PTI protests political victimisation by Sindh govt, calls for Haleem’s release

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Karachi chapter staged a protest outside the Karachi Press Club, demanding the release of Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh and against alleged fake cases registered against their party leaders and workers. PTI

Sugar thieves and honest men

They withdrew their support and you can see the results. Everything is clearly exposed. For the past few months, some so-called political analysts have been proclaiming that the PDM meeting in Lahore failed and hence the PDM should also be

By-election controversy

By-elections seldom garner interest in our country and are often characterized by low voter turnout and the previous party often retains the seat. But the recent by-polls have created controversy and surprises, which could indicate the changing political scenario in

PTI won by-election in Daska with a clear majority: Shibli Faraz

SIALKOT: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Shibli Faraz on Sunday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the by-election in Daska with a clear majority. The minister was talking to media in Daska along with Minister for Science and Technology

Maryam Nawaz invokes ‘meri pawri’ trend while claiming election rigging

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-president Maryam Nawaz has said the Sialkot by-polls prove that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) rigged the 2018 elections. Addressing the media in Jati Umrah on Sunday, she said the entire nation now knows how the PTI

Federal ministers call on MQM leaders, Governor Sindh

KARACHI: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led by the Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Sunday visited the office of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P). Both parties discussed the ongoing political situation in the country and deliberated

PTI nominates Gurdeep Singh as first Sikh candidate for Senate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made history by nominating Sardar Gurdeep Singh in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the Senate, making him the province’s first visibly-Sikh representative in the upper house. Sardar Gurdeep Singh is not the first Sikh to receive a ticket

PTI, PML-N candidates win Senate seats unopposed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Azam Nazir Tarar and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Barrister Ali Zafar have won the technocrat seats unopposed in the Senate. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed the scrutiny of nomination papers of candidates for

PTI to emerge as single largest party in Senate: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will emerge as the single largest party in Senate. In a statement on Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry claimed said that the ruling party will secure 28 to 30

PTI leader Haleem Adil Shaikh booked under terrorism charges

KARACHI: Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh has been booked under terrorism charges, police said. Another case containing anti-terrorism provisions has been filed against the PTI leader over his alleged involvement in a brawl that took place between

PTI parliamentary board retains Faisal Vawda for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan had decided to retain the decision to nominate Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda for the Senate elections, despite the rift within party leaders in Sindh. The prime minister convened a meeting of the

PTI challenges Gillani’s nomination papers for Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has challenged the acceptance of nomination papers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani for Senate elections. PTI’s Fareed Rehman filed an objection in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)

Qureshi arrives in Karachi amid rift over awarding Senate tickets

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is facing a severe rift after the nomination of Federal Minister Faisal Vawda and wealthy constructor Saifullah Abro for the Senate elections from Sindh. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reached Karachi on Monday morning

PTI announces final candidates for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced the final list of candidates for the upcoming Senate elections. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry announced the final list of candidates for the Senate polls. In Balochistan, PTI had selected

PTI to finalise candidates for Senate elections today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has called a meeting of the parliamentary board today which is expected to finalise the Pakistan Tehreeke-e-Insaf (PTI) candidates for Senate elections. The parliamentary board will hold consultations on the Senate election and decided on

‘NGOs exploit us’ says PTI’s transgender activist Rimal Ali

Transgender model and activist Rimal Ali said she joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to serve the people of the community. Rimal Ali has been given the membership of Insaf Welfare Wing by the PTI. She is also a member of

Funds for lawmakers

The Supreme Court has taken notice of the development funds approved by the prime minister for parliamentarians and warned that legal proceedings could be taken if it was against the law. Prime Minister Imran Khan had approved Rs500 million for

SC annuls ECP order against PTI MPA over fake degree

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday annulled a decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to register a case against PTI MPA Faisal Zaman for possessing a fake degree. Faisal Zaman was elected a member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly

PM summons PTI joint parliamentary meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a Pakistan Tekreek-e-Insaf (PTI) joint parliamentary meeting with its allied parties. The parliamentary meeting will be held in Parliament House at 2:00 pm. All the allied parties and parliamentarians have been asked to

PTI files foreign funding case against JUI-F

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed foreign funding case against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).  A petition prepared by the PTI MNA Farukh Habib was submitted in the ECP stating that former JUI-F leader Hafiz

Haleem Adil Shaikh notified as new opposition leader in Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Haleem Adil Shaikh has been notified as new opposition leader in Sindh Assembly Sixty-two members of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had filed an application to make Haleem Adil Sheikh the Leader of Opposition in the Sindh Assembly. According to details,

Will defeat no-confidence motion against PM Imran: Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said has said the PTI government and its allies will defeat a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan in the National Assembly. Addressing a press conference in Multan, the foreign minister said PPP

PTI, MQM-P agree to hold new census soon: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have agreed on the decision to conduct a new census across the country. According to details, a PTI delegation led by Sindh Governor Imran

Foreign Funding case: Agents responsible if illegal funds received, PTI tells ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has submitted completed details to the scrutiny committee of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in the foreign funding case, adding that if any funds were collected illegally, then responsibility lied with the agent(s). The

Political parties gear up for Senate elections as PTI reaches out to allies

ISLAMABAD: Political parties have converged to the federal capital to form a strategy ahead of the Senate elections while the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has also reached out to its allies. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail on Tuesday met Prime

Six minor girls sexually assaulted in Kasur

KASUR: Another child abuse scandal has been exposed in Kasur district of Punjab which is notorious for similar heinous incidents in the past. Punjab Police claimed to have arrested an unidentified man for the alleged rape of six minor girls

It was a ‘failure’

Dec 13 came by and went. PDM was supposed to hold a jalsa, and it happened. The event was supposed to be held at 5PM but some ministers had already declared it a ‘failure’ by noon. What could be an

Early Senate elections

The government has played a clever play card by considering holding the Senate elections earlier and approaching the Supreme Court to hold the polls openly. With the opposition still undecided and delaying the submission of resignation from the assemblies, it

Two MPAs inducted into Punjab cabinet

LAHORE: Two more members were inducted into the Punjab cabinet on Tuesday by Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPAs Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari and Khayal Kastro took oath as provincial ministers at a ceremony at the Governor House.

PDM’s long march

The PDM has announced to hold a long march to Islamabad in the last week of January in its bid to topple Imran Khan’s government. The opposition-led alliance that has been campaigning against the government failed to come up with