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JI is recruiting volunteers for war with India

Several volunteers enlisted in case Pakistan has to fight

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April 4, 2019


Jamaat-e-Islami is recruiting volunteers if India and Pakistan go to war

Volunteers are reacting to a series of events triggered on February 14 by registering at JI camps

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March 4, 2019


Fists fly at the KMC City Council after protest over demolition of an illegal mosque

Members of the JI called for Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar to be hanged

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January 24, 2019


JI is no longer part of MMA, says Sirajul Haq

Says the MMA was only made for the 2018 elections

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January 7, 2019


Pakistan can’t progress until we fix basic issues: Sirajul Haq

JI chief Sirajul Haq said that all the governments had just wasted time in the past 70 years

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August 3, 2018


We are taking up the opposition benches: Sirajul Haq

We will work for the stability of the political system and play the role of a strong opposition, said Sirajul Haq

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July 30, 2018


ECP chief plays down delay in Pakistan election result announcements

  Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan defended the hour-long delays in the announcement of the general election results, and ruled out allegations of rigging. “We are not more than two hours late. The delay was caused by some technical faults in the RTS system,” Sardar Raza Khan told reporters at 4am Thursday….

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July 26, 2018


Sanctity of vote has been restored, says Sheikh Rashid in victory speech

Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has won Rawalpindi’s NA-62 seat in Wednesday’s general elections, according to unofficial results. In his victory speech from Lal Haveli in Rawalpindi, Rashid said that the sanctity vote has finally been restored.

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July 26, 2018


General Election 2018: Sindh’s NA-247 Karachi constituency

NA-247, Karachi: Voters: 543,964 Number of polling stations: 240 Previously known as NA-250 One of the most hotly contested seats for the National Assembly is NA-247 Karachi South II, which is made up of Defence, Clifton Cantonment Board, Saddar, Karachi Cantonment and Arambagh. NA-247 is made up of areas that were previously in NA-250. Candidates:…

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July 23, 2018


Up against the MMA heavyweights in Upper Dir this election

As with Lower Dir, Upper Dir is also considered a Jamaat-e-Islami stronghold and it has given tickets to influential people for the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal platform. Upper Dir has: NA-5 PK-10 PK-11 PK-12 From NA-5, expect a neck-in-neck competition between the PTI’s Sahibzada Sibghatullah and JI/MMA’s Sahibzada Tariqullah. But if the vote shifts, it could benefit…

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July 23, 2018


Fearful for decades, major parties now openly campaign in Karachi

For over 25 years, maverick political leader Altaf Hussain had an iron grip on Karachi, able to bring Pakistan’s largest city to a standstill with a single phone call. But much has changed in the last five years, and the transformation is playing out in the run-up to general election next week. The country’s three…

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July 19, 2018


Stage comes crashing down during JI rally in Mohmand

Jamaat-e-Islami head Sirajul Haq was among party several leaders on stage during a rally in Mohmand district on Wednesday when the stage collapsed. No one was seriously injured in the incident.

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July 18, 2018


MMA gears up for power show in Karachi

Members of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal reached Karachi on Sunday as part of their election campaign. The coalition party wants to show the residents of the port city its political might and what better way to do it than a rally? JI head Sirajul Haq said that their rally at Bagh-e-Jinnah on Sunday will be the…

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July 15, 2018


Rickshaw Jatt takes a drive through Karachi’s NA-254

Rickshaw Jatt took a ride through the streets of Karachi’s NA-254 to find out what the area’s issues are. MQM convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui will be contesting elections from this constituency. Residents of the area feel that both the federal and provincial governments are not sincere with the people of Karachi.

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July 10, 2018


Will turn Karachi into Paris, Shehbaz tells supporters

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif said he will turn Karachi into Paris, if he is given an opportunity to serve the people of the mega city. “The people of Karachi have faced oppression and injustice in the past,” Sharif said, promising that he would get Karachi its rights after coming into power. He was addressing a…

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June 25, 2018


JI, JUI-F at loggerheads over MMA election tickets

The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal has not finalized the names of its candidates for the elections as the two main political parties in the religious parties’ alliance are at loggerheads with each other over the allotment of tickets. The JI and JUI-F−the two main political groups in the MMA−are divided over the allotment of election tickets. The…

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June 13, 2018


MMA leaders vow to take up 2018 election challenge

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal held a large gathering at Lahore’s Minar-e-Pakistan ground on Sunday. Leadership of the recently revived MMA assured supporters that the alliance will end dominance of ‘foreign powers’ in country’s politics, and transform Pakistan into an ‘Islamic welfare state’. مینار پاکستان کے سائے تلے ہاکستان کی تاریخ کے سب سے بڑا جلسے ۔خوبصورت مناظر#MMA_MinarePakistanJalsa۔…

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May 14, 2018


JI joins calls for Rabbani’s election as Senate chairman

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami head Siraj ul Haq on Friday extended his support for the re-election of Raza Rabbani as Chairman of the Senate. Haq is the second political leader after Nawaz Sharif to back Rabbani’s candidature, a suggestion which has already been rejected by PPP President Asif Ali Zardari. “All political parties should give their assent…

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March 9, 2018


ECP officials, parliamentarians discuss code of conduct ahead of Senate polls

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Election Commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmad held a meeting with parliamentary leaders of political parties in the provincial assembly on Thursday to discuss a code of conduct for the upcoming Senate’s elections scheduled for Saturday. The meeting was attended by Imtiaz Shahid (PTI), Aurangzeb Nalota (PML-N), Mehmood Ahmad Bittani (JUI-F), Provincial Minister for…

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March 1, 2018


APC extends deadline for resignation of Shehbaz Sharif, Rana Sana to Jan 7

Live Updates   0550 pm: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri said a steering committee was formed with representatives from all political parties to draft the resolution. The resolution was drafted by PPP’s Qamar Zaman Kaira, the PTI’s Shafqat Mehmood and Jahangir Khan Tareen, Sheikh Rashid, PML-Q’s Chaudhry Zaheerud Din, JI’s Amirul Azeem, Wasim Aftab…

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December 30, 2017