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Imran Khan’s wife to stay away from politics

  ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan’s new wife has decided to stay away from politics and will not take part in PTI meetings or rallies.  According to details revealed by sources from within the party, Bushra Bibi’s children will stay with their father while she takes up residence at Bani Gala with the cricketer-turned-politician. Bushra…

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Imran Khan’s Valima to be held at Bani Gala: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: The preparations for Valima reception of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been completed, according to the party’s spokesman. Talking to media, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said the preparations for Valima receptions are underway, adding the ceremony of the festive occasion will be held at Bani Gala. The invitation for Valima ceremony will…

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Twitterati felicitate Imran Khan on third marriage

Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and former cricketer Imran Khan’s marriage with Bushra Maneka is the talk of the whole country and the wedding is being discussed on media as well. The news of Khan’s third wedding broke the Internet and Twitterati took to micro-blogging website Twitter to tweet their opinions. #MubarakImranKhan is the top…

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Imran Khan marries for the third time

KARACHI: Rumours finally died down about the third wedding of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday as the party confirmed that the PTI chief has married Bushra Manika. PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry, while speaking to Samaa, confirmed that Khan’s nikah was solemnised today by Mufti Saeed, a member of PTI core committee. Mufti…

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Nawaz Sharif vows revenge in 2018 election

SHEIKHUPURA: Ousted Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) chief, Nawaz Sharif, has urged supporters to take revenge from those who ousted him from power, Samaa reported Sunday. “In 2018 elections, will you take revenge from those who have illegitimately declared me disqualified?” Nawaz Sharif inquired from his supporters while addressing a rally in…

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Former state minister Omar Ayub joins PTI

ISLAMABAD: Former Minister of State for Finance Omar Ayub Khan announced his decision to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday. Omar Ayub, the grandson of former president Ayub Khan, announced the decision after meeting Imran Khan at Bani Gala. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and PTI’s General Secretary Jahangir Khan Tareen were also present…

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Imran Khan advises Nawaz, Maryam to stop fooling the nation

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and her daughter Maryam Nawaz should stop trying to fool the nation. In a series of tweets on Saturday, Khan tweeted that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders should stop trying to fool the nation by declaring repeatedly that they are…

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PML-N hits back at Ayesha Gulalai, announces legal action

ISLAMABAD: The ruling PML-N announced Friday it would initiate a legal action against dissident PTI leader Gulalai over her allegations against the party and Nawaz Sharif. In a statement, PML-N’s spokesman said Gulalai’s allegations are shameful, laughable, baseless and based on falsehood. The spokesman challenged Gulalai to name the PML-N’s person who allegedly offered her…

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PML-N offered me Senate ticket for maligning army: Ayesha Gulalai

NEWS DESK: Estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ayesha Gulalai slammed on Friday the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) for criticizing the army and judiciary. According to her, the PML-N offered her a ticket for contesting the Senate elections and asked her to bash the military in return. She said she rejected the offer. Criticizing…

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Sheikh Rasheed, Fawad Chaudhry hit out at Nawaz Sharif over statements on judiciary

ISLAMABAD: AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and Secretary Information of PTI Fawad Chaudhry criticized former premier Nawaz Sharif over his latest remarks on the judiciary. According to details, Awami Muslim League President Sheikh Rasheed said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chairman has realized that the wealth he looted is in danger. “They will be…

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Any differences between language being used by CJP and Imran Khan?: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif – criticizing judges – said that using words such as thief and robbers for an elected leader is a disgrace to their office. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chairman made the statement while speaking to media outside the Accountability Court on Thursday. “Is there any difference difference between the…

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Citizens suffer due to Buranwala lockdown ahead of CM Punjab’s visit

BURANWALA: Residents of Buranwala had to suffer due to stringent security measures taken by law enforcement personnel ahead of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit, on Thursday. Strict security measures were in place a couple of hours well before the chief minister was to arrive at Buranwala Tehsil. All important routes of the city were blocked…

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Imran defends Ali Tareen–says PML-N spent money to win by-election

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan defended his party’s NA-154 candidate Ali Tareen on Wednesday, alleging that PML-N had spent money to win the by-election.  PTI chief Imran Khan arrived at the Anti-Terrorism Court on Thursday to attend a hearing pertaining to the SSP Asmatullah torture case. Stringent security measures were taken ahead of Imran Khan’s…

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PTI, PSP form Coordination Committee

As the political temperature rises in Karachi ahead of Senate elections, two major political parties – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) – have decided to bridge the gulf and end their differences in the wake of current scenario.  

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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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Should PTI be worried? 5 takeaways from the NA-154 defeat

It should have been game, set and match for PTI. Jahangir Tareen had trounced his PML-N rival in the 2015 by-election by a huge margin and with Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification fresh in the minds of the public, the writing was on the wall–PTI would soon regain NA-154 which it had lost due to Tareen’s disqualification….

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Interview: Imran Khan sets eyes on election glory

After years in the wilderness the former allrounder is riding a wave of populism as rival parties stumble, decrying the venality of Pakistan’s political elite and promising an end to rampant corruption if he can win a general election due this year. Often likened to US President Donald Trump for his populist flair and Twitter…

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Video: Lodhran by-election

The ruling PML-N has won the by-election of Lohdran in a stunning upset, beating the favorite PTI in their stronghold. PML-N candidate Pir Iqbal Shah defeated Ali Tareen, son of disqualified MNA Jahangir Khan Tareen, with a thumping margin of over 26, 200 votes. Watch details in this video.

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Ali Tareen thanks Lodhran voters despite shock defeat

LODHRAN: Defeated PTI candidate Ali Tareen said that he would continue to work for the development of South Punjab despite his defeat in the by-election of Lodhran. Tareen, who was favorite to win the contest, lost to PML-N’s Pir Iqbal Shah by a huge margin of more than 26, 000 votes in a major upset….

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Video: When Jahangir Tareen predicted a huge victory for his son

LODHRAN: PTI may be licking its wounds from the shocking defeat at the hands of PML-N in the NA-154 by-elections, however it was none other than Jahangir Khan Tareen who had predicted that his son would win by a huge margin on election day. 

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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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