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Keep our issues within the party, Tareen tells Qureshi

PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen addressed a press conference in Lodhran on Saturday, during which he said party issues should be resolved internally. Tareen was responding to PTI Vice-President Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s remarks against him a day earlier. Qureshi had said, “Why would I fight with a person who can’t even contest the election”. He…

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Dissident PML-N leader Zulfiqar Khosa to join PTI

An estranged PML-N leader from southern Punjab, Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa, has decided to join the PTI. According to sources, he will officially join the PTI after meeting Imran Khan. Mr Khosa has contacted Jahangir Tareen. In an interview with SAMAA TV in March, Mr Khosa had said that former PM Nawaz Sharif would soon flee…

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No doubt in my mind that Imran will be next PM, says Tareen

PTI representative Jahangir Tareen said during Nadeem Malik Live that there was no doubt in his mind that cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would become the next prime minister of Pakistan.  “We will form the next government with Imran as the prime minister,” he said. “Not only will we sweep the elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but also…

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No possibility of a post-election alliance with PPP, says Tareen

PTI representative Jahangir Tareen ruled out any possibility of a post-election alliance with the PPP, saying that the party would prefer sitting on opposition benches rather than join hands with Asif Ali Zardari’s party.  Don’t think there’s any truth to NAB’s $4.9bn money laundering charges, says Tareen “We appreciate the good work that NAB does…

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Janoobi Punjab Mahaz decides to merge with PTI

In another setback to the PML-N, the Janoobi Punjab Mahaz has decided to merge with the PTI as 15 lawmakers of the political front will join the PTI tomorrow (Wednesday).  Fifteen lawmakers belonging to the Janoobi Punjab Mahaz from the national and provincial assemblies will announce their merger with the PTI tomorrow after meeting Imran…

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Nawaz Sharif is not disqualified for life, says Maryam

By Shahzad Ahmed SIALKOT: PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz has said Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification is not going to last forever but it will be overturned after the ‘current decision makers’ leave their seats. “This is not the first time Nawaz Sharif is being punished but his opponents have been trying to oust him for last 35…

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Prison being cleaned for Nawaz: Imran

WAZIRABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan has said the prison was being cleaned in anticipation of Nawaz Sharif’s sentencing in a corruption reference. “The jail is waiting for Mian sahab (Nawaz Sharif),” Imran said while addressing a gathering of supporters at Wazirabad on Friday. “First time in the history, the Supreme Court has given a verdict…

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Qadri, Khattak, Tareen declared absconders in PTV, Parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri, Pervez Khattak and Jahangir Tareen were declared absconders in PTV and Parliament attack case. An anti-terror court in Lahore heard the case against Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader on Tuesday. The court sought a combined report on the status of the three accused. The court…

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PTI comes up with fresh election strategy after NA-154 defeat

ISLAMABAD: After a shocking defeat at the hands of PML-N in Sunday’s NA-154 by-election, PTI has come up with a new election strategy aimed at bolstering the party’s support in Punjab.  A meeting of the party was held one day after an inquiry report focusing on the reasons for Ali Tareen’s loss to Iqbal Shah…

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FLASHBACK: When Imran Khan backed Ali Tareen as the best candidate

While PTI chief Imran Khan may be furious at PML-N’s unexpected victory at NA-154 but a couple of months ago, the cricketer-turned-politician had defended Tareen’s son by calling him the best candidate.  Imran had also said that it was the demand of the local PTI leadership to nominate Ali Tareen.

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Imran furious at Lodhran loss, initial report submitted to PTI chief

LAHORE: PTI chief Imran Khan is reportedly furious over the NA-154 by-election loss that Ali Tareen suffered at the hands of the PML-N candidate as the initial report found fault with office bearers of the party.  According to details, an initial report prepared by the party was sent to the cricketer-turned-politician as to why the…

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PML-N scores upset victory against PTI in Lodhran by-election

LODHRAN: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has pulled off a stunning upset victory against the favorite PTI in the by-election of NA-154, Lodhran, unofficial results show.  According to results received from all 338 polling stations, PML-N’s Pir Iqbal Shah bagged 113, 230 vote with an overall lead of 27, 540 votes against PTI candidate Ali…

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Video: Jahangir Tareen visits NA-154 Lodhran constituency

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen toured NA-154 Lodhran during the by-election in the constituency and the supporters chanted slogans in his party’s favor.

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Jahangir Tareen hopes for win in NA-154 by-polls

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Khan Tareen said he hoped that his son Ali Tareen will win in NA-154 by-elections in Lodhran. Talking to Samaa, he said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) carries out pre-poll rigging. Watch what else he said.

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Watch: Jahangir Tareen visits NA-154 Lodhran constituency during by-polls

Disqualified National Assembly member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Jahagir Tareen paid a visit to the NA-154 Lodhran constituency and interacted with voters in the by-elections.

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Video: PTI prepares lunch for its workers, polling agents

LODHRAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made arrangements for lunch for its workers and polling agents on Monday.  The lunch for each party worker and polling agent was packed in a shopper bag. According to details, lunch was made for as many as 4,000 people.

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Video: Ali Khan Tareen speaks to media

LODHRAN: PTI candidate for NA-154 by-election, Ali Tareen, spoke to media personnel on Monday as he came to oversee the electoral process and caste his vote. Speaking to media officials, Ali Khan Tareen said that he was not given the election ticket by his father or Imran Khan but his name as the candidate had…

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Video: PTI’s Ali Tareen indulges in chit-chat with young supporters

LODHRAN: Watch PTI’s Ali Khan Tareen indulge in chit-chat with his young supporters as polling commenced for the NA-154 by-election on Monday.  Read: Live Updates: All eyes on Lodhran as polling for NA-154 begins “Hey, who are you voting for?” asks Ali Tareen from a young boy who replies,”For you.” He repeats the question to…

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NA-154 Lodhran: By-election on Jahangir Tareen seat on Monday

LODHRAN: By-election in NA-154 Lodhran-I will be held on Monday. Polling material, including ballot papers, will be handed over to the polling staff on Sunday. Overall ten candidates are contesting the by election. However, tough contest is expected among PPP candidate Mirza Muhammad Ali Baig, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Ali Khan Tareen and PML-N’s candidate Muhammad Iqbal…

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Imran joins Lodhran by-election campaign despite ECP’s ban

LODHRAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that his struggle against ‘mafia’ is a ‘Jihad’. Addressing a public meeting in Lodhran as part of NA-154 electioneering on Friday despite being barred by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to do so, Khan said that 11 cases were filed against him over taking former premier…

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Supreme Court serves notice to Nawaz Sharif once again

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has once again issued a notice to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over failing to appear for the hearing of the case regarding the interpretation of Article 62-1 (F), Samaa reported. A larger bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the case…

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