Pakistan opposition party slams Imran Khan govt for talking about army chief’s extension before time

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary-General Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday slammed Imran Khan government for talking about the army chief’s extension before time. Iqbal on Sunday lambasted Khan for “talking about the extension of the army chief’s tenure before the right time” and called it another “political tactic,” Geo News reported. Speaking to journalists in Narowal, […]

Imran Khan govt’s popularity on wane after defeat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa polls

After being defeated in the local body elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the popularity of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government seems to be waning. Last week, PTI suffered a major setback after the Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) candidate won the seat for the post of Peshawar mayor in […]

Imran Khan’s misogynist remarks targets Afghan women

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been trolled globally for his misogynist remarks targetting Afghan women at the recently-concluded conference of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) members. Al Arabiya Post reported that the observers of the Western governments who attended the meeting could not have missed Imran Khan’s remark that “not educating […]

Imran Khan blames US for deteriorating situation in Afghanistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has blamed the United States for creating a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan that is affecting millions of people and allowing it to worsen. “A man-made crisis is being created despite knowing that it can be averted if (Afghanistan’s) accounts (in the US) are unfrozen and liquidity is put into their banking […]

Imran Khan’s alliance partner MQM-Pakistan forging close ties with PML-Nawaz

Pakistan Tareek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s key coalition partner MQM-Pakistan is maintaining cordial ties with Pakistan Muslim League (PMLN), the arch-rival of Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussing national issues openly, according to News International. There is speculation that MQM-Pakistan and PML-N may forge alliance ahead of the scheduled Local Body Elections next year. […]

Colombo asks Imran Khan govt to expedite compensation to kin of slain Sri Lankan national

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister G L Peiris had a meeting with the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan in Colombo Tanvir Ahmad on Thursday to discuss the matters relating to financial security and compensation of the family of late Priyantha Kumara who was killed by a mob in Sialkot area, Pakistan last week. Last week, a mob […]

Imran Khan admits lynching incident of Sri Lankan ‘day of shame for Pakistan’

After the lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Pakistan’s Sialkot over alleged blasphemy, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he would personally oversee an investigation into “the horrific vigilante attack” which he also called “a day of shame for Pakistan”. On Friday, a mob in Pakistan’s Punjab province tortured a man to death before burning his body in Sialkot. Reportedly, the […]

Pakistan’s opposition intensifies protest against Imran Khan govt over price rise, unemployment

Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has intensified its protest against the Imran Khan government over rising prices and unemployment amongst the youth. A number of graduate students, while carrying their degrees, also joined the protest to ridicule Prime Minister Imran Khan’s claims of giving 10 million jobs to students, reports the News International. The protests were headed […]

Imran Khan govt damaged Pakistan’s Islamic identity: PDM chief

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) — a multi-party opposition alliance — has accused Imran Khan-led government of “damaging” the country’s Islamic identity and vowed to continue fighting “till the government drowns in the sea”. Addressing the anti-government rally in Peshawar on Saturday, PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said Prime Minister Khan will not get […]

Imran Khan govt’s talks with Pakistani Taliban called into question in Senate

The opposition in the senate in Pakistan has called into question Imran Khan government’s talks with Tehreek-e-Taliban, reported local media. Mian Raza Rabbani, former Senate Chairman and Pakistan People’s Party’s stalwart, underlined that it was the mandate of the Parliament to decide on negotiations with a banned outfit. Stressing that it would be better […]

Imran Khan govt only discussed ceasefire with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, claims Minister

The Imran Khan government has only discussed ceasefire in talks with banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the country’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhary said on Tuesday. Only the ceasefire was discussed with proscribed TTP at the moment, ARY News quoted Chaudhary as saying during a press conference here. The Minister further stated that locals have also […]

Pakistan opposition join hands to counter Imran Khan govt in Parliament over inflation

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif have announced that the opposition parties are united and would join hands to fight against inflation and planned rigging in the next election in the name of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), local media reported on Tuesday. “It is a […]