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Prickly Saad Rafique gets upset over pronoun at Supreme Court

Rafique asks chief justice not to call him “tum”

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Supreme Court suspends LHC’s order for a recount in NA-131

The Supreme Court suspended on Wednesday the Lahore High Court’s order to recount votes in Lahore’s NA-131. PTI chief Imran Khan, who had won from NA-131, had approached the apex court against the Lahore High Court’s order for a recount in the constituency. Admitting Imran’s appeal for the hearing, the court has also suspended the…

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Lahore High Court orders recount in Lahore’s NA-131

The Lahore High Court ordered the Election Commission on Saturday to recount the votes cast in Lahore’s NA-131. PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, who lost the election to PTI chief Imran Khan by 680 votes, had approached the court for the recount. On the other hand, Imran Khan has instructed party leader Babar Awan to…

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Why is Imran afraid of a recount in NA-131, asks Saad Rafique

PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that if PTI Chairperson Imran Khan hadn’t won by rigging the election, then why is he afraid of a recount. He said the election commission should order a recount of all ballot papers in the constituency. He and the PTI chief both contested the election in NA-131 Lahore,…

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Saad Rafique says he has seen evidence of rigging during recount in NA-131

Former Railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the recount has brought interesting results. The PML-N leader said evidence of rigging is emerging during a recount of ballot papers. The PML-N leader lost to the PTI chairperson in NA-131 Lahore. The ballot papers from 242 polling stations are currently being recounted in the constituency…

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PML-N’s Saad Rafique wants a recount in NA-131

PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has submitted an application to the returning officer of the NA-131 constituency to recount ballot papers. Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan had declared PTI chief Imran Khan as the winner from the constituency. He defeated Rafique by 680 votes. Imran got 84,313 while the PML-N leader and former Railways…

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Top court quashes election tribunal’s decision in NA-125 rigging case

An election tribunal had ordered re-election in the constituency from where Khawaja Saad Rafique was elected MNA

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PML-N, PTI begin campaign a month ahead of tough contest

Political parties will begin their election campaigns from Sunday, a month ahead of the election on July 25. PTI chief Imran Khan will begin his election campaign from Mianwali. The cricketer-turned-politician will hold a rally in Mianwali’s Hockey Stadium. Mianwali is Khan’s hometown. It’s NA-95 is one of the four constituencies from where the PTI…

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Dialogue between heads of institutions in larger national interest: Saad

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Wednesday that meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief Justice Saqib Nisar was held in the larger interest of the country. Addressing a press conference at Pakistan Railways Headquarters, he said that some elements were portraying the meeting in negative manners, adding that dialogue between…

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Khawaja Saad welcomes PM-CJ meeting

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique welcomed the meeting of two important figures of the state as auspicious for the country. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at Supreme Court late Tuesday. The meeting lasted for two hours at private chamber of the chief justice. “The…

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SC to hear contempt petitions against Nawaz Sharif, others

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has admitted contempt of court petitions for hearing against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and other PML-N’s leaders.  According to the cause list, a three-member bench led by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar will hear the petitions on Tuesday. Separately,…

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PML-N leaders rejoice over party’s win in NA-154 Lodhran by-election

LAHORE: The leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) expressed their joy over their party’s win in NA-154 Lodhran by-election, Samaa reported. PML-N leaders and supporters took to Twitter to express their joy and happiness. شیرو ۔۔۔۔۔ مبارک ہو — Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) February 12, 2018 balla sirf ground mein chalta hai… awaam per nahi…..

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Here is what different PML-N leaders said on establishment conspiracy

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders had always complained of an establishment conspiracy being hatched against their government. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Ahsan Iqbal, Talal Chaudhry, Khawaja Saad Rafique voiced fury over the ‘conspiracy’ being launched against their government. Watch this timeline on what they have been…

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Nawaz Sharif to leave for Saudi Arabia tonight

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also set to leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Samaa reported. Saudi Arabia has once again become the epicentre of Pakistani politics as the central leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has gathered in the country. Chairman of the ruling party and former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif…

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My statement was taken out of context: Saad Rafique

NEWS DESK: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said that his statement was taken out of context by some news channels, adding that those creating misunderstanding among institutions are the enemies of the country, reported Radio Pakistan. He issued a statement saying that his words regarding state institutions during his speech on the death anniversary of…

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DG ISPR calls this statement of Saad Rafique “irresponsible and unwarranted”

The firebrand leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Saad Rafique hailed the appearance of Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa before the legislators on December 19. The Army Chief briefed a parliamentary committee on issues related to national security, foreign visits he has undertaken during the past few months and Saudi-led military alliance…

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Saad Rafique’s statement was an irresponsible one: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director-General ISPR Major-General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that the statement given by federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique was unwarranted and irresponsible. In response to a question asked by a reporter pertaining to the recent statement made by Khawaja Saad Rafique in which he indirectly hinted towards the mischief of those who…

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Imran, Qadri unaware of words dignity, honesty: Saad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday said that Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and Chief Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahir ul Qadri are unaware of words like dignity, honour and honesty. “Both the leaders have fascist approach and they are only political stuntmen. They are working against democracy and development of…

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Judges should think about their status before issuing remarks: Saad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday that before issuing remarks, honourable judges should also think about their status. Speaking to media personnel, a furious Khawaja Saad Rafique slammed PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen during his talk. Saad Rafique said that Imran Khan was thinking that he had finally…

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Watch: Saad Rafique’s harsh criticism towards Imran Khan

Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique criticized Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan in strong words and said that he has never seen a liar like him.

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Opponents of PML-N can even form alliance with the devil: Rafique

LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the political opponents of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will even form an alliance with the devil to defeat the ruling party, Samaa reported. Speaking on Saturday, Rafique said that the political parties in the opposition are joining forces to overthrow the government. “I pray that…

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