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No one from Sharif family shows up for NAB hearings

NEWS DESK: Despite notices, no one from the Sharif family showed up for hearings at the NAB office in Lahore on Friday. The family’s spokesperson, Asif Kirmani, maintained that no notice was received. On the other hand, preparations for the hearing were in full swing at NAB’s office, where the director-general of the watchdog along…

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This man, contesting elections for past 29 years, admits he wants to commit ‘mid-level corruption’

NEWS DESK: This man, Nawab Amber Shahzada, has been contesting elections for the past 29 years. According to him, he wants to commit ‘mid-level corruption’. Check out his views by watching this video: Disclaimer: This is parody by Samaa reporter Shahid Hussain.

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105 politicians, bureaucrats facing corruption cases in Sindh

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sindh has filed a list in Sindh High Court comprising of 105 names of politicians and bureaucrats facing corruption cases in the province. Watch this report…

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BoK scam a test case for Imran, Siraj: Afridi

PESHAWAR: Former PTI’s Minister Ziaullah Afridi has challenged Imran Khan and Central Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Siraj-ul-Haq for a debate over alleged corruption scandal of Bank of Khyber (Bok). Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Tuesday, Ziaullah Afridi, who was arrested by KP’s Ehtesab Commission on charges of corruption, observed that…

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Ex-EOBI boss Zafar Gondal sacked over gross corruption

ISLAMABAD: Former Chairman Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution Zafar Gondal has been sacked from his office on Saturday after charges of corruption and misconduct were proved against him. It should be mentioned here that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved his dismissal from the service. The PM House confirmed saying the charges of corruption and misconduct…

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India bid to reinstate Sreesanth fixing ban

MUMBAI: India’s cricket board will appeal against a court order that lifted fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth’s life ban for match-fixing, a senior official told AFP on Friday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not agree with the Kerala state high court order that acquitted Sreesanth for lack of proof, the official…

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You’re irrelevant, Maryam tells Imran after his anti-Nawaz tirade

NEWS DESK: PTI chief Imran Khan unleashed a tirade of tweets aimed at ousted PM Nawaz Sharif – Maryam Nawaz Sharif just couldn’t take it anymore. Responding to the last of Imran’s series of tweets, she told him “You’re irrelevant.” Imran took a jibe at Nawaz’ rally, calling it ‘Corruption Bachao’ rally. Take a look…

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PTI members seek corruption inquiry against Ayesha Gulalai

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members jointly filed a complaint in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking investigation against former party leader Ayesha Gulalai and her father Shamsul Qayyum over being involved in corruption. The complaints were filed by Gulalai’s ex-secretary Noor Zaman Khan, Arif Marwat and Saleem Nawaz. They stated that Ayesha Gulalai and her…

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Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka chief

COLOMBO: Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka’s string of humiliating defeats on the country’s cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council. In what could be the opening shots of a new bid to head Sri Lanka Cricket, Ranatunga, 53, told AFP there was no “proper discipline” in the national…

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Musharraf advocating dictatorship from abroad: Nawaz Sharif

                    ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, while responding to recent remarks by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, said that the ex-dictator is supporting dictatorship while sitting outside the country. In an informal chat with reporters at Punjab House in Islamabad on Saturday, the Pakistan Muslim…

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NAB signs MOU with china for transparency in CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said the Bureau is pursuing Zero Tolerance Policy to eradicate corruption from the country. He was chairing a meeting to review latest progress on NAB’s Awareness and Prevention campaign on “Say No To Corruption” in Islamabad. He said NAB’s awareness campaign has been effectively highlighted in…

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Video: Daniyal Aziz accuses Imran Khan of not being ‘Sadiq and Ameen’

PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz accused PTI Chairman Imran Khan of not being Sadiq and Ameen as by claiming that the latter had declared his apartment in 2000, not in 1997.

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Pakistan to elect new PM on Tuesday

Islamabad: Pakistan’s parliament will meet on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif following an investigation into corruption allegations against his family. The ruling party named Sharif’s younger brother Shahbaz as his successor over the weekend, but he must first enter parliament by contesting the seat left vacant…

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Panama Case judgment poses no threat to democracy: Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Supreme Court’s verdict to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister in Panamagate Case is not a judicial coup, Samaa reported. He made the statement in a press briefing on Friday. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Supreme Court’s verdict in Panamagate Case will help curbing corruption…

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After Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar, Khawaja Asif’s UAE iqama comes to the fore

ISLAMABAD: After Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif’s UAE iqama has come to the fore. As per the iqama, the defence minister is an employee of a company in Dubai. Asif did not mention the income he earned through his employment in Dubai in his nomination papers filed to the ECP for…

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NAB received over 0.3 mln complaints against corruption so far

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry on Monday said since its inception the Bureau has received about 3,43,356 complaints from individuals, private and public organizations. During this period, the bureau authorized 11,581 complaint verifications, 7587 inquiries, 3846 investigations, filed 2,808 corruption references in respective accountability courts with 76 percent overall conviction ratio….

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WATCH: PM Nawaz will emerge victorious, says Abid Sher Ali

State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali claimed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will emerge victorious in all cases against him.

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Series of events leading to Zafar Hijazi’s ultimate arrest

NEWS DESK: SECP Chairperson Zafar Hijazi was taken into custody by FIA officials over corruption charges from within the premises of the court on Friday. Watch this report for a timeline of the events leading to his ultimate arrest:

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Is the PM not part of the Sharif family, asks Justice Ijazul Ahsan

NEWS DESK: Referring to PM Nawaz Sharif’s speech on the floor of the National Assembly in which he talked about the London flats, Justice Ijazul Ahsan asked if the PM was not part of the Sharif family. Watch this report:

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Lawmakers call for accountability of all

ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Upper House of the Parliament on Thursday called for across the board accountability of all rather than targeting a single family. They said there should not be any discrimination and everybody should be taken to task. Opening discussion on the JIT report constituted on Panama Papers case, Senator Muhammad Azam Swati…

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PM Sharif’s rule worse than a dictator: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is ruling worse than a military dictator, Samaa reported. Speaking to media on Wednesday, Khan said that PM Sharif’s business is corruption. “The prime minister has no other business,” he added. Khan stated that all of the prime minister’s offshore…

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