Imran Mukhtar

  • ISLAMABAD -  Following the killing of two Chinese nationals in Balochistan, the Ministry of Interior in the light of the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has decided to get cancelled registration of all foreign companies who would be found stepping out of their scope of work as ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Ch Nisar Monday again left the political observers guessing his future political course of action as he postponed his much-hyped press conference after a blast hit Lahore, the capital city of Punjab. Political and journalistic circles were expecting that the powerful ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The joint opposition failed to get passed a resolution in Senate against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif demanding his resignation in the wake of JIT report in the especially requisitioned session of the Upper House of the Parliament because of a number of reasons including its internal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Amid heated debate over “souring relations” between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the wake of the Panama Papers case, the sulking interior minister has recently got issued a blue passport — an indication that he might quit ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government Thursday told the Senate that the SC-sanctioned joint investigation team (JIT) on the Panama Papers case “exceeded” its mandate. It also said that the demand for the resignation of prime minister was out of question in the wake of the JIT report which was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday expressed serious concerns over the electoral reforms being finalised by the parliamentary committee saying “some crucial reforms suggested by party have been ignored.” PTI Chairman Imran Khan, first addressing a press ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The opposition in the Senate will jointly move a resolution in the Senate for the removal of SECP Chairman Zafarul Haq Hijazi after registration of a case against him on charges of record tampering and misuse of powers. “The house recommends that the SECP chairman should be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  In a major development, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan did not turn up for official work on Tuesday apparently because of bad health. Sources however insist that he had left his work because of his ongoing tussle with the party over the way of dealing with the Panama ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Upper House of the Parliament Monday passed a condolence resolution expressing its profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of treasury member Senator Agha Shahbaz Khan Durrani. Late Agha Shahbaz Durrani, who was elected from Blaochistan against a reserved seat for technocrats ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - After days of denials, the rift between the ruling party and one of its key functionaries over the way to deal with the Panama issue has come into the open. Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali yesterday issued a strong-worded rebuttal to the remarks of Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal – ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday rebutted the report of a TV channel about the remarks attributed to him in the cabinet meeting indicating that he did not endorse the view of his leadership on the JIT report. Nisar rejected the TV report that said the interior minister ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the two major opposition parties, yesterday agreed to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after the joint investigation team on the Panama Papers case concluded that the premier and his children had accumulated ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Demanding to place the entire Sharif family on the ECL, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Monday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had left with no other option but to resign. Soon after the report of JIT was made public, the PTI chief addressed a press conference at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Legal experts say that the legitimacy and legality of the two letters of Qatari Prince Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim will remain ‘valid’ even though he has refused to accept the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. In a statement on Saturday, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Facebook management here on Friday assured Pakistan to remove from its site fake accounts; explicit, hateful, and provocative material that incites violence and terrorism. The assurance came during a meeting of Facebook Vice President Joel Kaplan with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s decision to lift the moratorium on death penalty, as part of the government’s efforts to end terrorism, has proved counter-productive as it has failed to curb terrorism and is “exceedingly used as a political tool” claims a report. The report released ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team— constituted by the Supreme Court to probe record tampering charges against the Securities & Exchange Commission (SECP) — is likely to endorse the allegation of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PTI Chairman Imran Khan Thursday said that ruling PML-N should name those state institutions, either army or the Supreme Court, which were conspiring against it. Talking to media persons at his residence in Bani Gala after attending a party meeting, the PTI chief said that the ruling ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday said that the claim made by the prime minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif that the joint investigation team (JIT) was conducting probe against her and her family without any charge sheet in hand, was “beyond ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday questioned how the “vast assets” were so quickly amassed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s sons. In a tweet, Khan answered his own question stating that “this happened only through corruption and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team probing allegations of record tampering against high ups of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has decided to conduct forensic analysis of the relevant record. The FIA team has not concluded the inquiry and will take ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief is seeing the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by the end of July as well as early elections after the Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Papers case. “I am confident that the prime minister would face disqualification by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The interior ministry has barred 23 international aid groups from operating in Pakistan – suspecting them of posing a threat to the national security. These groups were disallowed to operate under a new registeration policy for international non-governmental organisations ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government yesterday introduced new regulations in its visa regime, at least in three categories, for Chinese nationals as part of its efforts to ensure maximum security for the Chinese visiting Pakistan. The Ministry of Interior has decided to introduce new regulations in ...

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  •   ISLAMABAD: After taking some Pakistan People’s Party renegades into its folds, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has now fixed its attention on the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid to expand its political strength as former federal minister Nilofar Bakhtiar would be the latest addition ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  PTI chief Imran Khan has said that the real place where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif belong to is Adiala jail. Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Saturday said that it had decided to boycott Geo and Jang Media Group "owing to its biased and one-sided coverage" in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - An official of the interior ministry on Friday, while retracting from the ministry’s earlier statement that confirmed killing of two Chinese nationals in Balochistan, said that their killing had yet to be verified. The security and intelligence agencies are carefully looking into ...

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  • QUETTA - Armed assailants shot dead two barbers in hit-and-run offense in Quetta on Wednesday. According to police, unidentified armed motorcyclists sprayed bullets on a barber shop at Manu Jan Road Quetta killing two brothers at the shop. The dead bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has achieved “major breakthrough” in the case of narcotics smuggling through aircrafts of state-owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the interior minister was informed on Wednesday. Director-General ANF Major General Musarat Nawaz Malik ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In an apparent “fair fixed-match”, the ‘Insaf Panel’ led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday won the party intra-party polls but a low turnout exposed Khan’s flagging popularity within party ranks. Out of the total around 2.6 ...

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