Pakistan Parliament meets to end deadlock

Opposition lawmkaers back Sharif, vow to defend the constitution and the parliament amid protests by Imran’s supporters Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with ruling party lawmakers thumped their desks as opposition legislators voiced support for him in the Pakistani parliament amid ongoing protests by two parties trying to force him to resign. The speakers from the opposition, while participating…

Anonymous person sends 200 bouquets to protesters in Pakistan

A bright gift of 200 bouquets from an anonymous person greeted activists who have been protesting outside Pakistan’s parliament house despite heavy rainfall, Dawn online reported on Friday. Members of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) began their protests Aug 15 in an attempt to topple Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who has been accused of rigging…

Pak army confirms played role of ‘facilitator’ on behest of Sharif govt

Pakistani military has claimed that it was acting as a ‘facilitator’ in the current political crisis on the request of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government. The Director General of the Inter Services Public Relations posted on Twitter verifying that the government had asked the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to play the role of a facilitator…

Come back, Khan

Make history, don’t become one   Let’s forget about who is right wrong and who is wrong. No judgments, no prejudice against anyone. Let’s concentrate on only two questions: How can this situation be resolved amicably; and why it is necessary to do it as soon as possible? Are the demands legitimate? Is the modus operandi adopted for this purpose…

Case against Nawaz Sharif not registered despite court orders

Pakistani police on Monday refused to register a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother and some top Cabinet Ministers despite a court order on framing of charges for their alleged role in the violence that killed 14 supporters of cleric Tahirul Qadri. The Lahore Sessions Court hearing the case related to the Model Town clashes on June 17 had…

Imran Khan returns to negotiating table; party lawmakers resign

In a two-pronged strategy, 34 lawmakers of Imran Khan’s party today resigned to step up pressure on the Nawaz Sharif government but followed up with an offer to resume talks after the failed first round. For the second time since it mobilised thousands of supporters for anti-government protests in Islamabad demanding Sharif’s resignation, the core committee of Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)…

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