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He also said that politics of horse-trading needed to be buried forever, adding that the sanctity of the vote would be undermined if such politics continued. “Our opponents are disturbed these days over my remarks about the Senate chairman. I repeat that the people of Pakistan do not accept the seats ...

Sharif and his supporters accuse Pakistan's chief justice of interfering in politics and swaying the upcoming election. As a Pakistani political scientist, I fear they may be right. Military coups used to be the biggest risk to Pakistani democracy. Thanks to coup d'etats in 1958, 1977 and 1999, my country has ...
Shah Mehmood while pointing at the political opponents said that the confrontation with the judiciary has not been appreciated, adding that it led to an affront to the name of democracy. ... He said that India is playing politics on the issue and the move of security checking is being frowned upon in Pakistan.
The plaintiffs in Mr. Siddiqui's case were supporters of Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TPL), a political front for Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLR), which glorifies Mumtaz Qadri, who was executed in 2016 for killing Punjab governor Salman Taseer because of his opposition to Pakistan's blasphemy law.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Wednesday dismissed the notion that the so-called 'Bajwa Doctrine' had anything to do with the political matters of the ... Regarding Gen Bajwa's reported opposition to the 18th Amendment, the ISPR chief clarified that Pakistan Army never opposed the 18th Amendment as a ...
The Pakistani press has had a say on the issue, most acerbically by Talat Hussein and Babar Sattar, both for The News, and others in other papers in a ... in the political landscape where the chief justice is acting like some sort of political opposition, while the actual political opposition is cheering him on.
One leading Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir issued a plea for opposition politicians and commentators not to use bad language when talking about the visit. "International media is highly focused on her return and this (bad language) will damage Pakistan's image," he said. Malala began her campaigning ...
A senior Pakistani woman lawmaker from the party of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has become the country's first opposition leader in the upper house of parliament, officials said on Friday, a sign of the increasing role women have in this Islamic nation's legislature. Sherry Rehman, a former ...
She was educated at Smith College and later at the University of Sussex where she studied Art History and Political Science. A senior figure in the PPP, Rehman served as the editor of popular English magazine Herald for over a decade before making a foray into politics. She was elected to the national ...


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