Pakistan

Sheikh Rashid alleges conspiracy, Challenges NA-60 postponement in LHC

RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed challenged in the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi Bench on Monday the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone polling the city’s NA-60 constituency. The ECP had postponed polling after the arrest and disqualification of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Hanif Abbasi, Rasheed’s main contender for the seat, in the ephedrine quota case last...

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Sheikh Rashid alleges conspiracy, Challenges NA-60 postponement in LHC

RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed challenged in the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi Bench on Monday the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone polling the city’s NA-60 constituency. The ECP had postponed polling after the arrest and disqualification of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Hanif Abbasi, Rasheed’s main contender for the seat, in the ephedrine quota case last...

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Four-member medical bench to visit Adiala Jail for Nawaz Sharif’s check up

ISLAMABAD: The three-time premier Nawaz Sharif, serving his jail sentence at Adiala Jail, has been reportedly suffering from numerous medical issues due to dehydration, here on Sunday. According to sources, a team of health officials arrived at the Jail to conduct Sharif's medical check-up, which turned out normal. Jail sources say the former premier is afflicting from dehydration, which has...

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We have faced such shackles before: Shehbaz Sharif

Multan: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz President Shahbaz Sharif claimed that his party’s supremo Nawaz Sharif and other leader are being subjected to oppression. “ Nawaz Sharif  was mistreated in away as he was an enemy of the country”said Shehbaz in his speech at an election gathering in Multan. “We are being marginalized. We have faced these shackles before” bawled PMLN...

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Nawaz, Zardari agreed on ‘Charter of corruption’: Imran Khan

Karachi: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Imran Khan lashed out at his political rivals Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and Pakistan People's Party for taking turns altenatively through their backdoor alliance. "Nawaz and Zardari signed a Charter of Corruption", said PTI chief while addressing to a  public at Karachi on second last day of his election campaign. “Punjab was subjugated by...

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NA-60: Shiekh Rasheed to challenge ECP’s decision in Court

Rawalpindi: Leader of Awami Muslim League Shiekh Rasheed Ahmed announced to challenge the Election commission’s decision in the court to postpone the polling at NA-60, Newsone reported on Sunday. “ECP has taken an unconstitutional step of delaying the elections at NA-60” said Rasheed He accused Chief Election comsioner of trespassing his constitutional powers. “This is the darkest day in Pakistan’s...

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COAS Bajwa expresses grief over martyrdom of Ikramullah Gandapur: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed condolences grief over the martyrdom of Ikramullah Gandapur--- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate contesting elections from Dera Ismael Khan. COAS expresses his grief on martyrdom of Ikramullah Gandapur in suicide attack. “We have lost another patriotic political leader who are being targeted by enemies of peace & democratic process. We stay determined...

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PTI to hold strong rally at Bagh-e-Jinnah ground today

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan will address from PTI's rally today at Karachi Bagh-e-Jinnah ground, as political parties are making use of last weekend before the July 25th Elections. The PTI chairman is scheduled to attend a ceremony of Karachi Chambers of Commerce and a party meeting before addressing workers at a rally at Bagh-e-Jinnah. Imran will head back...

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ECP defers election in NA-60 following Hanif Abbasi disqualification

RAWALPINDI: The Election Commission of Pakistan, on Sunday,  has postponed elections in NA-constituency 60 following disqualification of Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) leader Hanif Abbasi in Ephedrine case. Hanif Abbasi, who was contesting poll on Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) ticket against veteran politician Sheik Rasheed backed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. According to ECP the new schedule of NA-60 elections will be announced later to...

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Army requests SC to investigate, take actions over IHC judge’s allegation

RAWALPINDI: On Sunday, the Inter Service Public Relation(ISPR) requested the Supreme Court of Pakistan to initiate actions over the allegations hurled by the honorable Islamabad High Court judge in connection with manipulation of Judiciary by Country's premier agency(ISI). The army media wing also requested the top court to check the veracity of allegations and then take actions accordingly, the statement...

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PTI candidate Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur martyred in DI Khan suicide attack

DI KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur was martyred in a suicide attack as a blast targeted the former's vehicle in DI Khan's Tehsil Kalachi on Sunday, Newsone reported.  According to our correspondent Gandapur was said to be leaving his home for an election meeting when his jeep was targeted. Ikramullah was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital, DI Khan...

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Marrying Reham was greatest mistake I committed: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Chairman Imran Khan regretted his past wedlock with Reham Khan as the greatest mistake he committed in his life while giving interview to British Newspaper. Furthermore, Imran also claimed that he never saw the face of Bushra Mankeka before marrying her(Bushra Maneka is the third spouse of cricketer turned politician) Imran married anchor turned philanthropist Reham Khan...

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Judiciary working free from any pressure: CJP Saqib Nisar assures

KARACHI: On Sunday, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar affirmed that the judiciary is working independently and free from any pressure. The aforementioned remarks were made by CJP while hearing the case at Karachi's registry. In his remarks, Chief Justice Nisar further observed, "I read about the remarks of a judge in Islamabad and was deeply saddened". "As...

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ECP warns of low female turnout in elections could invalid constituency results

ISLAMABAD:  The Election Commission of Pakistan has categorically stated on Saturday that if there would be valid reports that women in any area  are stopped from or face hindrances in voting could face the threat of making election in that particular constituency void. As elections are scheduled for July 25, the ECP's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan chapters took notice...

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MMA candidate’s Akram Durrani vehicle once again targeted in Bannu

BANNU: On Sunday, as election is just three days away, the wave of terror is on riase as once again Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl's (JUI-F) leader Akram Khan Durrani's vehicle was fired, the police said. The police also informed further that Durrani was en route to an election meeting in Basia Khel when shots were fired by unidentified suspects at his vehicle, ...

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Six polling officers arrested in Sindh for allegedly opening ballot papers

KARACHI: According to media reports, six polling officers were arrested on Saturday night in the Sanghar and Sehwan districts of Sindh after they were caught red handed allegedly trying to open postal ballot papers. The arrested officers include assistant returning officer (ARO) Qurban Ali Memon, Muhammad Saleh a clerk at the local tehsil office, senior clerk Abid Ali, junior clerk...

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CJP assures to address concerns of Karachi resident protesting over ‘eviction notices’

KARACHI: On Subday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar who has landed Karachi today assured  residents protesting eviction notices outside the Karachi resgistry of Supreme Court that he will hear their grievances today. As the chief justice arrived at the Karachi registry to resume hearing public interest cases after a private sojourn to Gilgit-Baltistan, he walked over to the protesting...

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