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Assets case: Ishaq Dar’s plea for exemption from appearance rejected

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of a case regarding the assets beyond the known sources of income against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till midday on Monday. The federal minister appeared before the court of judge Muhammed Bashir and requested the exemption from the personal appearance. However, his plea was turned down. The judge…

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Army Chief’s reservations on economy are rightful: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that Army Chief’s reservations on the economy are rightful, Samaa reported. In an interview on SAMAA TV program News Beat hosted by anchorperson Paras Jahanzeb, Khan said that army chief should be concerned about the country. The PTI chief termed foreign debt as a security threat to…

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Nawaz moves SC again against multiple corruption references

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday filed a petition before the Supreme Court over filing of three corruption references against him in view of the Panama papers case verdict. The petition was filed through Khawaja Haris under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution. The application observed that multiple references against the accused, for…

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Video: Startling revelations about Sharif family’s corruption

Samaa’s anchor Mubasher Lucman, in his talk-show ‘Khara Sach’, makes shocking disclosures about Sharif family’s corruption. Watch here…

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Lawyers, PML-N workers clash with security at court, indictment postponed

NEWS DESK: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and son-in-law, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar, arrived at the accountability court on Friday for the hearing of the three graft cases against the Sharif family. Charges were to be framed in today’s hearing on Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar. However, that could not happen as lawyers and…

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Sheikh Rashid vows to unveil PM Abbasi’s corruption in Pak-Qatar LNG deal

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim Leagued (AML) chief, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, on Tuesday vowed to unveil documents of Pak-Qatar LNG import contract, accusing Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of being involved in the ‘scandal’. “I have acquired from three countries the documents of Pakistan’s 15-year deal with Qatar for import of LNG. These documents are in my…

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Mubasher Lucman’s ‘Khara Sach’ airs from SAMAA TV tonight

Anchor Mubasher Lucman’s show ‘Khara Sach’ will start airing on SAMAA TV from Monday night. The anchorperson will highlight the corruption taking place in the country and malpractises in his hard-hitting style in the program. The program will air on 11.03pm.

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Ishaq Dar’s indictment is a ‘joke’, says Sanaullah

LAHORE: Punjab’s Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has called Finance Minister’s indictment in corruption reference as a joke. He made the statements while speaking exclusively with Samaa TV. The law minister stated that that a fraud is being committed with Pakistan. He went on to say that the nation is “watching everything”. Sanaullah stated that no…

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Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption reference, denies charges

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Wednesday indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption case of having assets beyond income. The Finance Minister denied charges leveled by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and vowed to defend his position to prove himself innocent. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir read out the charge sheet against Ishaq Dar in the…

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Nawaz Sharif vows to fight corruption charges

Islamabad: Sacked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption court Tuesday, vowing to fight the allegations as proceedings begun in a trial that could ultimately decide whether he faces imprisonment. The Supreme Court ended Sharif’s tenure as prime minister in July, banning him from holding public office following an investigation into corruption allegations…

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I curse this system of corruption: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

NEWS DESK: PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said he curses the system of corruption that makes the poor poorer and the rich richer. Watch his statement in Samaa Tehelka:

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Video: Nawaz Sharif safe because of corrupt officials, says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan stated that the state institutions are not taking action against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif because corrupt officers are employed in it.

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Imran misappropriated party funds for NA-120 by-election: Ayesha Gulalai

ISLAMABAD: Estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ayesha Gulalai accused on Tuesday Imran Khan of usurping donation money, adding that party funds were misappropriated on a large scale, reported APP. Talking to media after submitting reply with the Election Commission in disqualification case, the lawmaker stated that the reference was filed against her to malign her…

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Sharif family is employing delay tactics: Arif Alvi

NEWS DESK: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Arif Alvi accused the Sharif family of employing delay tactics. He said that NAB will eventually send them to jail. Watch here:

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JI chief demands accountability for all

NEWS DESK: Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Sirajul Haq demanded that everyone, including bureaucrats and judges, should be held accountable for any corruption. Watch here:

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Seven dead, dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

MUMBAI: At least seven people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai Thursday, after days of heavy rain swamped the city. Rescuers using diggers sifted through the remains of the four-storey residential building which gave way around 08:40 am (0310 GMT) in the densely populated area…

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Anti-corruption chairperson says courts acquit corruption suspects

NEWS DESK: There are 700 cases of corruption being heard in courts, said Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Chairperson Alauddin Bullo. “We register FIRs and challans but suspects are acquitted by the courts,” he said. According to him, some officials of the ACE are also involved in corruption. Watch this video:

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SC orders removal of Dr Asim’s name from ECL

ISLAMABAD: In a ruling on Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan issued directives to remove Dr Asim’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).  According to details, the apex court ordered Sindh High Court to return Dr Asim’s passport to him as it allowed the former petroleum minister to fly out of the country for…

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NAB committed to eradicate corruption by showing zero tolerance: Qamar

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudry Monday said that NAB was committed to eradicate corruption by using all its resources by adopting zero tolerance. He termed the eradication of corruption as a national duty. He said this while addressing as chief guest after inauguration of new building of NAB Headquarters here. He…

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Eradication of corruption top priority: NAB boss

VIENNA: Chairman National Accountability Bureau, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said  eradication of corruption is top priority of the Bureau. Addressing the International Conference on Anti-Corruption in Vienna, he said NAB is committed to recover looted money from the corrupt and deposit it in the national exchequer. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said prevention of corruption is integral component…

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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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