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PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

KARACHI, Oct 16 (DNA) – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has taken out what it says will be a historic rally in Karachi today to honour the martyrs of Karsaz, who were killed in a bomb attack on slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming rally nine years ago.  The ‘Salam Shuhuda’ rally is being led by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who has mounted a special bomb-proof truck and is guarded by ‘Jaanisaran-e-Benazir Bhutto (Benazir Bhutto’s loyalists)’. Other leaders of the party are also part of the rally.  Addressing theRead More

PTI Islamabad march may be rescheduled

Islamabad march

ISLAMABAD, OCT 13(DNA). Pakistani Tehreek Insaf (PTI) is seriously thinking to change the date of the Islamabad march as many party leaders think Sunday is not a suitable day for march. The matter is now taken to the core committee of PTI which would decide about the change of the date of Islamabad march. It may be mentioned here that PTI had given a call for Islamabad march to mount pressure on prime minister Nawaz Sharif to announce a commission that will investigate Panama issue. The prime minister on theRead More

Asif Zardari lauds adoption of anti honor killing laws

Asif Zardari lauds adoption of anti honor killing laws

ISLAMABAD, OCT 8 (DNA)-  Former President Asif Zardari has lauded the Parliament for consensus legislation that closes the loopholes of forgiveness in murders in the name of honour on the one hand and stops rapists from walking away with impunity on the other. Friday October 7 will be remembered as a ground breaking day when the Anti Honour Killing and Anti Rape Bills were passed in the joint session of the Parliament, he said in a statement today. “The Parliament has done its job, what is needed now is toRead More

Raid on Zulfiqar Mirza house, supporters detained

KARACHI: A heavy contingent of police on Friday entered the residence of disgruntled and disowned leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party and Sindh’s former home minister Dr Zulfiqar Ali Mirza in Phase V of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and arrested several supporters. At least four police mobile vans and several armoured personnel carriers took part in the raid. Security personnel, acting on information about the presence of wanted persons who had not been granted bail, conducted the raid during which eight to ten supporters of the former provincial home ministerRead More

Zulfiqar Mirza faces another case for ‘harassing’ cops

KARACHI, 17 MAY, (DNA) – Another case was registered against disgruntled PPP leader Zulfiqar Mirza for misconduct with police officers. Mirza had arrived on Saturday evening at Darakshan Police Station in Defence for recording his statement. He came with what his opponents say “private army” at the police station. Zulfika Mirza dramatic arrival at Defence Police Station, Karachi The defiant PPP leader asked his guards to spread all corners outside the station and shoot anyone in the head if they cause trouble. He was captured in a video footage issuingRead More