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ECP to scrutinize Imran, Abbasi, Gulalai’s nomination papers

The Election Commission of Pakistan will scrutinize the nomination papers of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Imran Khan and Ayesha Gulalai for the 2018 general elections on Monday. They are contesting the elections from NA-53 Islamabad. However, Khan will not appear before the commission and his lawyer Babar Awan will represent him instead. Abdul Wahab Baloch of…

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June 18, 2018


Will not support a single day’s delay in elections: PM Abbasi

Outgoing Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that his party will not support a single day’s delay in the upcoming general election. “A delay in the polls will be unacceptable,” he said in his final speech as prime minister on Thursday. “The people of Pakistan should be allowed to determine the country’s future.” “Every single…

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May 31, 2018


Cartoon: Sabir Nazir’s take on PML-N plight

Here is Sabir Nazir’s cartoon on the crisis of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ahead of the next general elections.

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April 27, 2018


Flying solo: PTI to not form alliance for 2018 elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced that it will not form alliances with other political parties for the 2018 general elections. Party chairman Imran Khan said that PTI will not join forces with other parties in Punjab for the polls. Khan said, “We have to compromise on party disciplines by forming alliances. Things get out of…

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April 5, 2018


Musharraf should appear in court as he is healthy: Iqbal

LAHORE: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that former president Pervez Musharraf should appear in court for case hearings as he is healthy. “The ex-army chief’s lawyer had said that his client would return to Pakistan, ” Iqbal said. The minister said that Musharraf is leader of a political party, not a military chief. “Musharraf should…

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March 17, 2018


2018 elections may be a referendum on judiciary: Senator Farhatullah

ISLAMABAD: The upcoming general elections may result in a referendum against the judiciary, said Senator Farhatullah Babar on Tuesday. “I want to request the honorable judges that don’t tread a path which may result in a referendum against you,” said Senator Babar, in his address to the Senate. “The Constitution is not what is written…

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March 6, 2018


Imran Khan to contest 2018 elections from Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will be contesting the 2018 general elections from Karachi as well. The announcement was made by PTI’s Secretary Information Fawad Chaudhry. Chaudhry said that Imran Khan will kick off his nationwide tour on 4th March 2018 and will begin the electioneering after 8th March 2018. He said that…

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February 27, 2018


PPP not to be part of any coalition in 2018 elections: Bilawal

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Saturday said the party would not go into any coalition with any political party for the upcoming general election. Talking to media at the wedding ceremony of daughter of PPP senior leader Chaudhry Manzoor here, he said the PPP would contest election with the support of…

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January 6, 2018


PML-N, PPP have to be defeated in next polls: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: Former president of Pakistan General (retd) Pervez Musharraf lashed out at Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and said that both parties have to be defeated in 2018 general elections, Samaa reported. In his statements, the founder of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) said that PPP and PML-N both have looted…

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December 11, 2017


PSP would grab maximum seats from Sindh, Balochistan; Mustafa Kamal

QUETTA: Pak-Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal has said that his party would get maximum seats from Sindh and Balochistan in next general election 2018. Addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club here on Wednesday, he said that he will always remember the affection and hospitality of the people of Balochistan. He said…

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November 22, 2017


Opponents not to compete PML-N in 2018 elections: Kirmani

ISLAMABAD: PML-N senior leaders Asif Kirmani on Sunday said the opponents would not be able to compete with Pakistan Muslim League-N in upcoming 2018 election. “We will defeat the opponents in the election of 2018 as the preparations for the public meeting is on full swing ,” while talking to private news channel Kirmani mentioned….

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November 19, 2017


Imran Khan scared to face PML-N in 2018 elections: Pervaiz Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Senator Pervaiz Rasheed on Sunday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan is scared to face the ruling party in the 2018 polls and thus wants early elections. Talking to a private news channel, referring to the PTI he said, ” those whose own party is being dissolved want the…

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November 19, 2017


Watch: ‘Nakaam League’ has failed, says Bilawal

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, referring to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz as “Nakaam League”, said that the party has failed and added that PPP will emerge victorious in the 2018 elections.

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November 13, 2017


PTI recommends dissolution of KP Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has recommended the dissolution of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly, Samaa reported. PTI Speaker Fawad Chaudhry said that the party does not want any kind of delay in the general elections. “We don’t want any delays in the elections. It should be held ahead of time,” Chaudhry said. The party representative stated…

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November 5, 2017


Nation has to pay for rulers’ crimes: Imran Khan

DIR: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said that the entire nation has to pay for the crimes committed by the rulers. Addressing a public meeting in Dir on Friday, Imran Khan said nation became indebted due to the corruption of the leaders. He added, “Every Pakistani has a debt of Rs. 1,20,000…

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October 27, 2017


Sindh’s leadership is absolutely corrupt: Imran Khan

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that political leadership in Sindh is absolutely corrupt, Samaa reported. Speaking to media in Karachi on Wednesday, Khan claimed that the money, allocated for development projects in Sindh, is being sent outside the country. He blamed former president of Pakistan and current President of Pakistan People’s Party…

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October 25, 2017


PTI won’t win a single seat from Sindh in 2018 elections: Murad

SUKKUR: Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will not be able to win a single seat from the province in the 2018 general elections. Speaking to media here on Saturday, Shah said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan is yet to learn politics. He went on to say that…

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September 16, 2017


Shahbaz Sharif being considered Nawaz’s successor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ruling party is considering to appoint ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shahbaz as his successor to fight the 2018 general elections. Shahbaz Sharif, 65, the current Chief Minister of Punjab will need to be first elected to the National Assembly before he can take over as leader of the country. Sharif quit after…

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July 29, 2017


PPP will clean sweep 2018 elections, says Zardari

NEWS DESK Co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari has said that his party will emerge victorious from the entire country in the 2018 elections, Samaa reported. Zardari, during a meeting with former parliamentarian Abdul Haque Bhurt, instructed his party workers to prepare themselves for the next elections. He claimed that PPP has…

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June 30, 2017


PML-N will emerge victorious in 2018 elections, claims Kirmani

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr. Asif Kirmani Thursday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had support of the people and opponents were afraid that they would lose general election in 2018. In a statement, he said the opponents would not be able to compete with Pakistan Muslim League (N) in 2018…

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June 29, 2017