Free Press Journal
  • Sharif’s wife loses her battle to cancer

    London/Islamabad : Begum Kulsoom, the wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, died Tuesday in London after a long battle with cancer, her family said.

  • Kill this Referendum 2020

    Expect no change in India policy once Imran Khan takes over as the prime minister of Pakistan. No, not even a wee-bit, bar a slight change in rhetoric. Prime ministers come and go but the India policy of Rawalpindi-Islamabad establishment remains constant. Indeed, Pak army chiefs come and go but anti-India animus alone informs Pakistan’s approach towards this country. It is one long constant since the founding of the separate Islamic State

  • Behind bars for being daughter of Nawaz Sharif, says Maryam

    Lahore : Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz, who was arrested along with her father Nawaz Sharif upon their arrival in Lahore, has said that she is in prison for being the daughter of a brave man.

  • Pakistan political parties fail to name caretaker PM

    Islamabad, Following the failure of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the opposition to reach a consensus on the name of a caretaker Prime Minister, the issue will now be sent to a parliamentary committee for deliberations, it emerged on Friday. Following the cancellation of a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the opposition leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Thursday, the latter told reporters in his chamber

  • Sharif barred from contesting polls for life after Pak SC verdict

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif  on Friday became ineligible to hold public office for life after the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the disqualification of two lawmakers, including him was permanent, in a landmark verdict ending the political future of the three-time premier ahead of general elections this year.

  • Pakistan violating all human rights in PoK, says BJP

    New Delhi: Commenting on the protest staged by the residents of Kotli in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) against the atrocities committed by the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that Islamabad has violated all human rights.

  • Marriage Bill for Hindus tabled in Pak Assembly

    Islamabad: After decades of delay and inaction, the much-debated Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 that seeks to give a legal framework to the marriages in minority community, has finally been tabled in Pakistan’s National Assembly.

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    Waiting for the day Kashmir joins Pakistan: Sharif

    Muzaffarabad (Pakistan): “We are waiting for the day (when) Kashmir becomes (a part of) Pakistan,” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday.  Sharif was addressing a public gathering on the occasion of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s win in the “Azad Jammu and Kashmir” assembly election on Thursday.

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    Pakistan trapped in its own endgame

    Protractedly sick and tired of unholy nexus among military power, feudal lords and corrupt politicians plus power-wielding bureaucrats with alien links, the common people in Pakistan realise bitterly that the ‘failed state’ can’t survive without a full-fledged parliamentary democracy and a vibrant civil society. This agonising but growing reality is inexplicably ignored by political analysts who are obsessed with issues like Kashmir dispute and Indo-Pak border disturbances, which have a partial link