MQM-P rift: Khawaja Izhar, Sardar Ahmed’s meeting with Sattar futile

The latest efforts of MQM-P’s leaders Sardar Ahmed and Khawaja Izharul Hassan to reconcile differences with Dr Farooq Sattar remained futile. The infighting between Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s two factions — Sattar-led PIB and Rabita Committee-led Bahudarabad — started over the issue of distribution of party tickets for next month’s Senate ...

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LHC tribunal upturns ECP’s decision, accepts Dar’s Senate nomination papers

Lahore High Court’s appellate tribunal on Saturday accepted former finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s nomination papers for the Senate election after hearing arguments on an appeal against the Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) rejection of the documents. The former federal minister had challenged the ECP’s rejection of his Senate election nomination papers ...

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Senate summons Defence Minister over ISPR statement on army deployment in Saudi Arabia

Senate on Friday summoned Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir over the statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) referring that army troops will be deployed in Saudi Arabia as part of the bilateral security pact. According to details, certain Senators expressed concerns over the recent policy statement given by ISPR. “In ...

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