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Lahore: On January 15, Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted: “In a Parliament that costs taxpayers billions yearly, yet another walkout in NA by the Opposition shows that this is the only function they intend to perform. These are pressure tactics to seek an NRO & evade accountability for corruption in NAB cases not initiated by …

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Lahore: In pursuit of their ambitious agenda of putting the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) top leadership behind bars, the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) government seems to have adopted the blatant a collision course with the top court’s chief justice by refusing to remove PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister from the ban travel …

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Lahore: The PPP has challenged the establishment and Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf’s Government and may go for resistance inside the parliament and outside. Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday said, “We need a go-ahead from Asif Zardari and we can topple the PTI’s federal and Punjab governments.” Bilawal’s spoke like a fighter for the …

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Every time the democratic process is obstructed in Pakistan, the forces of obscurantism promptly appear on the scene to add the confusion and uncertainty. The conflict between liberal values, modernity and democratisation of the society and the outdated ideology preached by clerics in the name of religious philosophy is more than 150 years old. After …

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Earlier this month, a press statement by US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo said that Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, have been designated as Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for having engaged in or tolerated “systematic, ongoing, [and] egregious …

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Islamabad: Action against land-grabbers is the top priority of the ruling Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) and Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, still landgrabbers’ mafias comprising journalists, politicians and lawyers are on the loose across Pakistan, especially in the twin cities, Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Truth Tracker learnt after thorough investigations. Common people, especially overseas …

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Islamabad: For the last nine months, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Assistant and State Minister Zulfiqar Bukhari has failed to give money trail for offshore companies, London properties and businesses to National Accountability Bureau (NAB). And yet, the NAB, which has arrested the leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif in what the PMLN says is …

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Peshawar: The provincial government failed to execute the Pink Bus Service project even after 4 months in office as there is nothing to see anything like a prink bus on any road across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project was launched in June, 2018 for only women and children to provide them safe transit in between the …

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As I write these lines, the streets are being run over by bands of religious zealots, cars being torched, government installations ransacked, while hundreds of terrified and stranded citizens are just trying to make it to the safety of their homes. And all this madness, destruction, and orchestrated violence in the name of Allah and …

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Lahore: An elegant lady reaches the National Accountability Bureau’s investigations cell on October 14th, goes inside and comes out an hour later after meeting her husband and leaves silently. After reaching home, she starts a string of tweets about how her husband was allegedly being treated in the NAB’s lockup. She is Tehmina Durrani, the …

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