Imran Khan

  • News 360: Irom Sharmila freed, says her fast against AFSPA will continue 38 minutes ago

    Irom Sharmila has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had said that she should be released immediately. ...
  • Islamabad protests: Army seeks peaceful resolution, cleric Qadri ready for talks; Imran Khan fumes 49 minutes ago

    Islamabad: As the siege of Parliament continued, Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday shut the doors for negotiation with the government until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns while cleric Tahirul Qadri was open to dialogue after the army sought peaceful resolution to the week-long crisis. Khan, however, said he would...
  • Islamabad turmoil: Imran Khan vows to storm PM house, Qadri calls for encircling Parliament 4 hours 1 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday threatened to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence with thousands of his supporters while cleric Tahirul Qadri asked protesters to encircle the Parliament, even as the powerful army warned that the sanctity of key buildings in the heart of the capital be...
  • Pakistan: Imran's look-alike big draw at 'Azadi March' 4 hours 50 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Opposition leader Imran Khan is the man of the hour for thousands of his supporters but those unable to access him can get themselves clicked with his look-alike who has been a big draw at the protest. Jamal Shah, a lecturer of English at a private college in Nowshera in...
  • Pakistan Army says PM must share space with it; Sharif to meet Imran Khan soon 8 hours 16 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Amidst the continuing turmoil, the Pakistan Army has assured Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that there will be no coup, but the Army has said that Sharif must in return share space with them, according to a Reuters report. Sharif will, meanwhile, meet Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan shortly. Over 30,000...
  • Thousands led by Imran Khan, Qadri protest outside Pak Parliament, say Sharif must quit 13 hours 12 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Islamabad is under siege as calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down grow louder. Thousands of protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have reached Pakistan's Parliament in the heavily fortified 'Red Zone', which is Islamabad's diplomatic enclave. There is heavy army deployment...
  • Imran Khan, cleric Qadri reach Pak Parliament, defiant Sharif says he will not resign as PM 14 hours 54 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan protesters led by opposition leader and Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri reached the Islamabad Parliament building in the early hours of Wednesday in their bid to force the prime minister to resign, but did not go inside. The protesters were seen on their way to Parliament wearing...
  • Imran's party lawmakers to quit Pak Parliament, reject talks 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Opposition leader Imran Khan's political party on Monday decided to withdraw its lawmakers from the National Assembly and all provincial assemblies except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, piling pressure on beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit, even as efforts by the ruling PML-N to reach out to anti-government protesters failed. "We are...
  • Pakistan: Imran calls for 'civil disobedience movement' to oust Sharif 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan today declared a "civil disobedience movement" against the Nawaz Sharif-led government, saying the country's future is bleak under the rule of businessmen, as cleric Tahirul Qadri gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the embattled Prime Minister to resign. "I have called for the civil disobedience movement...
  • Ready for final match with Nawaz Sharif: Imran Khan 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday said he along with thousands of his supporters is ready for a final match against Nawaz Sharif who was involved in an "electoral match fixing", after cleric Tahir-ul Qadri issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the embattled Prime Minister to resign. Khan, who...
  • Pakistan protesters vow no let-up until PM Sharif steps down 4 days ago

    More than 20,000 anti-government protesters flooded the centre of Pakistan's capital on Saturday, vowing to stay in the streets until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. The numbers were far below what protest organizers expected, but the power of protesters to paralyse the central business district has presented the biggest challenge yet...
  • Pakistan: Anti-government protestors reach Islamabad, Imran Khan announces sit-in 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Thousands of anti-government protestors led by opposition leader Imran Khan on Saturday reached Islamabad with an aim of ousting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The opposition groups, led by cricketer-turned-politician Khan and Canada-based cleric Tahirul Qadri, will protest in the capital to press Sharif to call an early election little...
  • Anti-government marches enter Pakistan's capital 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Thousands of participants in two anti-government marches arrived in Pakistani capital Islamabad late on Friday to stage a sit-in and demand the resignation of the country's prime minister. Cricketer-turned-politician and opposition leader Imran Khan, and religious cleric Tahir ul Qadri, who led the protesters, are later scheduled to address their...
  • Shots fired at Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan in anti-Nawaz Sharif rally 5 days ago

    Gujranwala (Pakistan): Clashes broke out in the city of Gujranwala on Friday after gun shots were fired at the vehicle of Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan. The cricketer-turned-populist politician was shot at as he led an anti-government march to the capital. Khan's spokeswoman Aneela Khan said that Khan was not injured...
  • Pakistan leader Imran Khan demands PM Sharif's resignation, plans massive rally 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf leader Imran Khan is planning on holding a massive anti-Sharif rally on Thursday to push for fresh elections in Pakistan, prompting speculations of the Army trying to seize power again. In what can prove to be Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's biggest test since assuming office, the rally is...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi hits out at Imran Khan August 12, 2014

    Former PCB chairman, Najam Sethi on Monday, hit back at criticism and allegations made against him by cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan by stating that being made the head of the cricket board was a "punishment" for him not a "reward." Imran, who is going to lead a free Pakistan march to...
  • Differences with Imran Khan? Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane refutes rumours, says the actor's exit from 'Bhavesh Joshi' was a mutual decision August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: If his debut film `Udaan` had wow factor, filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane claims his next project `Bhavesh Joshi` will surprise viewers. "With `Bhavesh Joshi`, I am going to surprise people with an action film. It will have a superhero angle to it," said Motwane. After working with Ronit Roy and Rajat...
  • Imran Khan to romance Kangana Ranaut in 'Katti Batti' July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actors Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut will be paired together in 'Katti Batti', a love story to be directed by Nikhil Advani and produced by UTV Motion Pictures. Kangana, who will be seen as Payal in the film, feels that the story will strike a chord with the new...
  • Snapshot: First pictures of Imran Khan and Avantika Malik with their newborn daughter June 12, 2014

    Actor Imran Khan's wife Avantika Malik got discharged from the hospital today after she was blessed with a baby girl on June 10. The couple was seen taking their little bundle of joy back home. Imran Khan and Avantika looked elated as they posed for the shutterbugs with their...
  • It's a girl for actor Imran Khan and Avantika Malik June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Imran Khan and his wife Avantika Malik became the parents to a baby girl today morning, sources close to the actor said. Imran's wife Avantika gave birth to a baby girl this morning at a suburban hospital here. The actor had married Avantika in 2011. In December 2013, it...
  • Karan Johar denies having a spat with Imran Khan, calls the news 'ridiculous' May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar dismissed reports of a spat between him and actor friend Imran Khan saying they are close on professional as well as personal levels. The sinking of Karan's home production 'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein' at the box office has reportedly created a rift between the filmmaker and the leading...
  • Imran Khan adds a quirky twist to his formal gray suit; wears two different printed socks with black shoes May 10, 2014

    Imran Khan added a bit quirkiness to his formal attire. At an award function, the actor wore a formal gray suit but wore non-matching printed socks with black shoes adding a bit of fun to his otherwise dapper look. The occasion was to felicitate women achievers and saw actors like...
  • Imran Khan-backed T20 league gets PCB nod April 29, 2014

    Karachi: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been given the green signal by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to organise a Twenty20 league next month. A PCB spokesman said that the organisers have been given a No-Objection Certificate (NOC), revealed the Express Tribune. The league named 'Love Pakistan Peace Cricket...
  • Imran Khan goes gaga over 'Kochadiyaan' animation April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who gave voice-over for animation film 'Rio 2', says southern matinee idol Rajinikanth's 'Kochadiyaan' marks a big leap for animation movies. "The fact that a star as big as Rajini sir has taken part in this (animation) process is obviously a big step forward. That is the...
  • 'Rio 2' mints Rs 5.7 crore in India in opening weekend April 14, 2014

    Chennai: Animated film "Rio 2", which opened in cinemas worldwide Friday, has grossed Rs.5.7 crore in its opening weekend at the Indian box office, registering the second best opening for an animated film in the country. "The fun family entertainer bagged Rs.5.7 crore gross (Rs.4 crore net), more than twice the...
  • E Lounge: Imran, Sonakshi lend voices for Hindi version of 'Rio 2' April 12, 2014

    Bollywood actors Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha lend their voices for the Hindi version of 'Rio 2' which was released on April 11. It is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure-comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the sequel to the 2011...
  • Imran Khan likens Pakistan's former CJ with Indian umpire April 11, 2014

    Lahore: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has compared former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry to an Indian umpire while criticising him for "refusing" to audit votes in four constituencies for alleged rigging during 2013 general elections. Khan, who heads the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, recalled an Indian umpire, who according to him had refused...