ABDULLAH ZAFAR

  • TKarachi     -   Asking the ‘selectors’ to stop backing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that PPP and other opposition parties had decided to send the government ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party yesterday expressed its concern over local Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leadership’s support to PTI candidate in Larkana by-polls against PPP candidate and asked the party chief Maula­na Fazlur Rehman to clear his position over the matter. The ...

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  • TKARACHI    -     Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) was on Sunday quick to pacify its key coalition partner in federal government – Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) – that was irked from one of the party member and federal Minister Fawad ...

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  • TKARACHI - One of Pir of Bharchundi Sharif and former member of the National Assembly Abdul Haq, aka Mian Mithu, on Tuesday offered to form a joint committee of the journalists, civil society and members of Hindu and Muslim communities to probe cases of forced conversion in Ghotki. The infamous ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Teaching at Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) on Wednesday remained suspended for the 17th consecutive day after protest from the faculty members of the varsity, run under the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, and students for separate reasons. The teaching ...

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  • TKarachi   -   Rain wreaked havoc in the city once again on Monday, causing deaths from electrocution, flooding in parts of the city, traffic jams and power outages. Officials of the provincial and local bodies, which are responsible for dealing with the situation, remained ...

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  • TKARACHI    -  The provincial cabinet members Wednesday remained busy visiting areas of the city to review cleanliness drive launched by the incumbent Sindh government aimed at lifting garbage from city within a month. Adviser to Chief Minister for Law and Environment Barrister ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) member Sindh Assembly Malik Shehzad Awan Saturday said they were planning to stage a protest outside the residence of Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda for turning his back to his constituency. “A meeting of senior members of the party ...

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  • TKARACHI - In what appears to be a hastily-taken decision, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Tuesday reversed appoint of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Mustafa Kamal as project director (garbage) on the ground that the latter was playing politics. On Monday, in a sudden announcement after a presser ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party leader and daughter of Benazir Bhutto, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, is being considered as a candidate for by-polls in the provincial assembly constituency PS-11. The seat fell vacant after the Supreme Court of Pakistan withheld the decision to disqualify Grand ...

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  • TKARACHI  -    The Sindh government on Monday reallocated portfolios of 15 of its cabinet members including 12 minister and three advisers with major changes in education, local government and information departments. The important charge of the local government department was ...

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  • TKARACHI       -   At least six more people including two minors died in rain related inci­dents in the city as rain continues to pour down for the second consecu­tive day on Tuesday. Five of them including a minor girl died due to electrocution while ...

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  • TKARACHI     -   Police on Sunday arrested Alamgir Khan, the founder of FixIt campaign and a PTI MNA, after a clash between FixIt volunteers and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers at Teen Talwar. The incident took place when Khan and his supporters clashed with ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has claimed that the lawmakers from Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and its coalition partners are in touch with him and would likely vote for the joint opposition candidate Hasil Bizenjo in Senate chairman polls. Terming Ghotki ...

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  • TKARACHI     -   Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi on Friday submitted an application to provincial chief of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), raising his suspicions over the electoral process after last minute changes of the presiding ...

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  • TKarachi   -  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa on Friday pointed out false testimonies as a basic hindrance in the dispensation of speedy justice in criminal cases and said that model courts set up precisely for the same purpose had achieved remarkable results, ...

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  • TKarachi - Interior Minister Brig (retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah said yesterday that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman was appointed by the PPP and PML-N and PTI or Imran Khan had no role in arrests made by the bureau. “If we have any role in arrests made by NAB, we would not have allowed ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   The provincial leadership of opposition parties in National Assembly on Tuesday decided to hold public gathering in the business hub of the country on July 25 to mark the day of elections a year before as Black Day. The decision was taken in a multi-party meeting ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   In what appears to be a tit-for-tat move, the Sindh government Monday made key changes in the police department after Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh withdrew security from top PPP leaders in the province. The Sindh government appointed Ghulam Nabi Memon as ...

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  • TKARACHI    -   Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the people to pay taxes and asked the business community to work with the government as partners for prosperity of the country. He also reiterated his pledge to hold accountable all the corrupt elements who had ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday convened a meeting of its provincial and federal lawmakers from Karachi to discuss its strategy for a possible change in the current political scenario in the province. According to a handout issued by the party’s Karachi chapter, the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Minister for Local Bodies Saeed Ghani Wednesday said that they had invited all stakeholders including political parties, traders and industrialists over the issue of water, sewerage and garbage lifting in the city on Friday. “We will be briefing all the stakeholders over our ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Monday staged protest against water shortage and other issues faced by the city and demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan to intervene in the affairs under article 149 of the Constitution of Pakistan. Speaking at the protest outside the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Jam Saifullah Dharejo on Saturday rejoined the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and extended his support to the party for the upcoming by-polls in Ghotki. Dharejo had joined the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) just before the general elections after he was not given PPP ticket from ...

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  • TKarachi   -    Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam chief of his own faction Maulana Fazlur Rehman said yesterday that they were demanding charter of economy from the state not from the incumbent PTI-led federal government. “Likewise National Action Plan (NAP), there is dire need of ...

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  • TKarachi - State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir said on Monday that the government’s team was executing a plan to resolve economic issues. Addressing a press conference, the governor SBP said: “The country is moving towards stability and has a prosperous outlook. The IMF package ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday said that incompetency and inability to run affairs from the federal government was also sinking provincial governments including Sindh province whose development spending was drastically cut short to Rs 80 ...

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  • TKARACHI   -    The Sindh government on Friday unveiled Rs1.217 trillion zero-deficit budget for the fiscal year 2019-20. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who also holds portfolio of the finance minister, presented the budget in the provincial assembly amid protest by the ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   This Eid and two weekdays were not different in Karachi from the past Eid days as city witnessed worst traffic jams, primarily due to dig up roads in the name of development and mismanagement of traffic authorities. The traffic police, however, negated that there ...

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  • TKARACHI    -   Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi has written a letter to Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, asking him to review formation of the business advisory committee. The joint opposition bloc comprising three major opposition parties ...

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