SC declines to suspend ECP’s decision on Daska re-polling

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court declined a petition by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate to suspend re-polling in NA-75 (Sialkot-IV) Daska as per an earlier decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan. The ECP had declared the by-poll held on February 19

IHC rejects plea against Gilani’s victory in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday rejected a petition by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) against the victory of Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Senate elections. Chief Justice IHC Justice Athar Minhallah heard the plea submitted by PTI Member

ECP summons PTI KP MPA for Senate vote buying via WhatsApp

PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Abdul Salam Afridi for allegedly vote buying in the Senate elections. A WhatsApp chat had surfaced of the PTI lawmaker being offered money

Abbasi slaps activist as PTI, PML-N workers scuffle

ISLAMABAD: A scuffle broke out on Saturday during which former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi slapped a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activist. PML-N leaders Abbasi and others including Musaddiq Malik, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana

Faisal Vawda submitted false affidavit: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday issued the detailed order in the disqualification case of Federal Minister Faisal Vawda. On March 3, Justice Aamer Farooq had 3 disposed of the petition challenging Vawda’s election after the minister submitted

Senate polls and political jolts

The Senate elections have concluded and due to lack of transparency, Yousuf Raza Gilani managed to gain victory. Prime Minister Imran Khan is upset after the debacle as his vote was also supposedly rejected while several party members and lawmakers

PTI challenges NA-75 Daska re-polling in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has challenged the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision of re-polling at all polling stations in the NA-75 Daska in the Supreme Court. The petition has been moved by a PTI candidate from Daska Ali Asjad

PTI to take disciplinary action against two Sindh MPAs

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has issued show cause notices to two Sindh Assembly members over violation of party discipline. The PTI has issued show cause notices to Aslam Abro and Shaharyar Shar over the breach of the party discipline in the

PTI emerges as largest party in Senate

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest party in the Senate after winning 18 seats in the elections followed by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) with eight seats. The ruling party now had 26 seats in the Upper

PM’s decision to seek vote of confidence reflects PTI’s strength: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has said that the Senate elections have overall been a decisive win for the ruling PTI that has emerged as the single largest party in the Upper House of Parliament. In a series of

Ali Zaidi says have informed PM about lawmakers in leaked video

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi said that he has recognised the voices of the PTI lawmakers in the leaked video involving Ali Haider Gilani and PPP minister Nasir Hussain Shah and has informed the prime minister. While

PTI’s Khurram Sher barred from casting vote in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Khurram Sher Zaman was barred from casting his vote in the Senate elections. Zaman arrived at the Sindh Assembly to cast his vote for the Senate elections but was stopped from voting after he was

CEC visits National Assembly, reviews polling process

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja visited the National Assembly hall where polling for the 37 Senate seats is being held. According to details, the chief election commissioner examined the polling process. More than 185 members of the

PTI set to emerge as largest party in Senate: Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that the PTI ruling party would emerge as the largest party in Senate polls as all allies are on the same page under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Talking

PTI’s Faisal Vawda resigns from National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has resigned from the National Assembly. Vawda is a candidate for the Senate elections being held today. He was elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-249 (Karachi

SC’s verdict on presidential reference a ‘victory for Pakistan’: Faisal Javed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed has said that the decision of the Supreme Court on the presidential reference is a “victory for Pakistan”. Senator Faisal Javed said that for the first time, people will know what happens in

Senate election strategy

The Senate elections are just days away and all political parties have geared up campaigning for the polls. The elections are seen with keen interest as it could devise further course of action for the government and even the opposition

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