Asad Umar steps down as Finance Minister

Asad Umar

Asad Umar has stepped down as Finance Minister, after serving term for only 8 months. There were rumors after cabinet reshuffle since past few days and he was said to be offered Petroleum Ministry. Earlier, he tweeted about the decision saying that the Prime Minister “desired” that he take the … Read more

Altaf Hussain: From Father of Nation to Leader of Nation

The people of Karachi, who are going through their worst times by facing issues like target killing, extortion and long hours of unannounced load shedding were pushed in another dilemma when the city’s main political party, MQM pasted posters, banners and hoardings with the pictures of Altaf Hussain, describing him as the … Read more

Karachi Elections 2013: Rigging, Harassment, and Criminal Negligence by ECP

MQM Rigging New Karachi Godhra

The elections in Karachi were full of blatant rigging, cheating and harassment by MQM. ECP showed its criminal negligence while the LEAs have mostly stood aside, arguing that they have not received the orders to interfere. Zainab Imam sums up the rigging at NA-250, and why MQM is afraid of … Read more

Asad Umar leaves Engro Corporation to join Pakistan Tehreek Insaf

Asad Umar former Engro CEO joins PTI

Asad Umar, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Engro Corporation Limited, has left his job of 27 years, to join Pakistan Tehreek Insaf. According to the Express Tribune: Umar’s 27-year career at Engro began in 1985, when the company was still a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, the global oil giant. … Read more

Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi quits PPP, resigns from Parliament

Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi, former Foreign Minister and Senior PPP leader, has resigned from the membership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). He has also resigned from his seat in National Assembly. Qureshi is rumoured to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf soon. If he does that, it will certainly strengthen PTI in Southern … Read more

Imran Khan’s Vive la Revolution vs Pakistan Political Spectrum

It’s a reality, so no more hanky banky about the number of seats and whose “Jalsa” was bigger. Imran’s troops have really rattled the stage, and to put it right after a long lull there is something worth writing or talking. Imran Khan has matured well with time, as politics … Read more