Politics

Ticket withdrawal within hours shows PTI’s ‘nervousness’

Ticket withdrawal within hours shows PTI’s ‘nervousness’

Sources said the PTI also gave a go-ahead to Mr Bosan for two provincial assembly seats but withdrew all the tickets within hours.Earlier, Ahmed Hussain Dehar, another aspirant for NA-154, told newsmen that he would contest as an independent candidate after the PTI awarded ticket to Mr Bosan. The agitated politician said he would dedicate […]

President Mamnoon Hussain congratulates President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on victory in the elections

President Mamnoon Hussain congratulates President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on victory in the elections

President Mamnoon Hussain congratulates President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on victory in the elections Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) On behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain has extended heartfelt felicitations to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on his victory in the elections held in Turkey on 24 June 2018. The President underscored that the large turn-out and the peaceful conduct of the parliamentary and presidential elections is […]

No rapprochement as PML-N fields candidates against Nisar

No rapprochement as PML-N fields candidates against Nisar

Putting rumors of rapprochement to death once and for all, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday fielded candidates against estranged Chaudhry Nisar for general elections 2018.As per details garnered, PML-N has formally parted ways with Ch Nisar as party has issued tickets to engineer Qamarul Islam and Sardar Mumtaz against disgruntled leader for seats […]

Rawalpindi: Sheikh Rasheed starts election campaign on motorcycle today

Rawalpindi: Sheikh Rasheed starts election campaign on motorcycle today

RAWALPINDI ;Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed early Sunday started his general election 2018 campaign on motorcycle in Rawalpindi. As per details, Sheikh Rasheed visited his area, roads and streets on motorcycle and met people face to face.While talking to media, the AML chief said that no one can buy loyalties of Pindi public. […]

Imran slams Sharif family after British media exposes Nawaz’s assets in London

Imran slams Sharif family after British media exposes Nawaz’s assets in London

ISLAMABADPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday has slammed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif after British newspaper published a report regarding his assets in London. Imran Khan shared a post of Daily Mail on Twitter with following caption, “More on how the Pakistani nation s wealth was looted through money laundering by corrupt rulers and their families […]

LHC directs Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt case

LHC directs Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt case

LAHORE;The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday directed former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt of court case. A three-member full bench headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi heard the case. Iqbal appeared before the court. His lawyer requested the court to adjourn the hearing of the case until elections […]

Tickets are being awarded with honesty, says Shah Mehmood

Tickets are being awarded with honesty, says Shah Mehmood

MULTAN;Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday that the distribution of tickets among the party members is being carried out with honesty.Talking to media in Multan, Qureshi maintained that Imran Khan has formed a parliamentary board to make the entire process transparent.“We have adopted three rules. The ticket awarding phase is […]

President Mamnoon back home after four-day Tajikistan visit

President Mamnoon back home after four-day Tajikistan visit

ISLAMABAD;President Mamnoon Hussain returned here Thursday on completion of his four-day official visit to Tajikistan. During the visit, the President met with Tajik leadership and discussed ways to further strengthen the bilateral ties in diverse areas. He also addressed an international conference on “International Decade of Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-28.” On the sidelines […]

NAB failed to establish London flats case against Sharif family: Khawaja Harris

NAB failed to establish London flats case against Sharif family: Khawaja Harris

ISLAMABAD;Sharif family’s lawyer Khawaj Harris on Friday continued his concluding arguments in Avenfield reference on fourth day. Former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz did not appear due to exemption from hearing. Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the references. Khawaja Harris said that Nawaz Sharif is neither the beneficial owner of London flats nor […]

Appellate tribunal issues notices to ECP, RO over Imran’s petition challenging NA-53 verdict

Appellate tribunal issues notices to ECP, RO over Imran’s petition challenging NA-53 verdict

ISLAMABAD;The appellate tribunal on Friday issued notices to Election Commission of Pakistan and Returning Officer over the petition of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan challenging the rejection of his nomination papers from NA-53 constituency. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani conducted hearing of the plea in Islamabad High Court (IHC). During the proceeding, Khan’s counsel Babar […]

ICT appellate tribunal to decide appeals by June 27

ICT appellate tribunal to decide appeals by June 27

ISLAMABAD;Judge of Islamabad High Court Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, who has been appointed to act as Appellate Tribunal for Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) will hear and decide the appeals of candidates against rejection and acceptance of nomination papers by June 27.As per the election schedule, appeals against rejection or acceptance of nomination papers can be filed […]

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