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  • Murad Ali Shah advises federal govt to come out from its 'jalsa mode'

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday said that the federal government was in dire need of "switching from the present jalsa mode to government mode", as decisions such as awarding citizenship and undertaking garbage disposal work cannot be announced in public gatherings...

    The chief minister's remarks came during a post-budget press conference held in Karachi, a day after he unveiled the Sindh government budget in the Sindh...

  • PM Imran announces 'big jalsa' in Muzaffarabad on Friday

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday announced that he was going to hold a "big jalsa" (rally) in Muzaffarabad on September 13 (Friday)...

    In a post shared on Twitter, the premier said that the jalsa was in order to "send a message to the world about the continuing siege of [Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir] IOJK by Indian Occupation forces; [and] to show the Kashmiris that Pakistan stands resolutely with them"...

  • In tit-for-tat move, Sheikh Rashid announces plans for jalsa in Larkana

    Talking to journalists after a ceremony held in connection with the Quaid’s birthday at Public Secretariat in Commercial Market, the minister said: “If you’re arriving in Rawalpindi then I will hold a jalsa (public meeting) in your home ground...

    “We are men of principles and we will not stop the PPP from holding its public meeting in Rawalpindi, but it is our right to hold a jalsa in Larkana...

  • JUI-F revs up its engines to launch ‘Azadi March’ from Karachi tomorrow

    KARACHI: Amid curbs in other three provinces, the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) is set to launch its ‘Azadi March’ on Sunday (tomorrow) from Karachi, where the Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh government appears friendlier since it “offers” the opposition party and its chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman all “possible assistance” throughout its journey in the province, it emerged on Friday...

    Senior JUI-F leaders have been busy finalising...

  • JUI-F activist wounded in ‘targeted’ attack in Karachi

    KARACHI: A local leader of Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman’s Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan (JUI-F) was critically wounded in an armed attack near his home in the Pak Colony area on Thursday in what investigators said appeared to be a “targeted attack”...

    Area people, later, moved him to the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi, where he was admitted for treatment...

  • ANP, PTI woo JUI-F to form LG govt in Swabi

    SWABI: Awami National Party has offered the district naib nazim slot to Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F in a bid to thwart the PTI plan to form local government at the district and the tehsil levels with the support of JUI-F...

    ANP district president Ameer Rehman told Dawn on Tuesday that he had been in touch with the JUI-F leaders to establish a coalition government in the district...

  • JUI-F alleges organised rigging, seeks re-election

    He claimed that symbols of JUI-F and its allied candidates were missing from the ballot papers...

    The JUI-F leader demanded of the authorities concerned on behalf of his party and its allies to declare the results of the LG elections null and void and announce holding of re-election in the province...

  • JUI-F bill seeking amendment to Army Act rejected

    ISLAMABAD: A National Assembly standing committee on Monday rejected a JUI-F member’s bill seeking omission of the reference to “religion and sect” from the Pakistan Army Act under which the military is currently carrying out operations against terrorism...

    The bill, seeking an amendment to the Pakistan Army Act, 2015, had been moved by Shahida Akhtar Ali of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) as a private member in the National Assembly in...

  • PML-N, JUI unite for Town-4 nazim

    “Presently, we have eight town councillors; six of PML-N and three of JUI-F, and we are trying to muster support of four other elected people for town nazim slot,” said Nasir Khan Musazai, PML-N provincial secretary information, while talking to Dawn on Sunday...

    The PML-N leader said that they held a meeting with JUI-F leader Haji Ghulam Ali and both the parties agreed to join hands for the purpose...

  • JUI-F walks out of Balochistan Assembly

    Shahida Rauf of the JUI-F, on a point of order, said she had submitted an adjournment motion to the assembly secretariat to discuss the issue, but it was not included in the agenda...

    Abdul Rehman Khetiran of the JUI-F opposed the motion, but took part in the walkout...

  • NA-4 by-election: JUI-F withdraws candidate in favour of PML-N

    PESHAWAR: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Tuesday withdrew its candidate Khalid Waqar Chamkani in the by-election for NA-4 (Peshawar) Natio­nal Assembly seat in favour of Nasir Khan Musazai, the candidate fielded by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...

    The decision was taken following a meeting bet­ween former prime minster Nawaz Sharif and JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman at Punjab House in Islamabad, where they...

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