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Javed Hashmi steps aside from election race

MULTAN: Veteran politician and PML-N leader Javed Hashmi on Friday withdrew his candidature for two National Assembly seats – NA-155 (Multan-II) and NA-158 (Multan-V).  He is said to have withdrawn his nomination papers he had submitted for the two NA constituencies in Multan after being denied an election ticket by the PML-N. Hashmi didn’t figure in the list of candidates who have been awarded tickets by the former governing party. He rejoined the PML-N and reposed trust in the leadership of former premier Nawaz…

CJP directs FIA to wind up probe into Asghar Khan case

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday made it clear that no further delay will be tolerated in the implementation of the October 19, 2012 verdict in the Asghar Khan case. The chief justice, who headed a three-judge bench, directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to wind up a probe into the case without wasting even a minute's time. Veteran politicians Javed Hashmi, Mir Hasil Bizenjo, Ghulam Mustafa Khar, Abida Hussain, FIA director general Bashir Memon and others appeared before the…

Asghar Khan Case: Nawaz fails to appear before SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC), on Wednesday, adjourned the hearing of Asghar Khan Case till June 12, after former Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf failed to appear before the bench. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar was hearing the case. In the beginning, the bench ordered Nawaz Sharif to reach Supreme Court in an hour while giving the remarks over his absence that the accused was issued a notice beforehand by the court. After the break, the top judge again asked…

I am PML-N and will fight for sanctity of vote, says Javed Hashmi

MULTAN: In a widely expected move, veteran politician and former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Javed Hashmi announced rejoining PML-N in a public rally in Multan city on Friday. "I don't think I should announce rejoining PML-N for I am PML-N, yes, I left you for a brief period of time but I have accepted your leadership again," said Javed Hashmi, who briefly left PML-N to join Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) He lauded Nawaz Sharif's "struggle" for "sanctity of vote" after his disqualification…

Nawaz Sharif to change ‘rules of game’ after re-election, says Maryam

MULTAN: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Friday said that the first thing her father, former premier Mian Nawaz Sharif, will do if his party emerges victorious after 2018 general elections will be to change the "rules of game", ARY News reported. "Nawaz Sharif will change the rules of the game before taking any other move if he comes to power again, only who you vote shall rule... the message should be loud and clear for all (political forces) that they only one power should decide their fate..and…

Nawaz Sharif made immense sacrifices unlike Imran, says Javed Hashmi

MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has rendered immense sacrifices which cannot be given by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan. Addressing a press conference at the Multan Press Club, the veteran leader continued with his usual demeanour and said that the nation cannot progress as long as the supremacy of the constitution is not respected alike by judge, general and politician. Maintaining that he has the right to comment on the Supreme Court’s verdict…

Javed Hashmi says will continue struggle even if it benefits Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi on Wednesday cleared the air on his rejoining his erstwhile party the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), saying he would continue his struggle even if it benefits former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. "When I speak about democracy then it mean that a party is a must. We can strengthen a party, give our opinions, and even contradict them," said Hashmi appearing on ARY News program 'Off the Record' when asked why a politician of his stature even needs to join a political party.…

Javed Hashmi decides to rejoin PML-N

ISLAMABAD: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi, who ditched Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) after developing difference with him over the Islamabad sit-in in 2014, has decided to rejoin the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N). Quoting sources, ARY News reported the noted politician met the ousted prime minister and PML-N president Nawaz Sharif at the Punjab House here today, where he decided in principle to rejoin his previous party. Sources say Hashmi would organize a public meeting in Multan, where the…

General Zia threatened judiciary to hang Bhutto: Javed Hashmi

ISLAMABAD: Veteran Politician Javed Hashmi has said that former president and military ruler General Zia-ul-Haq had threatened the judiciary to hang prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto or else he would set up a military court and sentence him. Speaking to ARY News program 'Off the Record', Hashmi said he was present when General Zia-ul-Haq said he would up set up a military court to sentence Bhutto if the judiciary does not award the death sentence. "I was present when General Zia said he would eventually punish Bhutto.…

‘Imran Khan not capable of contesting elections’

MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi on Tuesday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan is not capable of contesting elections, ARY News reported. Hashmi's remarks comes just days after PTI lost crucial election in NA-120 in Lahore where Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) regained their seat after the ouster of Nawaz Sharif. "I do not want to weaken him. He should be growing stronger," he said speaking to mediapersons at the Multan Press Club. "Instead he is making mistakes and creating…