Sat. Sep 18th, 2021

Month: July 2021

Former State Bank Governor Dr Ishrat Hussain resigned from his post as Prime Minister’s Advisor on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain on Thursday. Sources claimed that Mr Ishrat sent his resignation to the Prime Minister however the reasons of leaving his position could not be ascertained. It was also revealed that the PM had not accepted his resignation yet. When asked, the Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that he could not ... Read More
FIA took PTI MPA of Jangir Tareen group Nazir Chohan in physical remand for two days with regard to the complaint of Shahzad Akbar against him. On Tuesday, Chohan was taken into custody by the Lahore police in a separate case however he succeeded in getting bail from the court on the same day. Later on Wednesday, FIA arrested him and on Thursday presented him before the district court of Judicial ... Read More
In an important development, the Sindh High Court canned a petition about the post-arrest bail for PPP stalwart Khursheed Shah in assets beyond income case. A two-member bench, including justices Shamsuddin Abbasi and Amjad Ali Sahito, said that they were analyzing and evaluating the things on fresh grounds of hardship and delay in the trial. The court observed that the other 17 ... Read More
While PML-N and PPP had to face defeat in AJK elections, both parties reacted differently to the results. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) expressed its jubilation over locking 11 seats and termed it a starting point for re-emerging in the next general elections. PPP stalwart and former Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said that it was a glorious success and the number of seats PPP got in AJK ... Read More
ISLAMABAD: NAB on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against bails to three PML-N stalwarts, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Ahsan Iqbal and Miftah Ismail who were charged with corruption references by the bureau. The mentioned accused leaders were granted post-arrest bails by the Islamabad High Court (IHC). NAB had arrested Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and former chairman of the Sui Southern Gas ... Read More
NAB has been under severe criticism for a number of years for its poor performance and it is claimed that governments have been using this accountability institution for their political interests and objectives. Now the honorable courts have fixed their guns towards the NAB and the LHC and IHC both expressed their displeasure over NAB’s actions against PML-N stalwarts Khawaja Asif and Ahsan Iqbal.... Read More
The provincial government has decided to utilize the Old Abbasia Campus of the Islamia University, Bahawalpur for establishing the South Punjab secretariat. After the government’s plan got viral on social media, criticism emerged from the civil society members, political, social, and religious circles. Although the top bureaucracy in the province claimed that IUB Syndicate would make... Read More