January 25th, 2021; Bureau Report; KARACHI; Textile and garment industry workers from Karachi have threatened to stage a sit-in in front of the Sindh Assembly if their "sweatshop-like" working conditions are not improved.
March 9th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Lahore High Court on Tuesday overturned the murder conviction of a woman on death row, for the last four years, citing insufficient evidence. The Asma Jahangir Legal Aid Cell pleaded her appeal as part of free legal aid for destitute women convicts.
Human rights activists and experts while discussing the plight of Pakistani and Indian prisoners in either country's jails, have called for the revival of the joint judicial commission on prisoners.
May 17th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Veteran politician Javed Hashmi has accused the government of political victimization as the district administration in Multan launched an early morning operation on Monday to demolish buildings owned by the senior politician allegedly built on state land.
What right does the Govt have to negotiate with the TTP when it is our children who were killed in APS?
June 9th, 2021; By Asim Ahmed Khan; QUETTA; A series of targeted killings have marred the peaceful lives of Hindu traders in Balochistan pushing them towards migration. Now, Hindu traders in Khuzdar received threatening letters from a local outfit forbidding them from serving female Muslim customers.
A senator, who proposed a bill to bar dual nationals in government service, said he has watered down his amendment to target only hundreds of senior ministry officials instead of thousands of such civil servants previously.
Despite a two-day long sit-in outside the Parliament House, where journalists gathered against the PMDA, the government continues to maintain its silence on whether it will continue to push forth the black law.
September 15th, 2020' By Sher-e-Azam; KARACHI; Celebrities took to demonstrate against Lahore's gangrape case a day later but with full spirit. Actors can act as catalysts and must be vocal about such issues, they say.
As Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s COVID-19 cases bloat to worrying statistics, an increasing number of doctors and other healthcare workers such as nurses and paramedics are also contracting the potentially deadly virus ...