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Audio leaks only substantiate IK’s stance: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar has said that the series of audio leaks surfaced online recently have only substantiated our stance, and Chairman Imran Khan stand vindicated for what he has been saying behind closed doors. Addressing a press

Interview to The Guardian: Shehbaz Sharif lashes out against Imran Khan

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has termed his predecessor Imran Khan as the biggest liar on earth, accusing him of leaving the country in ruins.  In an interview to British publication The Guardian, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif spoke of the

Unimaginable sea of people will march towards Islamabad this time: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Monday claimed that this time ‘’Unimaginable” sea of people will march towards Islamabad on his call. In an interview with a private TV channel, he said: “It will

Govt announces investigation into Cipher related audio leaks

ISLAMABAD: The Federal government on Monday announced to initiate an investigation into recent audio leaks in which PTI Chairman Imran Khan is allegedly discussing Cipher and its related issues. The announcement was made by Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting

IHC discharges contempt case against Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday discharged the contempt of court case against the former Prime Minister Imran Khan, ending the contempt proceeding started against the PTI chief in late August after his controversial remarks regarding an Islamabad

Punjab Assembly committee orders Ata Tarar to appear or face arrest

LAHORE: A privilege committee of the Punjab Assembly on Monday ordered outspoken PMLN leader Ata Tarar to appear in person, failing which he would be arrested. The committee, which met here with Chaudhry Ali Akhtar in the chair, asked Ata

LHC directs NAB to return Maryam Nawaz’s passport

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to return the passport of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz, seized by the NAB in a corruption case. A three-member bench of the LHC headed by Chief

Miftah criticizes Dar for fuel prices’ reduction, terms it reckless

KARACHI: Former finance minister Miftah Ismail has criticized government’s decision of not increasing the petroleum development levy (PDL) this month without International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) approval, terming it “reckless”. “Not increasing PDL this month without IMF approval is reckless, but

Imran Khan rejects claims of govt on missing US cypher

TAXILA: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday said cypher has not disappeared anywhere and the government is doing drama on the issue.  Addressing a public rally in Taxila, the former PM said he showed

Imran Khan played a dangerous game for politics: Ahsan Iqbal

NAROWAL: Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that it is unfortunate that PTI is busy in doing politics in these testing times instead of making concerted efforts to reduce sufferings of the flood-affected people in the country.

Cabinet summary proves Cypher is a reality: PTI

MULTAN: Reacting to the government’s decision on audio leaks purportedly featuring former prime minister Imran Khan and other PTI leaders, the party’s Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday said that the cabinet summary has proved that the US cypher is

Govt approves legal action against Imran, other PTI leaders over Cypher audios

ISLAMABAD: Federal Cabinet has formerly decided to take legal action on audio leaks purportedly featuring former Prime Minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan and his party leaders with regard to diplomatic cypher. The cabinet approved initiating FIA probe and legal

IHC grants Imran Khan pre-arrest bail in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Sunday approved former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s pre-arrest bail in a contempt case lodged against him for his controversial remarks against an Islamabad judge. Through his attorney Dr. Babar Awan, the former prime

Imran Khan dodges questions about meeting General Bajwa at Presidency  

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Imran Khan Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman on Saturday neither refused nor denied meeting Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the presidency amid speculations that the former premier had met an important personality at

Imran terms PMO’s audio leak as ‘Major national security breach’

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has termed his PMO’s audio leak as a ‘major security breach’, saying the leaked conversation between him and Azam Khan was a telephonic discussion from a secure line in PM

Rana Sanaullah says Parliament to decide action under Article 6 against Imran

LAHORE: Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Saturday said that the parliament will decide to take action under the Article 6 against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan over the audio purportedly featuring party leaders Asad Umar and Shah Mahmood

PTI leaders reaching Bani Gala

Islamabad: Leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have started reaching Bani Gala against the possible arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Murad Saeed said on this occasion that Imran Khan is our redline, the aim of these people

Imran Khan’s arrest warrants issued in judge threatening case

ISLAMABAD: Arrest warrants for former prime minister and Chairman PTI, Imran Khan has been issued by the magistrate over a threatening statement against female judge Zeba Chaudhry. The warrants have been issued in a case registered at Margalla police station

LHC to hear Maryam’s plea for passport return on Oct 3

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has fixed the petition for passport return filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz VicePresident Maryam Nawaz for hearing on October 3. The LHC registrar had also issued the cause list which also includes hearing of Maryam’s

PTI seeks judicial probe into PMO’s leaked audio about PTI resignations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, requesting investigation of the PMO’s leaked audio regarding PTI MNAs’ resignation from the National Assembly, and seeking criminal charges against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his ministers

Imran Khan questions ‘Neutrals’ about PMO’s security breach

PESHAWAR: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has questioned the security of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and asked the “Neutrals” who is responsible for the security breach. “I ask them [neutrals] that the audio leaks

Missing Cypher claim brought to divert attention from audio leaks: Shah Mahmood

ISLAMABAD: Former foreign minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice-Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the PLM-N led coalition government is trying to divert attention from audio leaks with missing Cypher claims. “The federal government is responsible for releasing Imran Khan

Reclaim CJP’s Cypher copy if you don’t want investigation, Fawad tells Govt

ISLAMABAD: Former federal minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry has said that if the government is not interested in investigating the Cypher, then it should ask the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to send back the copy of

PTI’s long march expected to be announced next week

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is expected to announce the date for PTI’s long march toward Islamabad in the next seven days, PTI top leadership reportedly decided on Friday. The senior leadership of the

Moonis Elahi summoned in money laundering case

LAHORE: The special court (Offence in banks) Judge on Friday accepted the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) challan against Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader and former federal minister Moonis Elahi in the money laundering case for hearing. Special Court (Offence in

Another audio leak: Imran Khan discusses US Cipher with Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Another dramatic day in Pakistan’s politics as another purported audio clip of former Prime Minister Imran Khan was leaked on Friday in which he can be heard discussing the ‘foreign conspiracy’ regarding US cipher with former federal ministers Asad

Imran appears before Judge Zeba’s court to apologize in person

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday appeared before the court of Additional Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry to tender his apology about his remarks in the Islamabad rally, however the judge was on leave.

Maryam claims Imran, his ‘Coach’, two TV channels behind audio leaks

ISLAMABAD: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has said PTI chief Imran Khan, his “coach” and couple of TV channels are responsible for the recently surfaced audio leaks of key figures in the coalition government. Speaking to reporters outside the Islamabad

FM Bilawal says we want answer on audio leaks

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday while terming describing the issue of audio leaks sensitive said that no matter who the Prime Minister is, the question of national security has arisen and we need answer. Speaking exclusively to American

Nawaz Sharif congratulates his daughter on acquittal

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that he wants to go to Pakistan soon as it is difficult to stay outside the country for even a single day. As Islamabad High