Pak Election Commission bars Hafiz Saeed’s Mili League from contesting polls

Pak Election Commission bars Hafiz Saeed’s Mili League from contesting polls

Pakistan’s Election Commission rejected an application by Hafiz Saeed’s political outfit to contest elections next month, in what will be seen as a test of the nation’s will to curb domestic militant groups operating in its borders. The Mili Muslim League had its bid to become a legitimate political party quashed on Wednesday despite a […]

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

Major General Asif Ghafoor, Pakistan’s Director General of Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the media and public relations arm of its armed forces, said Thursday that there has been no evidence from the Indian side against Hafiz Saeed and he can join politics if eligible. In an interview with the Indian Express, Ghafoor said, “Hafiz Saeed is […]

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

US designates MML as ‘terrorist outfit’ The US Department of State amended its designation of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Monday, identifying Milli Muslim League (MML) and Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) as LeT affiliates, making it impossible for them to register as political parties. The Department of State amended the designation of LeT to include the aliases MML and […]