Democracy wins a round |
* In a first in Pakistan’s history, government completes five-year term
* NA, cabinet dissolved; ‘deadlock’ on appointment of caretaker prime minister persists
By Farooq Awan
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party-led federal government on Saturday completed its full term...
No one can ‘attack’ democracy in future|
* PM says democratic forces have finally succeeded in a long conflict with non-democratic forces
* Admits govt could not turn Pakistan into a real welfare state
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday hailed parliament’s historic completion of a full term in...
CMs agree to hold elections on same day|
ISLAMABAD: The four chief ministers have agreed, in principle, to the prime minister’s proposal that the elections of the national and provincial assemblies should be held on the same day for logistical, administrative and financial reasons and also to promote political harmony in the country.
SC issues notice to Shahbaz on dual membership|
Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Saturday issued notices to Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif over the dual membership cases, as he was elected on two seats from Bhakkar and Rawalpindi.
The Chief Justice of Pakistan declined the request of Sharif’s lawyer that the case should be heard by a...