Election 2018

Imran offers as many tickets as I want but refuse him, says Nisar

Rawalpindi: Former stalwart Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and now an independent candidate Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan claimed that Chairman Pakistan e Tehreek  Imjran Khan offered him tickets to contest election but he refused, Newsone reported on Saturday. "Imran Khan offered me to contest elections from as many constituencies as I want on his party ticket, but I rejected the offer...

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Imran offers as many tickets as I want but refuse him, says Nisar

Rawalpindi: Former stalwart Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and now an independent candidate Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan claimed that Chairman Pakistan e Tehreek  Imjran Khan offered him tickets to contest election but he refused, Newsone reported on Saturday. "Imran Khan offered me to contest elections from as many constituencies as I want on his party ticket, but I rejected the offer...

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Imran slaps his own party candidate

Karak: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chairman Imran Khan slapped his own party candidate Shahid Khattak in an election gathering here on Saturday. Newsone reported. Imran slapped Khattak when he tried to cross stairways before him. Imran pushed off quickly towards the stage after he hit him. Shahid Khattak is PTI's candidate from NA-34 Karak district, KhyberPakhtunkhuwa.  

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Zardari, Talpur declared absconders in money laundering case

According to Newsone, former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur have been declared as absconders in relation to the money laundering case by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday. On July 9, the Supreme Court had reportedly summoned Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and others in a case relating to the money-laundering scam on July 12....

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No pressure whatsoever in holding free and transparent elections: ECP’s secretary

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, amid allegations of manipulation in elections,  the secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan claimed there was no pressure on the electoral body and they had complete authority. Briefing the media here at Islamabad, Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob said the ECP had complete powers and all the institutions were "cooperating" with them. "The institutions are acting according...

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Postal ballot papers burnt in NA-216, PS-43-45 Sanghar on alleged Shazia Mari’s assistant orders

SANGHAR: A blatant violation of code of conduct issued by Election Commission of Pakistan has been reported, revolving around alleged orders to burn postal ballot papers of Grand Democratic Alliance(GDA) and Muslim League(functional) candidates on behest of the Pakistan People's Party stalwart Shazia Mari's assistant. According to sources, around 1200 ballot papers in NA-216 and PS43 to 45 Sanghar district...

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Saad Rafique seeks ECP to look over PTI’s election expenses

LAHORE: On Saturday, Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) leader and ex-railway minister Saad Rafique has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan to look over the expenses Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is incurring over election campaigning. “Within a single day,  PTI is putting up 30,000 posters [everywhere],” he claimed while addressing media in Lahore. The former railways minister slammed PTI for its “politics of abuse”...

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Nawaz, Maryam meets counsels at Adiala Jail

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, disgraced ex- prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz met their respective counsels at Adiala jail today. However, on Thursday Adiala jail authorities refused lawyers to seek access to the duo, as Nawaz and Maryam were allowed to meet Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) leadership. The legal team comprising Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz...

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Suspects arrested, illegal weapons recovered in search operation held in Punjab: ISPR

LAHORE: According to ISPR, Law enforcement agencies on Saturday have arrested suspects during a search operation in Punjab, Punjab Rangers in collaboration with sensitive agencies conducted operation  in Attock, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, and Bahawalpur, recovering illegal weapons in the operation. Recent wave of terrorist attacks has jolted the country with polls set to take place on July 25, coming...

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PML(N) furious over ECP’s, NAB’s chairmen; Pervez Rasheed demands both to appear before Senate

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, angered Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) senior leader Pervez Rasheed slammed the Election of Pakistan for showing partisanship in favor of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI). Addressing at the floor of Senate today, Rasheed went furious over the National Accountability Bureau(NAB) action against PML(N),  saying one party's candidate Anjum Aqeel  is summoned just four days before elections. He further demanded that both...

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85,300 polling stations to be set up all across Pakistan: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will set up 85,307 polling stations in all the four provinces and the federal capital to facilitate voters and to ensure better turnout on the polling day. According to an official of ECP, a total of 23,424 male, 21,707 female, 40,133 combined and 43 improvised polling stations would be established across the country....

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Independent candidate contesting polls from Faisalabad commits suicide

FAISALABAD: According to local news channel, an independent candidate contesting for upcoming elections allegedly committed suicide, citing police officials. Mirza Mohammad Ahmed Mughal, who was filed to contest elections from NA-103 and PP-103 constituencies, shot himself dead after dispute was reported with his sons, police said. The deceased was contesting the polls on the electoral symbol of a pickup truck,...

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Lawyers to meet Nawaz, Maryam in Adiala jail today

ISLAMABAD: Erstwhile prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will meet their counsels today in Adiala jail, where both of them are serving their jail term after conviction in Avenfield reference. Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz are scheduled to meet with their clients at 11am. However, on Thursday Adiala jail authorities refused lawyers to...

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‘Threat, oppress, loot’ are PPP’s manifesto, says Amir Khan

Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Amir Khan whipped out Pakistan People's Party for not giving rights to local bodies representatives on Friday, Newsone reported. "Issues are not going to be resolved until they give powers to Local bodies. PPP government in Sindh feared that if they would give the power how will they loot" said Amir Khan while addressing to...

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Shehbaz vows to bury Imran Khan’s politics on July 25

Faisalabad: Pakistam Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) President Shehbaz Sharif has said on late Friday that July 25th will end the political career of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf as well as its chief Imran Khan, Newsone reported.    He alleged that the caretaker Punjab government is following orders of PTI. "Punjab's interim government is dancing on the tunes of PTI, while the Election Commission...

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Mobile internet services suspended in Balochistan ahead of elections 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday has suspended mobile internet services in six districts of Balochistan owing to security concerns ahead of July 25 polls. According to PTA, the mobile internet services have been suspended in Pishin, Killa Abdullah and Mastung. Meanwhile, the service is already unavailable in Awaran, Kech and Kalat since February. The ban will remain...

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Alliance not possible with PPP or PMLN: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chairman Imran Khan made it clear that his party would not be making any coalition with Pakistan Pakistan People’s Party or Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz to form a government rather they woruld prefer to sit in opposition. Imran Khan in his interview to BBC Urdu said that hung Parliament would be unfortunate for the country. “Pakistan...

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