Faisal Raza Abidi stands by charges against CJP

ISLAMABAD – Senator Faisal Raza Abidi, parliamentary leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), on Thursday recorded his statement with Islamabad Police in connection with his press conference about Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and his son, Dr Arsalan Iftikhar. In his statement, Abidi said he stood by the allegations he had made against the CJP and…

SC reached a cul de sac after convicting Gilani: Aitzaz Ahsan

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) stalwart Senator Aitzaz Ahsan claimed that the Supreme Court had reached a cul-de-sac after convicting former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case and now wanted an acceptable solution of writing a letter to Swiss authorities. Talking to reporters at the Lahore High Court…

Southern Punjab province is reality: Governor Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khan Khosa has said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is showing its dictatorial thinking by not holding local government elections but holding general election is top priority of the Pakistan Peoples Party. He was addressing participants in the 42nd PNS Staff Course of Navy War College led by Rear Admiral Kaleem…

New York rendezvous: In meeting with Clinton, President Zardari takes up film row -by Huma Imtiaz

NEW YORK:  Amidst seething anger at home, President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday took up the issue of the anti-Islam movie with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton saying “Pakistanis are deeply dismayed at the film”. “One or two insane persons should not be allowed to endanger world peace in the garb of freedom of…

Government to provide financial assistance for church repair: PM

LAHORE, Sep 24 (APP): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday condemning ransacking of a church in Mardan said that the federal government would provide financial assistance for the repair of the church. He made this assurance to the Christian community after  Pervaiz Rafique, a PPP Minority MPA raised the issue at a cheque distribution ceremony…