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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to Take Break from Politics on Father’s Advice

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has been advised by his father, Mr. Asif Ali Zardari to step away from politics for the time being due to his recent controversial remarks and statements, notably against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and its chief, Mr. Altaf Hussain. Having recently been thrown into the political arena, […]

MQM Cuts Ties with PPP after Bilawal’s Accusations

MQM PPP Alliance.

On Sunday, the Deputy Convener of MQM’s Rabita Committee, Khalid Maqbool, spoke against Pakistan Peoples Party’s current stance, and said that MQM workers would never sit idle if someone speaks against their leader’s honor. During a conference, he also said that there would be no compromise in this regard, and that the party would never […]

MQM Ministers Take Oath after Joining PPP Lead Sindh Government

mqm and ppp joined hands to form sindh government

Two ministers belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) took oath on Tuesday April 22, 2014 after MQM decided to join the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lead government in the province of Sindh. Two MQM Sindh Assembly members have been appointed adviser to the Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah. Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan administered […]

Clash between PTI and PPP workers led to violence and Police action


Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers got into a clash when the former gathered to protest against the ‘illegal’ wall constructed around Bilawal House in Karachi. The PTI demonstration was led by local party MNA Dr Arif Alvi, who asked for the wall’s removal from public property as per the Sindh High […]

Vehicles torched as MQM pushes Karachi to violence

MQM activists Wednesday torched buses and trucks and fired in the air following the arrest of a former MPA, Nadeem Hashmi, in connection with the killing of two policemen. Hashmi was arrested late Tuesday, the action condemned by the MQM as political victimization. The police rejected the claim and said Hashmi is suspected for having […]

Zardari vows support to gov’t in anti-terror war

Outgoing President, Asif Ali Zardari, vowed Sunday that his opposition Pakistan Peoples Party will continue to support the government of Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif to fight terrorism.  Zardari spoke to his political supporters in the eastern city of Lahore just few days after he stepped down as the President on completion of his five-year constitutional […]

IMF approves $6.7b loan program for Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 6.7-billion-U.S. dollar loan program for Pakistan to support the country’s economic reform to promote inclusive growth. The three-year loan arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) was authorized by the IMF’s executive board, and the approval enabled an initial disbursement of 540 million dollars, the IMF said […]

Nawaz Sharif hints at launching campaign for Karachi peace

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, said on Wednesday that a concerted and sustained campaign will be launched for restoration of law and order in Karachi. He was addressing the special meeting of federal cabinet in Karachi to suggest measures for peace in the city. The cabinet is discussing various proposals to improve law and order in […]

Minister accuses opposition of planning street protests

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad Thursday regretted that the opposition wants to bring the people on the streets and derail the democracy. Reacting to the criticism of Opposition Leader Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah‚ he appealed the opposition to demonstrate patience and help the government in strengthening the democratic institutions. He reminded […]

Altaf Hussain army’s Karachi deployment sparks controversy

The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party on Tuesday angrily reacted to suggestion by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain for deployment of the army in the violence-hit Karachi. Hussain, the self-exile MQM leader, who is famous for controversial remarks, on Tuesday proposed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to hand over Karachi to the Army to […]

PML-N leads in by-polls: Unofficial results

The unofficial results of the by-elections on National and Provincial Assemblies seats across the country suggest the PML-N has won majority seats.   By-elections were held for fifteen National Assembly and twenty six Provincial Assembly seats.   According to National Assembly results‚ Pakistan Muslim League-N have bagged five seats‚ Pakistan Peoples Party three‚ Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf two‚ MQM‚ […]

PML-N wins in Punjab, PPP Sindh, MQM Karachi, PTI Islamabad

Unofficial results of by-elections in forty one National and Provincial Assemblies constituencies show that PML-N has won most of seats in Punjab, PPP in interior Sindh, MQM in Karachi and PTI in Islamabad. Unofficial results of by-elections in forty one National and Provincial Assemblies constituencies have started pouring in. In Punjab Assembly constituency PP-6 Rawalpindi‚ […]


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