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December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Opposition to boycott NA, Senate sessions until Saad’s production orders

ISLAMABAD: The opposition has agreed to continue boycott of the ongoing sessions of the two houses of Parliament in protest against non-issuance of PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique’s production orders. According to sources, the PML-N has completed its consultation with the PPP, MMA and other opposition parties in the Senate and they have agreed to use the option

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM NA standing committees: Chairmanship of 23 to go to govt, 19 to opposition

ISLAMABAD: Following the government’s decision to give chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, the government and opposition have also agreed on a formula for chairmanship of the National Assembly standing committees. Under the formula, the chairmanship of 23 standing

December 15, 2018 2:52 PM Sherry Rehman owes me a big ‘thank you’: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Almost a week after Fawad Chaudhry created a furor on Twitter for his tweet against Senator Sherry Rehman, Information and Broadcasting Minister again again took a swipe at the senior PPP leader. Taking to Twitter after meeting Yasir Shah, Chaudhry said that the cricketer had never heard of a woman Senator. “Sherry Rehman owes me a big Thank

December 13, 2018 4:20 PM Bilawal says Imran Khan should realise Pakistan can’t be run like a 'Khanate'

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should realise Pakistan can’t be run like a Khanate. Bilawal said, “Pleased sense prevailed and after 4 months Govt agreed opposition leader should nominate head of public accounts committee. Important for transparency and accountability that opposition 4

December 13, 2018 2:07 PM PPP's Shaukat Basra jumps ship, joins PTI

PPP leader and former MPA from south Punjab, Shaukat Basra announced his departure from the party on Thursday, having joined hands with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. The announcement followed a meeting with PTI stalwart Jahangir Khan Tareen who extended an invitation to the politician to join the party. Later, having made his decision, Basra met with Prime 4

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM PPP leader accuses NAB of victimisation

PESHAWAR: PPP provincial president Humayun Khan on Tuesday accused the NAB of subjecting leaders of opposition parties to political victimisation and double standards in dealing cases of the ruling party and opposition. “The one-sided accountability of opposition parties and actions of the NAB against leaders of opposition parties are making the accountability 1

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM PTI unwilling to accept Hamza as PAC chairman

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led Punjab government is unwilling to accept Opposition leader Hamza Shahbaz Sharif as chairman of Public Accounts Committee. The Law Minister Punjab, however, has suggested the name of the Speaker Punjab Assembly for the headship of Public Accounts Committee to ensure ‘fair accountability.’ Talking to the media at a reception 1

December 2, 2018 11:03 AM Kaptaan's govt won't last long, says Zardari

Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday that it seems to him that Imran Khan's government won't last long. Speaking at Pakistan People's Party rally in Nawaz Abad area of Sadiqabad district, he said they (PTI) can neither run the government nor the economy. He said since the world has developed and the truth no longer can be hidden 3

December 2, 2018 12:00 AM Geo special transmission on govt’s 100-day performance today

ISLAMABAD: Geo news will present a special transmission on the promises and performance of the government during its first 100 days today (Sunday). The PTI leader Sadaqat Ali Abbasi, PML-N’s Muhammad Zubair, PPP’s Nafeesa Shah, economy expert Muhammad Sohail, former CPLC chief Jameel Yousaf, senior journalist and analyst Saleem Safi and senior analyst 2

November 30, 2018 12:00 AM PPP leader greets Sikhs

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party former Central Information Secretary Taj Haider has congratulated the followers of Sikh religion on Kartarpur corridor development. “It is a happy moment for all those who believe in religious harmony and tolerance, and are opposed to all kinds of extremism” said Syed Taj Hyder in a statement issued on Thursday. He said, “We should 2