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Nisar’s problems are personal: Kaira

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Qamar Qaman Kaira said on Thursday that judging by Nisar’s press conference, it seemed like his problems with the party were personal.¬† Speaking to SAMAA TV, Kaira said that Chaudhry Nisar’s talk could not be connected to the national problems that the country was facing. “By the looks of it,…

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Sindh Assembly passes resolution calling for PM’s resignation

NEWS DESK: A resolution was passed in the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. According to the resolution tabled by PPP lawmaker Khairunisa Mughal, a majority of Sindh Assembly members ‚Äď including Nisar Khuhro, Ghulam Qadir Chandio and Dr Sikandar Mandhro ‚Äď demanded that the prime minister should…

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Faratullah refutes PTI allegations against PPP of receiving foreign funding

ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar has rejected the PTI allegation that the PPP has also received funding from abroad. Neither the party has received funds from abroad nor it has held fund raising events in any foreign country at any time. The PPP is funded entirely by the monies raised in Pakistan while the overseas…

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Teachers protest against Sindh govt over non-payment of salaries

KARACHI: Teachers took to the streets against the Pakistan Peoples Party and Sindh government on Monday to protest against non-payment of salaries since 2012.¬† Chanting slogans of ‘We want salaries’, protesters took to the streets holding banners criticising Sindh government and PPP over non-payment of salaries since 2012. The protesters included teachers as well as…

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PPP, PTI lawyers join PML-Q after meeting Elahi

LAHORE: A delegation of lawyers from Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam after meeting Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi.¬† According to details, the delegation of lawyers held a meeting with former Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and later joined PML-Q. “The Supreme Court made the public aware about how rulers are engaged…

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Bilawal congratulates party leaders, workers for successful ‘Go Nawaz Go’ rallies

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appreciated and congratulated party leaders, workers and masses for taking to streets against corrupt ruling elite in Punjab and said that the successful Go Nawaz Go rallies have irked Takht-e-Raiwind and the PML-N-led provincial govt has started victimizing the PPP workers in the province. In his…

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Panama case verdict should be announced soon to restore normalcy: Gillani

NEWS DESK: The Panama Papers case verdict should be announced as soon as possible so that normalcy can be restored, said former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani. He was addressing a press conference in Multan on Sunday. According to him, PPP is an ideological party and will wait for the Supreme Court‚Äôs decision. He was…

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Watch: Bilawal chants ‘Go Nawaz Go’

Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari chanted Go Nawaz Go slogan while inaugurating the Drig Road Underpass in Karachi.

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JIT report proved rulers are corrupt: Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that joint investigation team (JIT) has proved the corruption of our rulers, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Drig Road Underpass here on Saturday. “The JIT report has proved that our rulers are corrupt,” he said. The PPP chief said…

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Video: Astonishing view of Drigh Road underpass in Karachi

This video, shared on Twitter by PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani, unveils a beautiful view of Drigh Road underpass (Shaheed Munawwar Soharwardi Underpass) in Karachi. The underpass on Sharah-e-Faisal, named after a slain leader of Pakistan People’s Party, is likely to be inaugurated on Saturday.

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Bilawal condemns torture, arrest of reporting team

KARACHI, July 21: Chairman Pakistan People‚Äôs Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has condemned the torture and arrest of reporting team including a woman reporter of a private news channel in Islamabad today, adding that any kind of victimization and illegal actions against journalists will not be tolerated. The woman reporter Saba Bajeer and Irfan Malik were…

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Time for counselling PM Sharif has passed: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that the time counselling¬†Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has passed. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader said that the joint investigation team, probing the offshore wealth of Sharif family, completed their probe in very less time. The opposition leader stated that two…

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Chairman SECP Zafar Hijazi falls ill following arrest

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP) Zafar Hijazi fell ill on Friday, hours after he was arrested when a local court rejected his bail request.¬† According to details, Zafar Hijazi stated that he’d undergone a kidney transplant hence it was of utmost importance that he be hospitalized. “If I am not hospitalized,…

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Opposition members welcome Zafar Hijazi’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: Members of opposition parties on Friday welcomed the arrest of Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP)¬†¬†Chairman Zafar Hijazi, calling for the arrest of the real culprits behind tampering of documents.¬† Speaking to SAMAA TV, Asad Umar said that this was the first step in the right direction. “But this is only the first step, this…

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Video: This is how PPP leaders hold presser absent dais

PPP leaders were faced with an awkward situation when they walked out of the Supreme Court to hold presser. There was no dais to  place dozens of media microphones forcing two jiyalas to carry a makeshift cardboard to allow their leaders to speak.  Watch the video.

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WATCH: PM Nawaz will emerge victorious, says Abid Sher Ali

State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali claimed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will emerge victorious in all cases against him.

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ECP reserves judgment in PS-114 vote recount case

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday reserved judgement in vote recount case against Pakistan Peoples Party’s winning candidate Senator Saeed Ghani in PS-114 Karachi. Arguing before the court, the counsel of Senator Saeed Ghani Saeed, Senator Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan rejected the charges of rigging against PPP candidate and urged ECP to notify Saeed Ghani…

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ECP reserves judgment in PS-114 vote recount case

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday reserved judgment in vote recount case against Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) winning candidate Saeed Ghani in PS-114 Karachi. Arguing before the court, the counsel of Senator Saeed Ghani, Senator Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan rejected the charges of rigging against PPP candidate and urged ECP to notify Saeed Ghani…

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You asked Gilani to resign, now do the same: Kaira to Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: PPP representative Qamar Zaman Kaira asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday to step down in the same way he had asked Yousaf Raza Gillani to resign.¬† Speaking to media personnel, Kaira blasted Sharif, stating that if the footage of the JIT proceedings was made public, Sharif family wouldn’t be able to show their…

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Opposition considers strategies, including Train March, against PM

NEWS DESK: Opposition parties are considering their options to oust PM Nawaz Sharif. In a meeting with Bilawal Bhutto, PPP leaders put forward the idea of a Train March against the PM. The idea will be deliberated upon and the final decision will be taken after consultation with Asif Ali Zardari. Meanwhile, Sheikh Rasheed asserted…

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Niazi Sahib set world-record of speaking lies: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said on Monday that people were fed up with the politics of Niazi Sahib based on allegations, falseness and hypocrisy as he has set world-record of speaking lies at every occasion. The conscious people of Pakistan had rejected such negative politics of blame-game and deceitfulness, he added. While…

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