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PTI announces new office bearers of central organisation

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced new members of the central organisation as part of structural reorganisation in the party.  According to a party notification, Chaudhry Fawad Chaudhry, Azam Khan Swati, Khan Muhammad Jamali has been appointed as Senior

PTI’s funding case

The foreign funding case concerning the PTI seems to be making headway after back and forth since the last seven years. The ECP has recently released a damning report revealing how the political party provided false information regarding funds, concealed

PTI hid funds worth Rs320 million in five years, reveals report

ISLAMABAD: A report of scrutiny committee in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) illegal funding case has revealed that income and expenses of the party during the period of 2009 to 2013 do not match. According to the report, PTI did not disclose

PDM’s march

PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman refuses to quit. Emboldened by his party’s impressive performance in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local bodies election, the JUI-F leader is once again flexing his muscles for another march to Islamabad. The multi-party anti-government alliance –

PTI govt caused damage to country: Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Taking on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday claimed that Imran Khan’s government is going to end. He said the incumbent government has caused damage to the country to a greater

KP LG polls: PTI loses mayor elections in Peshawar, Bannu, Kohat and Mardan

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the ruling party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the centre, is facing defeat in the KP local body elections. According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, PTI lost the mayor elections in Peshawar, Bannu, Kohat and Mardan. Zubair

PTI protests against new LB law in Sindh

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has expanded its protest against the new local government system in Sindh as its workers observed a symbolic hunger strike in Karachi. PTI leaders protested in front of the offices of deputy commissioners and chanted slogans

PTI awards Senate ticket to Shaukat Tarin

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has awarded Senate ticket to Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Shaukat Tarin. PTI Secretary General Amir Kayani issued the ticket. Tarin will contest the Senate election from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and will submit his nomination

Haq criticises PTI govt for destroying country’s economy

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-i-Islami’s (JI) mass demonstration against countrywide inflation ended at D-Chowk in Islamabad today. Earlier, Jamaat-i-Islami(JI) held protests against countrywide inflation at D-Chowk in Islamabad. Crossing over all the barriers placed in D-Chowk the protesters held the demonstration under the

Solution of masses’ problems lies in ouster of PTI govt: Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday claimed that the resolution of all masses’ problems of lies in the ouster of the Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf-led government. Bilawal Bhutto said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is continuously creating crises

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak’s nephew joins PPP

NOWSHERA: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) suffered a setback as  Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak’s nephew joined the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP). The defence minister’s nephew Ahad Khattak along with his associates announced to leave the PTI after consultation

PTI nominates Sardar Yar Muhammad for Balochistan CM slot

QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentary group has decided to field Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind for the position of Balochistan chief minister, sources privy to the development said. The decision was taken in a session of the PTI parliamentary committee chaired

PML-N, PPP announce candidates for Lahore’s NA-133 bypolls

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have announced their candidates for the NA-133 by-election in Lahore, after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominated Jamshed Iqbal Cheema. PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has approved awarding a ticket to Shaista

PTI declares Maryam Nawaz ‘political witch’

After PML-N central vice-president Maryam Nawaz accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of running the government with witchcraft, PTI leaders called Maryam Nawaz a political witch. Reacting to Maryam Nawaz’s statement, Minister of State Farrukh Habib said that 17 million Pakistanis

PTI, PPP retain seats in AJK bypolls

MIRPUR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have retrained their seats in the by-elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Mirpur and Kotli respectively. The by-elections were held for two constituencies of Azad Jammu and

PTI’s Aamir Liaquat announces resignation from NA seat

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain has announced his resignation from his seat. In a statement on Twitter, Aamir Liaquat said he has sent his resignation in a letter to the NA secretariat. “I have sent my resignation

PML-N fissures

The PML-N, arguably the largest opposition party, is attempting to reassert itself before the next general elections. However, this is also exposing the fissures within the party leaders particularly Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz over who would be the prime

PTI and Karachi’s development

The prime minister recently instructed all ministers and institutions to improve their performance in the next two years before the general elections. The PTI government now seems to focus on expediting development projects in Karachi to live up to its

The PTI debacle

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has completed three years of its tenure. Chairman Imran Khan founded the party on the slogan of accountability and justice and after a long political struggle come to power. There is no denying that no

‘Imran Khan is my only leader’: Nazir Chohan quits PTI faction

LAHORE: Punjab MPA Nazir Chohan on Wednesday announced to part ways with the faction of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) considered loyal to estranged leader Jahangir Tareen. Addressing a media briefing alongside Punjab Minister for Prisons Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan, after being granted bail

PTI wins three reserved seats for women in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has secured three seats reserved for women in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly. All five candidates were elected unopposed while the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured one

PTI leader Haleem Adil Shaikh’s convoy attacked in Nawabshah

KARACHI: The convoy of the Opposition Leader in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh was reportedly attacked in Nawabshah. The assailants opened fire on Haleem Adil Shaikh’s convoy and hurled stones on the vehicles as it was passing the Zardari

FIA receives physical remand of MPA Nazir Chohan

LAHORE: A district court on Thursday handed over MPA Nazir Chohan to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a two-day physical remand. The FIA presented MPA Nazir Chohan before the court of Judicial Magistrate Yousuf Abdul Rehman. The district approved the

Who will win the Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections?

The general elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Election to elect members of the Legislative Assembly will be held on Sunday, July 25. Prime Minister Imran Khan, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz campaigned aggressively

PTI has emerged front-runner in AJK elections: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the front-runner in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) general elections. In a statement on Twitter, the foreign minister said the recent Gallup survey has

Ex-CPLC chief Sharafuddin Memon joins PTI

KARACHI: Former Citizens Police Liaison Committee: (CPLC) chief Sharafuddin Memon on Sunday announced to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Addressing a press conference on the occasion at Insaf House, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaid denied the impression that

Former CM Sindh Arbab Ghulam Rahim joins PTI

ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Minister Sindh Arbab Ghulam Rahim called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and announced to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Ramesh Kumar were also present

Zardari in Punjab

The PPP is making desperate attempts to revive its fortunes in Punjab. The party has been vanquished in the province and electoral politics is now polarized between the PTI and PML-N. The PPP, on the other hand, is trying to

Not Punjab’s culture

I once heard Maryam Nawaz say that when a man is frustrated, he uses a harsh tongue. She probably said this to appease her supporters. The result of her political upbringing was witnessed when one of her party MNA Shaikh

Real budget relief

The PTI government unveiled its third budget hailed by most economic analysts as satisfactory and an overwhelmingly people-friendly budget. The government is certainly looking to provide some relief in the last years before the next general elections. The government can