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Country’s progress left sit-ins instigators ‘anxious’: Shahbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that the elements, who wanted to stage sit-ins in Islamabad, were afraid of the country's speedy progress. CM Punjab, in a statement, said that said that the elements -- wishing to stage protests in the country -- are afraid that their politics will be buried forever if the development projects are completed. He urged the nation to disassociate themselves from the politics of anarchy. Sharif said, "It is now time to rid the country from unemployment,…

Rafique advises Bilawal not to become Imran

KARACHI: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari should not try to become like PTI Chairman Imran Khan, ARY News reported on Saturday. Rafique, speaking to media at Karachi Press Club, said that Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will lose his credibility if he behaves like Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. The railways minister warned that Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) will cross the "red line" if People's Party…

PM lauds Nisar’s role in handling Islamabad situation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the efforts of interior minister for handling onslaught and lock down in Islamabad. He said this while chairing the federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad today. The Prime Minister said the Interior Minister did his duty to protect the state and role of law enforcement institutions in establishing writ of state is commendable. Read: PTI celebrating ‘Thanksgiving Day’ in Islamabad Interior minister said that he performed his duty under the guidance and…

PTI celebrating ‘Thanksgiving Day’ in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is celebrating "Thanksgiving Day" in the federal capital on Wednesday, ARY News reported. PTI Chairman Imran Khan made the decision of celebrating "Thanksgiving Day" after the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan began hearing a case into the "Panama Papers" leaks and offered to form a commission to investigate revelations that Sharif’s children held offshore bank accounts. The party is organizing a public rally at Islamabad's Parade Ground as part of the celebrations. A huge stage…

IHC tells PTI to stage sit-in at ‘Parade Ground’ only in capital

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday told Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf to hold its planned mass protest at Islamabad’s Parade Ground only and that too without freezing normal activities in the capital. Dissatisfied with the verdict, PTI said it would challenge the decision at the Supreme Court. Designating a place for the November 2 protest, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the IHC said Imran Khan could stage the party protest at the Parade Ground, however, if people came in more numbers than expected, PTI…

SC must take suo moto notice of PTI workers’ arrest, urges Khan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday asked the Supreme Court of Pakistan to take suo moto notice of the arrests of his party workers and supporters, who according to him, were being abducted ahead of a mass protest in the capital. Speaking to media, the PTI chairman said that law enforcement agencies had launched a huge crackdown against his party, arresting workers and supporters from their homes. "Under which law the PTI workers are being arrested," Khan asked. He said that the…

Protesters want to stop Pakistan from developing, says Shahbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that that the protesters want to stop the progress and development of the country, ARY News reported. He was addressing a dinner reception in the honour of Turkish ambassador of 93rd Turkish Republic Day. Sharif said that the people of Turkey had foiled a coup attempt on just a call by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He added that Turkish has become a developed country and it cooperating with Pakistan in the health, education and other sectors.…

PPP must lead country out of political crisis, tweets Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his party must lead the country out of political crisis, ARY News reported. He made the statement in his tweet on Saturday afternoon. Bilawal tweeted that it is time for PPP to reclaim rightful place as the only legitimate federal political party in Pakistan. "We must lead country out of this crisis," Bilawal added. time for #PPP to reclaim rightful place as the only legitimate, federal political party in Pakistan.We must lead…

IHC orders removal of containers, no shut down of capital

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday ordered the government to remove the containers placed at entry and exit points of Islamabad immediately, ARY News reported. Justice Shaukat Aziz of IHC heard the case against the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers. The court ordered the government not to arrest any person unless they witnessed committing a crime. The bench has also ordered the PTI not to shutdown federal capital city on 2nd November. The court also ordered the police to produce the the list…