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Law Minister Zahid Hamid

Year 2017: Rise of a little known religious group that shocked Pakistan govt

Year 2017 was different for the country’s political climate which has previously been polarized between the civil and the military leaders. The year saw a surprise emergence of a religious political party, making inroads into the mainstream politics after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government gave in to its demands and sent its federal law minister packing. After Panama Papers case, the resurgence of politico-religious party belonging to Barelvi sect, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA), gave the…

Indian aggression cannot dampen our resolve: Ahsan Iqbal

SIALKOT: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Saturday that India has shown cowardice by attacking the innocent civilians living in the areas along the Working Boundary. Talking to media after inquiring about the health of those injured in Indian unprovoked firing at CMH Sialkot, he severely criticized India for resorting to frequent ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and Working Boundary. He said Indian aggression was aimed at diverting the world attention from Indian brutalities in Occupied Kashmir and…

NA speaker calls on Sharif to discuss constitutional amendment

LAHORE: The National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq called on ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his Raiwind residence on Saturday. Quoting sources, ARY News reported, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq arrived at the former prime minister's residence to discuss proposed amendments to Articles 62, 63 of the Constitution, which resulted in the dismissal of Sharif for being dishonest for concealing his salary from a Dubai-based company. The sources said Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and Law Minister Zahid Hamid were also…

Won’t support any constitutional amendment to save Sharif: Khursheed

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that the PML-N-led government wants to do away with the constitutional provisions that led to the dismissal of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, ARY News reported. "The government aims to amend the Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution just to save Sharif," he said and reiterated that his party will not allow the government to tinker with the constitution just to save one person. A day before, Law Minister Zahid Hamid…