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NAB widens probe into corruption allegations against Saad Rafique

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to widen its probe into corruption allegations against Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique. Rafique, who is already facing an investigation by the anti-graft body pertaining to a housing scam, has been accused of misusing his authority to overspend national resources while working in the railways. According to a statement issued by …

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Won’t allow derogatory remarks against judiciary: Shehbaz

A day after scores of political workers were booked for allegedly demonstrating against the apex court, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said derogatory remarks against the judiciary will not be allowed. Addressing a ceremony held in honour of Danish School position holders at the CM’s Secretariat, Shehbaz said that cooperation among institutions should be encouraged. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz …

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I cannot fix country’s system alone, says Chief Justice

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said on Wednesday that he cannot repair the system alone as change in system comes with law. Addressing judges and presidents of various bars in Peshawar High Court bar room, the CJP said that the person who does not receive justice on time is like a patient. “Laws formed hundreds of years ago have not …

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Nawaz thinks verdict will come against him: Rana Sana

Punjab Law minister has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif thinks that verdict will come against him and will be imprisoned. Talking exclusively to Dunya News on Thursday, He said that people would take to the streets if told by the party to do so after Nawaz imprisonment. He, however, added: “I don’t think that Nawaz will give a …

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PTI to expel 20 lawmakers who ‘sold’ votes during Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday revealed the names of lawmakers who sold votes during the Senate elections and announced to expel them from the party. The PTI chief, who was addressing a press conference in Islamabad said, nobody took any action was not on the buying and selling of votes during the Senate election. Imran claimed that …

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Asif questions future of Senate chairman, deputy elected through ‘sold votes’

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday questioned the future of the Senate chairman and deputy chairman elected through voting of members who had sold their votes. Asif took to twitter to express his views after a press conference held earlier today by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan who had disclosed the names of his party members who had …

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No one can pull NAB’s strings, will leave if anyone does: NAB chairman

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said on Wednesday that the anti-corruption inquiries by the bureau will be completed swiftly and properly. He made the comments while interacting with reporters on his way to brief the Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly. In response to a question, the NAB chief said no one can pull …

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London flats case: NAB to produce another witness against Sharif family

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to produce another witness against the Sharif family in London flats reference. According to details, the country’s top anti-graft body is likely to produce NAB Director General (operations) Zahir Shah as a witness in the case. The director general had received documents from the United Kingdom, NAB insiders said. The statement of the …

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Horse-trading: Khurshid Shah welcomes Imran Khan’s decision

National Assembly (NA) Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah on Wednesday lauded decision of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan pertaining to issuance of show-cause notices to all those who indulged in clandestine practice of horse-trading during the recent Senate elections. In a startling revelation, Shah claimed that both Imran Khan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak knew beforehand about …

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Caretaker PM: Fuming Khurshid Shah says no need to sit with PTI

Fuming Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) leader and opposition leader in the lower house of the parliament Syed Khurshid Shah on Tuesday expressed exasperation over leakage of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) names for caretaker premier. As per details garnered, Shah stated that he was flabbergasted on PTI’s move to make names public. “At present, there is no need to sit with PTI. …

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