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Lawyers, politicians striving for LBA’s presidential slot

Lawyers, politicians striving for LBA’s presidential slot

LAHORE – As five days are left to elect Lahore Bar Association’s (LBA) new office-bearers, lawyers’ community and political parties are making all out efforts to secure victory for their respective candidates for the presidential slot. For LBA’s elections, Pakistan People’s party is clear about its candidate to support while Pakistan Muslim league (N) is still confuse and not in position to make any clear decision for the support of a single presidential candidate. Pakistan

Traffic chokes as politicians keep on moving

LAHORE – Severe traffic jams were witnessed in the city throughout the day, as VVIPs including politicians kept on moving on roads for their vested interests.
Routs connecting key meeting points of politicians including the Zahoor Elahi Road, Gulberg and the Defense Housing Authority (DHA) faced traffic jams throughout the day irking motorists and pedestrians.
The Canal Bank Road, Ferozepur Road, Jail Road and Main Boulevard, Gulberg also remained choked. Talking to

PTI demands politicians bring back looted money from abroad

LAHORE – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) on Friday demanded politicians should bring back their looted money deposited in foreign bank accounts to save Pakistan from bankruptcy, as the common man cannot afford any more taxes. This demand was made in a party meeting held at the PTI Punjab Secretariat.
The PTI Punjab vice president said that budget deficit had swelled to trillions of rupees due to mismanagement of the current government while the situation had further worsened

WikiLeaks has unmasked politicians’ true face: LHC

LAHORE: In a detailed judgement on WikiLeaks reports on Pakistan, Lahore High Court Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed on Friday observed that the reports had exposed the true face of the country’s politicians and it helped the nation understand the real mind set of its rulers.
The judge dismissed the petition seeking a ban on the publication, printing and broadcasting of the WikiLeaks reports on Pakistan, observing that access to facts and the truth could not be denied to the citizens

Sindhi politicians united against MQM’s demand to tax farm income

KARACHI: The political parties of Sindh, including the PPP, the PML-N and the PML-Q, are united in their opposition to the MQM’s demand that agriculture income should be taxed.
The MQM, which has remained a staunch advocate of taxing the agriculture sector, has strongly raised the issue with the government again. MQM leaders have presented 9 recommendations to a team of the federal government as an alternative to the reformed GST, and on the top of list is the imposition of tax