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21 illegally constructed housing societies to be demolished in Gujranwala

Some societies have been knocked down already

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January 10, 2019

 

Khairpur PS-30 candidates ready themselves for the by-elections

The winning PPP candidate won two seats and chose to vacate the PS-30 spot

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October 11, 2018

 

GDA lawmaker pulls a Zulfiqar Mirza: Zardari is a ‘don’

Jatoi’s remarks created chaos in the session, disrupting debate on budgetary proposals.

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September 24, 2018

 

Imran Khan has wasted his 22-year struggle in just 10 days: Fazlur Rahman

The crisis of the PTI government is that it’s in inexperienced hands. Prime Minister Imran Khan has wasted his 22-year long struggle in just 10 days, said JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. Speaking to reporters in Quetta, he said the opposition has already rejected the results of the July 25 general elections. He demanded the chief…

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August 30, 2018

 

Presidential candidate Fazl-ur-Rehman fails to get MQM, GDA support

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief, Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, on Wednesday met the leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan and Grand Democratic Alliance to seek their support for the September 4 presidential election. Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman is one of the three candidates who are in the run. The two others are PTI’s Dr Arif Alvi and PPP’s Barrister…

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August 30, 2018

 

PM finalises names for 20-member federal cabinet

Prime Minister Imran Khan has finalised the names of the federal cabinet members and their portfolios after consulting other parties. There are 15 ministers and five advisors in the cabinet that includes lawmakers from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Grand Democratic Alliance, according to our correspondent. PTI’s Asad Umar will serve as the finance and…

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August 18, 2018

 

Murad, Mehmood, Mahar, Mian Nisar? Sindh, KP elect CMs today

  The assemblies of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will elect their chief ministers today, Thursday. In Sindh, the Pakistan Peoples Party has nominated former chief minister Murad Ali Shah once again. The Grand Democratic Alliance has fielded Shehryar Mahar for the post. The PPP has 97 seats out of the Sindh Assembly’s total of 168….

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August 16, 2018

 

Murad Ali Shah is likely to become the Sindh chief minister again

The PPP has named Murad Ali Shah as its nominee for slot of Sindh chief minister. The party won 76 seats in the July 25 elections and is in a comfortable position to form its government in Sindh for the third consecutive time. Murad was elected as an MPA from Sehwan’s PS-34.  This will be…

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August 11, 2018

 

GDA offers ‘unconditional’ support to PTI

The Grand Democratic Alliance has assured unconditional support to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in the formation of government in the centre. GDA chief Pir Pagara, who is also the head of Pakistan Muslim League Functional, announced it after meeting a PTI delegation. “We are fully supporting PTI and we had assured this even before the elections,”…

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August 9, 2018

 

PTI in ‘comfortable’ position to form governments in Islamabad, Punjab: Fawad Chaudhry

PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has claimed that his party is in a comfortable position to form governments in Islamabad and Punjab. “We have over 180 seats in the Punjab assembly,” he said. “PML-Q is our ally in both federal and Punjab governments but the provincial chief minister would be from the PTI.” He said that…

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July 30, 2018

 

Final results: PTI becomes the largest party in NA with 115 seats

The PTI has emerged as the largest political party in the parliament after the Election Commission of Pakistan released the final election results on Saturday evening. According to the ECP, the PTI has become the largest political party in national assembly with 115 seats, while the PML-N managed to secure 64 seats in the lower…

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July 28, 2018

 

PS-111 winner Imran Ismail says he will focus on Karachi’s water issues

The biggest issue in Karachi is water, said Imran Ismail. This will be the PTI candidate’s first term in the provincial assembly after being elected from PS-111 Karachi.  The areas in his constituency are the CBC and Civil Lines. “There’s no drinking water nor is there any tap water,” he told SAMAA TV reporter Ashraf Khan….

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July 27, 2018

 

NA-200, Larkana: Bilawal holds it firm in Bhutto’s home constituency …

Garhi Khuda Bakhsh: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PPP chairperson, is leading with 14,969 votes against MMA’s Rashid Soomro who received 4,164 votes as of 2:29. Bilawal Bhutto is contesting for the first time from Larkana, his home constituency.   Candidates: Rashid Soomro of the MMA (GDA to support Soomro in the election). Halima Bhutto of the PTI. No political background….

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July 23, 2018

 

General Election 2018: Sindh’s PS-62 Hyderabad constituency

PS-62 Hyderabad 132,864 voters Previously PS-47 103 polling stations Areas: Qasimabad Khathri Additional Khathri Hatri Candidates: Ayaz Latif Palijo of the GDA who is head of the Qaumi Awami Tehreek. Jam Khan Shoro of the PPP is a former local government minister in the last government. Saddam Hussain of the PSP. Tariq Ali of the…

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July 23, 2018

 

General Election 2018: Sindh’s PS-37 Shaheed Benazirabad (Nawabshah)

PS-37 Shaheed Benazirabad 195,498 voters 10 polling stations Previously PS-25 and Nawabshah Areas: Jamal Shah Kandiari Lyari Abul Hassan Candidates: Azra Fazal Pechuho of the PPP, who is the sister of Asif Ali Zardari. She was an MNA on NA-213, the reserved seat. She headed the Family Planning 2020 Task Force as chairperson. Abdul Hafeez Khan of…

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July 23, 2018

 

General Election 2018: Sindh’s PS-61 Tando Allahyar

PS-61 Tando Allahyar 163,425 voters 148 polling stations Previously PS-52 Areas: Chamber taluka Bhul Gai Halepotani Candidates: Imdad Ali Pitafi of the PPP, who is a former Sindh minister of works and services. Muhammad Aslam of the PTI. Khair Muhammad Khokhar of the GDA. Sahid Ali of the Sindh United Party. Dhani Bux of the…

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July 23, 2018

 

General Election 2018: Sindh’s PS-34 Naushehro Feroz constituency

PS-34 Naushero Feroz 206,618 voters Formerly known as PS-20 188 polling stations Areas: Town Committee Halani Kotri Muhammad Kabir Molhan Dalepota Candidates: Syed Murad Ali Shah of the PPP, who is the former chief minister of Sindh and has also held the finance portfolio. He is an engineer. Ghazala Hussain of the PTI. Sajjad Hussain…

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July 23, 2018

 

General Election 2018: Sindh’s PS-26 Khairpur constituency

PS-26 Khairpur 166,068 voters 144 polling stations It used to be PS-29. Areas: Khairpur taluka except for Kouro Phulpoto, Shadi Shaheed tapedar circle, Khanpur circle. Candidates: Qaim Ali Shah of the PPP who has served three terms as the chief minister of Sindh and was elected from here in 2013. Abdul Ghaffar Shaikh of the…

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July 23, 2018

 

Former PPP ministers Manzoor Wassan, Sardar Mohammad Bux Mahar out of the election race

A two-member Sukkur division bench of the Sindh High Court upheld the disqualification of the two former ministers

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July 19, 2018

 

Sindh headlines: Minister’s dual nationality challenged, slum areas neglected

SAMAA Digital brings you the major headlines from newspapers across Sindh. 1. Sindh caretaker minister has dual nationality Daily Kawish, Hyderabad The caretaker Sindh minister for culture, Syed Junaid Shah, has a dual nationality, according to a former Supreme Court judge, Justice (retd) Zia Pervez from Transparency International. He has written a letter to the…

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July 13, 2018

 

GDA in talks with MQM to form election alliance

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pak Sarzameen Party are also in talks with GDA to challenge PPP’s 10-year rule in the province.

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July 5, 2018

 
 
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