Journalist thrashed by PPP activists

HYDERABAD: Armed activists of the PPP allegedly roughed up and injured the Hyderabad bureau chief of daily Awami Awaz, Imtiaz Chandio, and his brother Irshad Chandio at Fateh Chowk on Monday. They were also held hostage for one hour. Imtiaz Chandio told Dawn that he and his brother were covering...

ECP rejects columnist Ayaz Amir’s nomination papers

Sajjad Haider KARACHI: The Election Commission has rejected the nomination papers of renowned columnist and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ayaz Amir ‘for writing against the ideology of Pakistan’ in his columns. District Returning Officer (DRO) Ch Anwer Ahmed Khan also summoned Amir to appear before court by...