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Zainab’s murderers will be given exemplary punishment: Rana Sanaullah

Two people have been suspected to be involved in rape and murder of Zainab, but they will be arrested soon and given exemplary punishment, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said, refusing to reveal further information regarding the investigation. While speaking on Geo News show Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath, Sanaullah said they have been probing similar incidents that have taken …

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Kasur incident exposed again how vulnerable children are in Pakistan: Imran

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said on Wednesday that rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur has exposed once again how vulnerable children are in Pakistani society. In a condemnation posted on Twitter, PTI chief stated: “This is not the first time such horrific acts have happened. We have to act swiftly to punish the guilty & …

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Nawaz assails Imran over marriage controversy after corruption hearing

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif railed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan over his marriage controversy after attending the corruption hearing against him and his family on Tuesday. Nawaz, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar reached the accountability court hearing corruption cases against them earlier today where four witnesses recorded their statements. Strict security arrangements were …

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Is wanting to marry a crime, asks Imran

ISLAMABAD: In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan finally broke his silence on the marriage controversy that has surrounded him for the past few days. “For 3 days I have been wondering have I looted a bank; or money laundered bns in nation’s wealth; or ordered a model-town-like killing spree; or revealed state secrets …

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CM Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri resigns

Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has on Tuesday resigned from his office upon Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s advice. Resignation of the Balochistan CM has come in after over a week-long political crisis after a no-confidence motion was compiled against him in the assembly and at least six ministers had resigned. Balochistan governor has approved resignation of …

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Won’t stop peaceful PAT protest: Punjab government

LAHORE: The Punjab government has prepared its strategy to deal with the protests announced by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) over the Model Town tragedy. The government will not intervene if the protest remains peaceful. But it will spring into action if state assets are destroyed, Geo News reported. PAT chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri on Monday announced a countrywide protest movement against …

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PML-N’s Sultan Haider leads PP-20 by-poll’s unofficial results

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has taken the lead on Tuesday in PP-20 by-election with party’s candidate Sultan Haider securing 59,234 votes defeating Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Tariq Afzal, unofficial results from over 174 polling stations suggested. PP-20 by-election was scheduled by the election commission after Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Chaudhry Liaquat Ali Khan passed away. Son of the late lawmaker, Chaudhry …

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Anarchy spreading after disqualification decision: Nawaz Sharif

CHAKWAL: The verdict of July 28 should be questioned if terrorism in the country is gaining momentum again, said former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, referring to the Supreme Court’s decision on his disqualification. “Anarchy has been spreading after the decision of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification was taken,” the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said while addressing tribal elders in Chakwal on …

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Seems Balochistan govt not serious in eradicating terrorism: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court expressed displeasure on Monday at the government’s failure to implement the Quetta Commission Report. On August 8, 2016, more than 70 people — mostly lawyers — were killed and as many as 112 injured when a powerful explosion ripped through Quetta’s Civil Hospital. The members of the legal fraternity had gathered at the hospital after a …

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Tahir-ul-Qadri announces countrywide protest against PML-N from January 17

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced a countrywide protest movement against the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) government which will commence from January 17. The announcement made here on Monday came as the PAT led All Parties Conference (APC) deadline seeking the resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Law Minister Rana Sanaullah over …

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