May 25, 2022

Supreme Court orders: Shehbaz govt should provide PTI ground for Azaadi March 

What happened: As the uncertainty arises across Pakistan, specifically in the capital, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the government to allow the PTI to organise their long march at a ground between H-9 and G-9 areas of Islamabad. The hyped-up Khan’s caravan left from Lahore early morning, as road blockages and containers were […]

May 25, 2022

Man arrested for creating fake Twitter accounts of retd army officers supporting PTI 

What happened: A resident of Sargodha, identified as Sadaqat Hussain, was arrested as it was alleged that he created fake Twitter profiles of retired army officials supporting a specific political party. TheNews reported, “Social accounts were made to create differences among the Army Officers on a political basis.” It is pertinent to mention that the fake video […]

May 25, 2022

Kashmiri Leader Yasim Malik receives life imprisonment in terror funding case

What happened: Yasin Malik, the Jammu and Kashmir’s political leader, was convicted by the National Investigation Agency court and he has now been sentenced to life imprisonment in a terror funding case. As publications reported, Yasin Malik had earlier pleaded guilty to the charges before a Delhi court. Details:  He was booked under the terrorist […]

May 25, 2022

Amid political unrest, PCB seeks government guidelines as Windies series approaches 

What happened: As the PTI leads their Azaadi March in the capital, the Pakistan Cricket Board has called the government to lay out guidelines to decide the future of the West Indies series that is scheduled to start on June 8 in Rawalpindi. However, amid the unrest, Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to have the […]

May 24, 2022

As raids continue, Punjab police officer shot dead allegedly by PTI worker Sajid Hussain 

What happened:  On Tuesday at 1:40 AM, police officers raided the house of a PTI worker Sajid Hussain in Lahore’s Model Town Area. The Punjab Police officers raided Sajid Hussain’s house, and during the raid, an unidentified man opened fire from the roof of Sajid’s house hitting constable Kamal Ahmed in the chest.  Details: Kamal […]

May 24, 2022

Could Pakistan default? As the economic uncertainty and foreign exchange reserves continue to deplete

What happened: Since Khan’s ouster in April, a continuous uncertainty prevails in the Pakistani government, as well as; it has been reported that the foreign reserves of the country continue to deplete, and it is said that the country is left with only two months of reserves. At the same time, it has been reported […]

May 24, 2022

Khan rejects governments ban, plans to go ahead with Pakistan history’s biggest March 

What happened: The interior minister of Pakistan, Rana Sanaullah, has announced that the cabinet has decided not to allow Imran Khan’s Azaadi march as Sanaullah termed, “We have not given permission to Khan’s March and they will be stopped. Khan would not be allowed to divide the nation further.”  What does Khan say: Imran Khan, in […]

May 24, 2022

Islamabad High Court orders police to stop ‘harassing’ PTI leaders

What happened: Following a raid by Punjab police last night, the Islamabad High Court on May 24 ordered police and the administration to stop harassing PTI politicians and workers. Details: IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah ruled during a hearing on the PTI’s case against the current national crackdown and detentions of its workers ahead of […]

May 23, 2022

Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandia named in TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2022 

What happened: The current CJP Umar Ata Bandia was named the 100 Most Influential People of 2022 by the Times Magazine, as Aitzaz Ahsan penned down CJP’s profile. Umar Ata Bandial’s profile read, “He is widely respected for his personal integrity, as he, the Columbia and Cambridge-educated jurist, bears the heavy mantle of not just delivering […]

May 23, 2022

Decisions were made on dreams! Strangely, dreams became the pivotal point for the party’s decisions and country’s, as the dreams decided everything 

What happened: Imran Khan’s close aide and once a close friend Aun Chaudhary has made a few rather shocking revelations in his interview with senior journalist Saleem Safi. Aun Chaudhary opened up about Bushra Bibi being the one making the party’s decisions as Chaudhary said, “I was asked not to attend the oath-taking ceremony, and when […]

May 23, 2022

Imposter apprehended for creating PM Shehbaz Sharif’s fake account on Twitter 

What happened:  In the past week, a Twitter account came to light, which was claimed to be Shehbaz Sharif and was tweeting and joining different Twitter spaces. However, now the imposter behind the account has been arrested, as the Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Digital Media announced on Twitter. Whereas, it is pertinent to mention […]

May 23, 2022

To conserve fuel, the Shehbaz government plans to reduce working days 

What happened: As Pakistan is on the verge of an economic crisis, and the interior ministry blames the previous government for this shortfall, the Shehbaz-led government has now considered reducing working days to four. It is pertinent to mention that previously Shehbaz Sharif had announced Saturday as a working day, but now it looks like […]

May 23, 2022

Interior Minister says; ‘Khan has always lied! We do not care about his Long March deadline’

What happened: Pakistan’s new interior minister Rana Sanaullah has again used harsh language toward the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan. Rana Sanaullah has also blamed Khan for Pakistan’s worsening economy, as the country now faces an economic crisis. The words used by now Rana Sanaullah have once again raised a few questions regarding […]

May 23, 2022

Senior journalists booked for allegedly ‘criticising’ state institutions

What happened: On May 22, it emerged that journalists Imran Riaz Khan, Sabir Shakir, and Arshad Sharif have been booked for criticising state institutions and abetting rebellion. Details: According to the FIR, the complainant overheard Khan on social media using “derogatory and inflammatory words” about the army and institutions. Meanwhile, on May 21 and 19 […]

May 21, 2022

‘A serious concern’ Over 85% of Balochistan’s deprived of clean drinking water

What happened: A health emergency has been declared in the mountainous region of Pirkoh and other areas of Balochistan as cholera spreads widely throughout the province. Six people from Balochistan’s Dera Bugti died within hours of cholera diagnosis, and nearly a hundred were taken to the hospital. It is pertinent to mention that there have […]

May 20, 2022

The PPP supporter Nazim Jokhio murdered in Sindh; What’s the update on the case? 

Details: Nazim Jokhio, a man in his 20s as he, approached his bid to digitally record the alleged rare bird hunting by the influentials of Sindh; he was murdered for the video, that’s the opinion of social media. However, the case was last delayed scheduled hearing in April due to the change in the federal […]

May 20, 2022

Did PM Shehbaz Sharif really spend Rs.75 million to repair his house’s swimming pool?

What happened: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf’s worker Imran Ismail had earlier, during a speech, claimed that Shehbaz Sharif allegedly spent 75 million rupees on his PM House swimming pool. However, it irked a controversy, and netizens started calling out the current Prime Minister for spending the amount on the PM House swimming pool when the country […]

May 20, 2022

‘Not up for discussion’: Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover faces on air 

What happened: In a string of bans, the Taliban-led Afghan government has now announced that female TV anchors and presenters to cover their faces when on air. The Taliban have also told the television broadcasters to ensure that the female presenters working in local stations cover their faces when on air. Details: AlJazeera quoted the […]

May 20, 2022

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari defends Imran Khan’s Russia trip

What happened: On May 19, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari defended Imran Khan’s trip to Moscow, saying the former prime minister didn’t know Russia would invade Ukraine on the day he arrived in the country. Details: When a journalist brought up Mr Khan’s Feb 24 trip to Moscow and asked how the new government would correct […]

May 19, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif led-government imposes ban on import of luxury items, including; Chocolates, juices and mobile phones

What happened: The political commentators predicted a ban on the import of luxury items in Pakistan, alongside the dissolving of assemblies as it has been termed as “the last-ditch effort to save the government.” The decision came at a time when the dollar is at a record high, and the information ministry has termed it an emergency economic […]

May 19, 2022

‘Basic necessities out of reach’ KP govt plans to launch Insaf Food Card

What happened:  In a bid to provide relief to the low-income households of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the government has decided to launch the Insaf Food Card, which would provide citizens having less than 25,000 rupees per month money for purchasing essential food items. An MOU between the KP Food Department and the Bank of Khyber has […]

May 18, 2022

Everlasting arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar in assets-beyond means case 

What happened: An accountability court in Islamabad has issued constant arrest warrants for the former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s arrest in a corruption case, as NAB had earlier filed a reference against the former finance minister. The National Accountability Bureau in Pakistan had also declared Ishaq Dar an absconder claiming he missed hearings of his cases as […]

May 17, 2022

Could CM Punjab Hamza Shahbaz possibly be sacked? As SC verdicts on dissident members

What happened: In what has been termed a historic decision, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced that Article 63-A cannot be interpreted in isolation and that the dissident members of a parliamentary party cannot cast votes against their party’s directives in this aspect it would be the PTI members. The Supreme Court of Pakistan […]

May 17, 2022

Imran Khan kou wouhi security hasil hai jou prime minister kou hai. Khan is now trying to divide the nation through his speeches

What happened: In an interview with Shahzeb Khanzada, Pakistan’s interior minister Rana Sanaullah said, “At this point, Khan is just trying to divide the nation by his speeches, and wouh sirf jhoot bol rha, Kabhi Americi saazish ki baat krrha, Kabhi kuch aur.” However, Rana Sanaullah has confirmed that Khan currently has the security of FC, Rangers […]

May 17, 2022

Taliban terms Human Rights Commission as ‘unnecessary’ before dissolving it 

What happened: The Taliban led Afghan government has now dissolved five major departments of the former US-backed government, including the Human Rights Commission, as they termed it to be unnecessary, while it is pertinent to mention that Afghanistan is facing an economic crisis. More importantly, the Taliban government is facing a budget deficit of 500 million dollars.  […]

May 17, 2022

Would Pakistan’s failing economy push the government towards early elections?

What happened: Following Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s crucial discussions with several coalition members a day before, a decision on whether to hold an early election or take harsh economic moves is expected today (May 17). A day before: On May 16, the premier had separate meetings with MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool, JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur […]

May 16, 2022

Lahore police to wear body cameras at check posts for protection against misconduct

What happened: In a recent development, the Lahore Police have decided to use body cameras at the police check posts at the city’s entry and exit points. Dawn quotes the Senior Superintendent of Police, Capt Mustansir Feroze, “This initiative will ensure law and order in the city and prevent the complaints of misconduct.”  Details: The body […]

May 16, 2022

Khan’s life in danger? Shahbaz Sharif orders best foolproof security for the PTI Chairman 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, had claimed that his life was in danger and he knew about the people who were conspiring to kill him and claimed that he had video proof. On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her jalsa on Sunday, […]

May 14, 2022

Dropping an atomic bomb would have been better than handing the country to thieves 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has made rather shocking statements about the conspirators behind his ouster, saying that Pakistan would have been better if nuked rather than giving the country to the hands of thieves. Khan shared his statements with a group of journalists at his Bani Gala residence, and […]

May 14, 2022

Here’s why Sialkot administration denied permission for PTI’s jalsa

What happened: On May 14, Sialkot’s district administration refused to allow Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold a gathering of former Prime Minister Imran Khan at Sialkot’s CTI Ground. The district government objected since the party organisers did not get permission from the owners of the CTI Ground in Sialkot to hold their public rally there. […]

May 14, 2022

Newly-appointed FIA officer to indict PM Shehbaz, Hamza in Rs.16b money laundering case

What happened: On May 13, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) appointed a new prosecutor in the money laundering case against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz. Details: On May 14 (today), a special court in Lahore will indict the Prime Minister and his son in the Rs16 billion money laundering case. […]

May 13, 2022

Series of bans: Taliban restricts women and men from dining together in Herat 

What happened: Riazullah Seerat, the Taliban official at the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Ministry, announced that the authorities had instructed men and women to be segregated in restaurants. Subsequently, the Taliban officials have also announced a ban on the women and men from visiting parks together in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat. […]

May 12, 2022

No more amnesty: Holding multiple passports in Pakistan banned by government 

What happened: In a meeting with eh prime minister Shehbaz Sharif shared that after consultation with the cabinet, the government has decided to revoke multiple foreign passports under the Passport Act. Subsequently, the last date for cancelling passports was set as December 31, 2022.  Details: In a press briefing, Shehbaz Sharif is quoted as, “Cabinet approved the revocation […]

May 12, 2022

Ministry clarifies rules out trade with India; ‘There is no change in Pakistan’s policy on trade with India’ 

What happened: Pakistan’s commerce ministry, in a statement quoted by Dawn, claimed that there is no change in the trade policy of the country, as the trade with India remains discontinued. It is pertinent to mention that despite a difference in the federal government and Khan’s ouster as Shehbaz was appointed the prime minister.  Details: […]

May 10, 2022

We have a number of tools that can be used if the Taliban does not remove restrictions on women 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the Taliban-led Afghan government had announced that women in the country would cover their head and face with a veil, as this was noted to be among the latest restriction on Afghan women. Reuter’s report earlier this week also noted that the United States government has announced […]

May 10, 2022

PM Shehbaz imposes complete ban on sugar exports to cater to ‘domestic demand’

What happened: On May 9, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif ordered a complete ban on sugar exports in the country. The statement was made via the premier’s official Twitter account. “I have imposed a blanket prohibition on sugar exports due to domestic demand,” he stated. Details: The premiere has pledged to take “strong action against smuggling […]

May 9, 2022

The government wants to arrest me, but their plans will backfire. My campaign is jihad, not political moves

What happened: Imran Khan, in his speech, has claimed that he is now not doing any politics but is doing jihad against the government. While addressing the PTI workers, Khans aid that the Sharifs are a family of liars, and they can not be trusted. Whereas, the former prime minister claimed that before the Islamabad March government wanted […]

May 9, 2022

PEMRA issues a warning; ‘TV channels must avoid airing content against armed forces and judiciary’

What happened: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has warned all the private electronic media against airing content against state institutions. PEMRA issued the latest directives on their Twitter handle, “It has been observed that a few satellite TV channels are airing content which tantamounts to casting aspersions against state institutions, i.e. armed forces and judiciary.” The […]

May 9, 2022

‘I believe people should know everything,’ Aleem Khan calls for a live TV debate with Imran Khan 

What happened: After Imran Khan had alleged that Aleem Khan was involved in illegal land grabbing during the podcast, the former PTI member called out the former prime minister for a live TV debate. Earlier, Imran Khan had claimed that Jahangir Khan Tareen and Aleem Khan wanted benefits from his government, and Aleem Khan allegedly […]

May 9, 2022

Imran Khan has challenged the state, Constitution and national institutions. We will not allow Imran or anyone to create anarchy in Pakistan.

What happened: Imran Khan’s speech in Abbottabad received backlash after he allegedly called out the institutions of Pakistan. On the other hand, in his statement, Pakistan’s prime minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed, “Khan is hatching a conspiracy against Pakistan, and we would initiate legal action against him.” In his earlier speech, allegedly, Khan related Mir Jafar and Mir […]

May 9, 2022

Nowhere in the world you will see a prime minister who is on bail, a chief minister who’s on bail. They are both money launderers

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan is, yet another jalsa, said that “The boot polisher Shehbaz Sharif has been made the prime minister of Pakistan.” Subsequently, Khan claimed, “A country like Pakistan is destroyed when criminals like Shehbaz are made the PM….”  Details: On the other hand, in his latest jalsa, Imran Khan […]

May 9, 2022

Indian mosques turn down volume of azaan after Hindu lawmaker’s threats

What happened: Mohammed Ashfaq Kazi, the chief preacher of Mumbai’s largest mosque had to turn down the volume of the speaker by a few decibels. More than 900 mosques in India had to do the same, following threats from a local Hindu lawmaker, Raj Thackeray who said that if they don’t follow ‘noise regulations,’ his […]

May 7, 2022

Taliban government plans to ‘force’ Afghan women to wear veil 

What happened: In a recent development, as BBC reported that the Taliban-led Afghan government now has plans to force a face veil on Afghan women. BBC quotes, “Afghan women will have to wear the Islamic face veil for the first time in decades under a decree passed by the country’s ruling Taliban militants.”  Details: It is […]

May 7, 2022

Cowardly actions of a handful of people, Mustafa Nawaz Khohkar, demands an end to enforced disappearances

What happened:  A recent trend has been witnessed in different parts of Pakistan, where students from different universities are allegedly abducted, especially the Baloch people are allegedly kidnapped from different universities across Pakistan. Najeeb Rasheed, Bebagr Imdad, Fayyaz Ali, Mudassir Mahmood Naaru, and the list of enforced disappearances continue.  Details: State’s failure to provide justice […]

May 7, 2022

Since July, I have known about the conspiracy and knew that PMLN was planning to topple my government. That’s why I did not want to change my Army Chief 

What happened: Imran Khan made his first-ever appearance in a podcast, alongside @talhaahad313, @ganjiswag and @thoughtbehindthings; candid questions were asked regarding the ‘conspiracy’ to topple his government and his views about JKT and Aleem Khan. Subsequently, Khan talked about the allegations and rumours of changing the Army Chief and claimed that his move was misinterpreted.  Details: However, […]

May 6, 2022

We will not allow someone to use social media to humiliate someone. Immoral content on social media will not be tolerated!

What happened: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, in a Twitter thread, has announced that a crackdown will be done against those involved in sharing immoral content on social media. Rana Sanaullah announced that those involved in defaming people on social media would be dealt with by law, and “We will not tolerate them.”  Details:  It is pertinent to […]

May 6, 2022

Over 7 years, CPEC has attracted $25 billion in investments in Pakistan

What happened: The Chinese Foreign Ministry, in a statement, has acknowledged the efforts put in by the Pakistanis for the CPEC project in the country. As a publication quotes, “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has achieved major progress since its launch seven years ago..” In a briefing, the foreign ministry spokesperson, Wang Wenbin, stated that many projects started […]

May 6, 2022

PTI official account tweets about Khan meeting accused sexual abuser Zia Chishti at Bani Gala, deletes later 

What happened: On May 5, Imran Khan’s meeting pictures with Zia Chishti surfaced on social media. Now, who is Chishti, founder of the software company Afiniti and was accused of sexually abusing Tatiana Spottiswoode and his friend’s daughter; he also stepped down as the CEO of the company immediately after the allegations.  Details: However, Khan’s meeting with […]

May 6, 2022

Biwi appki khush hai toh app bhi zindagi mein khush hain, warna ghr mein azaab ajata hai

What happened: In his interview with Shaan Shahid, a renowned Pakistani actor, Imran Khan noted, “Ghr mein home minister biwi hit hoti.” While replying to a question, Khan said, “Mery ghr ki foreign policy biwi hi chlati.” Shaan Shahid added, “Mtlb mein aur app Khan shb aik hi kashti pr beithy hain.”  Reaction: Twitterati had a hilarious response as one […]

May 6, 2022

Driver who hit Shahbaz Gill’s car arrested; says it was not a ‘murder attempt’

What happened: On May 6, police arrested the driver who hit PTI leader, Dr Shahbaz Gill’s car on a highway, ruling out allegations of a “planned attempt to target” him. According to the police, the car was rented out by the owner, Tahir Nazeer, to a resident of Muridke named Wajahat Ali, who was driving […]

May 5, 2022

Sharif family is preparing to launch a smear campaign for my character assassination

What happened: Former prime minister Imran Khan in an interview with Shaan Shahid claimed that a campaign against him his going to start initiated by the Sharif family. Khan further stated that fifth-generation warfare has been commenced against him, as he claims, “PMLN and PPP have hired companies to produce fake videos to tarnish my reputation.” Talking […]

May 5, 2022

Pakistanis urge the PMLN-led federal government to abolish taxes on food items 

What happened: The Tehreek-i-Istaqlal president Rehmat Khan in a presser urged the government to finish all the taxes on food and increase the wages of small industrialists. Rehmat Khan has further noted that food items should be made affordable for all the segments of Pakistani society. As he is quoted by Dawn, “While increasing oil prices, […]

May 5, 2022

Pakistan kou Madina bnana that, Madina kou Pakistan nahi bnana tha

What happened: The renowned Pakistani actress and model Iffat Omer took to her Twitter handle and criticized Imran Khan for his policies and governance. At the same time, in an interview with Muneeb Farooq, she said, “Khan shb nay toh prove krdia wouh selected that elected nahi.” Subsequently, Iffat Omer made Khan responsible for the Madina incident […]

May 4, 2022

Mazari writes to UN about blasphemy laws being ‘used against’ PTI leaders

What happened: In a letter penned to special UN rapporteurs, dated 2 May, former human rights minister Shireen Mazari has requested for their intervention to stop the Pakistani government’s “misuse of the blasphemy law” against Imran Khan and other PTI leaders. Details: The letter is addressed to officials in extrajudicial executions on freedom of opinion […]

May 3, 2022

Only when the decision is in Sharifs’ favor the courts open at night, and when there is any case against them, it takes years to decide

What happened: The PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi in his interview on Naya Pakistan, claimed that courts only open when the decision is in favor of any of the Sharifs. At the same time, the PML-Q leader on Naya Pakistan, Shehzad Iqbal, said, “Yay court humeisha Sharifs kay liaye hi kholtay hain, humaray liaye nahi.”  Details: Subsequently, […]

May 2, 2022

Appka haq hai piasay kamana, leikin Farah Khan amnesty scheme ka faida utha kar piasay nahi kama sakti thi 

What happened:  Senior journalist Shahzeb Khanzada, in an exclusive interview with Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, the husband of accused Farah Gogi, stuttered throughout the interview as he failed to answer the questions put forward by Khanzada regarding the money laundering accusations against his wife. Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, in the interview, said, “App apni awaz neechay krein, and […]

May 2, 2022

Imran Khan blames US President Joe Biden for regime change in Pakistan

What happened: From a slip of the tongue to taking names, the former prime minister of Pakistan has blamed the US President for a regime change in Pakistan. Khan, in his tweet, has stated that by the regime change in Pakistan, has America gained “Anti-American sentiment in Pakistan?”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that previously, […]

May 2, 2022

Amnesty schemes were provided to realtors, Farah Khan was one: sources 

What happened: The former prime minister Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Maneka’s alleged best friend has come under fire for allegedly money laundering and scamming millions, alongside buying property through illegal means. Previously, it is pertinent to mention that Imran Khan had announced an amnesty scheme for realtors, which was noted to be a scheme for […]

May 2, 2022

Pakistanis believe the ‘blasphemy card’ against Imran Khan is truly condemnable 

What happened: An FIR under blasphemy laws was filed in Faisalabad on May 1 against former prime minister Imran Khan and other PTI leaders over the recent incident at Masjid-e-Nabwi where pilgrims surrounding Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s delegation at the holy site shouted slogans of ‘chor’ and ‘lota.’ While the incident was condemnable, Pakistanis, including […]

April 30, 2022

It was a consequence of their own actions. We are not asking people to come out and it is their own pain and anger 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan spoke about the incident in Madina during an interview with Arshad Sharif on ARY program Power Play. Khan’s statement came two days after the incident of Madina, where PMLN leaders were subjected to hooliganism by alleged PTI workers. Imran Khan termed the incident at Masjid-e-Nabqi a public reaction, “It was […]

April 30, 2022

PTI leaders: Imran Khan, Arif Alvi and Qasim Suri, will face Article 6(treason) case, claims government 

What happened: Article 6 states that any person who subverts or abrogates or suspends or holds in suspension the Constitution shall be guilty of high treason. Various local publications reports suggest that the PMLN-led coalition government would file a high treason case against the PTI supremos for violating the Constitution and Supreme Court’s orders. Details: […]

April 29, 2022

Did PTI workers initiate the hooliganism in Masjid-e-Nabvi?

Details: Social media users, alongside pictures on Twitter, state the involvement of PTI workers in the Saudi Arabia incident of chanting hatred slogans in one of the holiest places of worship for Muslims. A close aide of former PM Khan, Sahibzada Jahangir, was also among the pictures shared on social media chanting slogans. Jahangir had […]

April 29, 2022

Pakistani pilgrims arrested for ‘raising slogans’ & ‘violating sanctity’ of Masjid-e-Nabwi 

What happened: On April 29, the Saudi authorities apprehended the Pakistani pilgrims. They chanted slogans of “ghaddar ghaddar and chor chor” at federal cabinet members at the Masjid-e-Nabwi in Madina. Saudi EMbassy spokesperson in Islamabad confirmed, “Some of the Pakistani protestors were arrested for violating the regulations and disrespecting the holy place.”  Details: At the same time, names […]

April 29, 2022

Pakistan can not afford enmity with the US due to a faulty foreign policy of the previous government

What happened: Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, during a dinner gathering in Islamabad, said, “Pakistan can not afford to have enmity with the US at all.” At the same time, Shehbaz Sharif vowed to have cordial relations with allies and friends of Pakistan, as he claimed that the PTI-led previous government’s foreign policies were faulty. Details: Dawn quoted […]

April 29, 2022

Federal government plans to impeach President Arif Alvi on charges of ‘violating the Constitution’ 

What happened: PML-N-led federal government has hinted at impeaching President Arif Alvi, “On charges of violating Pakistan’s Constitution and it would be a solid case.” MNA and member of PMLN, Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha, in an interview with Express Tribune, claimed that the impeachment proceedings would start after Eid.  Details: Barrister Moshin Ranjha also claimed, “Government would move ahead […]

April 29, 2022

Hate her all you want but Mariyam Aurangzeb’s composure won against trolls at Madina

What happened: On the eve of the 27th, Ramazan, Pakistan’s Information Minister, Mariyum Aurangzeb, alongside other cabinet members, landed in Saudi Arabia and in one of the holiest places of worship for Muslims, they have chanted hatred slogans. In a viral video of the PML-N worker, she said, “There was a specific group here in Saudi […]

April 29, 2022

PTI’s Qasim Suri attacked PML-N activists and guards during sehri

What happened: Former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Qasim Khan Suri was attacked in the early hours of Friday at a private hotel in Islamabad. Details: According to Suri, when he and several guests arrived at a hotel in Kohsar Market for Sehri, he was attacked by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz […]

April 29, 2022

Pakistanis are upset over the violation of Masjid-e-Nabvi’s sanctity

What happened: On Apr 28, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his ministers were bombarded with chants of ‘chor’ and ‘ghaddar’ in Saudi Arabia’s Masjid-e-Nabwi, located in the holy city of Madina. Pakistanis are seemingly disappointed with how the crowd didn’t respect the sanctity of the place they were standing in. Click here to see tweets […]

April 28, 2022

“Crowd puller” Khan prepares to call 2 million for his Islamabad March 

What happened: The PTI Chairman and former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has issued a call for two million people in tha capital when he calls to his party’s supporters, though the date is unspecified. In a speech, Khan said, “I want two million people to come to Islamabad when I give the call. I […]

April 28, 2022

SHO Chichawatni suspended for using foul language against Maryam Nawaz on social media 

What happened: What happened: On April 28, Dawn reported that Sahiwal’s DPO suspended Chichawatni Saddar Station’s house Officer for using derogatory language against Maryam Nawaz Sharif on his social media platform. The SHO of Saddar Police Station Chichawatni has been identified as Shaheen, and he uploaded a post on his Facebook account. Details: Dawn reported, […]

April 28, 2022

NAB launches an inquiry against Bushra Bibi’s alleged close friend Farah Gogi 

What happened: Farah Khan’s topic has been among the headlines in the past couple of days, and several revelations have been made. Farhat Shahzadi, alias Farah Gogi or Khan, was considered a close friend of Imran Khan’s wife, as the nikah ceremony of the former prime minister took place at Farah’s house. However, the National […]

April 28, 2022

Patari’s ex co-founder draws flak for calling senior journalist ‘mentally-challenged idiot’

What happened: Senior journalist at Dawn and Express Tribune, Khurram Husain retweeted a snapshot on Apr 27 where multiple news channels were airing PTI chief Imran Khan’s address in Lahore yesterday, he stated: “”Media blackout” he claimed on live TV!” implying that Khan’s claim of media blackout against him was false.  “Yes you mentally challenged […]

April 27, 2022

Bilawal Bhutto to take oath as federal minister today

What happened: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari announced that he will take the oath as a federal minister on Apr 27 (today), most likely as foreign minister. Details: After a meeting of the PPP’s Central Executive Committee on Apr 26, Bilawal informed the journalists at a press conference. The news comes after Qamar Zaman Kaira, the […]

April 27, 2022

With over 100m tweets, #امپورٹڈحکومت نامنظور has become the biggest Twitter trend ever

What happened: On Apr 26, Tweet Binder, a Twitter analyst tool, announced on its official account that #importedhukoomatnamanzoor may be the biggest trend ever. Click here to see their tweet. What you need to know: After former Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted through a no-confidence motion, he claimed that a foreign plot was hatched […]

April 26, 2022

3 year old video of Hina R Khar surfaces, “I was not in the room,” while discussing drone attacks, PTI resorts to trolls 

What happened: A three-year-old interview of former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar surfaced on social media, in which she is heard saying, “I was not in the room while the drone attacks were condemned with(the then President) Zardari.” At the same time, the #I_Was_Not_In_The_room trended on Twitter, and the former SAPM Shahbaz Gill tweeted, “I was pretty much […]

April 26, 2022

“Endless loadshedding” Shehbaz vows to end it from May 1

What happened: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, on April 26, has directed the departments to end load shedding by May 1; the decision came at a time when the country had been facing electricity shortage for more than 10 hours. Shehbaz Sharif, while chairing a high-level meeting, said, “The people can not be put […]

April 26, 2022

Nawaz Sharif has been advised against Umrah travel to Saudi Arabia by doctors

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has been advised against the Umrah pilgrimage to the Saudi Arabia Kingdom, as the reports in ARY suggested. Quoting sources ARY’s report read, “The London doctors of Nawaz Sharif have advised him not to visit the holy land owing to his health condition.” Previously, it was reported […]

April 25, 2022

No birthday wish for Imran Khan? That’s literally what Shan called out Shoaib Akhtar on

What happened: Apr 24 marks veteran Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday and Shoaib Akhtar penned a small wish for him, but Pakistani actor Shaan Shahid is not happy with it. He recalled that Akhtar didn’t wish his fellow then-cricketer, now former Prime Minister Imran Khan on his birthday back in October.  Twitter thinks it’s ‘petty’ […]

April 25, 2022

US interventions critic Noam Chomsky rejects Imran Khan’s foreign conspiracy theory

What happened: Noam Chomsky, a famous anti-imperialist and outspoken opponent of US foreign policy, claims that there is “no serious proof” of a coup against former Prime Minister Imran Khan.  Details: “The US is powerful, but not all-powerful,” Chomsky stated in response to a question from a left-wing blogger, “Everything that happens in the globe […]

April 23, 2022

Taliban ordered a ban on PUBG and TikTok claimed “immoral material leading Afghan youths astray” 

What happened: On April 23, Afghanistan’s Taliban administration enforced a ban on TikTok and PUBG in the country, saying that the content of these apps misleads the younger Afghan generation. Taliban spokesperson of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology shared the ban on Twitter, “TikTok’s filthy content was not considered with Islamic laws.”  Details: It […]

April 23, 2022

US welcomed the NSC statement that read, “no truth to a foreign conspiracy allegations” 

What happened: On April 23, the US State Department Spokespersons said that the United States has always viewed a democratic and strong relationship with Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that previously the National Security Committee ruled out the claim of a foreign conspiracy for Khan’s ouster and stated, “The NSC, after examing the contents of […]

April 23, 2022

Imran Khan has destroyed Pakistan’s economy, but now we will have to repair the damage done to the economy

What happened:  The former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, in a press conference after meeting Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, said that Khan’s government had completely ruined the country’s economy and then claimed that a foreign conspiracy ousted him? Subsequently, Nawaz Sharif said, “Khan had broken the back of Pakistan’s economy, so there was no reason for […]

April 23, 2022

Rana Sanaullah changed his Twitter dp and people had a lot to say about it

What happened: On Apr 20, the newly-appointed Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah changed his Twitter profile picture where he’s sitting in his office and Pakistanis were quick to react to it. Previously: People are questioning the minister’s appointment because of his drug case in the past. The Anti-Narcotics Force arrested Rana Sanaullah near the Sukheki point […]

April 22, 2022

What’s up with the misogynistic remarks in political rallies?

Details: On Apr 22, Twitter user, Syed Zain Raza (twt/MrSyedZainRaza) shared a poster from Lahore Jalsa which mentions a derogatory misogynistic term being used for PML-N Vice President, Maryam Nawaz Sharif. According to Zain, this behaviour got normalised because of Imran Khan referring to her as ‘Nani’ while on the other hand, PTI’s leader Ali […]

April 22, 2022

The NSC claims, “There was no conspiracy to topple the Imran Khan government”

What happened: The National Security Committee on April 22 said that there was “No foreign conspiracy to topple Imran Khan-led government,” according to Dawn’s latest report. Dawn further quoted the statement, “The NSC discussed the telegram received from the Pakistan Embassy in Washington. Pakistan’s former ambassador to the US briefed the committee on the context and content of […]

April 22, 2022

Two Punjab teachers suspended for ‘misusing social media for political posts’

What happened: On April 21, the Punjab School Education Department suspended the primary school teachers of Government Primary School Akhtarabad, Bhawalpur city, under section 6 of PEEDA Act 2006. It is pertinent to mention that previously the Punjab government had barred the government employees from using social media to voice their views about any political […]

April 22, 2022

Jalsa workers beat tv reporter claiming his channel is anti-PTI

What happened: On Apr 20, Dawn reported that a group of Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf workers beat a local TV reporter who was covering the party’s public meeting at Minar-i-Pakistan. According to eyewitnesses, the workers assaulted Khawar Mughal of 92 tv channel, tormented him, and grabbed the TV logo from him. Details: Some journalists stepped forward to […]

April 21, 2022

Criticism makes no difference if there are people believing in the constitution. The courts’ doors are also open for critics as we have to provide justice to everyone

What happened: On April 21, Senator Raza Rabbani argued before the court, “A malicious campaign launched against the institutions because they stood for the constitution.” During the hearing of the case pertaining to the interpretation of Article 63-A, Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial said, “The courts’ doors are also open for critics as we have to provide justice […]

April 21, 2022

Imran Khan’s travel to Office via helicopter cost nearly Rs. 550 million

What happened: Pakistan’s current Finance Minister, Miftah Ismail, on April 21, disclosed the details of Khan’s traveling to the PM Office via helicopter, and a shocking figure of 550 million rupees was quoted in the media. Miftah Ismail subsequently claimed, “Imran Khan’s helicopter commute from his Bani Gala home to the PM Secretariat cost the national […]

April 21, 2022

PM Shehbaz says he wants ‘foolproof security’ for Imran Khan

What happened: On Apr 21, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif ordered ‘foolproof security’ for former premier Imran Khan as he reportedly received death threats ahead of his Lahore jalsa today. Details: PM Shehbaz urged the Interior Ministry to adopt urgent and effective security measures, and ordered Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to personally oversee and guarantee that […]

April 20, 2022

NA claims Security Forces allegedly involved in killing of peaceful Baloch protestors, is ‘agenda’ killing and should be held responsible

What happened: On April 16, the Baloch peaceful protestors were murdered by the local security forces, and the issue was highlighted on social media before the National Assembly members raised their voices for the victims. Whereas, tweets read, “Complete shutter down strike in #Chagai against firing on protestors by SFs, Nukundi incident & extrajudicial killing of […]

April 20, 2022

“No escape”: IHC orders to public details of gift received by Imran Khan 

What happened: On April 20, the Islamabad High Court directed the Cabinet Division to provide details of the gifts received by former prime minister Imran Khan by different dignitaries. The IHC Judge Justice Miangul Hassan remarked during the hearing, “State gifts belong to the office. These gifts can not be taken home.” Subsequently, Justice Miangul Hassan stated […]

April 20, 2022

Social media speculates as US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar meets Imran Khan 

What happened: The former Human Rights Minister, Shireen Mazari, tweeted that the US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar called on the Chairman PTI and former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, as “They discussed Islamophobia & related issues.” It is pertinent to mention that Ilhan Omar has supported the Kashmiris in IOL, tweeted in favor, and supported human rights.  […]

April 19, 2022

Pakistan Media Development Authority disbanded; PMLN terms it “black law” 

What happened: On April 19, the Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb announced the disbanding of the Digital Media Wing and said, “Zero tolerance for baseless criticism of institutions, journalists.” In her press conference, Mariyum said, “An attempt was being made to gag an already muzzled media. But now, whatever shape and form PMDA is working in, we have announced […]

April 19, 2022

COAS meets PM Shehbaz for the first time since he took charge 

What happened: On April 19, the Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, called on the Prime Minister, which was their first interaction since Shehbaz Sharif was elected to the office. Prime Minister’s Office released a statement, “Professional matters pertaining to National Security were discussed during the meeting.”  Details: On the other hand, it is […]

April 19, 2022

Muslim US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar lands in Pakistan today

What happened: Muslim US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar arrived in Islamabad today on her first visit to the country, during which she will meet with the country’s top officials. During her tour, the politician who grew up in a refugee camp and made history by becoming the first Somali-American elected to the US Congress, is set […]

April 19, 2022

PM Shehbaz’s federal cabinet takes oath

What happened: After President Dr Arif Alvi reportedly approved the nominees, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani presided over the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s 34-member cabinet on Apr 19 (today). Details: Sanjrani swore in the following ministers:Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Khurram Dastgir Khan, Marriyum Aurangzeb, […]

April 18, 2022

Soldiers can get plots in DHA, and they can do whatever they want to, and my gift is my wish

What happened: In a series of tweets by senior journalist Abdul Qadir he revealed the discussion with Imran Khan that took place earlier. Abdul Qadir wrote what Imran Khan conveyed to the present reporters, “I will not do anything that will harm the country. We need a strong army. I did not ask anyone to end […]

April 18, 2022

‘Shocked at the previous government’s performance, but now nothing is impossible’: Shehbaz Sharif orders completion of Diamer Bhasha dam by 2026

What happened: In his visit to the Diamer Bhasha dam construction site on April 17, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said, “This dam will play a key role in improving Pakistan’s economy as well as irrigating its agricultural lands. However, I don’t even want to talk about the depreciation of performance in the previous three years.” Shehbaz Sharif […]

April 18, 2022

Engro dismisses speculations about sponsoring Imran Khan’s Karachi trip

What happened: On Apr 16, Imran Khan flew to Karachi to stage one his anti-government protest against ‘imported humkoomat.’ A picture of him getting off the private jet he landed in went viral, with people asking about his transport expenses, given that he’s not the Prime Minister anymore.  Tahir Imran Mian, an award-winning investigative journalist, […]

April 18, 2022

After PTI, JUI-F also demands new government to hold elections

What happened: On Apr 17, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Chairman Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman in a public gathering in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa demanded the new government to hold elections immediately.  Click here to see the video. Details: The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government’s coalition parties seem to have split, with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) as its Rehman’s demands for […]

April 17, 2022

Taliban issues statement after Pak Army allegedly rocketed different Afghan provinces, 40 injured

What happened: On April 16, international publications reported that Pakistan Army shot their rockets and aerial raids on two different Afghan provinces, resulting in civilian casualties. Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, in an audio message quoted by AlJazeera, said, “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemns in the strongest possible terms the bombardment and attack that has taken […]

April 16, 2022

Here’s how a die heart PTI supporter was concerned about Khan’s future rather patient’s diagnosis

What happened: What happened: Photographer for renowned publications Insiya Syed(@insiyasyed) shared her experience at the Dr. Ziauddin Hospital when she took her father for a checkup at the hospital. Firstly, applauding the staff of Ziauddin hospital, Insiya wrote, “As a family, we have always loved Dr. Ziauddin Hospital.. but…” She shared the incident of when her father […]

April 16, 2022

Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat removed from post

What happened:  On April 16, the federal government removed Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqat from the post and he was ordered to report to the Establishment Division in Islamabad. The Establishment Division, in a notification, stated, “Mr. Hamza Shafqat, a BS-19 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service, presently posted as Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory under […]

April 16, 2022

#ToshakhanaFiles: Bushra Bibi and Imran Khan retained all the gifts that were given to Pakistan

What happened: In what is deemed a shocking revelation, the Fact Focus investigations disclosed, “From luxurious Rolex and other expensive watches to gold and diamond jewelry including multiple necklaces, bracelets, rings, and expensive pen to cuff links worth millions, dinner sets to perfumes, and Oud, Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi retained everything that different […]

April 16, 2022

Is Jemima Goldsmith really apolitical?

What happened: The former wife of Imran Khan has been a top trending topic on Twitter, as a mixed opinion of her being apolitical is witnessed, and the Twitterati claims despite a divorce, Jemima still supports Khan as old tweets emerge. Journalist at NayaDaur, Ailia Zehra, also shared the old tweets of Jemima, which read, “Maulana […]

April 15, 2022

The Election Commission of Pakistan hints at hearing Khan’s foreign funding cases daily 

What happened: The ECP decided to hear foreign funding cases against PTI on a daily basis, a day after the Islamabad High Court had ordered to announce the verdict in 30-days. Previously, the Islamabad High Court had directed ECP to decide the foreign funding case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf within 30 days, as Justice Mohsin […]

April 15, 2022

‘How to get away with murder’ starring Pakistani feudal politicians

A fair verdict on Nazim Jokhio murder seems to be disappearing into thin air as primary accused in the case, Pakistan People’s Party MNA Jam Karim and MPA Jam Awais’ names were removed from the charge sheet recently. The 27 year-old citizen journalist paid the price for stopping their Arab guests from illegal hunting of […]

April 14, 2022

“Loyal to Khan” former prime minister applauds MNAs for standing against ‘US-initiated regime change’ 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, on April 14, applauded the MNAs who resigned from the National Assembly in a tweet. It is pertinent to mention that earlier on April 11, Imran Khan had urged his MNAs to resign from the National Assembly. Minutes before the scheduled election of a new prime minister, […]

April 14, 2022

“Drop scene” Imran Khan says the reference against Justice Qazi Isa was a mistake

What happened: The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has admitted that filing a presidential reference for the removal of SC’s Justice Qazi Faez Isa wa a mistake and claimed his fellow workers misguided him about Justice. According to Express Tribune’s report, Khan admitted to the mistake during the Insaf Lawyers Forum meeting, a […]

April 14, 2022

DG ISPR denies discussion of ‘foreign conspiracy’ at National Security Committee meeting 

What happened: On April 14, the Director-General Gen Major Babar Iftikhar said that the National Security Committee did not discuss a foreign conspiracy and, as Friday Times reported, “aimed at a regime change in Pakistan.” Lately, there have been reports and Imran Khan has been claiming that a foreign conspiracy was initiated against his government to topple […]

April 14, 2022

Twitterati calls out PML-N UK for planning protest outside Jemimah’s home

What happened: On Apr 13, journalist Azhar Javaid shared a video of a press conference with PML-N leaders Zubair Gul and his other members announced that they will be protesting outside Imran Khan’s ex-wife , Jemaimah Khan where she resides with her two sons, Qasim and Suleman, on Apr 17, at 1pm. Gul said that […]

April 14, 2022

Serious concerns raised over the harassment of PTI workers as Asad Umar hints at filing petition 

What happened: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf worker Asad Umar has raised concerns over the harassment and torturing of PTI workers; as The News reported, “The PTI law forum met former PM and discussed the rising situation.” Subsequently, the law forum has also demanded the concerned security authorities stop the illegal act.  Details: At the same time, on April […]

April 14, 2022

Army major assaulted with steel rods by political guards

What happened: On Apr 13, an army soldier, Major Harris was brutally assaulted with steel rods, sources and viewers say that the men who beat him up were PML-N leader Saad Rafique’s brother, Salman Rafique’s guards. Mir Mohammad Ali Khan, an author, tweeted the video of the incident, “Khawaja Salman Rafique of PMLN along with […]

April 14, 2022

Bilawal’s answer on Pakistani dynasty politics wasn’t ‘good’; here’s what he said

What happened: On Apr 14, Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was interviewed by CNN’s Becky Anderson, where he was asked whether the existence of dynasties in Pakistani politics is what’s wrong with the system. Bilawal started off by answering in the affirmative and then tried giving the example of Hilary and Bill Clinton, […]

April 14, 2022

Did I break any law? Imran Khan asks judiciary that why they opened court at midnight

What happened: On Apr 13, Imran Khan, the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf, asked the judiciary to explain why it felt compelled to open its doors at midnight on Saturday, hours before he was deposed from the prime minister ship following a successful no-confidence vote in the National Assembly. Previously: The Supreme Court and the Islamabad […]

April 13, 2022

Pro PTI teachers reportedly harass students on their political leanings

Parent no.1: On Apr 12, a Twitter user took to her account sharing how her son’s English teacher screamed at students when they were asked who doesn’t support Imran Khan and they replied in disagreement, “You and your family should be ashamed of yourselves,” the mother quoted her, asking aren’t schools supposed to be apolitical. […]

April 13, 2022

Minister directed to renews passports of Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar

What happened:  As the newly-elected PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, reports suggest that the Interior Ministry has been directed to renew the passports of the party’s supremo. On April 12, during an Instagram live with ProperGaanda’s reporter @hkwattoo also suggested that there have been reports about the […]

April 12, 2022

Don’t involve military in politics; COAS takes notice of propaganda campaign against Pak Army

What happened: The Chief Of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, while presiding over the meeting of CORPs, principal staff officers, and formation commanders, said, “Pakistan Army is aware of its responsibilities.” ISPR’s statement quoted by a publication read, “Army has always stood by the state institutions to guard them.” Whereas, the Pak Army Chief was also briefed on […]

April 12, 2022

Islamabad High Court issues clarification on why courts were opened in the middle of the night

What happened:  On April 10, the Islamabad High Court, alongside the Supreme Court of Pakistan, was opened late when the vote of no confidence proceedings was taking place at the National Assembly. The IHC’s statement, as quoted by a publication, “The filings of petitions late in the evening on April 9, 2022, has been misreported and […]

April 12, 2022

Here’s why Kartarpur corridor was big-hearted gesture by Pakistan under PTI’s regime

Details: On Apr, journalist and editor, Zaidi Hassan took to his Twitter account where stated that back when Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was in power, its Kartarpur corridor project earned Pakistan most praise, “It doesn’t matter who initiated the project, fact remains that Khan sahab ko is kaam pe bohat duaein mili hongi,” Hassan added. Click here […]

April 11, 2022

Did Khan really hint at martial law on the night of Vote of No Confidence? 

What happened: On April 10, which became a history for Pakistan and was noted to be one of the most dramatic days in the country’s political history, just minutes before the imposition of contempt of court, the Vote of No Confidence was initiated at the National Assembly. But, the turnaround of events was something to […]

April 11, 2022

“Hum PTI kay worker hain, chor nahi” woman finds her lost phone at PTI jalsa Lahore

What happened: As of April 10, on the call of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf, Imran Khan, a nationwide peaceful protest was called, and thousands of people were gathered to show support for Imran Khan. However, early on April 11, an Instagram user, Alia Naqvi, shared an incident with her at the PTI jalsa in the Lahore Liberty […]

April 11, 2022

Here’s how President Alvi might continue to hold office

What happened: Despite the political instability that has ensued since Pakistan Tehreek-e-(PTI) Insaaf’s federal administration as former Prime Minister Imran Khan was voted out via no-confidence, President Dr Arif Alvi will remain in office for the time being and doesn’t plan to resign. Details: As per president’s close advisors, President Alvi would continue to carry […]

April 8, 2022

First Lady’s alleged best friend Farah Khan broke silence after severe criticism and denied allegations of criticism 

What happened: Farah Khan or Farah Gujjar, who was considered Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Maneka’s best friend, was alleged to be involved in a few corruption scandals in Punjab, majorly now broken her silence and denied all accusations. In a Twitter post, Farah Khan wrote, “I outrightly condemn all the accusations and rumors with regards to […]

April 8, 2022

Why Biden doesn’t call out Modi on Indian-Muslim genocide? asks US Rep. Ilhan Omar

What happened: On Apr 7, US congresswoman, Ilhan Omar expressed her grave concern about President Joe Biden’s administration’s relation with India. In a video she posted on Twitter, Omar questions US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman that why the government has been unwilling to confront the Indian government on human rights and its treament […]

April 8, 2022

The opposition calls for the nation to celebrate ‘thanksgiving day’

What happened: The opposition parties, praising the Supreme Court’s decision, called on the nation and its workers to commemorate Thanksgiving Day on Apr 8 (today) and stage festivities around the country in honour of the country’s ‘win of democracy and the Constitution.’ Details: Hundreds of workers and lawyers from opposition parties gathered outside the Supreme […]

April 8, 2022

Prime Minister Imran Khan to address the nation today as he vows to fight till the last ball

What happened: On Apr 7, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he will address the nation on Apr 8 (today) after the administration suffered a setback after the Supreme Court declared the government’s decision to dissolve the National Assembly and NA Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri’s ruling against the Constitution, unconstitutional.  Details: The Supreme Court ordered […]

April 7, 2022

Why didn’t the deputy speaker object to the no-confidence motion on March 28 instead?: CJP Bandial

What happened: On Apr 7, around 9:30 a.m., a five-member bench led by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, consisting of Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, Justice Munib Akhtar, and Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel, took up the case of no-confidence motion’s dismissal where CJP Bandial questioned Imran Khan’s lawyer, Imtiaz Siddiqui that why […]

April 6, 2022

Fawad Chaudhry says ‘yeh kiraye ka admi hai’ to journalist who asked him about Farah Khan

What happened: Fawad Chaudhry, the leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), slammed senior journalist, Matiullah Jan, after being asked to comment on corruption allegations against Farah Khan, a close friend of former first lady Bushra Bibi. Details: During a press conference with PTI MPs Asad Umar, Shahbaz Gill, and Ali Muhammad Khan, the former information minister […]

April 6, 2022

The ‘fake’ letter has been drafted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz

What happened: On Apr 4, while addressing a press conference in Lahore, PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz stated that the “threat letter,” which Prime Minister Imran Khan described as evidence of a “foreign conspiracy” against his administration, was drafted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff.  Details: Maryam said that just a day before Imran Khan told […]

April 5, 2022

PTI’s home Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the highest rate of unemployment, reveals a survey

What happened: On April 3, TheNews’s Mehtab Haider quoted the Labor Force Survey by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, disclosing that #KhyberPakhtunkhwa tops for having an 8.8% of #unemployment rate highest among all the provinces. However, according to the report, a decline in the unemployment rate at the national level was witnessed.  Details: TheNews quoted […]

April 5, 2022

Taliban chief bans poppy cultivation to impose drug control

What happened: As part of its efforts to ease foreign concerns over drug control in Afghanistan, the Taliban issued an order, prohibiting the production of opium poppy. “All Afghans are advised that cultivation of poppy has been absolutely outlawed across the country as per the edict of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of […]

April 5, 2022

Donald Lu avoids ‘direct answer’ to query about threatening Imran Khan

What happened:  When asked about the regime transition in Pakistan, US Assistant Secretary of State for Central and South Asia, Donald Lu, who was recently named by Imran Khan as the man who made threatening remarks about his regime in a letter, avoided the subject when the Hindustan Times interviewed him as he is presently […]

April 5, 2022

Not 90 days, election preparations require at least 6 months: Election Commission Pakistan

What happened: On Apr 5, the Election Commission of Pakistan stated that it’s unable to hold general elections within three months due to a variety of legal and procedural issues. The ECP’s top official said the general election preparations will take about six months. The primary issues, he added, were new constituency delimitation, particularly in […]

April 2, 2022

With less time in hand, Khan ‘conspires’ to delay the no-confidence voting

What happened: As the #NoConfidenceMotion is scheduled for Sunday April 3, in the capital #Islamabad, there has been a cabinet meeting under #ImranKhan’s leadership, and several tactics have been discussed to delay the voting. However, in my opinion, the last few weeks for Imran Khan have been tough as the tone of his speeches has […]

April 2, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif refers to Pakistanis as beggars on live television

What happened: On Apr 1, invited as a guest on GEO anchor, Shahzad Iqbal’s show, PML-N chairman and the party’s key candidate for the position of Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif referred to the Pakistani nation as ‘beggars’ and the nation is appalled by the statement. Click here to see Pakistanis furious over Sharif’s statement. Details: […]

April 1, 2022

PTI workers take out ‘anti-American’ rally in Peshawar

What happened: On March 1, Ali Moeen Nawazish and several journalists shared news of an “Anti-American” rally in Peshawar, whereas various slogans were raised against the American policies by the protest participations. Subsequently, the viral videos on social media showed the protestors burning the American flag and chanting slogans against the United States of America.  Details: Twitterati […]

April 1, 2022

White House denies PM Imran’s accidental accusation of US threatening him

What happened: On March 31, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s accidental accusation that foreign powers were trying to undermine his government was dismissed by the US State Department and the White House. The premier’s speech, in which he blamed the US government for the no-trust motion filed against him, drew a swift response from the White […]

March 31, 2022

Who sent the letter to Imran Khan?

What happened: In a live show by senior journalist Nadeem Malik, he highlighted that the whole letter conspiracy that has been in the political headlines for the past few days is “Imran Khan is trying to copy Bhutto by waving the letter in the audience. The letter was most likely sent by Ambassador Asad Majeed, about […]

March 31, 2022

PM Imran Khan to address the nation tonight

What happened: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the country was postponed a day earlier, but Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry announced on March 31 (today) that the premier will address the nation tonight. Details: Chaudhry made the announcement via Twitter, on the other hand, Sheikh Rashid, the Interior Minister, made a similar declaration […]

March 31, 2022

Prime Minister Imran Khan summons meeting with National Security Committee on ‘threatening letter’

What happened: On March 31 (today), Prime Minister Imran Khan called a meeting with the National Security Committee in the afternoon at the Prime Minister’s House, according to Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry. Details: The conference was called in response to a purported threat letter from a foreign authority, which warned Pakistan of dire consequences if […]

March 31, 2022

Unknown men chanted ‘lota’ at MQM leader Kanwar Naveed

What happened: On March 30, a few men, reportedly political workers of other party, gathered around one of the leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P), Kanwar Naveed Jameel at the Islamabad International Airport and harassed him by chanting slogans. Details: As MQM-P declared its break with the government and will now be voting against […]

March 31, 2022

National Assembly to debate on no-confidence motion today

What happened: On March 31 (today), the National Assembly will begin debating the no-confidence resolution.  Details: The resolution submitted by Shehbaz Sharif, the PML-N president and leader of the opposition in the House, requesting a discussion on the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan is on the list of agendas for the day, according […]

March 30, 2022

‘Ghabrana Nahi Hai’ more MNAs hint at voting against Imran Khan ahead of the no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 30, various political developments were seen in Pakistan as the Mutahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan announced that they were leaving the coalition government with PTI ahead of the no-confidence motion. Several viral photos on social media showed the PTI MNA and vocal Imran Khan supporter Aamir Liaquat in a PPP gathering as […]

March 30, 2022

Prime Minister Imran Khan says he will show the letter to senior journalists now

What happened: On March 30, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, while speaking at a ceremony in Islamabad to commemorate the introduction of the e-passport system, that he will show the senior journalists the “letter” he brandished at the PTI’s March 27 power show, which reportedly contains evidence of a foreign conspiracy against the government. Details: […]

March 30, 2022

Petition seeking inquiry in ‘secret letter’ filed in Supreme Court

What happened: On March 30, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking an investigation into a “letter” flashed by Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PTI’s March 27 power show, reportedly carrying evidence of a foreign conspiracy against the government. Details: SC Advocate Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta filed the plea with the Federation of […]

March 30, 2022

‘There’s no letter, it’s a diplomatic cable sent by Pakistan’s US ambassador’ 

What happened: On March 29, The Express Tribune reported that its two sources informed that Pakistan’s competent authorities have seen no evidence yet that there is an international conspiracy to depose Prime Minister Imran Khan through a vote of no-confidence brought by opposition parties, “There was no letter written by any country, and the prime […]

March 30, 2022

Prime Minister Imran Khan offers to show ‘secret letter’ to Chief Justice of Pakistan

What happened: On March 29, the Attorney General’s Office for Pakistan expressed reservations that Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to show the ‘threatening letter,’ that he mentioned in his public rally in Islamabad, to the chief justice of Pakistan, the head of the country’s highest institution. Details: The prime minister convened a meeting of party […]

March 30, 2022

Government loses majority support as MQM-P joins hands with opposition

What happened: On the night of March 29, the joint opposition and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) struck an agreement on the no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan in the National Assembly. Details: A representative for the MQM-P acknowledged that an agreement had been drafted with the opposition, indicating that details would be discussed […]

March 29, 2022

Was there really a foreign funded threat against prime minister Imran Khan?

What happened:  It is pertinent to mention that Imran Khan, in his Sunday speech at the Parade Ground in Islamabad, said that he had evidence of the written threat posed against his government. However, on March 29, Express Tribune reported, “Pakistan’s relevant authorities have seen no evidence yet that there is an international conspiracy to topple […]

March 29, 2022

Twitter condemns senior journalist Hasan Nisar’s misbehavior towards Reema Omer on-air

What happened: On March 28, veteran journalis, Hasan Nisar, was a guest panelist on Geo New’s live show, ‘Report Card’ where he lost his calm when discussing the country’s democracy and began personal verbal attacks on female panelist Reema Omer. Click here to see Twitterati showing solidarity with Reema Omer. Details: While debating on the […]

March 29, 2022

Why are animals being abused in political rallies?

What happened: On March 29, lawyer, Muhamamd Ahmed Pansota took to his Twitter account where he shared a video, that is said to be from a PML-N rally by Abzuar Salman Khan Niazi, in which a lioness is brought and is then being dragged upwards by alleged party workers. T/W: Animal Cruelty, click here to […]

March 28, 2022

NA adjourns session till March 31 and voting on no-confidence motion expect to take place between April 1-4

What happened: On March 28, after the Opposition leader, Shehbaz Sharif tabled the no-confidence motion at the National Assembly against the premier, the session was adjourned till March 28. During the National Assembly session, deputy speaker Qasim Suri asked the parliament members who are in favor of the motion to stand, and it is pertinent […]

March 28, 2022

Here’s how PM Imran Khan’s power show in Islamabad went

What happened: On March 27, Prime Minister Imran Khan set a powershow through his two-hour-long marathon address in Islamabad which focused on the decisive agenda points of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. The true political struggle, which begins today (March 28), will be fought inside the National Assembly, as the premiere says he will be fighting against the […]

March 27, 2022

Maryam Nawaz plans to topple the government, as PTI’s power show kicks off in Islamabad

What happened:  Earlier in the past week, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her address, said that the United Opposition March is scheduled to reach Islamabad ahead of the no-confidence motion and “Imran Khan’s government needs to go, as they were not elected democratically.” At the same time, in their media briefings, the Opposition leaders had noted that they […]

March 26, 2022

South Punjab to be made a province matter will be discussed in National Assembly

What happened: On March 25, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented a bill to the speaker of National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, the Consitution Amendment Bill 2022, for the establishment of South Punjab province. It is pertinent to mention that earlier Imran Khan had announced that a South Punjab Constitutional Amendment Bill would be brought in […]

March 26, 2022

Prime Minister’s YouTube channel renamed to just ‘Imran Khan’

What happened: On March 25, the Prime Minister’s Office’s official YouTube channel changed its name to just ‘Imran Khan.’ The action comes just days before the National Assembly votes on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s no-confidence motion. Details: The verified tick of a channel is altered when it gets renamed, according to YouTube guidelines. The channel […]

March 25, 2022

Another ‘bizarre’ campus visit as TLP chief Saad Rizvi delivers speech at Karachi University

What happened: On March 24, Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan’s chairman, Saad Hussain Rizvi delivered speech at the University of Karachi’s Arts Auditorium and Twitterati is questioning why politicians are visiting campuses, while some criticized that an ‘extremist’ personality shouldn’t be addressing at an educational institution. Click here to see the tweets, criticizing while one of them praised […]

March 25, 2022

‘Fate to be decided’ No-trust motion against Khan on National Assembly’s agenda today

What happened: Speaker of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, has called upon a session to deliberate on the no-confidence motion submitted by the Opposition against prime minister Imran Khan. The session is to be held on March 25, and the National Assembly secretariat had issued a 15-point order for the day, and the no-confidence motion […]

March 24, 2022

This Russian journalist is donating his 2021 Nobel Prize to raise funds for Ukrainians

What happened: On March 22, Dmitry Muratov, the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Award in 2021, announced that he will give his prize for auction to help Ukrainian refugees. Details: In response to threats of criminal prosecution of journalists and others who deviate from the government’s official line, Muratov’s daily, Novaya Gazeta, said in early […]

March 24, 2022

There’s no way out for the ego-driven Imran Khan now, says Senator Sherry Rehman

What happened: On March 24, PPP Senator, Sherry Rehman took to her Twitter account, stating that Prime Minister Imran Khan has lost his mandate, “With each passing day is losing numbers in parliament as well as support,” adding that he’s subverting his constitution to save the government which is a ‘poor reflection’ of his state […]

March 24, 2022

Former Afghan finance minister is ‘grateful’ to be an Uber driver now

What happened: Khalid Payenda, Afghanistan’s finance minister until last Aug, handling a $6 billion budget, is now driving an Uber north on Interstate 95 from his home in Woodbridge, Virginia, toward Washington, D.C., seven months after Kabul had fallen to the Taliban.  Details: “I get a $95 bonus if I complete 50 trips in the […]

March 23, 2022

PM Imran meets TV host Aamir Liaquat with his wife Dania Shah

What happened: On March 23, members of the ruling and allied parties in Punjab and Sindh met with Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed their complete confidence in his leadership which included Aamir Liaquat Hussain and Alia Hamza of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party, as well as Saira Bano of the Grand Democratic Alliance. Details: […]

March 23, 2022

PM Imran congratulates government as Pakistan outranks other South Asian countries with lowest unemployment rate

What happened:   On March 23, Prime Minister Imran Khan praised his government for managing the COVID-19 situation better than all the South Asian countries in the region as Pakistan resulted in having the lowest unemployment rate. Click here to see the premiere’s tweet and unemployment statistic shared by South Asian Index. Details: “I want […]

March 23, 2022

Vulgar and obscene content on social media leads to divorce, says Prime Minister Imran Khan

What happened: On March 22, Prime Minister Imran Khan warned that ‘vulgar and obscene’ content on social media is leading to divorce and sexual deviancy during a keynote speech at the 48th Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Islamabad. Details: “I believe Islamic principles have never been more threatened than […]

March 22, 2022

‘Why was Islam equated with terrorism?’ Khan urged the Muslim world to combat Islamophobia

What happened: At the 48th Session of the Council of Foreign Minister of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Imran Khan said, ‘Europeans don’t treat Jesus Christ like the way we treat our Holy Prophet (PBUH). They cannot understand the Muslim sentiment.” At the same time, Imran Khan urged the Muslim leaders to take steps so that the image […]

March 22, 2022

‘I have no hesitation in issuing an apology to Nawaz,” Broadsheet CEO apologises to former PM for corruption allegations

What happened: In a rather shocking revelation, the CEO of Broadsheet has rendered an apology to the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as he withdrew all the corruption allegations against Sharif. At the same time, the CEO Kaveh Moussavi stated, “The corruption allegations were a part of a witch hunt that has been running in the […]

March 21, 2022

PTI lawmakers continue to use ‘transphobic’ language against opposition; here’s what Kanwal Shauzab said

What happened: What happened: On March 20, Journalist at Native Media, Afshan Masab shared a screen-recording of a Twitter space, where PTI Member of National Assembly, Kanwal Shauzab, calls PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari a ‘third type,’ ‘khusra.’ Details: As per the recording, Shauzab was asking her legal team to give a proper legal advice, […]

March 21, 2022

Rana Sanaullah predicts Nawaz Sharif’s return in May, and Awn Ch says Tarin will return next week 

When will Nawaz Sharif return?  Rana Sanaullah, on March 20, said that the PMLN leader Nawaz Sharif would return to Pakistan in May to face the cases. ARY News quoted the development as, “Punjab PMLN president replied in yes when asked about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan in May this year.” At the same […]

March 21, 2022

‘You know you have lost the game.. I have heard his speeches and he sounds like a defeated man’

What happened: On March 21, the PML-N leader, Maryam Nawaz, while talking to media said, “Your(Imran Khan) electoral prospects in the wake of inflation and lack of governance are bleak. You know you have lost the game and the upcoming elections.” In her media briefing outside the Islamabad High Court, the Vice-President of PML-N said, “Unka jab […]

March 21, 2022

Amid fear of losing government, Khan’s tone mellows down as PM faces no-confidence motion

What happened: Over the past few weeks, there has been a variety of tones used in Imran Khan’s speeches and statements by his MNAs and MPAs, as from playing on the front foot, they have divulged to take a back step and try to play around with the emotions of Pakistanis, by hitting right where […]

March 21, 2022

‘You will find it difficult to attend weddings.. people will not marry your children,’ addresses the disgruntled MNAs

What happened: From front foot to back foot, and again on the front foot, the premier has yet again come up with a fiery speech on March 20 as he said, “You will find it difficult to attend weddings, and people will not marry your children..” In what has been perceived as a “threat”, Imran Khan, while addressing the […]

March 20, 2022

Want all records of ‘public attendance’ broken at D Chowk Rally, Islamabad

What happened: On March 20, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that he wanted “all records of public attendance to be broken” during his Islamabad rally at D-Chowk on March 27 in an effort to ‘fight for the soul of Pakistan.’ Details: A week before the Pakistan Tehreek-e-protest Insaaf at D-Chowk, the premier took to his […]

March 19, 2022

In a bid to prevent ‘anarchy’ SC orders peaceful execution of the no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 19, the Supreme Court Of Pakistan issued notices to #PTI, #PMLN, #PPP, and #JUIF after the SCBA urged SC to intervene to prevent anarchy ahead of the no-confidence motion. Subsequently, IG Islamabad was instructed to present a report of the Sindh House incident and directed state functionaries to allow the peaceful […]

March 19, 2022

Who the hell are they? Bilawal Bhutto called out the PTI-led federal government

What happened:  In the latest interview with Shahzeb Khanzada, the PPP stalwart, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, called out the government and said, “They have no right to attack the Sindh House in Islamabad.” At the same time, Bilawal Bhutto said, “They have no right to attack, and we will make sure that the government goes home democratically.”  Details:  Bilawal […]

March 19, 2022

Bilawal Bhutto congratulates people on Imran Khan’s ‘defeat’

What happened: On March 18, PPP Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stated Imran Khan will not be permitted to become a political martyr as he congratulated the people of Pakistan, claiming that Imran has lost majority support and that his government has crumbled. The Prime Minister tried to intimidate the opposition by “attacking the Parliament Lodges […]

March 19, 2022

Koi bachi kuchi izzat to woh bacha ker bhaago, Maryam Nawaz urges PTI

What happened: On March 18, Maryam Nawaz, vice-president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), urged the government to resign and leave “if it had any sense of shame left.””God willing, you won’t be able to save the government, but if you have any shame left, save it and depart,” Maryam tweeted on her official Twitter, […]

March 19, 2022

Russians think people would buy a Big Mac for $36?

What happened: Following the closure of more than 800 McDonald’s outlets in Russia, they are now attempting to sell Big Macs and other McDonald’s items online with enormous markups as one McDonald’s customer in Moscow advertised a Big Mac for sale for around £27.50 (around $36). In Russia, a Big Mac would cost around 135 […]

March 18, 2022

SAPM Shahbaz Gill yells profanities against former PTI MNA Ramesh Kumar on live television

What happened: Dr. Shahbaz Gill, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication yelled profanities against PTI MNA Ramesh Kumar as he severed ties with PTI. Details: During an interview with Dunya News about the country’s current political predicament, Gill lost control of his rage and began aggressively attacking Kumar, calling him a […]

March 18, 2022

Being Punjab’s education minister, shouldn’t Muraad Raas be more careful about his choice of words?

What happened: On March 18, PTI Punjab Education Minister, Murad Raas tweeted regarding the Sindh House as he stated, “Sindh House has been turned into a Political Brothel. Political prostitutes are running in and out of this Brothel. Head Pimp – Asif Ali Bemareee.” Click here to see Raas’ tweet and people calling him out […]

March 18, 2022

Spy agencies ordered to monitor lawmakers ahead of no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 17, different local publications reported that the country’s spy agencies had been directed to keep an eye on the MNAs ahead of the no-confidence motion. The News reported the development as, “The development came during a meeting of the ruling PTI’s political committee held with PM Imran Khan in the chair and […]

March 18, 2022

Journalist, Julia Ioffe says its ‘one thing for sarin gas to be used on Syrians who are Muslims and of different culture’

What happened: On March 17, a clip of a Russian-American journalist, Julia Ioffe, whose comparison of Syria and Ukraine went viral for the wrong reasons as Ioffe said in a CNN show, “It’s one thing for sarin gas to be used on people in faraway Syria who are Muslim and of a different culture. But […]

March 17, 2022

Twitter is pissed at Aamir Liaquat’s ‘farewell video’ mocking PTI ministers

What happened: On March 16, PTI Member National Assembly, Aamir Liaquat Hussain (@iamaamirliaquat) posted a video on his Twitter account, captioning it, ‘Khuda Hafiz Rang Burangi!!,’ where a doppelganger of Human Rights Minister, Shireen Mazari and Defense Minister, Pervez Khattak, were riding a motorcycle. Click here to see the video posted by Liaquat and people […]

March 17, 2022

Sindh House becomes centre of attention before the no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 17, the Sindh House in Islamabad became a centre of attention as allegedly PTI members gathered in the house with opposition members and PTI alleged that horse-trading was happening at the house. In a presser, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said, “12 disgruntled MNAs of the ruling PTI in […]

March 15, 2022

#DChowkWillChokeNiazi: PML-N officials call supporters to also arrange public meeting at PTI’s rally

What happened: On March 14, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz called on party officials and workers to prepare to travel to Islamabad’s D-Chowk. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to hold a “massive” public meeting at D-Chowk on March 27, telling MPs that they will fight their way through a crowd of “one million” to get […]

March 10, 2022

Another Pakistani film banned, claiming that it portrays ‘negative image of Muslims’

What happened: The film story of a Pakistani-American family living in Chicago starring Qavi Khan, Faran Tahir and Nikita Tewani has been banned by the censor board, as the filmmaker Iram Parveen claims. Iram Parveen, the Pakistani American filmmaker, claimed that her film “I’ll Meet You There” was banned by Pakistan’s federal censor board for claiming to […]

March 10, 2022

Afghan activists stopped by Taliban from carrying out blood drive in Women’s Day honour

What happened: According to activists, the Taliban disrupted a blood donation event organised by women activists to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8. Details: Monesa Mubarez, the president of a women’s rights organisation, claimed the group planned to organise a protest outside a Kabul hospital with seven other activists. However, due to the Taliban’s […]

March 7, 2022

‘Rising political temperature’ Aleem Khan joins the JKT group

What happened: On March 7, the former minister from Punjab and PTI member Abdul Aleem Khan met the ‘estranged’ leader Jahangir Khan Tareen at his residence in Lahore to announce his inclusion in the JKT group. 24 News reported the development as, “Aleem Khan said that he wanted to unite all the annoyed groups of the […]

March 7, 2022

Did you write same letter to India regarding Kashmir? Prime Minister Imran Khan shares his EU response after it asked Pakistan to denounce Russian invasion

What happened: On March 5, Prime Minister Imran Khan responded to a letter from European Union envoys in Pakistan requesting Islamabad to denounce Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by asking the bloc where they were when India defied international law in Kashmir. Details: During a public rally in the Vehari District’s Tehsil Mailsi, Prime Minister Imran […]

March 4, 2022

Quaid-e-Azam becomes first South Asian leader to be honored at elite private club in London

What happened: On March 3, a portrait of Pakistan’s founder, Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, was unveiled at Whitehall’s elite private members’ club, the National Liberal Club. Details: In the presence of artists, writers, and club members, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Moazzam Ahmad Khan unveiled the picture, painted by portrait artist, Kaya Mar, as […]

March 3, 2022

“We never bowed before Gen Zia and Musharraf,” says Bilawal as he declares ‘war’ against Khan’s government

What happened: As the Long March by the Pakistan peoples Party continues across Pakistan, the Chairman, in his latest address to the people of Sukkur, said, “Jiyalas are brave and loyal who never bowed before General Zia and General Musharraf.” Subsequently, in his Ghotki and Sukkur speeches, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called the prime minister “illegally elected” and “selected” as he announced […]

March 2, 2022

War-hit Ukraine receives $34 million in crypto currency as donations

What happened: On March 1, $33.8 million in bitcoin has been donated to Ukraine’s government and non-governmental organisations, according to blockchain analytics firm, Elliptic, a service that records crypto currency transactions. Details: Elliptic’s Chief Scientist, Tom Robinson stated the majority of donations so far have been in bitcoin and ether. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are […]

March 1, 2022

It seems PM was not briefed about PECA; IHC says, ‘In Pakistan the law is always used against critics’

What happened: On March 1, the Islamabad High Court Chief Justice, Athar Minallah, during a hearing, said that it seemed that Prime Minister Imran Khan had not been appropriately briefed about the PECA 2016 amendment ordinance. During the hearing of a petition which termed the ordinance as a draconian law, the CJ remarked that the […]

February 25, 2022

Prime Minister Imran Khan suggests ‘dialogue and diplomacy’ to Putin for conflict resolvement

What happened: According to a Foreign Office statement issued issued on Feb 24, Prime Minister Imran Khan told Russian President Vladimir Putin after meeting him in Moscow that disputes should be resolved through dialogue and diplomacy, as he ‘regrets’ the current situation between Russia and Ukraine. Details: PM Khan, who is on an official visit […]

February 25, 2022

Here’s why Pakistan saw a hike in gold prices after Ukraine’s invasion; petroleum surge expected next

What happened: On Feb 24, gold prices in Pakistan rose to Rs.130,300 per tola (2.6%) as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine heightened fears of a European war and drove investors away from risky assets and into safe-haven assets. Meanwhile fuel prices in Pakistan may also rise again due to global oil prices soaring to $105 per […]

February 23, 2022

PPP former Senator Rehman Malik passes away at 70

What happened: On Feb 23, senior PPP leader and former senator, Rehman Malik passed away in Islamabad due to coronavirus-related complications, according to his spokesperson Riaz Ali Turi on Twitter as he wrote: “Sorrow, pain and grief are indescribable. All are requested to pray for his soul.” Click here to see Turi’s tweet announcing Malik’s […]

February 22, 2022

PM Imran’s Naya Pakistan is the most corrupt country, says PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

What happened: On Feb 21, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, the Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) stated: “According to a Transparency International survey, Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan is the most corrupt Pakistan,” he remarked at a workers’ convention in Peshawar. Details: The PPP chairman was referring to his party’s split with the Pakistan Democratic Movement over […]

February 22, 2022

In a bid to control population, singer Shehzad Roy wants PM Imran Khan to make contraceptives tax free

What happened: On Feb 18, well-known musician and Pakistan’s goodwill ambassador for population and family planning, Shehzad Roy took to his Twitter account and highlighted the country’s lack of contraception availability as it could assist in population control.  Click here to see Roy’s tweet addressing PM Imran Khan, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin and IMF Details: […]

February 21, 2022

Days after petrol hike, finance minister claims ‘Pakistan ranks least costly among 139 countries’

What happened: Sharing the data from a crowdsourced database, finance minister Shaukat Tarin tweeted, “Pakistan ranks least costly among 139 countries of the world.” Tarin shared the data from Numbeo and shared the screenshot of a table titled, “The Cost of Living Index by Country 2021 Mid-Year.” Whereas, it is pertinent to mention that Numbeo is the same database […]

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