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    Lahore- PTI has now decided to bring ‘Azadi container’ from Islamabad to Lahore, if the verdict is announced coinciding with the PTI claims. PTI chief Imran Khan has ordered party leaders to direct workers and to get ready for the rally. A forensic report of NA-122 votes submitted by National Database Regulatory Authority said, “Over 92,000 votes could not be authenticated while ...

  • NA-246: Unofficial results favor MQM

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    KARACHI- Votes were counted soon after the polling ended today for the violently contested NA-246 by-election in Karachi under high security. Security personnel closely monitored the counting process and ensured transparency around the premises. According to unofficial results, MQM candidate Kunwar Naveed is leading followed by PTI’s Imran Ismail and Rashid Naseem of JI. 213 polling ...

  • Arif Alvi demands transparency in NA-246 battle

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    Karachi- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Arif Alvi today demanded the printing of ballot papers under the supervision of Rangers. MQM has printed fake ballot papers to win the polls, he said. While talking to journalists, Arif Alvi said that 80 percent of MQM members were part of the printing team. He therefore demanded the involvement of Rangers to avoid any unpleasant happening during NA-246 ...

  • Khan's party returns to the Parliament

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    ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today decided to join the Parliament after seven months of absence from the National Assembly. Speaking to journalists, PTI Chairman Imran Khan said, "We have decided to attend the joint session of the Parliament tomorrow.” "Pakistan is already paying the price for being involved in someone else’s war," he said. “The Yemen issue is very ...

  • PTI incapable of impacting Karachi: Pervez Musharraf

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    Karachi- Former president Pervez Musharraf believes Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan cannot break the vote bank of MQM in Karachi. In an interview, Musharraf said, “Imran Khan has some misunderstanding about Karachi. PTI cannot create a major impact in the city.” Commenting on polls in NA-246, he predicted that MQM would win its home seat. About the recent raids at Nine Zero, ...

  • Imran Khan invites Altaf Hussain to contest elections from Lahore

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    ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan today invited Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Altaf Hussain to contest elections from Lahore or Mianwali. He said election reforms are useless without catching the culprits behind rigging. Talking to journalists, Imran Khan said that Pakistan should mediate in Yemen crisis. Imran Khan however left PTI’s participation in parliament’s ...

  • Leaders absorbing foreign pressure can't help Pakistan: Sirajul Haq

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    Lahore- Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq believes the clash in the country is not among Sindhi, Balochi, Pathan or Punjabi. According to him, the tussle is between the ruler and the ruled. He was addressing the participants of the JI training workshop at Mansoora. The JI chief said that the lawmakers functioning under foreign powers could not steer the country out of crisis. Haq said that JI ...

  • MQM delegation meets Prime Minister

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    ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met with a delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement at Prime Minister House. According to our sources, the meeting was planned to discuss the ongoing operation against criminals in Karachi. The MQM delegation included Farooq Sattar and Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. MQM leaders were expected to have shown their concerns regarding the Karachi operation during ...

  • Marvi Memon will head BISP

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    ISLAMABAD- PML-N MNA Marvi Memon was today appointed as Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme. Memon, the former MNA of PML-Q, joined the ruling PML-N in 2012 after resigning from the National Assembly. Memon was later elected on reserved seats for women in the National Assembly on the PML-N’s ticket.

  • Nabil Gabol leaves NA seat

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    ISLAMABAD- Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Nabil Ahmed Gabol today resigned as member of the National Assembly. Speaking to journalists, Gabol said that he had submitted his resignation to NA Secretariat. “I will announce a future line of action at a press conference,” he said. Gabol was elected as member of National Assembly in NA-246 on MQM's ticket.

  • Former Punjab governor joins PTI

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    LAHORE- Former governor Mohammad Sarwar today said that he had joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Sarwar made the announcement at a press conference today. Earlier, Sarwar was issued a formal invitation to join PTI by Imran Khan. According to our sources, Sarwar had reportedly put forward the demand to be made the president. Former PTI president Javed Hashmi gave up his post after differences ...

  • Asad Umar evaluates public demand

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    KARACHI- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar said that people wanted to see Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister. Umar today criticized Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, blaming the government for spending lavishly on Sharif’s security. Earlier in Islamabad, he said the government is taking undue advantage of PTI’s decision to end the sit-in. PTI’s economic guru ...

  • Ayaz Sadiq remembers old Imran

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    Islamabad- National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq today advised PTI chief Imran Khan to avoid personal attacks while criticizing his adversaries. During an informal chat with journalists, Sadiq said that Khan was always in his good books. Khan left no stone unturned with his words, he added. Sadiq said his good relation with Khan will continue and the bond will not break even after his death. ...

  • Swiss cases against Asif Ali Zardari continue

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    Islamabad- According to Attorney General Suleman Aslam Butt, Swiss Bank account cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari, have not ended as yet. Butt said the cases still exit and correspondence with Swiss Attorney office is continuously checking their legal status. He said the matter is a concern for Ministry of law and justice. “I am not leaving for Switzerland in near ...

  • Altaf not to lead MQM anymore

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    KARACHI- MQM chief Altaf Hussain today announced that he would dissolve all ties with his party, declaring tomorrow’s speech as his last address. “I wanted to save Pakistan. I could have saved it. But I can only pray now,” he said. He also urged his party workers and their families to forgive him. MQM earlier called a peaceful strike to protest against the judicial killings ...

  • PML-N, PTI show unanimity

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    Peshawar- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have now joined hands to fight nine childhood diseases including polio in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The rare unanimity was demonstrated at a meeting attended by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, Governor Mehtab Ahmed Abbasi and Corps Commander Peshawar. According to sources, ...

  • I can’t part ways with PPP: Makhdoom Amin Fahim

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    KARACHI- Pakistan Peoples Party leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim today hosed down rumor of him attempting to create a forward block within the party. Speaking to journalists after a meeting with former president Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal House in Karachi, Fahim said, “I can’t part ways with PPP.” Fahim was neither made the opposition leader in the National Assembly nor was his ...

  • 2012: A year of judicial dominance

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    The year 2012 will be known as the one of judicial activism. The Supreme Court disqualified Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani as the prime minister of Pakistan because he failed to comply with an order for writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to have the alleged graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari reopened. The leader from Multan was defiant in his attitude to the last moment and he ...