Cop tortures journalist inside KP Assembly

Cop tortures journalist inside KP AssemblyPESHAWAR: A policeman on Friday beat Khyber Union of Journalists Senior Vice President Mohammad Naeem black and blue inside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building here using butt of official rifle. Mr Naeem was later shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital, where doctors said the journalist had a fracture of shoulder and breathing problems mainly due […]

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa comes bundled with long list of exemptions

By: Abdur Rauf PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Assembly unanimously passed the K-P Right to Information Act (RTI) 2013 on Friday, but not without significant amendments. One such change pertains to ‘mala fide intentions’ which are now counted a punishable offence resulting in – at most – a Rs50,000 fine or incarceration for two years. During …

Right-to-Information Bill tabled in KPK Assembly

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday tabled ‘Right to Information Bill’ in the provincial assembly while the opposition members walked out from the proceedings in protest against ignoring their demand by the government regarding the District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC). Soon after the recitation from the Holy Quran, newly elected members, including Ahmad Khan …