Politics

  PTI arrested leaders, workers released

LAHORE: Leaders and workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) arrested during a police crackdown on their protest being held on Mall Road have been released.   Speaking to the media, DIG Operations, Rao Tahir announced that PTI workers and l...

  Police uproots PTI protest camp in Lahore

LAHORE: Police on Saturday arrested several Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protesters, uprooting their camp which they setup to protest the alleged rigging in the by-polls.   The police crackdown drew strong criticism from the PTI chairman Imran ...

  Altaf urges political parties to respect mandate of each other

MIRPURKHAS: Felicitating the leaders of Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and other parties on the victory of their candidates in Thursday's by-elections, Muttahida Quami Movement chief Altaf Hussain said that his...

  Political parties protest over postponement of NA-25 by-polls

TANK: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and other allied parties held protest demonstration against postponement of by-elections in NA-25 Tank on Friday, media reported.   According to details, PTI and coalition parties have demanded of the Ele...

  Rabbani resigns from Parliamentary Committee on judges appointment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) parliamentary leader in the Senate, Senator Raza Rabbani has resigned from the membership of Parliamentary Committee on judges appointment, media reported.   Raza Rabbani has sent his resignation to Opposi...

  PTI Punjab announces protest against election rigging

LAHORE: Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed Friday announced to setup a protest camp at Chairing Crossing in Lahore against alleged rigging in PP-150 by-polls, media reported.   The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lea...

  US reflects on anniversary of Martin Luther King march

WASHINGTON: The United States reflects on one of the turning points of its recent history starting this weekend when it marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's March on Washington.   Some 150,000 are expected Saturday on the National M...

  'Tsunami' went down the drain in by-polls: Altaf Hussain

KARACHI: Referring to the whitewash of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in some of its strongholds, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussin Thursday night said that everyone saw the so-called “tsunami” going down the drain in the by-polls...

  Women were not barred from casting votes anywhere: Khattak

PESHAWAR: Kyber Pukhtunkhaw Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak Friday said that nowhere women were stopped from casting votes, however, if any such incident has taken place, due notice would be taken and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has alrea...

  PML-N wins five NA seats in by-polls, PPP three, PTI two

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has won five national assembly seats out of a total of 15, while Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lost both the NA seats vacated by its chief Imran Khan, according to the unofficial results available h...

  ECP orders re-election on 18 polling stations of NA-5, NA-27

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has ordered re-polling on 18 polling stations of NA-5 (Nowshera) and NA-27 (Lakki-Marwat).   Re-polling will be held on nine women’s polling stations each in these two constituencies. During polling,...

  By-elections: PML-N leads with majority of NA, PA seats

ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim-N (PML-N) has so far appeared to have maintained its position while Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has gained and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the other hand lost public mandate in the largest by-elections...

  Mugabe sworn in as Zimbabwean president

HARARE: Veteran leader Robert Mugabe was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president for another five-year term before a stadium packed with thousands of jubilant supporters Thursday. Mugabe, 89, pledged "to observe, uphold and defend the constitution of ...

  Contempt notice to Imran: SC reconstitutes bench

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has reconstituted a bench to conduct proceedings in contempt of court notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, media reported Thursday.   The three-judge new SC bench, headed by Justice Anwar Zahe...

  By-Elections 2013: Unofficial, partial results

Voting has concluded on 15 National and 26 provincial assembly seats and these are unofficial, partial results.   National Assembly   NA-1 (Peshawar): Ghullam Ahmed Bilour (ANP) 26,776. Gul Badshah (PTI)17,714.   NA-5 (Nowshera): Awaited   NA...

  CJ PHC bars results of Nowshera, Lakki Marwat constituencies

PESHAWAR: Chief Justice Peshawar High Court (PHC), Dost Muhammad Khan has directed to halt the results of NA-5 (Nowshera) and NA-27 (Lakki Marwat).   Justice Khan made the decision after he took notice of women not being allowed to vote in these...

  Female presiding officer gives birth to baby in Lahore PP-161

LAHORE: A female presiding officer gave birth to a baby after being shifted from her duty place to a medical facility during country’s largest ever by-polls on Thursday, media reported.   According to reports, the pregnant woman was discharging d...

  Three-judge SC bench constituted to hear Imran Khan contempt case

ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has been constituted to hear contempt of court case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, sources said Thursday   The bench comprises Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Ju...

  NA-1: Bilour’s daughter injured in workers clash

PESHAWAR: A skirmish between the workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Awami National Party (ANP) took place during the poling here on Thursday, injuring daughter of Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, Zamrah Shujaat.   The incident occurred here ...

  Polling in by-elections ends, vote count underway

ISLAMABAD: Polling for the 41 National and provincial assembly seats in the four provinces and Islamabad in the by-election concluded at 5:00 PM and counting of votes is now underway, media reported.   According to the spokesman of Election Commi...


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