Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan was formally elected country’s 22nd prime minister on Friday, promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in the National Assembly amid hostile sloganeering by the opposition members. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is set to have a smooth sailing in the prime minister’s election today (Friday) after the Pakistan People’s Party withdrew its support for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif. The younger ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) may demand its share in the federal cabinet for casting vote in favour of Imran Khan in the election of the leader of the house (Prime Minister) scheduled to be held today (Friday). The MQM-P has informally been conveying its interest for ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Amid deafening sloganeering and deep mess created by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf with the support of its allies managed to get its men elected as speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly with a clear majority. It was all smooth till the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  A 325-member blend of veteran and new entrants yesterday took oath as members of the 15th National Assembly — amid slogans, clamouring and cheers from the jam-packed visitors’ galleries. The inaugural of the new assembly marked the 3rd consecutive ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday summoned the maiden session of the 15th National Assembly on August 13. The move to summon the session was made after Prime Minister Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk sent the summary to the president. On the other hand, the sessions of all the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Balochistan National Party-Mengal Chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal on Wednesday said that the upcoming government should give preference to the matter of recovery of missing persons of Balochistan. “I will make all my efforts for the recovery of missing persons of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - While the grand opposition alliance has announced to field consensus candidates in the bye-elections, MQM-P with its coalition partner in the centre (PTI) may field Dr Farooq Sattar as a joint candidate in bye-election on NA-243 seat. Prime minister-in-waiting and PTI Chairman Imran ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan is about to face another test case about his presence in the upcoming 15th National Assembly proceedings, as his track record of attendance in the Lower House of Parliament was dismal at best. The PTI ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Vowing to continue their fight inside and outside Parliament, the joint opposition at a multi-party conference on Thursday unanimously decided to sit on opposition benches while fielding joint candidates for the slots of prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker of the National ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz having a clear majority in the National Assembly to clinch the coveted slot of Leader of Opposition is in a fix to pick between party chief Shehbaz Sharif and another party veteran Khawaja Mohammad Asif. Sources aware of the deliberations on the issue ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan is still vacillating to unconditionally support the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to form the government in centre. However, party’s senior members are inclined to vote in favour of the PTI nominee for the leader of the house ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The newly elected 15th National Assembly will witness a rare scene of heavyweights along with their scions making it to the parliament to take the oath as members of the august House. The general election 2018 with several other interesting results also paved the way for a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The maiden session of 15th National Assembly is likely to be held in the second week of August as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf wants to see Imran Khan as the prime minister before the Independence Day (August 14). The opening day of the National Assembly session, according to rules of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A large number of turncoats have once again made their way into parliament, suggest nearly 90 per cent unofficial results of the election announced so far. Among the politicians, who grabbed their seats, mainly contested the elections from the platform of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The big political dynasties are once again set to make their way into the upcoming parliament by mostly contesting against each other in the today’s general elections. Just like the previous elections in the country, a large number of contenders mainly hailed from famous ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore  -   Nothing has changed as Adiala Jail reeks with manky stinks going back decades. Voices coming out of the jail about the maltreatment being meted out to three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are more or less the same as has been the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Fearing rigging in the general polls 2018, former chief minister Balochistan and BNP-Mengal chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has predicted a hung parliament. “The next parliament could be a hung parliament if elections were not held free, fair and transparent in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Unlike the previous general elections in the country, transgender individuals from different areas are actively taking part in the July 25 polls with an aim to remove the label of sex workers, baggers and dancers. Among 10,418 transvestites, four transvestites contesting from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Pakistan People’s Party’s young politician Ali Haider Gilani, who was rescued from Taliban’s captivity, has once again jumped into Pakistan’s political foray with an aim to dispel the impression of being terrorised by the forces of coercion. Haider ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The 220 million populace of the country may not be able to know about their fate till the midday of July 26 as to who will rule them for the next five years after the elections due to the deficit in infrastructure support introduced by the election Commission of Pakistan for landing of ...

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  • T­ISLAMABAD - In what seems to be election tactics and aimed at benefiting some sympathizers contesting as independent candidates, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has fielded comparatively weak candidates against formers with the hope that they would join the party after winning elections. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: In what seems to be election tactics and aimed at benefiting some sympathizers contesting as independent candidates, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has fielded comparatively weak candidates against formers with the hope that they would join the party after winning elections. The strategy ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The disintegrated Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan could hardly field a one-third of candidates for July 25 polls in Punjab as compared to the 2013 elections. The Sindh-based party has never been a strong player in Punjab even before splitting into different factions including ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Election Day is fast approaching but Balochistan’s stop still seems missing from the campaign trail of major political parties. Neither the “wind of change” is blowing through the Baloch lands nor the proponents of “Aghaz-e-Huqooq-e-Balochistan” are ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - From Chattar to Aabpara, both urban and rural area of NA-53 constituency of Islamabad, two political stalwarts Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Imran Khan are in a close contest as compared to rest of the contenders for July 25 polls. The political campaign in the scorching heat is gaining ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and the Grand Democratic Alliance have tacitly reached an understanding to support each other in different constituencies of Sindh in the general election aimed at giving a tough time to the Pakistan People’s Party. The PPP is, however, ...

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  • T­ISLAMABAD  -  Two major political parties - PPP-P and MQM-P - on Friday termed the timing of the Accountability Court’s verdict against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif very critical. If Nawaz Sharif decides to return to the country for facing prison or go for an appeal ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Like some other constituencies in the country, the NA-158 of Punjab is set to witness neck-and-neck contest as former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani after his eligibility to contest the July’s polls will challenge PML-N’s Javed Ali Shah and PTI’s Muhammad Ibrahim ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - For the first time in the political history of Pakistan, a sizable number of bigwigs - mostly former parliamentarians - are testing their political muscles independently in the upcoming July elections. Unlike the previous general elections, these political stalwarts contesting elections ...

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