Author Archives: Mian Abrar

NA set to pass amended LG polls bill on 27th

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has finally yielded to a longstanding demand from the opposition parties to hold local government elections on party basis in the federal capital and the National Assembly would meet on July 27 to pass amended Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill 2015 with a unanimous vote, Pakistan Today has learnt reliably.

Wooing the angry Baloch, one chieftain at a time

With the ‘soft-launch’ of development projects in Balochistan, the efforts to woo back disgruntled Baloch have picked momentum as two separate Balochistan government groups have reached London and are engaged in direct and backchannel contacts with the rebel Baloch chieftains living in self-exile.

PTI’s top guns struggle for power in party

With the local bodies polls and intra-party elections nearing, an unannounced race has started among the top leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for gathering political heavyweights on their side in the party for making a strong group, Pakistan Today has learnt.