Blasphemy against Ahle Bait: More pleas against TV channels

Lahore journalists express

LAHORE: A case against TV channels and some people was registered for airing blasphemous content against the Ahle Bait at the City Police Station Mianwali. On the other hand, Sargodha’s sessions’ court reserved verdict until June 7 on a petition filed against 20 TV channels, the information and broadcasting minister, Pemra officials and cable operators. …

Media and democracy rise and fall together

Media is under attack within and without — raft with dangers of its crumbling as a fourth pillar of the state. The whole edifice of democratic dispensation will also teeter as a consequence if this divisive tide continues to sway the media landscape of the country. Indeed the vision of Pakistan of the founding founders …

Imran hurls baseless allegations against Geo TV again

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday once again resorted to hurling baseless allegations against the Geo/Jang Group and accused the Daily Jang and The News editor-in-chief of everything that came to his mind. Speaking to the media after chairing a meeting of the PTI Core Committee here, Imran mentioned Geo/Jang Group Chief …

Freedom of expression not treason: Saad

Freedom of expression

LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has categorically stated that freedom of expression and differences of opinion do not amount to treason. Talking to the media after the 21st passing-out parade here at the Pakistan Railways Academy, Walton, on Tuesday, he said the one who abrogates the Constitution and those who take oath under …