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Bilawal can go to Bannu but will Bannu come to Bilawal?​

BANNU: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may have attempted to galvanize support for his party in Bannu with a rally Saturday, but will the people respond to his call? According to SAMAA TV’s correspondent Khan Zamir, the Bhutto scion received a warm welcome but a large chunk of people left in the middle of his…

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Hamdullah says JUI-F senators voted for PMLN-led alliance

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administering oath to his newly elected deputy Saleem Mandiwala the at Parliament House on March 12.   ISLAMABAD: JUI-F’s Senator Hafiz Hamdullah clarifies that the party lawmakers had voted for PML-N-led ruling alliance in Monday’s elections for Senate chairman and deputy chairman. “Nawaz Sharif has not named us in his speech….

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Fazal turns down PPP, says JUI-F senators will vote for PML-N

Reported by: Zulqarnain Iqbal ISLAMABAD: A PPP delegation failed in its attempt to woo JUI-F senators just hours before the election for Senate chairman, on Monday.  “JUI-F is an ally of PML-N hence it is principally bound by decisions of the coalition,” said the party’s spokesperson. The announcement was made following a meeting between a…

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PML-N to back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that his party would support the PPP if Raza Rabbani was nominated for the election of Senate’s Chairman. Speaking to media persons after chairing a meeting of allies here on Thursday, Nawaz Sharif said that PML-N would bring its own candidate if the outing Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani…

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ECP officials, parliamentarians discuss code of conduct ahead of Senate polls

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Election Commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmad held a meeting with parliamentary leaders of political parties in the provincial assembly on Thursday to discuss a code of conduct for the upcoming Senate’s elections scheduled for Saturday. The meeting was attended by Imtiaz Shahid (PTI), Aurangzeb Nalota (PML-N), Mehmood Ahmad Bittani (JUI-F), Provincial Minister for…

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JUI-F senator objects to Nasreen Jalil’s sari, tells her to have ‘an appearance like Muslims’

ISLAMABAD: A JUI-F senator in a meeting on Saturday told MQM’s Nasreen Jalil that she should have an appearance like Muslims, after objecting to her dressing in a sari.  The incident occurred during a meeting of the Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights that was being presided by Nasreen Jalil. Mufti Abdul Sattar of the JUI-F,…

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Religious groups welcome those acquitted in Mashal Khan murder case

MARDAN: A large number of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) and Jamaat-e-Islami workers gathered at the Mardan Motorway Interchange on Wednesday to welcome the accused who were acquitted in Mashal Khan murder case. According to our correspondent, the religious party workers protested today’s verdict in which the Anti-Terrorism Court sentenced one person to death and five…

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Gulalai upset after being denied opportunity to sit on stage at JUI dharna

ISLAMABAD: Estranged PTI leader Ayesha Gulalai became upset after she was prohibited from sitting on the stage with other JUI-F leaders during a sit-in protest in the federal capital, on Saturday.  According to details, Ayesha Gulalai was on her way to join leaders of the JUI-F who were sitting on the stage. The protest was…

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PTI, JUI-F flexing political muscles in Sheikhupura today

SHEIKHUPURA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) both are staging public meetings in Sheikhupura on Sunday, Samaa TV. PTI will hold its gathering at Hockey Ground while JUI-F’s public meeting will be held at Tauheediya University. Both public meetings will start at 04.00 pm. The rally venues have been sealed by the…

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Principle decision of MMA’s restoration made

LAHORE: Principle decision of restoration of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has been made in a meeting of heads of the political parties. It was informed by Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman in a joint press conference after a six parties meeting held at Jamat-e-Islami Headquarters, Mansoora, here on Thursday. He said the MMA will…

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JUI-F leader escapes gun attack in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Maulana Mian Muhammad Hussain Jalali, a provincial leader of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, remained safe in a gun attack on the outskirts of Peshawar, Samaa reported Saturday. According to our correspondent, the JUI leader was travelling in his car when unidentified gunmen fired shots on his vehicle from behind. Police said Maulana…

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Pakistan became a victim of conspiracy in Panama Papers: Fazal

ISLAMABAD: JUI-F chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said on Thursday that a conspiracy had been hatched against Pakistan in the Panama Papers scandal. Addressing the participants of an event in the federal capital, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said that the country had also become a victim of a conspiracy in the Panama Papers case. “Nowadays, there is a lot…

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JUI-F to vote for PML-N’s Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) head Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Monday said that his party would vote for PML-N candidate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for the upcoming election of Prime Minister. Speaking to media persons, Fazl said he would not abandon his ally which was going through trying times. Responding to Imran Khan’s threats of chasing…

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JUI-F chief for halting conspiracies against democracy

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (F) Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman on Friday said that some elements were trying to destabilize the country just for petty political gains. Addressing a press conference, he advised these elements to stop making conspiracies against the democracy and played their constructive role to strengthen the democratic institutions of the country. He said…

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PM, Maulana Fazal discuss political situation

ISLAMABAD: JUI (F) Chairman Moulana Fazal-ur-Rehman called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the PM House on Tuesday. According to a press release issued from the PM House, development projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and political matters came under discussion during the meeting. SAMAA reported that the prime minister also consulted Maulana Fazal ur Rehman…

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JUI-F wins NA-260 by-election

QUETTA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl’s (JUI-F) Mir Usman Badini won the NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chaghi by-election, Samaa reported on Sunday. According to unverified results, JUI-F’s Badini emerged victorious after securing 43969 votes. Baloch National Party (BNP) candidate Mir Bahadur Mengal was the runner-up with 37786 votes while Jamal Tarah of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) came in…

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Panama Papers issue has nothing to do with corruption: JUI-F chief

KARACHI: Panama Papers issue has nothing to do with curbing corruption and ‘we expect justice from the court in this regard’. This was stated by Maulana Fazal ur Rehman, chief of Jamiat ul Islam-Fazal (JUI-F). He was addressing a press conference here Saturday at the residence of Secretary General of Jamiat Ulema Pakistan (JUP), Shah…

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Some powers are actively working against democracy: Fazal

KARACHI: Chief of JUI-F Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said on Saturday that there were some forces which were actively working against democracy.  Speaking to media personnel, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said that Pakistan must look towards China, which was an emerging world power, since India and USA had joined hands. The JUI-F chief said that conspiracies were being hatched…

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Maulana Fazlur Rehman jumps to Sharif family’s rescue

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman jumped to the Sharif family’s rescue on Wednesday. According to him, dragging the PM’s family in courts is a ‘conspiracy against CPEC’. Watch this report:

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Voting underway in PP-23 by-elections in Chakwal

CHAKWAL: Polling for by-election in Punjab Assembly constituency PP-23 (Chakwal-IV) is underway as the provincial government has taken strict security measures to maintain law and order during the voting. Voting for by-election in PP-23 (Chakwal-IV) has been kick-started on Tuesday. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) set up 199 polling stations while the paratroopers are…

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JUI-F will end corruption from Pakistan: Fazl

NOWSHEHRA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has said that corruption will end when the party comes into power, Samaa reported. He made the claim while addressing his party’s congregation in Nowshehra on Sunday. Rehman stated criticized the politicians over calling each other thieves. “Calling each other thieves is not dignified politics,” he said….

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