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Farooq Sattar dissolves MQM Rabita Committee in response to his sacking

News Analysis | Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar announced to dissolve the MQM Rabita Committee during the general workers’ meeting outside his...

Rabita Committee says Farooq Sattar’s cannot alone nominate candidates for Senate...

News Analysis | The divide between the two factions of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has deepened after the Rabita Committee’s press conference on Friday, stripping...

MQM fails to agree on candidates for Senate elections

News Analysis | The dispute between Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) members has failed to resolve even after three days. The MQM-P has failed to...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

Elections 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Squabbling and endlessly bickering on issues not of any public importance, our parliamentarians may clamour passionately for early elections, yet not enough...

PTI goes to the SC over PML-N foreign funding

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted the petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim...

PTI challenges NA-120 by elections results: More woes for Nawaz Sharif?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday challenged the results of the NA-120 by-election in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). If successful a...

Deadlock over delimitation bill may delay elections

The government may be faced with an uphill task in passing the delimitation bill in the national assembly since there is a deadlock on...

NA-04 victory: A game changer for PTI?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has defeated its main rivals in the by-election on a critical NA-04 seat of Peshawar. PTI retained its...

ECP drops contempt proceedings against Imran: Win-win for both?

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) brought an end to the protracted contempt of court case against Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran...

ECP’s decision against PTI in Gulalai case will haunt PML-N?

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejected the reference filed by Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, which sought the disqualification of...

Bilawal in KP while Imran targets PPP heartland in Sindh.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PPP Chairman, addressed a rally in KPK today, on Sunday, taking shots at Imran Khan, ahead of the crucial NA-4 by-elections...

Why is Imran Khan challenging the ECP?

News Analysis | Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday, challenging the issuance...

ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants of Imran Khan

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued non-bailable arrest warrants of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan for his continued absence from...

Will technology help give Pakistan free & fair elections?

Yasser Awan | PTI (Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf ) has lost NA-120 election, as predicted by many political analysts. The constituency has long been a...

Down & dirty: Battle between PML-N & PTI for 2018 elections

Farid A Malik | The battle lines are clearly defined. It is Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) versus Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) all the way....

Let’s root out all enemies from my beloved country Pakistan

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | Heartwarming and wonderful words spoken extempore, and clearly from the heart by Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa at Lt. Arsalan’s Shaheed...

Lawmakers using the constitution for legitimizing forgery !

News Analysis | The upper house of the Parliament passed an election bill and rejected a proposal by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to retain...

Sigh of relief for Khan: IHC suspends his arrest warrants

News Analysis |  The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended arrest warrants against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief, Imran Khan which were issued by the Election...

Ayesha Gulalai refuses to leave seat and claims forming splinter group...

News Analysis |  Ayesha Gulalai, the PTI dissident announced to the media today that she would form a splinter group of the party while reiterating...

ECP under fire over NA-120 result: Yasmin wants to verify 29,000...

News Analysis |  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to withhold the result of NA-120 till the issue of 29,000 unverified...

ECP vs Khan: PTI submits its financial records of the last...

News Analysis | After a long-standing tiff with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf submitted details of its accounts and foreign funding...

Abbasi speaks the language of his political patron

News Analysis |  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while meeting ousted premier, Nawaz Sharif in London said that conspiracies are still being hatched against his...

ECP is gunning for Khan at all costs ; orders Islamabad...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered the Islamabad Police to arrest PTI Chief, Imran Khan days after issuing his arrest...

The cat and mouse game: ECP issues bailable arrest warrants for...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan following his absence from contempt of court proceedings...

NA 120 Elections: Test Case for Election Commission of Pakistan?

News Analysis | NA-120 by-election, in Lahore, scheduled for Sept 17, is fast approaching, however the general public has yet to grasp its significance. Few...

Why PMLN and PTI followers despise each other?

Yasser Awan | Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto arrived. He remained prime minister of the country from 14th August 1973 to 5th July 1977 (3 years 10 months and...

Govt. to amend Article 62, 63; Opposition prepared to resist?

The government has decided to amend Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution, Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid announced on Tuesday. The law...

Younger Sharif to be the next PML-N chief: how will Nawaz...

News Analysis | A change of guard will be seen in the PML-N as former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif will pass on the baton to...

ECP bars Shehbaz from taking part in NA-120 poll

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued a code of conduct for the by-elections of NA-120 barring Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif from...

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PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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