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People’s fervour for election hotter than July, says Maulana Fazl

The people’s fervour for the election is hotter than the month of July, said MMA chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman

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Will PTI gain ground in JUI-F’s Dera Ismail Khan?

Dera Ismail Khan has long been a stronghold of the JUI-F but with the emergence of the PTI in the region, we may see a good fight here. In DI Khan independents are seen favourably. Voters here and in southern KP in general don’t vote for a party and prefer to make their choice based…

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NA-25 Nowshera: former KP CM Pervez Khattak maintains strong lead …

In 2013, JUI-F’s Maulana Fazlur Rehman won the election here with 77,595 votes

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JUI-F’s Akram Khan Durrani survives yet another attack in Bannu

On Sunday, unidentified men opened fire on Akram Khan Durrani’s vehicle in Basya Khel

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Ayaz Sadiq, Fazlur Rehman and Pervaiz Khattak have to apologise for their foul language

The Election Commission of Pakistan held a hearing on the notices issued to Fazlur Rehman, Ayaz Sadiq and Pervaiz Khattak for the use of foul language during election campaigns where it told the politicians to never use such words again. All three politicians, who were represented by their lawyers at the hearing, have until August…

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Five killed in bomb blast near JUI-F convoy

A remote-controlled bomb went off near a JUI-F convoy

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Imran Khan urges independent candidates to withdraw in PTI’s favor

Imran has accused his former allies, Jamaat-e-Islami, of forming an alliance with the PML-N.

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After Shehbaz gains MMA’s support in Swat, original candidate becomes an independent

    The MMA has taken back the election ticket from its candidate in Swat and has decided to support former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif instead, SAMAA TV reported. JUI-F’s Maulana Hujjatullah was contesting the election on the MMA’s ticket from NA-3. The MMA’s leadership has written a letter to the returning officer, informing…

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Reham, Gulalai accusations: Mufti defends Imran Khan in his book

A mufti has penned down a book to respond to the allegations against PTI chairman Imran Khan by his former wife Reham Khan and former PTI MPA Ayesha Gulalai. “This book is first of its kind in which I have replied to all the charges against Imran Khan in the light of shariah,” said former…

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Why is JUI-F opposing FATA-KP merger?

Have a look at Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl’s objections over historic legislation about FATA-KP merger.

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Day 1 of a new Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, throw out the old maps

Today, May 28, is the first day of a new Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Federally Administered Tribal Areas or Fata is history. This means the entire map of the area will look different. The people’s CNICs will also carry a new address as will their passports eventually. In fact, an entirely new way of talking about…

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National Assembly passes bill approving FATA’s merger with KP

Lawmakers in the National Assembly voted in favour of the bill calling for the merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday. In the first round, 229 votes were cast in favour of the bill. Eleven MNAs voted against it. Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk tabled the amendment bill. A two-third majority (228 votes) was…

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Bilawal can go to Bannu but will Bannu come to Bilawal?​

BANNU: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may have attempted to galvanize support for his party in Bannu with a rally Saturday, but will the people respond to his call? According to SAMAA TV’s correspondent Khan Zamir, the Bhutto scion received a warm welcome but a large chunk of people left in the middle of his…

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Hamdullah says JUI-F senators voted for PMLN-led alliance

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administering oath to his newly elected deputy Saleem Mandiwala the at Parliament House on March 12.   ISLAMABAD: JUI-F’s Senator Hafiz Hamdullah clarifies that the party lawmakers had voted for PML-N-led ruling alliance in Monday’s elections for Senate chairman and deputy chairman. “Nawaz Sharif has not named us in his speech….

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Fazal turns down PPP, says JUI-F senators will vote for PML-N

Reported by: Zulqarnain Iqbal ISLAMABAD: A PPP delegation failed in its attempt to woo JUI-F senators just hours before the election for Senate chairman, on Monday.  “JUI-F is an ally of PML-N hence it is principally bound by decisions of the coalition,” said the party’s spokesperson. The announcement was made following a meeting between a…

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PML-N to back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that his party would support the PPP if Raza Rabbani was nominated for the election of Senate’s Chairman. Speaking to media persons after chairing a meeting of allies here on Thursday, Nawaz Sharif said that PML-N would bring its own candidate if the outing Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani…

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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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JUI-F senator objects to Nasreen Jalil’s sari, tells her to have ‘an appearance like Muslims’

ISLAMABAD: A JUI-F senator in a meeting on Saturday told MQM’s Nasreen Jalil that she should have an appearance like Muslims, after objecting to her dressing in a sari.  The incident occurred during a meeting of the Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights that was being presided by Nasreen Jalil. Mufti Abdul Sattar of the JUI-F,…

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Religious groups welcome those acquitted in Mashal Khan murder case

MARDAN: A large number of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) and Jamaat-e-Islami workers gathered at the Mardan Motorway Interchange on Wednesday to welcome the accused who were acquitted in Mashal Khan murder case. According to our correspondent, the religious party workers protested today’s verdict in which the Anti-Terrorism Court sentenced one person to death and five…

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Gulalai upset after being denied opportunity to sit on stage at JUI dharna

ISLAMABAD: Estranged PTI leader Ayesha Gulalai became upset after she was prohibited from sitting on the stage with other JUI-F leaders during a sit-in protest in the federal capital, on Saturday.  According to details, Ayesha Gulalai was on her way to join leaders of the JUI-F who were sitting on the stage. The protest was…

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PTI, JUI-F flexing political muscles in Sheikhupura today

SHEIKHUPURA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) both are staging public meetings in Sheikhupura on Sunday, Samaa TV. PTI will hold its gathering at Hockey Ground while JUI-F’s public meeting will be held at Tauheediya University. Both public meetings will start at 04.00 pm. The rally venues have been sealed by the…

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