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K-Electric responsible for load shedding crisis in Karachi: Shehbaz

KARACHI: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif did not mince his words when he blamed K-Electric for the electricity crisis in the city.  “K-Electric is responsible for the load shedding crisis in Karachi,” he said during his speech in Bahadurabad where he was joined by MQM-P leaders Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and Khawaja Izhar. Shehbaz Sharif said…

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Shehbaz gears up efforts for anti-PPP alliance in Sindh

LAHORE: PML-N has geared up efforts to form an alliance with political parties in Sindh to challenge the PPP in forthcoming general elections. PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is coming to Karachi again on April 22 to hold important meetings with his possible allies. Shehbaz Sharif had visited Karachi on April 14 and met key political…

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Check out how much tax elite politicians paid last year

Have a look at the tax payment of some prominent politicians, including Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif and Imran Khan, who undoubtedly own assets of billions of rupees. They pretend that they are worried about tax evasion in the country, but do their tax payments reflect it?

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Explainer: Can Shehbaz Sharif get foothold in politics?

After taking over charge of the PML-N, will Shehbaz Sharif be able to gain a foothold in national politics? Watch analysis by Haider Waheed and Abdul Moiz Jaffari in ‘Agenda 360’.

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Shehbaz Sharif ignores party workers upon reaching Karachi

KARACHI: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif ignored party workers who were welcoming him to Karachi. The Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz president reached Karachi on Saturday with Mushahid Hussain Syed and Mushahidullah Khan. He did not meet the activists waiting for him at the airport in the blistering heat and left for Governor House. A…

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Prison being cleaned for Nawaz: Imran

WAZIRABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan has said the prison was being cleaned in anticipation of Nawaz Sharif’s sentencing in a corruption reference. “The jail is waiting for Mian sahab (Nawaz Sharif),” Imran said while addressing a gathering of supporters at Wazirabad on Friday. “First time in the history, the Supreme Court has given a verdict…

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Zubair Mehmood wasn’t my secretary, won’t be blackmailed: Tehmina Durrani

LAHORE: Tehmina Durrani, the wife of Shehbaz Sharif, has categorically rejected Zubair Mehmood’s claims that Chaudhry Nisar Ali was opposing Maryam Nawaz at the behest of Punjab’s Chief Minister. Her clarification came shortly after Mehmood, who claims to have worked as Secretary to Ms Durrani, made startling disclosures on SAMAA, saying Shehbaz Sharif didn’t want…

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Shehbaz never wanted Maryam to succeed: Tehmina Durrani’s former secretary

Chaudhry Nisar’s opposition to the PML-N leadership was planned by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, according to revelations made by the former secretary of Tehmina Durrani.  He was speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV on its special election transmission Tuesday. “Shehbaz Sharif did not want Maryam Nawaz to become PML-N’s leader,” he said. “Chaudhry Nisar was…

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Disgruntled Chaudhry Nisar meets Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore

LAHORE: Estranged PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar met Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore and shared his reservations about the party’s affairs. The meeting comes in the backdrop of Chaudhry Nisar’s refusal to accept Maryam Nawaz as her leader. Sources privy to the meeting told SAMAA that Mr Sharif, who is the PML-N President, promised…

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‘Shehbaz Sharif to be remembered as hero of development’

LAHORE: Reacting to a statement of Imran Khan, Spokesman of the Punjab government Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan has said that Niazi Sahib may speak lies as much as he can, but he should understand that lie is always a lie. Imran Khan is going to set up a record of “billion lies”, he said and…

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PTI to battle mafia in upcoming election: Imran Khan

LAHORE: PTI chief Imran Khan said on Saturday that his party would fight against the country’s mafia in general elections 2018.  Imran Khan was speaking to PTI’s social media activists at an event held in Lahore. The cricketer-turned-politician said that had it not been for social media, PTI would not have gained traction with masses….

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Imran, Zardari have joined forces against us: Shehbaz

DG KHAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that Asif Zardari and Imran Khan had joined forces against PML-N.  Addressing a PML-N rally, Shehbaz said that Imran Khan lied habitually to achieve his own agenda. “Imran Khan, you utter lies every single day and night,” he said. “Our political opponents want to promote…

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PML-N has won despite Senate defeat, says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif says his party has emerged as victorious despite its defeat in the elections of Senate’s chairman and deputy chairman. “You have lost despite the win while we stand victorious despite the defeat [in Senate],” stated Sharif philosophically in a charged atmosphere at his party’s General Council meeting on Tuesday. He…

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Nawaz fooling masses with ‘Kyun Nikala’ slogan: Imran

GUJRAT: PTI chief Imran Khan said on Monday that Nawaz Sharif was deceiving the masses with his Kyun Nikala slogan.  Khan was addressing PTI workers at a membership drive camp in Gujrat. Imran said that he was overjoyed to see the enthusiasm of the youth. “I want youngsters to join our party in huge numbers,” he said….

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Shehbaz Sharif elected PML-N president unopposed

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif was unanimously elected PML-N’s new President on Tuesday.  According to details, no other candidate from the party filed nomination papers hence Shehbaz was elected unopposed. Shehbaz Sharif’s nomination papers were submitted to the Election Commission where he would be listed as PML-N’s president. The decision to elect Shehbaz was…

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Supreme Court dismisses contempt case against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan dismissed contempt of court petition against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday. Petitioner Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi moved the court to take action against Nawaz Sharif and his family members for anti-judiciary outbursts following his disqualification in Panama case. Nawaz Sharif delivered speeches also…

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PML-N likely to pick Shehbaz as permanent president today

ISLAMABAD: Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be elected as the permanent party president today as Central General Council of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will meet in Islamabad to discuss the election of new president of the party and the changing political scenario. According to party spokesman Senator Asif Kirmani, the meeting will be held at…

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SC to hear contempt petitions against Nawaz Sharif, others

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has admitted contempt of court petitions for hearing against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and other PML-N’s leaders.  According to the cause list, a three-member bench led by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar will hear the petitions on Tuesday. Separately,…

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Senate elections: Where is Shehbaz Sharif?

Reporting by Usman Khan Although Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has been officially elected PML-N’s President following Nawaz Sharif’s ouster by the Supreme Court, the younger Sharif appears to have no role in the decision-making process. The PML-N president has been missing in recent party’s meeting held in connection with the election’s campaign of Senate’s chairman…

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Watch: Shehbaz shows off wrestling talent

While attending a rally of PML-N in Gujranwala, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday stunned the audience as he overpowered a traditional wrestler onstage, just to share a light moment. Watch this video…

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CM Shehbaz congratulates PML-N-backed candidates for Senate win

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated PML-N-backed Senate candidates over their victory in the Senate’s elections. In his fecilitation message, CM Sharif said newly-elected senators should utilise their energies for supremacy of the constitution, rule of law and strengthening of democratic system and play their role in legislative process. The chief minister…

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