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We will bring in a new local government system, vows PTI’s Jahangir Tareen

PTI leader Jahangir Tareen Khan said on Sunday that the PML-N destroyed institutions during its tenure in the federal government and Punjab government. We will work to improve the situation in the provinces, he said, adding that they will introduce a new local government system. He met PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in Lahore on…

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In ‘Naya Pakistan’, the MQM and PTI will be in government together

The PTI and MQM decided on Friday to sit together on the treasury benches despite their ideological differences. This was announced after an MQM delegation led by convener Khaliq Maqbool Siddiqui met PTI chief Imran Khan at his residence in Bani Gala. Talking to the media, PTI leader Jahangir Tareen said they had a fruitful…

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Sharif family lawyer asks SC for time to prepare for the sugar mills case

The Supreme Court heard a case on Thursday regarding the Sharif family shifting its sugar mills to South Punjab. A Lahore High Court bench had, in September 2017, ordered the mills to be shifted out of southern Punjab and declared that shifting the three mills there was illegal. The Sharif’s took the case to the…

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PTI did not get MQM’s votes in Karachi, says Jahangir Tareen

The PTI did not get the MQM’s votes in Karachi, said Jahangir Khan Tareen

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Will PTI be able to form the government in Punjab?

The Imran Khan-led PTI emerged as the biggest party after the 2018 elections. The party is all set to form the governments in the Centre as well as in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as it got the most seats in these two houses. In Punjab, the story is slightly different. While the PTI has emerged as the…

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Did Farooq Sattar go rogue and attend the APC?

The MQM-Pakistan decided not attend the all parties’ conference after the PTI’s Jahangir Tareen called convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to discuss forming the government, however, party leader Farooq Sattar was there. He attended the conference on Friday night along with PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rehman, JI chief Sirajul Haq, ANP leader Asfandyar…

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The PTI and MQM will meet on Saturday to discuss forming the govt

The PTI has contacted the MQM to discuss helping to form the government and leaders from the two parties will meet on Saturday (tomorrow) in this regard. Jahangir Khan Tareen telephoned MQM-Pakistan Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Friday and invited him to meet on Saturday. They are likely to discuss the MQM joining hands with the…

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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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