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People use Islam for achieving political objectives: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Shah has said that people use Islam for achieving political objectives, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing a public meeting in Sukkur on Saturday. “It is unfortunate that Islam is used for political purposes here,” Shah said. He said that the people…

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Furious PML-N leaders see ‘double standards’ in SC verdict

ISLAMABAD: When the verdict came in favour of PTI chief Imran Khan in the disqualification case on Friday, furious leaders of PML-N refused to accept it and pointed out ‘double standards’ in it. Speaking after the verdict was announced, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dismissed for not declaring…

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Bilawal hits out at Nawaz, Imran at Multan rally

MULTAN: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has held former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responsible for ‘weakness of the Parliament’ and ‘deprivation of the masses’. Addressing a large public meeting of the party, Bilawal Bhutto claimed that Imran Khan claimed ‘failed to deliver’ in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He dubbed Imran Khan as ‘ideological soldier’…

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Watch: Safdar’s views on Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen’s possible disqualification

Captain (retd) Safdar – son in law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif – has said that the disqualification of Pakistan-e-Tehreek (PTI) leaders Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen’s disqualification would make no difference.

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FLASHBACK: Here’s what Imran had said about his possible disqualification

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan has said multiple times in the past on several forums that he would resign from politics if he was disqualified by the apex court. Also read: LIVE UPDATES: SC to announce Imran, Tareen disqualification case soon In one of his speeches, Imran even said that if he was disqualified he…

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All you need to know about the Imran, Tareen disqualification case…

ISLAMABAD: With everyone anxiously awaiting Supreme Court’s decision of the Imran Khan, Jahangir Tareen disqualification case, here is a timeline of the whole case from when it began. PML-N’s Hanif Abbasi moved the apex court against PTI chief Imran Khan and his confidant Jahangir Khan Tareen by filing a disqualification petition against the two on…

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Nawaz laments current situation of the country with Ghalib verse

LONDON: Watch former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lament the current situation of the country with a verse from renowned poet Mirza Ghalib. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Nawaz Sharif said that after he was disqualified, the country’s progress had slowed down. “As you may have observed, the stock market has fallen from 54,000 points to…

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Imran blasts federal ministers, Nawaz in Karachi Bar speech

KARACHI: PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed federal ministers and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his address to the Karachi Bar. Sporting a Jinnah cap, the cricketer-turned-politician said that corruption on a small level never prevented a country from growing economically. “In Pakistan, federal ministers possess Iqamas,” he said. “If the prime minister…

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SC adjourns hearing of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned the hearing of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case till tomorrow. During the today’s proceedings, the bench listened to NAB’s contention on associating the case with Panama Papers case. Deputy NAB Prosecutor Irfanul Haq told that court that JIT had proposed reopening of the Hudaibiya Paper Mills…

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Watch: Niazi picked up arms for surrendering, says Captain Safdar

Captain (retd) Sadar, son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said that he was a “Uniformed Captain” whereas PTI Chairman is a “Track Suit Captain”. The PML-N leader said that he was an Awan and he picks up arms for fighting while Niazi picked up weapons for surrendering.

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Only PPP can resolve issues of Pakistan: Zardari

UMERKOT: Current President of Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) said that only his party can resolve the issues of the country, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing PPPP’s public meeting in Umerkot on Sunday. Criticizing political opponents of the party, Zardari said that the people claiming of making a “Naya Pakistan” don’t know…

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Mustafa Kamal arrives in Lahore to meet TuQ

LAHORE: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chief Syed Mustafa Kamal arrived in Lahore on Saturday to meet with Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri. Mustafa Kamal arrived in the Old City after Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri invited him for talks regarding the current political situation that the country was undergoing. Speaking to media personnel at the Allama…

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Shehbaz Sharif inspects Orange Line progress

LAHORE: One day after the Orange Line train scheme was given the green signal by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived at the construction site of the project to oversee it personally. According to details, Shehbaz traveled from the Thokar Niaz Baig-Jain Mandir route and spoke to workers who were…

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HEARTBREAKING: Brother of Model Town victim breaks down

LAHORE: The relative of a Model Town victim on Tuesday broke down during SAMAA TV’s show Khara Sach while talking about his deceased brother. Speaking to SAMAA anchor Mubashir Lucman, the brother of a youth who had been killed in the Model Town stand-off three-and-a-half years ago claimed that government representatives had arrived at their…

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Those responsible for Model Town massacre will hang: TuQ

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri said on Tuesday that those who were responsible for the Model Town killings would hang for their crimes. Dr Qadri was speaking with Mubashir Lucman during SAMAA TV’s show Khara Sach. He said that those who were behind the Model Town massacre would not be able to…

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A look into some of Nawaz Sharif’s banking transactions

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif transferred over 8.1 million dollars into his Pakistani bank account over a span of last nine years. Some of this money he took from his son and dispatched a part of it into his daughter’s account. The NAB filed three corruption references against Sharif family on the order by Supreme…

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Nawaz Sharif throws more barbs at courts

Harping on the same strings, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rubbished the Supreme Court’s ruling of his disqualification saying, “It is not accountability; it is a vengeance, instead.” Talking to media after he landed in London, he fired fresh broadsides against the judiciary, remarking, “If accepted that Nawaz Sharif did not get on well with…

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Pakistan cannot survive without democracy: Bilawal Bhutto

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Tuesday that the country could not survive without democracy.  Addressing a large PPP rally in Islamabad, the Bhutto scion lashed out at the government and paid tribute to his mother, Benazir Bhutto and grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. “Whenever rights were usurped, PPP raised the flag of…

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Saved Nawaz twice, won’t anymore: Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said on Tuesday that he had saved former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif twice in the past but won’t save him again.  Addressing a large PPP rally in the federal capital, Asif Zardari lashed out at Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan. Referring to Imran as Jaali Khan, Zardari said that…

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Model Town report made public on internet as per CM’s order: Rana

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Tuesday that the Model Town incident report had been made public on the internet in compliance of orders issued by Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Speaking during a press conference, Rana Sanaullah said that since the last two-and-a-half years, the Model Town report had deliberately been made controversial….

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Nawaz Sharif, Maryam fly to London

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday departed for London from Lahore airport. They have been granted a week-long exemption from appearing in Accountability Court from Dec 5 to Dec 11 during yesterday’s hearing. According to sources, Nawaz Sharif will return home after one week. Nawaz Sharif will remain…

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