waqas Shabbir | With the General Elections just around the corner, political parties are gearing up and starting their campaigns for the elections. With two...

Imran’s reminder: Corruption is the only ideology of Nawaz

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan lambasted the ousted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and stated, “Nawaz’s ideology is corruption”. He said this...

Sharif Corruption knows no bounds

 Ikram Sehgal | The Nawaz Sharif episode shows that pervasive corruption has not only acquired respectability in a perverse manner in Pakistan but left to...

Sharifs Appear in Accountability court after yesterdays boost in the Assembly

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law, Capt.Safdar appeared in the accountability court on Wednesday as the trial...

Is Nawaz Sharif really an Ideology?

News Analysis | The president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who has been recently disqualified from public office by the Supreme Court...

Nisar’s statements point to possible tensions within PML(N)

News Analysis | Prominent PML-N politician Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday that his party wanted the next general elections to be held on...

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has decided to field the incumbent Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif as the candidate for the premiership...

Nawaz Sharif – The unacceptable face of our politics

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | How did we reach the point where the former prime minister is spewing hatred and contempt against the superior judiciary and...

Nawaz & lieutenants discuss ‘future’; Where: London?

News Analysis | Senior leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) including Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London for an important meeting....

ANP chief seeks to create ‘Pakhtun’ province

News Analysis | The chief of the Awami National Party (ANP) vowed to assimilate all Pashtun majority areas into a single unit, making it a...

Imran more open to accountability than Sharifs?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court on Monday observed that while Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen provided answers and evidence when asked, the Sharif family...

New challenge for Nawaz Sharif: Senate amends Election Act 2017

 News Analysis | Opposition parties in the Senate have jointly amended the Election Act 2017, making it impossible for Nawaz Sharif to be president of...

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