Mubashir Hassan

  • LAHORE/ISLAMABAD    -   The second phase of the PTI’s protest march is starting today from Wazirabad, the place In this connection, Imran Khan chaired a party meeting in La­hore on Wednesday evening to give final touches to the ar­rangements. Senior party ...

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  • LAHORE    -  PTI chief Imran Khan’s unprecedented victory on six National Assembly seats in the hotly contested by-polls in the three provinces might call for a change in the existing electoral laws as the PTI supremo is less likely to take oath against any of the seats ...

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  • LAHORE   -   In what seems to be a continu­ation of the July 17 by-elections trend, the PML-N has lost two out of three Punjab Assembly seats in the by-elections while the PTI improved its tally in the Punjab Assembly from existing 178 to 180 in the house of 371.  All ...

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  • One sitting of assembly costs exchequer around Rs10m | Number of actual sittings of assembly during current session stands at 22. LAHORE    -   Thanks to the unchecked powers of the Assembly speaker, the 41st session of the Punjab Assembly which started on June 15 continues till date for the ...

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  • Rana Mashhood, Awais Leghari, Attaullah Tarar, Saif Khokhar among those wanted by police.LAHORE    -   While there is no punitive action forthcoming against those who attacked the then Deputy Speaker Sardar Dost Mohammad Mazari on April 16; but a Lahore court on Friday has issued non-bailable ...

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  • LAHORE     -    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership is visibly at odds with Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvez Elahi over the trickiest issue of Shahbaz Gill’s detention and the ‘most pressing’ matter of holding the police officials accountable for their alleged acts of persecution ...

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  • n Sibtain Khan defeats Saiful Malook Khokhar of PML-N by 10 votes n Deputy Speaker removed through no-confidence vote. LAHORE    -   The Punjab Assembly on Friday elected Mohammad Sibtain Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as the new Speaker, returning to a semblance of normalcy after ...

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  • Shujat’s spokesperson questions legality of party’s CWC meeting.LAHORE   -   In a bid to preempt any ad­verse move by Ch Shujat Hus­sain, the party faction led by Ch Parvez Elahi on Thursday called a meeting of the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) which recommend­ed removal of ...

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  • n Tarar says PML-N respects judiciary n Rejects party running campaign against institutions.LAHORE/Islamabad   -   Federal Minister for Law Azam Nazir Tarar Sunday demanded of the Supreme Court of Pakistan that a larger bench or full court should hear the case of deputy speaker’s ruling in ...

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  • LAHORE - A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial conducted hearing of the petition filed by PML (Q) leader Chaudhry Parvez Elahi against Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly’s ruling at Lahore Registry on Saturday. In his ...

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  • Zardari played ‘historic role’ in Hamza’s victory: PM.LAHORE    -   The Punjab Assembly on Friday elected Hamza Shehbaz Sharif as the Chief Minister for the second time in a runoff poll conducted by Deputy Speaker Sardar Dost Mohammad Mazari on the orders of the Supreme Court of ...

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  • Govt claims it may spring a surprise n Opposition hopes comfortable win n On Supreme Court order, Deputy Speaker Mazari will chair today’s session n 19 newly-elected MPAs take oath.LAHORE    -    In a crucial session, the Punjab Assembly is meeting here today at 4:00pm to decide the fate of ...

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  • LAHORE/ ISLAMABAD - Ahead of the Punjab Chief Minister’s election on Friday (tomorrow), the provincial capital Wednesday remained in the grip of power politics with political players remaining busy in the wheeling and dealing to reduce each other’s numerical strength in Punjab Assembly. There ...

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  • PDM leaders vow to hinder Parvez Elahi’s bid to become Punjab CM n Coalition setup won’t succumb to any pressure from PTI chief for holding early elections.LAHORE    -    Unfettered by the PTI’s thumb­ing victory in Punjab’s by-elec­tions, the ruling alliance led by the PML-N ...

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  • LAHORE - Of the total 15 provincial seats won by the PTI in Sunday’s by-elections, only one PML-N candidate offered a relatively close contest to the PTI man. It was witnessed in PP-202 (Sahiwal) where PTI candidate Major (R) Ghulam Sarwar defeated the PML-N’s Malik Nauman Langrial by a ...

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  • n All but two turncoats face crushing defeat in by-elections n Out of 20 seats, PTI grabs 15, PML-N 4, an independent candidate also wins. LAHORE   -   In a landslide victory, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) defeated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the by-elections held on 20 ...

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  • LAHORE - The city of Lahore owes much to Sir Ganga Ram, a civil engineer who is regarded as the father of modern Lahore due to his extensive contribution in the development of the city. He was born and brought up in Lahore. His date of birth as written in history books is April 13,1851. Sir Ganga ...

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  • Both the leaders are pulling a greater crowd and have plans to address more rallies in the days to come. A highly organised, modern electioneering is underway in the four constituencies. The candidates have constituted teams of volunteers who are going door to door to conduct surveys to check the ...

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  • LAHORE    -   History is in the making in the Punjab Assembly. Deputy Speaker Sardar Dost Mohammad Mazari is going to turn the clock back to the position of April 16 as the 40th Assembly session called by the then governor resumes today at 4 pm.Unless otherwise stopped by a possible court ...

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  • LAHORE    -   An important development concerning Pakistan Teh­reek-e-Insaf’s petition chal­lenging Hamza Shehbaz’s election as the Punjab Chief Minister; and Monday’s court decision about five reserved seats to be allocated to the PTI appear to have revived hopes and passion in Ch ...

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  • PA debate on annual budgetLAHORE    -   In absence of the Opposition which is having its own sessions at the Assembly chambers, the Treasury in the Punjab Assembly saw the very first sign of an ‘opposition’ emerging from within the party ambit during the general debate on the annual budget ...

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  • Lahore - In absence of the Opposition which is having its own sessions at the Assembly chambers, the Treasury in the Punjab Assembly saw the very first sign of an ‘opposition’ emerging from within the party ambit during the general debate on the annual budget on Monday. It happened when the ...

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  • LAHORE - In a strange turn of events, the PML-N-led government in Punjab, that until a couple of days back was scornful of the very existence of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, seemed keen on having it in the House on Saturday. It is a tradition in the Assembly that the very first reaction ...

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  • LAHORE - While delivering the much-awaited budget speech in unusual circumstances at a place other than the Punjab Assembly, Punjab Finance Minister Sardar Awais Ahmad Leghari Wednesday unveiled a tax-free provincial budget for the year 2022-23 with a total outlay of Rs 3.236 trillion. For the ...

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  • | Mr Speaker, Governor has prorogued assembly session, finance minister tells Parvez Elahi LAHORE   -   An interesting situation arose in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday night when Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi came to chair the sitting but only to know that the session he was chairing had been ...

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  • LAHORE - After having been ousted from power and later facing police action during the long march, Monday was the right time for the PTI and the PML-Q to settle scores with the PML-N by dictating their terms in return for smooth proceedings of the House during presentation of the Punjab budget. It ...

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  • | Punjab Minister Sardar Awais Leghari to present tax-free budget | Rs680b allocated for ADP | Opp decides to launch full-scale offensive during budget speech | Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi not sure if House proceedings will be smooth LAHORE   -   A stormy session of the Punjab Assembly begins at ...

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  • LAHORE    -    Majority of the citizens have rated the federal budget below expectations having nothing to offer to the low-income class already hit hard by the spiraling inflation, according to a survey conducted by The Nation.Four in five people The Nation talked to believed that the budget ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz along with his cabinet ministers visited Bilawal House in Lahore on Tuesday where he attended a luncheon hosted by PPP supremo and former president Asif Ali Zardari. A host of issues including the upcoming bye-elections in Punjab, portfolios of Punjab ...

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  • LAHORE   -   Three members of the ‘breakaway faction’ of the PML-Q Monday called on Punjab CM Hamza Shehbaz and discussed with him current political situation and matters of mutual interest.Federal Minister Ch Salik Hussain and his brother Shafay Hussain, the two scions of Ch Shujat Hussain ...

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