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Fresh war of words between Wasan and Mirza

A fresh and ferocious war of words has broken out between Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan and his predecessor Zulfikar Mirza, laying bare the internecine warfare in the Pakistan People’s Party. Normally jovial and rather soft-spoken, Wasan accused Mirza on … Continue reading

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The Balochistan High Court (BHC) has directed the federal government to seek extradition of former president Pervez Musharraf, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and other accused in the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case who are currently not residing in Pakistan. … Continue reading

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PML-N prepares new plan: use social media to win youth vote

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is to step up its social media presence, relaunch its student and youth wings and heighten criticism of ‘the establishment’ as it seeks to make itself more attractive to young voters. Last month, party chief Nawaz … Continue reading

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Rally wars: PPP announce rally against PML-N

 Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan said that the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) would take out a rally in Karachi on November 13 against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) diatribe targeting President Asif Ali Zardari. Addressing a press conference at his … Continue reading

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Altaf slams PML-N, champions democracy

              While Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan addressed thousands of people in Lahore, the old guard of politics in Karachi took to Tibet Centre to affirm their support for President Asif Ali Zardari … Continue reading

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Largely regarded until now as a political lightweight with street support that scarcely translates into votes come general elections. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan spectacularly burst onto the national political stage in a massive show of force at his … Continue reading

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) would stage a massive public rally against the government at 2pm in the ground of Minar-e-Pakistan on Sunday. On this occasion, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan and other party leaders would address the rally. “Throw out this … Continue reading

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Third murder in PPP will not be allowed: Badar

              Pakistan People’s Party’s Secretary-General Jahangir Badar on Saturday said “undemocratic” language was used in Friday’s public meeting called by the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N). Speaking to media representatives in Lahore, Mr … Continue reading

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Collateral damage: PTI supporters stage rally against drone strikes

Street politics, with the single objective of a change in government, is gaining currency which the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) capitalised on along with anti-US sentiments by making drone strikes in tribal areas the focal point of its anti-government rally in … Continue reading

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MQM pro-Zardari rally,Ban on public gatherings lifted

              The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided to hold a rally here on Sunday in protest against the use of derogatory language against President Asif Ali Zardari by leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-N … Continue reading

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