Nawaz refrains Hamza from campaigning for Kulsoom

Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Differences have emerged in Nawaz Sharif's extended family as the founder of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has refrained his nephew Hamza Shahbaz to...

Aug 19, 2017 4:25 PM | Newsscroll

PPP, PAT challenge Kulsoom Nawaz's parliament seat nomination

Lahore [Pakistan], August 16 :The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Tuesday filed separate letters of objection with the returning officer, challenging the...

Aug 15, 2017 1:54 PM | Newsscroll

NA-120 by-poll: Nomination of Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom challenged

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 13 : A lawyer in Pakistan has challenged the nomination papers of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kalsoom Nawaz for NA-120 seat, on the grounds...

Aug 12, 2017 3:56 PM | Newsscroll

Sharif reaches Rawalpindi on 1st day of roadshow via GT Road

(Eds: Adds journey details)By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 9 Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today began a defiant roadshow from Islamabad to his ruling party's stronghold, Lahore, in...

Aug 09, 2017 11:31 PM | Newsscroll

Pakistan: Parliamentary committee to be formed to probe Gulalai allegations against Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 5 : Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has initiated the process to form a special parliamentary committee to probe allegations levelled by MNA Ayesha...

Aug 04, 2017 7:02 AM | Newsscroll

Imran Khan faces parliamentary probe into sexual harassment

(Eds: Updating with more inputs)Islamabad, Aug 4 Pakistan's flamboyant Opposition leader Imran Khan today faced a major crisis after the National Assembly decided to form a special committee to...

Aug 04, 2017 8:04 PM | Newsscroll

Pak EC urged to sack Imran Khan over harassment allegations

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 2 A petition was today filed with the Election Commission of Pakistan to disqualify opposition leader Imran Khan after a woman lawmaker from his party accused him of...

Aug 02, 2017 8:52 PM | Newsscroll

Pak PM meets Sharif to discuss cabinet formation

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 : Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday reached Murree to meet former premier Nawaz Sharif. Abbasi preferred to meet...

Aug 01, 2017 4:58 PM | Newsscroll

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi succeeds Sharif as Pak PM

(EDS: Updating with details of new PM's swearing-in)By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 1 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a die-hard loyalist of Nawaz Sharif, was today elected Prime Minister by Pakistan's...

Aug 01, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi succeeds Sharif as Pak PM

(EDS: Updating with more quotes and fresh inputs)By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 1 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a die-hard loyalist of Nawaz Sharif, was today elected Prime Minister by Pakistan's National...

Aug 01, 2017 7:13 PM | Newsscroll