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    ‘Main character’ Yasmin Rashid made 41 calls during attack on Jinnah House: Punjab IG

    LAHORE: Punjab Inspector-General of Police Dr. Usman Anwar revealed that during the attack on Jinnah House, 315 calls were recorded, including 41 calls from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) core member Dr. Yasmin Rashid. The police chief said in a press conference at the Central Police Office (CPO) in Lahore that ten calls of former federal minister […]

    Former Punjab CM Usman Buzdar quits politics

    Former Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar announced to quit politics on Friday at a news conference in Baluchistan’s capital. Buzdar stated that he has been facing charges for the past 14 months. “I’m going to take a break from politics for a while,” he continued. He underlined his support for the Pakistan Army and asked […]

    Punjab ACE presents Parvez Elahi in anti-corruption court

    After his spectacular arrest the day before, Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) brought Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Parvez Elahi before a Lahore court on Friday. Elahi was arrested by the provincial anti-corruption body in connection with a case involving Rs70 million in corruption in development funds granted to the Gujrat district, and his bail was denied. […]

    Punjab CM confirms Khadija Shah ‘still in jail’

    After social media speculation over Khadija Shah’s release, Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi confirmed her location on Sunday. Khadija Shah is a Pakistani fashion designer and the principal suspect in the Jinnah House attack. The allegations surfaced after a video of the designer apologizing for her conduct on May 9 went viral on social […]

    LHC moved for removal of Mohsin Naqvi as Punjab caretaker CM

    LAHORE: A citizen has petitioned the Lahore High Court (LHC) to have the interim chief minister of Punjab, Mohsin Naqvi, and his cabinet colleagues removed from their positions. Caretaker CM Punjab Naqvi’s term in office has been contested in a lawsuit brought before the LHC. The petitioner claims that the caretaker administration in Punjab’s term […]

    CM Punjab denies claims of mistreatment of female convicts

    LAHORE: Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi has stated that Khadija Shah, the ‘primary suspect’ in the Jinnah House attack case, is now being held in police custody for an identification parade. Mohsin Naqvi, speaking to the media during his visit to Samandad Underpass, dismissed the perception of mistreatment of female activists in jail as […]

    Punjab govt to send reference against judge

    The interim Punjab administration in Lahore has chosen to send a reference against a judge for “facilitating terrorists.” The choice was made during a high-level conference in Lahore to review the status of the legal actions being taken against the criminals responsible for the incidents on May 9 and was presided over by interim Punjab […]

    Punjab govt gives PTI 24 hours to hand over ‘terrorists’ hiding in Zaman Park

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday handed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) a 24-hour deadline to bring up ‘terrorists’ who attacked Army sites after the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan and were sheltering in Zaman Park. “30 to 40 terrorists who attacked Army installations including Jinnah House are present in Zaman Park,” stated Punjab […]

    Jinnah house attackers were in contact with political leadership: CM Punjab

    LAHORE: Evidence of interaction between criminals and political authorities during the attack on Jinnah House in Lahore has been discovered. This was revealed at a high-level meeting in Lahore hosted by Punjab’s Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi to examine the law-and-order situation. The meeting attendees were also informed about the arrests and identification of the […]

    May 9 protests: 3,200 rioters arrested in Punjab

    LAHORE: The number of ‘rioters’ arrested in connection with the violent riots that erupted throughout Pakistan on May 9 following Imran Khan’s imprisonment has risen to 3,200. According to Punjab police, as many as 162 police officers and personnel were seriously injured during the violent protests following the arrest of the PTI’s president. Rioters set […]