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The " criminal act" of petrol price hike that happened late Friday night (November 5), provoked public outrage. The hike was postponed till November 1, but was implemented on the night between November 3 and 4.

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I am saying it a "criminal act" again and again because it was a routine decision that should have been made in broad daylight, but at 2am in the morning the news broke and the people woke up in the morning to find that a petrol bomb had dropped on them. Now the rise in prices and the pace of inflation is so fast that even the column written on inflation last week before November 5 seems old and this repeated cry is causing boredom.

Apart from petrol prices, electricity rates have also been increased. Basic electricity prices have been increased by Rs1.68 per unit. For commercial and industrial consumers, the price has been increased by Rs 1.39 per unit. For consumers using 300 units, the price of electricity has gone up to Rs13.83 per unit. The government believes that a household using 300 units of electricity is prosperous. And he can afford to raise rates, and if that is true, it would be pointless to talk about it.

Like the people under the news of inflation, the most important news of Friday was also suppressed and this was the news, the report of the Election Commission of Pakistan on the rigging in the by-election of Daska, this report is eye-opener and biggest charge sheet against the PTI government.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has detected systematic rigging in the NA-75 by-election investigation report. What do they think and do when they come to power, this report has put all the truth in front of them. This report is not limited to the disclosure of fraud but it is a criminal case. Several names have been written in this report but this systematic fraud must be thoroughly investigated. According to the report, the education department, police and district administration, ie the entire government machinery were used in the scam. The mastermind behind the rigging and its full implementation cannot be held responsible alone. Criminal proceedings should be initiated on the basis of this report and the culprits should be identified.

Reading this report, the question arises as to whether those who came with the mission of eradicating corruption have corrupted the entire government machinery. The Deputy Director of Colleges, the Presiding Officer, several officers of the Department of Education and then an army of police officers, all of which could not be managed by a single person. How SHOs remained election managers, police personnel stationed at polling stations continued to kidnap presiding officers instead of security, ignorance of returning officer and deputy returning officer, how many factors and roles are involved in this rigging. The story unfolds in layers.

Playing the role of opposition, the same PTI used to call others as ballot box thieves. Here, the entire election was rigged under the scheme. It will happen and the government will come down with a bang but now their own organized fraud has been proved. Those who call others "box thieves" are now ready for self-accountability.

The opposition's reservations about EVMs, ie electronic voting machines, seem to have come true after this report and the plan to snatch the powers of the Election Commission of Pakistan, this report has exposed the government's intentions. Who will now trust those who bulldoze the opposition and institutions and insist on bringing electronic voting machines? ۔

The political and administrative turmoil in the country over the last four or five weeks has made me think that the PTI government is on a "suicidal mission". Inflation bombs are being set off one after another and when there is a backlash against them, the captain addresses his Wasim Akram Plus (Usman Buzdar): "Whenever they ask you about performance tell them ask us after completion of five-year mandate."   

Someone reminded the captain that if he had any mandate, it was economic justice, justice system, social justice, poverty alleviation, job creation, breaking status, eradicating corruption. The captain has a long list of promises that he may not even remember.

When the captain was saying this to the Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Bazdar, surely Bazdar must have been very encouraged that whoever had to ask me gave both a deal and a relaxation but is there any politician who is surrounded by political and economic challenges? Valuable can boldly reject all these questions under the pretext of a five year mandate ?? These are the evidences on which I believe that the captain and his team are on a mission of political suicide and the captain's advice to Bazdar was apparently a message to someone else.

The role of the opposition in this situation is also deplorable. The people are dying of poverty and inflation but the opposition is not making any effort to change the public mood into a movement. It seems that the opposition is thinking that the government may fall from its own stupidity or carry out the mission of political suicide itself. Perhaps that is why the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly and PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz talking to the media had said that it is the national responsibility of all political parties to find a constitutional way to handle the sinking economy of Pakistan and to get rid of the incumbant government. "

According to political analysts, if the opposition awaits like this, it should know that it will not be possible to get the people out to vote without representing the people. If politicians remain indifferent to the people today, then tomorrow the people will also be indifferent to them and then no one should complain that those who raised the slogan of step up didn't come along.

 

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Eid-ul-Adha teaches us sacrifice in practical life: Naqvi

Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has sincerely congratulated the Pakistani nation including the Muslim Ummah on Eid-ul-Adha

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Islamabad: Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi Monday said that Eid-ul-Adha teaches us sacrifice in practical life.

Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has sincerely congratulated the Pakistani nation including the Muslim Ummah on Eid-ul-Adha.

In his message, he stated: “On Eid-ul-Adha, we have to pledge to sacrifice false egos and personal interests for the sake of Pakistan, and in reality, we have to sacrifice falsehood and hypocrisy, leaving aside the verbal accumulation”.

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi added that today the soil is asking for the sacrifice of political classification and linguistic differences forever. Every individual including every party, institution, department and class has to contribute to the development of Pakistan by playing a responsible and positive role.

He also asked to help the orphans and the poor, share their happiness and please Allah Almighty. Remember the oppressed brothers and sisters of Palestine and Occupied Kashmir on the occasion of Eid.

The Federal Interior Minister continued that he pays tribute to the brave children of the security forces who sacrificed their precious lives for the defense of the homeland and the establishment of peace. I am sure that Pakistan will develop and go far.

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13 killed in collision between passenger, freight trains in Kolkata

It has been confirmed that more than 50 people are injured, including three railway employees among the dead

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Kolkata: 13 people were killed and many injured in a collision between a passenger train and a freight vehicle in the Indian city of Kolkata.

According to Indian media, the accident between trains in the city of Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal took place on Monday, where a passenger train Kanchenjunga Express and a freight train collided near Rangapani station, resulting in the death of 13 passengers so far.

It has been confirmed that more than 50 people are injured, including three railway employees among the dead.

According to the Indian media, the accident occurred at 9:00am, three coaches of the passenger train derailed after a collision with a freight car. Most of the fatalities in the accident were due to severe damage to a bogie.

According to the Indian Railway authorities, as soon as the accident was reported, the rescue personnel reached the accident site and started rescue operations.

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Met dept warns of extreme heat on Eid Day 1

The mercury in federal and provincial capitals is also likely to remain high

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Lahore: The meteorological department has warned the citizens that the first day of Eid-ul-Adha will be very hot in Pakistan.

According to the details, the sun is ready to rain fire all over the country on the first day of Eid. The Meteorological Department stated that the weather is likely to be very hot in the next 24 hours. The highest temperature in Sibi will be 49 degrees Celsius.

The mercury in federal and provincial capitals is also likely to remain high. Lahore 45, Islamabad 44, Peshawar 43 and Karachi temperature may reach 37 degrees Celsius. In Nokundi it is likely to go up to 45 degrees Celsius. Apart from this, South Punjab and other parts of the country will also remain under the grip of heat.

Sindh government has imposed Section 144 in the areas around the coast due to the increase in heat. The citizens of Karachi and other areas will not be able to go to the beach during the Eid holidays. Police officials have appealed to the citizens to avoid going to the beach during the holidays.

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