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Asfandyar Wali dissolves ANP units over election defeat

Chief of Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan, on Saturday announced dissolution of all party units over election defeat.  Speaking at a news conference in Charsadda, Khan admitted that his party faced defeat in the May 11 general elections over poor performance of the ANP government. He said that new elections will be held […]

Presidential elections: ANP announces support to PPP’s Raza Rabbani

Awami National Party Thursday announced that it will support the PPP candidate Raza Rabbani in the upcoming presidential election. The ANP Chief Asfandyar Wali Khan announced the support during a meeting with the PPP leaders who visited him for support. Talking to media Rabbani said that he is meeting with different political parties to chalk […]

Imran Khan demands meeting with Gen. Kayani, Nawaz Sharif

  PTI Chief, Imran Khan has called for a meeting with Army Chief General Pervaiz Kayani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before the APC to devise a national security policy.   “I had asked for a meeting to be held between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, General Kiyani, and myself two months ago when I was […]

Imran Khan’s lucid US war stance — a ray of hope

Cricketer-turned politician, Imran Khan has come up with a clear stand to end Pakistan’s role in the so-called US-led war on terror and to pull out the armed forces of the restive Waziristan tribal region.   Khan spoke to two big rallies in Karak and Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday and also said he will […]

Asfandyar claims US pressure on Swat peace deal was rejected

President Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan has claimed that his party had rejected U.S. pressure about the peace deal with the Swat Taliban.   “The ANP was under tremendous pressure from the United States not to enter into peace agreement with militants in Swat but it ignored the pressure in view of ground […]

APC calls for negotiations with Taliban

Senior political and religious leaders on Thursday called for talks with the Taliban militants to end bloodshed in the country.   A day-long conference, attended by leaders of 24 mainstream parties, greed that attaining peace through dialogue should be the first priority’.   The All Parties Peace Conference was called to formulate a joint stand […]

APC opens in Islamabad to formulate joint approach on terrorism

The All Parties Conference started in Islamabad on Thursday to announce a joint stand against terrorism and to discuss response to the Taliban dialogue offer.   Organized by Awami National Party‚ about 27 political parties and lawyer organizations are participating in the conference.   Opening the conference‚ ANP Chief Asfand Yar Wali Khan appealed to […]

Rich people of poor Pakistan

Ruling PPP holds richest, poorest parliamentarians The Election Commission of Pakistan released annual declaration of assets and liabilities of parliamentarians, declaring that the richest and poorest lawmakers belonged to ruling Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP). Noor Alam Khan is the richest Member of Parliament, owning assets worth Rs 32 billion, while Jamshed Dasti, who also belongs […]

Prime Minister Gilani’s future not quite gloomy: Experts

Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, flanked by his democratic credentials in the form of Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Asfandyar Wali Khan, returned to the Supreme Court so that charges of contempt of court could be framed against him. However, he pleaded not guilty after the charges had been framed against him by a seven-judge […]

PML-Q & MQM: Power-sharing coalition friends

PML-Q & MQM: Power-sharing coalition friends It seems that the PML-Q and MQM had joined the hands with PPP to share power but not to support in defying the powerful establishment or judiciary. Smelling the rats in the above mentioned two political parties, the incumbent PPP had rejected the idea of vote of confidence for […]

Prime Minister believes that he does not need to take a confidence vote from National Assembly

Prime Minister believes that he does not need to take a confidence vote from National Assembly Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani believes that he does not need to take vote of confidence from the National Assembly. He expressed that whoever wants to start a no confidence vote motion against him in the National Assembly are […]

ANP Chief Asfandyar Wali demands resignations from dual nationals

ANP Chief Asfandyar Wali demands resignations from dual nationals Awami National Party (ANP)’s Chief, Asfandyar Wali Khan, welcomed decision of barring dual nationals from contesting the elections, demanding the members of parliament with dual citizenship to resign voluntarily. “How a parliamentarian can be loyal to Pakistan having his interests in another country also,” Asfandyar said […]


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