PTI workers told to prepare for a two week sit in

The PTI chairman, Imran Khan, on Sunday dashed the hopes of most of the party workers by instructing them to prepare for continuing the sit-in for another two weeks.

A senior leader of the PTI told Dawn that the party chairman was still hopeful that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would resign. He asked the party . . . → Read More: PTI workers told to prepare for a two week sit in

PAT, PTI portray negative image of Pakistan

Deputy Speaker, National Assembly, Murtaza Javaid Abbasi on Thursday said that the leaders of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) portrayed bad image of the country.Talking to a delegation from Hawalian, Murtaza Abbasi said all political parties in the Parliament are committed for the rule of law and supremacy of the constitution.He said that . . . → Read More: PAT, PTI portray negative image of Pakistan

Imran Khan – The legend has won

I sent this open letter to Chairman Imran Khan

Salam Imran Khan

You are a son of Pakistan in whose achievements the nation takes pride. You have raised the head high for the nation not only by winning a world cup but also establishing one of the best cancer . . . → Read More: Imran Khan – The legend has won

Attack on PTV station

In 1968, the United States military, as part of the infamous Tet Offensive, heavily bombarded a town in Vietnam called Ben Tre. There were heavy civilian casualties and an estimated 550 people were killed and another 1,200 were wounded. What distinguished this battle from others in the Vietnam War was a quote from . . . → Read More: Attack on PTV station

Media’s involvement in Islamabad political crisis

(By Adnan Rehmat) The fiercest political confrontation in some years is playing out in Pakistan. Political ambitions, careers, mandates and jobs are at stake. And the pitched battles, which have spilled over from the realm of sound bites into physical violence, is underpinned by real-time sensationalist rhetoric and hysterical, rebellious narratives. Facilitators of this rhetoric and . . . → Read More: Media’s involvement in Islamabad political crisis

PM to face PTI chief in the court

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has approached the Supreme Court seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif under Article 62-F of the Constitution.

The petition was moved by PTI senior leader Ishaq Khan Khakwani under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution. PM Nawaz Sharif and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) . . . → Read More: PM to face PTI chief in the court

Khan takes a break from inquilab, leaves for Bani Gala to get some exercise

With the protesters still battling police on Constitution Avenue and the country’s fate hanging in the balance, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Monday night left the site of the sit-in and headed for his residence located in Bani Gala to “work out”.

PTI leader Arif Alvi posted on social media, . . . → Read More: Khan takes a break from inquilab, leaves for Bani Gala to get some exercise

Justice Iftikhar disagrees with allegations of rigging during election

The former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP), Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has urged the judiciary to play its role in the current crises. Talking to the media here on Tuesday, Justice (retd) Iftikhar set aside all allegations of rigging during the last elections. He also rejected the allegations being leveled by Imran Khan and said they . . . → Read More: Justice Iftikhar disagrees with allegations of rigging during election

While PTI fights for Pakistan, hypocrisy rules the rest

By Ayaz Amir

Boys and girls dance in the PTI rallies in Constitution Avenue, fume the clerics of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam led by Pakistan’s leading political acrobat, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, with his uncanny ability to be part of every power setup no matter what its colour or stripes. What should the boys and girls do . . . → Read More: While PTI fights for Pakistan, hypocrisy rules the rest

Is “democracy” really in danger?

(By Talat Masood) The country is once again in the grip of grave political crises which, if remain unresolved, could have serious consequences for its integrity and stability. Clearly, Imran Khan is playing high stakes poker, giving the message of ‘now or never’. His allegation that the entire election of 2013 was a fraud . . . → Read More: Is “democracy” really in danger?