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August 15, 2018 12:51 PM Imran Khan's nomination papers for PM post submitted

Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday submitted the nomination papers for Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan's bid for prime minister to the National Assembly secretary on Wednesday. Rashid, while speaking to the media in Islamabad, said he was Khan's nominator for the post, while Fakhar Imam was the guarantor. "We submitted

August 14, 2018 2:03 AM Hamza PML-N choice for CM, opposition leader slots

LAHORE: The PML-N parliamentary meeting nominated on Monday its president’s son Hamza Shahbaz for the slots of chief minister and in case of losing the slot, he would be the opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, however, has yet to announce its candidate for the post of chief minister. The meeting was presided over by the Shahbaz

August 14, 2018 1:55 AM Imran Khan says ready to look into ‘rigging’ allegations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday sought all-out support of allied parties in the election of prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly. Imran Khan was speaking at a reception he hosted in honour of the parliamentarians of the PTI and allied parties. He reiterated his promise to open to audit

August 14, 2018 1:55 AM By-polls on 11 NA seats to be held within two months

ISLAMABAD: By-elections on 11 general seats of the National Assembly will be held within the next two months, a senior official of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) told Dawn on Monday. He said that while nine vacancies had been created by resignations of those who had won more than one seat, elections in NA-60 (Rawalpindi) had been put off due to disqualification

August 13, 2018 1:25 PM Sangakkara says has no 'ambitions' to be next Imran Khan

Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was eyeing next year's presidential elections. “I would like to put to rest speculation and rumour once and for all, confirming that I do not harbour any ambitions for political office,” Sangakkara, 40, said in a statement 1

August 12, 2018 11:04 AM PTI wants 'working relationship' with other parties: Asad Qaiser

A Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) delegation and PML-N's Ayaz Sadiq, after a meeting held to discuss parliamentary affairs on Sunday, vowed that both parties would move forward with "mutual consultation". PTI's Fawad Chaudhry and Asad Qaiser ─ the party's nominee for NA speaker ─ made the announcement alongside Sadiq at a press conference in Islamabad 2

August 11, 2018 2:21 PM Abbasi, Sattar among former MNAs evicted from Parliament Lodges

Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Islamabad police on Saturday launched an operation to free Parliament Lodges from former members of the parliament who were illegally dwelling in the government-owned facility, DawnNewsTV reported. According to the authorities' list, 119 ex-lawmakers were illegally occupying the lodges, of which 30 have been evicted 2

August 10, 2018 1:10 PM Imran hopes for 'resumption of talks' in meeting with Indian high commissioner

PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Friday pushed for the "resumption of talks between Pakistan and India" when the latter's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria paid him a visit at his Banigala residence. Bisaria's meeting with the PTI chairman took place in the presence of senior party leaders, including vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, information secretary 4

August 7, 2018 11:00 AM ECP issues final list of election results; notification on 2 Imran Khan seats withheld

The ECP on Tuesday notified the final results for the general election, issuing a list of the winning MNAs and MPAs. The results of 16 constituencies have not been specified for various reasons, among which are two seats that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan contested the elections on. The notifications for two of the PTI chief's seats 5

August 4, 2018 2:09 AM ‘1.67 million votes rejected countrywide in 2018 polls’: Fafen

ISLAMABAD: The number of votes rejected in the 2018 general elections was 1.67 million, 11.7pc more that the 1.5 million rejected in the 2013 polls, according to a report released by Free and Fair Elections Network (Fafen) on Friday. The report says the increase in the number of rejected votes is observed in all four provinces and the Islamabad Capital 5