Amid the large number of applicants present at the Lahore Passport Office to get their Umrah Visas made for Ramadan,not only did my purpose for requiring a passport seem out of place,its urgency was also insoluble. While the Visa office has been making concessions for people and issuing them with Visas on expired . . . →Read More:A tale of lagging passports
The women’s wing of Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) took out a rally and staged a protest demonstration outside Quetta Press Club on Monday against the alleged rigging in the polls and tampering with the results.
It was for the first time in recent political history that such a large number of Baloch women came out . . . →Read More:BNP-M women protest fraudulent polls
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters took to the streets in Lahore,Karachi,Islamabad and Mardan,pressing the poll body to hold re-election or recount of votes in constituencies “rigged by PML-N,MQM and ANP”.
In Karachi,PTI activists defied the section 144 imposed by the government,and gathered in their hundreds to block the Shahrah-e-Faisal in . . . →Read More:PTI challenges election results in four cities
Former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has been summoned for questioning by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Rental Power Projects (RPP) corruption case on Tuesday.
On the request of NAB,the names of all the suspects in the RPP case have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL). Ashraf,who had not . . . →Read More:NAB summons Raja Rental
Almost every political party in Pakistan has addressed the question of government finances,but considering how important this area is,virtually no party has a comprehensive plan on how to actually get the government to a point where Islamabad can pay its bills without borrowing quite so heavily from any pile of money it can . . . →Read More:Parties aim to raise taxes but have no solid plans
By Enum Naseer
Feelings of doom and gloom continue to overshadow Pakistan’s success with democracy. With the country just days away from its moment of truth- the elections,enthusiastic political advertisements continue to consume much of the space on print,electronic and social media to promise peace and prosperity. Yet,the economy of Pakistan stands in . . . →Read More:Mirage Revisited
These are our national level politicians. Please watch the video then laugh and then cry! Do we want them to take control of Pakistan and decide the fate of 180 million Pakistanis? Think when you vote!
The National Accountability Bureau has discreetly ended its investigation into the high-profile Rental Power Plants (RPPs) corruption case involving former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf last month without informing the Supreme Court.
In fact,not only was the SC not kept in the loop,NAB also sought more time from the apex court on Wednesday . . . →Read More:NAB ends probe,SC not kept in the loop
By Kalbe Ali
The central bank has reported to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that former defence minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar had obtained loans worth more than Rs4.6 billion from banks in the name of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
But it appears that SBP has ignored the fact that the PIA is under the defence . . . →Read More:Chd Mukhtar’s Rs4.6 billion loan in PIA’s name exposed
Former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf’s chances of running for elections are in jeopardy,as the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday termed a development scheme Ashraf approved for his constituency,NA-51,during his tenure as illegal and an example of “naked corruption.”
The IHC has also referred its 46-page judgment to the Chief Election . . . →Read More:PM Ashraf accused of naked corruption once again