By Umer Nangiana
ISLAMABAD: Just as people in glass houses should not hurl stones, people in parliament houses should not hurl threats.
Member of the National Assembly Jamshed Dasti, who based his election campaign on slogans of representing the “non-elites” and the middle-class of the country, recently demonstrated the same typical elitist behaviour associated with those . . . → Read More: Dasti threatens officers with his MNA superpowers
By Alex Kane
From green-lighting military operations in Gaza to giving unstinting diplomatic support at the United Nations, the U.S. government is wholly complicit in Israel’s latest assault on Gaza.
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Are you in Pakistan? Look around… what do you see? If you are in a city like Lahore and if you are in a posh area of Lahore you will probably see designer outlets, restaurants that offer every cuisine you can imagine, super expensive cars on the roads, people wearing the exorbitantly expensive brands whether . . . → Read More: When all hell breaks loose
In an attempt to tighten the noose around the affluent tax evaders, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will target residents of the upscale neighbourhoods in metropolitan cities.
Talking to media about the move, FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa said on Wednesday that residential landholders in the posh areas would be the first target of the . . . → Read More: FBR to go after the rich
Microsoft Pakistan said on Tuesday that it had sponsored a foreign trip for a Punjab government official but denied the allegation that it was a bribe to secure a government tender.
Refraining to mention anything about the official’s spouse who had also been on the trip, Microsoft described the trip as a necessary reference site . . . → Read More: MS Bribe 2.0
By Shahbaz Rana
The federal government has decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s judgment to audit secret funds of the country’s prime intelligence agencies.
The review petition is likely to be filed this week as the federal government has already completed the consultation process, said sources in the . . . → Read More: Government wants to audit ‘secret agencies’ funds
Political parties are seen by the publics in most countries as the most corrupt institutions in their societies, according to the latest survey by the anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International (TI) released Tuesday.
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The fixation we have with comparing ourselves to Incredible India has been served. In news that comes partly as surprise and partly as reconfirmation of extreme-case apprehensions that have found resonance in recent years, total funds amounting to 1,441 million Swiss francs belonging to Pakistani individuals and entities are lying in Swiss banks.
It is . . . → Read More: Stand Up for the Real Champions