The Election Commission Pakistan’s (ECP) preliminary delimitation of electoral constituencies publication—issued earlier this month—of national, provincial and the FATA constituencies has received a backlash for its apparent anomalies. The allegations of anomalies, from both government and the opposition parties, have helped spiral fears about a possible delay in the elections 2018. A parliament’s committee convened …

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Zardari’s big game behind Rabbani’s withdrawal Raza Rabbani’s name was recently dropped for Senate chairmanship. Raza Rabbani is a bulwark of Pakistan People’s Party’s old ways and ideology and generally known as Mr. Clean. He is much respected in PPP and across the political parties for not being a yes man and speaking his mind. …

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Despite the verdict against Nawaz Sharif and his family, the elder Sharif’s earlier disqualification on Aqama, read Panama, irregularities created opportunities for political parties to present new narratives. The bye-elections race was ablaze with new fervor by political wielders and the masses alike. These circumstances lent a semblance of an ideological split within the country—between …

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The sultry siren Sridevi was not only a super star of Bollywood cinema but ruled the hearts and minds of Pakistani fans for over 3 decades. Her career started as a child actor and she became a big name of the south Indian Cinema before heading to conquer the Mumbai-based Bollywood. Himmetwala, Masoom, Chandni, Nagina, …

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Munna Lahori captured the hearts and minds of the Pakistani children through his riveting performance through the early 1990s. He received notoriety for his character Zakoota Jin in a PTV children’s serial Ainak Wala Jin. Short statured and doe-eyed Munna Lahori was the perfect part for the Jin that all Pakistani children befriended through their …

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The PMLN government is currently standing in front of the firing squad and want retribution. TTLeaks discloses that a Rs2 billion corruption reference has been reopened by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), against four former senior army officers, including an ex-chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence, ISI, after 17 years because of the anti-graft watchdog’s reluctance …

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Punjab government and administration are up in arms against the arrest of former Lahore Development Authority, LDA, director, Ahad Cheema by National Accountability Bureau, NAB. Nab had arrested Ahad over Ashiana Scheme Scandal and also charged him for taking 32 Kanals of land in bribe. Ahad, a 20-grade officer, is currently serving as CEO of …

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Punjab government’s secret weapon We have learnt that the Punjab government is funneling taxpayers’ money on a mega-classified project. And no, it has nothing to do with development of the province or even campaigning. This heavily funded secret project has only one objective that is to investigate and comb through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa accountability with the …

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The recent Lodhran bye Elections, NA 154, results alarmed PTI leadership. Their candidate Ali Tareen lost by a margin of 27000 votes to PML-N’s Syed Iqbal Shah. In 2015 Jahangir Tareen had won the elections from the very constituency with a sizable vote bank. What went wrong this time? The constituency was considered a secure …

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The disquiet in the PML-N top ranks The sources near the PML-N whisper of a rift going on in their top cadres. Apparently Mian Nawaz Sharif’s dallying over naming the predecessor PM caused bad blood between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Shahbaz Sharif. Now that elder Sharif is out of the way and a …

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