Tehreek e Ehtesab

Reply in SC will show Maryam is PM’s dependent, says Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that his reply in the Supreme Court would show that Maryam Nawaz is the dependent of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. On Monday in the Panama Leaks case, the Prime Minister’s children Maryam Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz submitted their replies in the Supreme Court. It was stated in the...

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PM to get clean chit in Panama probe case: Information minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb has expressed the confidence that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will get a clean chit in Panama Papers case. The Information Minister was talking to newsmen along with other PML-N members outside Supreme Court in Islamabad on Monday. She said the prime Minister does not own any offshore company but he...

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Panamagate hearing: PM’s children submit replies

ISLAMABAD: In compliance with the Supreme Court (SC) order, the written replies of Maryam, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz were submitted before a five-member bench of the apex court on Monday. The SC directed all parties to submit documentary evidence before the court by Nov 15. The case was adjourned till Nov 15. During today's hearing, the government sought 15 days...

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Panamagate Case: Maryam Nawaz doesn’t own any offshore company, husband tells SC

ISLAMABAD: Terming Imran Khan’s allegations ‘baseless’, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar informed the Supreme Court that his wife, Maryam Nawaz does not own any offshore company. In his response submitted in the apex court, Capt (R) Safdar claimed that he mentioned complete details of his assets in the nomination papers for 2013 general elections. He said his...

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PM Sharif’s name not in Panama Papers: PML-N leaders

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders on Thursday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s name is not in the Panama Papers, and the delay in investigation is not from the government’s side. The PML-N leaders were addressing a press conference in Islamabad, where Minister of State for Information and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman stated that PM’s name is not in the...

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PM denies holding offshore companies in Panamagate hearing

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday in a written statement submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) during hearing of the Panamagate petitions denied holding any offshore companies. A five-member bench of the Supreme Court resumed hearing of the Panamagate petitions two days after it ordered the government and opposition parties to submit Terms of Reference (ToRs) on the formation of...

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PTI to lead celebratory rally today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is going to lead a celebratory rally at the Parade Ground on Wednesday (today). The rally is being held after PTI postponed its November 2 planned ‘lockdown’ of Islamabad. PTI chairman Imran Khan has claimed that one million people will attend the rally. Imran Khan had called for the rally following the Supreme Court’s decision to...

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Khursheed Shah says PTI has only strengthened Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan People's Party leader Khursheed Shah said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman was making things easier for the prime minister. Speaking to journalists outside the parliament on Wednesday, Shah said once again the ball is in Nawaz Sharif's court. Criticizing the attitude of PTI leaders he said, "Workers were getting beaten up on the streets, while Imran Khan...

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ECP sends notices to Jehangir Tareen and Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) sent notices for November 16 to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders Imran Khan and Jehangir Tareen on Wednesday. A five-member commission presided by Chief Election Commissioner heard disqualification references for the two PTI leaders. PTI was represented by their lawyer Hamid Khan. However the Chief Election Commissioner maintained that Imran Khan and Jehangir Tareen should...

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PTI postpones Islamabad lockdown plan, will celebrate ‘Youm-e-Tashakur’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf has postponed Islamabad’s lockdown plan after the Supreme Court order to form a commission to probe Panama Leaks issue and announced to observe Youm-e-Tashakur. The party decided to shelve protest scheduled for Nov 2 after today’s hearing at the apex court, where the petitioners agreed to the formation of a judicial body to investigate the matter.

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Amnesty condemns Pakistan over crackdown on protesters

Amnesty International has called on Pakistan to release hundreds of opposition activists detained before a planned mass protest, as police used tear gas and rubber bullets overnight to prevent demonstrators from entering Islamabad. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is under growing pressure from opposition parties, mainly Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). It plans to lock down the capital Wednesday as it...

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PTI says two supporters killed by “expired” tear gas in clashes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf said on Tuesday that two of its supporters have died from police use of tear gas to prevent hundreds of supporters from entering the capital, Islamabad, for a planned protest demanding the prime minister step down. "Two of our workers have been killed due to excessive use of expired tear-gas shells," said Shah Mehmood Qureshi, a senior...

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SC directs Prime Minister to submit reply over Panama Leaks case in two days

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court directed the Prime Minister and his family to submit their reply over the Panama Leaks case in two days. The hearing has been adjourned till November 3 at 11:30 pm. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has agreed to the formation of a commission to probe the Panama Leaks scandal, his lawyer Salman Butt informed the Supreme Court....

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PTI leader Andleeb Abbas arrested

Police on Tuesday arrested Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Andleeb Abbas while she was on her way to Bani Gala. According to reports, the PTI Punjab Information Secretary was arrested while she was on her way to meet PTI chief Imran Khan with other party members. The arrest occurred after police officials fired teargas shells and resorted to baton-charge.

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Is asking for justice pressuring judiciary, asks Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday asked if asking for justice from the courts regarding government crackdown on his party workers is tantamount to pressurising judiciary. "Is asking for justice pressurising the courts?" he asked. "If we want to know from the courts [why] we are being baton-charged, roads are being blocked and women are being arrested is...

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