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  • Afaq slams Altaf

    KARACHI: Afaq Ahmed, the chief of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi, condemned a recent controversial speech by Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain and said that only his party had the solution to the “Altaf’s anti-state politics”...

    He said that it was a mistake to ‘impose’ Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan in the NA-246 by-election, as the people voted against this policy and not in support of the Muttahida... ...

  • Afaq slams MQM chief

    KARACHI: Mohajir Qaumi Movement chairman Afaq Ahmed on Monday condemned the Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief’s latest speech and said the whole community should not be punished for the crimes of Altaf Hussain...

  • Afaq invites MQM-P groups to attend his public meeting in Liaquatabad on 6th

    KARACHI: While some elements within the Bahadurabad and PIB groups of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan have been trying to persuade both the factions to hold a joint public meeting in Liaquatabad on May 5, Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi chief Afaq Ahmed jumped into the political fray on Wednesday by inviting the two MQM-P groups to his public meeting scheduled to be held on May 6...

    When asked whether his party invited MQM-H chief...

  • Afaq Ahmed steps down from MQM-H chairmanship over abysmal showing

    Accepting responsibility for the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi's (MQM-H) abysmal performance in the July 25 elections, party Chairman Afaq Ahmed announced on Friday that he will step down from the party's leadership...

    Afaq, addressing a press conference in Karachi, said that it is now time for MQM-H to choose a new leadership...

  • Vehari has got ‘tea house’ of its own

    VEHARI: A spacious ‘cafe’ primarily meant for intellectual nourishment has been built in city’s Vehari Club...

    Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti told Dawn that the Vehari Tea House had been constructed at Vehari Club...

  • Shops, valuables gutted in Vehari

    VEHARI: Fifty makeshift shops and valuables worth millions of rupees were burnt when a fire broke out at the Dewan Sahib Market in Burewala, some 50km from here, on Tuesday morning...

    HANGED: A convicted murderer was hanged on Tuesday morning at the Vehari District Jail...

  • PML-N wins Jhelum, Vehari by-polls

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lost to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in by-elections in the National Assembly constituency NA-63 (Jhelum-II) and the Punjab Assembly’s PPP-232 (Vehari-I) on Wednesday, but after giving a run to the ruling party for its money...

    The margin of win in the Vehari by-polls was narrow — 1,056 votes...

  • BZU Vehari Campus also set up without approval: Punjab governor

    MULTAN: Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana says the Vehari Campus of the Bahauddin Zakariya University was established without permission of the provincial government and syndicate and a report to this effect has been sought...

    He said a thorough inquiry into the recent appointments in the BZU’s Vehari Campus would be carried out, too...

  • Over 200 ‘N’ men booked in Vehari firing case

    VEHARI: Police registered cases against over 200 workers of two PML-N groups, including a candidate of local body polls, for opening fire on the election office of a candidate in People’s Colony and blocking of a road here on Monday night...

    Reports say that candidates of the MNA Tahir Iqbal group (PML-N) and the MNA Tehmina Daultana and MPA Mian Saqib Khursheed group (PML-N) are contesting LB elections in 24 wards of Vehari...

  • LG representatives, candidates violating poll code in Vehari

    VEHARI: Despite monitoring teams’ work in the district to check violation of election codes, local government representatives, including dist council and municipal committees’ officials, are mobilising official resources, including vehicles, in electioneering for their candidates...

    Dawn learned Humayun Iftikhar Chishti, nephew of District Council Chairman Ghulam Muhyuddin Chishti, candidate for-PP-229 of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

  • Family alliances go beyond party affiliations in Vehari

    VEHARI: Local and family alliances are going beyond the party affiliations in NA-163 (Vehari-II) as PPP candidate Natasha Daultana is being supported by her aunt and PML-N leader Tehmina Daultana, herself a candidate for NA-164 (Vehari-III)...

    The constituency consists of rural area of Vehari, Luddan and Burewala...

  • Designer Maria B's employee quarantined in Vehari after testing positive for Covid-19

    Police and health authorities on Wednesday said an employee of renowned designer Maria B was in quarantine at the District Headquarters Hospital in the Vehari district of Punjab...

    Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department spokesman Qaiser Asif, while confirming he was under quarantine at the Vehari DHQ, said the patient's contacts were being traced and would also be tested...

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