Article 140A: MQM, PTI summoned for petition hearings against PPP

The Supreme Court has agreed to the hearing of former Karachi mayor and member MQM’s petition to the court about his limited powers today at Islamabad. SC to take up pleas against Sindh LG law on Oct 26 The Supreme Court had fixed October 26 for hearing both the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Muttahida Qaumi… Continue reading Article 140A: MQM, PTI summoned for petition hearings against PPP

Islands are part of Port Qasim Authority not Sindh’s provincial government: President Arif Alvi

The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi stated in an interview with Dr. Moeed Pirzada in the program ‘Hard-talk’ yesterday that the authority responsible for the Islands off the coast of Karachi was the Port Qasim Authority. Bilawal Bhutto had in a tweet compared the federal government’s development programs on the Buddo and Bundal islands… Continue reading Islands are part of Port Qasim Authority not Sindh’s provincial government: President Arif Alvi

Without developing political parties and addressing Chinese interests, US-concerns, Kashmir problem, working language, Currency and Islamic-duty – Pak APC / PDM can’t succeed

On September 20, demanding PM Imran Khan’s resignation, the country’s major Opposition parties (including PPP, PML-N, JUI-F) at ‘All Parties Conference’ (APC) passed a 26-point joint resolution. They decided to launch Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) which in the first phase, will hold joint rallies in all four provinces in October, in the second phase in… Continue reading Without developing political parties and addressing Chinese interests, US-concerns, Kashmir problem, working language, Currency and Islamic-duty – Pak APC / PDM can’t succeed

The ‘Third-party’ experiment in murky waters

In the 73 years of the political history of Pakistan, the civilians ruled for 40 years and the military for 33 years. While Field Marshal Ayub Khan, Gen Zia Haq, and Gen Musharraf ruled for over 10, 11, and 9 years respectively, no civilian ruler completed his/her 5-year tenure. Prolonged military rules made the senior… Continue reading The ‘Third-party’ experiment in murky waters

MQM’s Altaf Hussain fined by the UK for tax evasion of over £2 million

A British investigation is underway against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain, to determine the full extent of tax evaded by the Pakistani political leader. The same has been fined £2 million for tax evasion in the European country. Altaf Hussain has been fined for not paying over £2 million to the British exchequer… Continue reading MQM’s Altaf Hussain fined by the UK for tax evasion of over £2 million