May 15, 2010

Nawaz says Sindh to get priority if his party elected

Tando Adam, Sindh, Pakistan Muslin League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said he understands the sufferings of Sindh and province would get top priority if the people elected his party to power in the coming elections. Addressing at the flood relief camp near here, he said that he was unable to find ‘government’ in the…

Read more

May 1, 2010

ANP resisted US pressure on Swat peace deal: Asfandyar

LAHORE: Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan says his party has ignored tremendous US pressure to not enter into peace agreement with militants in Swat. The ANP chief was responding to a question in a wide-ranging interview with the state radio as part of coverage of the upcoming elections. The interview would be broadcast…

Read more

October 28, 2007

Article 62,63: LHC orders action against 14 candidates

LAHORE:-The full bench of the Lahore High Court resumed hearing of Article 62,63 implementation case and issued an order to take action against 14 candidates. The court also has demanded the record from the NAB and the FBR regarding 1319 candidates who had moved appeals in the court. In this regard, the State Bank, the…

Read more

January 12, 2007

PTI rules out alliance with PML-Q, JI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has clarified that there is no prospect of an alliance with any political party or group including Jamaat-e-Islami or PML-Q. Raoof Hasan, Central Vice President, PTI said that the news appearing in this regard in the media were totally unfounded. It appeared to be a case of disinformation by people who were…

Read more

July 18, 2005

Tribe before party in Pakistan rural campaign

SHAHBAZ KHEL – Pakistan’s two main parties may be tearing strips off each other in election campaign adverts, but in one district of the country’s northwest they are united in brotherly harmony. In Lakki Marwat district, next to the Taliban-infested badlands bordering Afghanistan, the Saifullah family are tribal leaders and wealthy industrialists who have been…

Read more

November 26, 2004

ANP not to run away from polls: Afrasiab

Provincial Chief of Awami National Party ANP Afrasiab Khattak has said that party chief Asfandyar Wali has written letter to Election Commission of Pakistan demanding security for candidates. Talking to media here on Monday, he said enemies were trying to stop us from taking part in elections while the silence of ECP and other parties…

Read more

September 8, 2004

Govt takes measure to maintain peace during polls: minister

KARACHI – Caretaker interior minister Malik Habib has said that the government has traced elements out to create disturbance during polls. He said this while presiding over a key meeting to consider security issues regarding upcoming general elections in Sindh. The meeting was attended, among others, by DG Rangers, Chief Secretary and IG Sindh. Malik…

Read more

January 9, 2004

Imran Khan suffers head injuries after falling off lifter

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan suffered injuries to the front and back of his head after falling off the lifter that was carrying him up the stage from where he was to address an election rally in Lahore, TV footage showed. Watch exclusive clip of Imran Khan falling from stage in Lahore photo_1367952647960-9-0The 61-year…

Read more

November 27, 2003

Akhtar Mengal announces to take part in elections

KARACHI: Balochistan National Party (BNP-M) chief Akhtar Mengal said on Wednesday if the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) did not remove the reservations of the Baloch nationalists, it would be difficult to hold fair, free and transparent elections in the province. Addressing a press conference on the occasion of former MNA Nasir Ali Shah joining…

Read more

August 28, 2003

Punjab education institutions to remain close from May 8-13

LAHORE – All public and private education institutions across Punjab and Sindh provinces will remain closed for from May 8 to 13 while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan from May 9 to 12 due to upcoming general elections in the country. In two separate notifications issued on Monday, the provincial governments announced that government schools…

Read more