You are here:    Home      Posts tagged "PML-N"

There is no evidence of corruption against my brother, says Shehbaz

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif visited Rajanpur on Wednesday and said there is no evidence in the investigation against his brother Nawaz Sharif. Speaking at an election rally, he criticised the treatment of his brother, calling the case against him “very weak”. He said on his first night at the Adiala Jail, Nawaz was made to…

Read More
 

Cartoon — Sabir Nazar

Sabir Nazar’s take on the electoral playing field and how equal it really is.

Read More
 

Case registered after attack on PML-N leaders in Attock

The two survived an assassination attempt late Monday night in Attock when they were returning from a corner meeting

Read More
 

GDA not a threat for PPP in Sindh: Bilawal

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday that he does not consider Grand Democratic Alliance a political threat for his party in Sindh as ‘they are nothing but a puppet coalition’. Talking to the media in Islamabad, Bilawal said that if they had done anything, they would not have tried to come in power…

Read More
 

Pervaiz Rashid demands swift decision on appeals against Avenfield verdict

To maintain the merits of justice, we are hopeful that the appeal against the conviction will also be decided swiftly, said Pervaiz Rashid

Read More
 

Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking PML-N leader Saira Tarar’s disqualification

The lawyer of PTI’s Shaukat Ali Bhatti said that the amount of land Saira Tarar had declared is more than what she actually owns

Read More
 

PML-N candidate survives attempt on life a week ahead of election

PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was also in Attock at the time of the attack

Read More
 

Police opens terrorism investigation against PML-N 10 days before election

Copies of two separate FIRs named PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif and a number of other key figures

Read More
 

Pervaiz Rashid demands facilities for PML-N leaders as lawyers appeal against Avenfield verdict

The lawyers will appeal the court to nullify the accountability court’s decision

Read More
 

Unfair elections would be ‘tragic’ for Pakistan, says Shehbaz

The president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Shahbaz Sharif has said that non-transparent elections would be tragic for Pakistan.

Read More
 

Some elements don’t want democracy to flourish in Pakistan, says Qureshi

Shah Mehmood Qureshi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has said that some elements in Pakistan do not want to see the democratic process in the country to flourish.

Read More
 

PML-N suspends election activities for a day due to security risks

The PML-N has suspended election activities for a day due to security risks. The party’s president, Shehbaz Sharif, said that incidents in which political parties are being attacked are rising. The former Punjab chief minister said that the election is only 10 days away and foolproof security should be provided to parties. Shehbaz postponed the…

Read More
 

12 FIRs registered against PML-N leaders, including Shehbaz Sharif

The police have registered 12 cases against PML-N leaders and workers at different police stations in Lahore. Those who have been nominated in the FIRs include former Punjab chief minister and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, former federal information minister Mariyam Aurangzaib, Hamza Shahbaz, Javed Hashmi, Mushahi Hussain, Raja Zafarul Haq, Talal Chaudhry, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi…

Read More
 

Nawaz, Maryam shifted to Adiala Jail

The caretaker government’s information minister announced on July 12 that Mr Sharif and his daughter will be arrested at the airport

Read More
 

Maryam and Hussain Nawaz’s sons released by the London police

London’s Metropolitan Police released the sons of Maryam Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz on Friday, SAMAA TV reported. Junaid Safdar, Maryam Nawaz’s son, and Zakariya Hussain, Hussain Nawaz’s son, were arrested on Thursday after they reportedly punched protesters outside the family’s London residence. Junaid and Zakariya were interrogated about the incident, said the Met Police. Related…

Read More
 

Political parties ‘unhappy’ with the way Nawaz is being treated

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to arrive in Pakistan today (July 13) but even rival politicians believe the way he is being treated is not right. PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari took to Twitter to write, “Security personnel have been deployed across Lahore, especially at the Allama Iqbal International Airport and the authorities…

Read More
 

Another PML-N leader arrested ahead of Nawaz’s arrival

Another 100 PML-N workers have been placed under house arrest in Rajanpur

Read More
 

‘Aliens’ influencing PML-N’s election drive: Rana Sanaullah

Former Punjab minister Rana Sanaullah claimed that ‘aliens’, a typical coded reference to the establishment, are threatening PML-N supporters in Faisalabad and other cities of Punjab. “This is why people are not so open in their political views and activities unlike the previous elections,” he said while speaking to SAMAA TV anchorperson Nadeem Malik. Sanaullah…

Read More
 

Nawaz is coming back because he loves Pakistan, says Shehbaz Sharif

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif addressed a press conference a day before his brother Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan, where he said that Nawaz knows he is going to be taken to jail. He is coming back for the people of Pakistan, he said. The PML-N will meet him at the airport peacefully, said Shehbaz, adding…

Read More
 

Party strongholds: will they hold?

A stronghold is a constituency whose voters have been loyal to one party for a long time. Take NA-256 (formerly NA-245) Paposh, Sakhi Hasan and Nazimabad in Karachi, for example. The MQM has won here for the past ten years.  A constituency is called a stronghold when a party has: Consistently won from it, year after year, after…

Read More
 

Cartoon — Sabir Nazar

Sabir Nazar’s take on Imran Khan and his party’s political ‘victory’ against the PML-N.

Read More
 
 
SAMAA Election 2018