PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari to take oath as Pakistan's foreign minister in a day or two, confirms senior leader
The 33-year-old scion of the Bhutto-Zardari family did not take the oath on 19 April, giving rise to speculation about his reluctance to join the new government
Pakistan PM set to unveil Cabinet; Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani to administer oath to new ministers
The Cabinet was scheduled to take oath tonight at 8:30 pm (local time) on Monday; however, when the prime minister's office contacted the president's office, Alvi refused to administer oaths, Geo TV reported
Malik, a special intelligence agent-turned politician tested COVID-19 positive in January and had complained of breathing problems. Earlier this month, he was put on a ventilator
Sharif's decision to become active in politics coincided with the issuance of a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Islamabad High Court. He has been living in London since November 2019 after he was allowed to go abroad for four weeks for treatment
Coronavirus Lockdown: FinMin extends deadline to fulfill contractual obligations of all govt projects by up to 6 months
The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for fulfillment of contractual obligations of all government projects, including public-private partnerships (PPP), which were due for completion on or after 20 February, by up to six months in view of COVID-19 crisis
GMR, Adani, Reliance Infra in race for 2 railway stations development in Andhra Pradesh; to be built under DBFOT model
The pre-bid meeting comes after RLDA floated an RFP inviting bids for the selection of a suitable public or private entity for re-development of Nellore and Tirupati railway stations.
Budget 2020: A mixed bag for healthcare services, pharma sector; additional duties on medical devices to hike costs for consumers
While one of the key focus areas for this Budget 2020-21 on socio-welfare front is to widen the reach of affordable healthcare services, it also lays emphasis on government policy of ‘Make in India’.
Pakistan in flux, Imran in trouble as Nawaz prepares to exit stage left; time for new blood to enter politics
One may wish Nawaz Sharif a very speedy recovery. This is not a man who has ever gone down without a fight. But it may be, that it is time for a new generation to enter the political mess that is Pakistan.
JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman calls off sit-in protest in Islamabad, announces anti-govt 'Azadi march' across Pakistan
JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman announced massive protests across the country aimed at crippling the country's roads and toppling prime minister Imran Khan, after initial objections, the two main Pakistani opposition parties, PPP and PML-N had joined several smaller parties in extending support to the Maulana
Maulana Fazlur Rehman ratchets up rhetoric with Azadi March in Pakistan, but cleric needs deep state support to rattle Imran Khan
Street protests have long been part of Pakistan’s political theatre, but the present foray of the Maulana has some puzzling aspects.
Mumbai-Surat AC ferry service likely to begin weekly operations from November; cruise ship to ply between Hazira port and Bandra
Approval has been given for a ferry service between Mumbai and Surat and operations are likely to begin in November this year, the Gujarat government said.
Pakistani politician Rehman Malik tags card game UNO instead of United Nations in post on Kashmir, Twitter has a field day
While Malik diligently tagged the UNO in his post — presumably to garner international attention — UNO is, unlikely to help the Pakistan politician's cause too much.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari questions democracy in Pakistan, says 'selected' PM Imran Khan 'dances to the tunes of the umpire’
Firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Imran Khan, PPP's chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday claimed that the cricketer-turned-politician 'dances to the tunes of the umpire'. Referring to Khan as 'selected' prime minister, Bilawal asserted that a selected government is being imposed on the people of Pakistan. The PPP leader alleged that there was a huge question mark over the presence of a democratic system in Pakistan.
NAB arrests Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari in money laundering case after Islamabad HC rejects extension of pre-arrest bail
Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday from his residence in Islamabad in a fake bank accounts case by the country's top anti-corruption body, officials said.
Asif Ali Zardari, accomplices grabbed Pakistan govt-run companies through dubious means, reveals JIT report
Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and his accomplices grabbed government entities through dubious means, said a Supreme Court-appointed investigative team probing fake bank accounts
As Imran Khan crosses 100-day threshold, Pakistan PM's constant U-turns and over-reliance on army is troubling
Imran should enjoy the army saluting and kowtowing to him while it lasts. One step out of line, and that flattery will end.
Asia Bibi blasphemy case: PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari asks Pakistan's national institutions to stand with SC
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is the first chief of political party in Pakistan to stand with the Supreme Court decision. Also, PPP members Sherry Rehman and Farhatullah Babar had earlier hailed the verdict.
Imran Khan 'disappointed at arrogant response by India', takes shot at 'small men' in 'big offices' who lack vision
India initially agreed to Imran Khan's proposed meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York in September
Pakistan Opposition blames Imran Khan govt for 'diplomatic debacle' with India, questions PM's 'haste' in mending ties
Pakistan lawmaker Khawaja Mohammad Asif said that he was not against normalisation of relations between India and Pakistan but "dignity must be maintained."
the UPA may be blamed for a combination of political interference and infrastructure adventurism. But NDA also deserves a share of the blame for the NPAs, although an arguably smaller one.