An Australian-Pakistani woman, Sajida Tasneem, was reportedly axed to death by her father-in-law for insisting on going back to Australia for better education of her three children.
The deadlock over the Punjab budget’s presentation between Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz and Speaker Pervaiz Elahi finally lead to holding of two parallel sessions of Punjab Assembly for the first time in the country.

NA passes Bill to rein in NAB

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The National Assembly passed a bill with wide-ranging amendments to the accountability law in a bid to stem use of the controversial National Accountability Bureau as a tool of political victimisation by successive governments.
By Xari Jalil: Muhammad Waris who has been in an Indian prison for 19 years but and even after being ‘technically released’ continues to languish for three years in a UP police station waiting to be repatriated.
National Accountability Bureau needs to be reformed into a ‘practically independent’ institution immune from political interference instead of scrapping it altogether, according to senior lawyers amid reports the anti-graft watchdog’s chief would cease to hold office next month
Activists have called out Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) for criticising Nasreen Jalil over the federal government’s decision to appoint the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan stalwart as the second female governor of Sindh province.
The Sindh High Court has granted bail to Ali Wazir, member of the National Assembly and leader of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), in the second of three cases in which he was arrested for allegedly making anti-state speeches.
By Xari Jalil: Was the Masjid-e-Nabwi incident an orchestrated event? This is what several people had asked at the time. Now it is being questioned whether the cases registered against the PTI leaders are the result of hurt religious sentiments or an organized campaign against the former ruling party. Govt announced that former PM may also be arrested with regard to this case.
Federal Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar has said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz coalition government will bring out amendments in laws relating to cybercrime, accountability and Pakistan penal code as part of its drive for people-friendly legislation.
April 16, 2022 By Rehan Piracha & Ahmed Saeed LAHORE Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hamza Shehbaz was elected chief minister with 197 votes after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf and its ally Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid boycotted the Punjab Assembly session following a day of...