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President Mamnoon Hussein addresses Parliament

Below is the full text of the speech made by President Mamnoon Hussain yesterday to the joint sitting of the parliament of Pakistan or Majlis-e-Shoora as published on the government […]

Climate Change minister resigns

Mushahidullah Khan, Pakistan’s Minister for Climate Change, has sent a resignation letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after comments made during an interview with BBC Urdu. The minister had alleged […]

MQM resigns from Parliament

The opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced that it is resigning from the National Assembly, Senate and Sindh Assembly. The decision was taken apparently because the party feels that […]

Railway Minister disqualified

Minister of Railways Saad Rafique has been disqualified from his Lahore NA-125 constituency by an election tribunal. The decision means that a fresh election will be held within 60 days […]

Protests become violent

Following the ‘Azadi March’ which ended in Islamabad on 18th August there have been twelve days of protests in the capital. The protests led by Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) […]

Azadi March ends in Islamabad

Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri of the Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) led ‘Azadi March’ completed their two separate journeys to Islamabad yesterday culminating in a mass […]

Protests could get violent

Around 20,000 police are expected to be deployed today as supporters of former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan march on Islamabad in anti-government protests. The protests are over suspected vote […]

JUI-F leaves government

The Jamiat Ulema e Islam (Fazl) (JUI-F) has withdrawn its support for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (N) led government and has withdrawn its two ministers, neither of […]