IMRAN KHAN

  • Pakistan court admits petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification 2 days ago

    Lahore: A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court for hearing, 23 years after it was filed. A Lahore High Court comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh yesterday admitted the petition after listening...
  • Imran khan says Pakistan Hindus can return after his party comes to power 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan has said that the Hindus who fled the country after being persecuted will return home if his party comes to power. "I am hopeful that people from Hindu community, who had fled Pakistan after facing atrocities, would return when Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) comes to power,"...
  • Pakistan include three uncapped players in Test squad against Australia 5 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan included three uncapped players on Saturday in their squad for the two-Test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Batsman, Haris Sohail, pace bowler Imran Khan and leg spinner Yasir Shah were named in a squad trimmed down to 16. Sohail, a left-hander, scored a century in the...
  • Pakistan: PTI Chief Imran Khan expects election by 2015 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf chief Imran Khan has claimed that the general elections in the country would be held next year and asked his party workers to gear up for the polls. "2015 is the year of election, so start preparing for the polls," Khan told his supporters at a public rally...
  • PTI chief Imran Khan expects Pakistan elections next year 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has declared that 2015 will be election year as he asked his supporters to prepare for a fresh poll. He made the announcement while addressing a rally at the Sports Stadium in Sargodha on Friday evening, The Nation reported. Imran Khan termed the 60 per...
  • Snapshot: Imran Khan gets booed at the Mumbai Film Festival 6 days ago

    According to media reports, actor Imran Khan, who was attending the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival, got booed by the audience at one point of time. The actor, who came on stage to introduce a film before it was screened, was heckled by the "artsy" and "intelligent" crowd. "Why are you...
  • Imran Khan: Indian actors don't get good roles in Hollywood; you're either the hero's friend, or the convenience store owner 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actors like Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur may be making inroads into the Hollywood scene, but actor Imran Khan feels the American film industry lacks good roles for Indian talent. "To be honest, I don't think Indian actors get good roles in Hollywood. You either get to be...
  • Former Pakistan PM Gilani's son, security guards booked for murder October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been booked in a murder case in Lahore after his security guard allegedly shot dead a young biker for not clearing the way for "VIP movement", media reported on Thursday. Tanvir Javed told police that his 23-year-old son Tahir Malik was...
  • Pervez Musharraf dares Indian Army, asks it to stop testing Pakistan's patience October 4, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former president and military ruler General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has sought to blame India for ceasefire violations along Line of Control, saying it should stop testing the "patience and resolve" of Pakistani Army. Musharraf, who is facing a treason case in the Supreme Court, said, "Regular ceasefire violations on...
  • Pakistan: SC adjourns PM Sharif disqualification hearing till October 2 September 29, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti - government protesters. The three-judge apex court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S...
  • Pakistan: Fresh murder, terrorism case against PM Sharif, 10 others September 29, 2014

    Islamabad: A fresh murder and terrorism case was on Monday slapped on Nawaz Sharif and 10 others, including his brother and ministers, over the death of three protestors during anti-government demonstrations last month, the third criminal case filed against the embattled Prime Minister. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned- politician...
  • Pakistan Supreme Court admits Imran Khan's petition to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as PM September 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dragged to the Supreme Court by an opposition party member for allegedly lying in Parliament over asking the army to mediate with anti-government protesters. Ishaq Khan Khakwani of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, filed the request through his counsel Irfan Qadir. Ghulam Muhammad...
  • Imran Khan booked for forcing police to release his party workers September 15, 2014

    Islamabad: Opposition leader and Pakistan TehrikeInsaaf chief Imran Khan has been booked for forcing police to release his party workers arrested in violation of Section 144, officials said on Monday. "We have registered a case against him in Bani Gala police station for interfering in police work and forcibly releasing the...
  • HC orders release of protesters; Imran, Qadri mount pressure September 14, 2014

    Islamabad: In a major boost to the morale of antigovernment protesters, a Pakistani court on Sunday ordered the release of all arrested supporters of Imran Khan and cleric TahirulQadri, a day after the two leaders suspended talks and mounted pressure on the embattled government. Pakistani police arrested several protesters and a...
  • Pakistan: Tahirul Qadri suspends talks with government September 13, 2014

    Islamabad: One of the two antigovernment protest leaders in Pakistan on Saturday said that he has suspended talks with the PMLN government following a crackdown on demonstrators demanding ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. "We have suspended the talks as the government has begun arresting my workers in Islamabad and...
  • Pakistan: Government agrees to PTI demands; denies Sharif's resignation September 9, 2014

    Islamabad Pakistan's embattled government on Tuesday said it has reached an agreement with cricketerturned politician Imran Khan's party, which is seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on most of the issues, except one which is "nonnegotiable". "One of their demands is nonnegotiable for us," Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who...
  • Political crisis in Pakistan may impact ties with India: Report September 9, 2014

    Washington: The current political unrest in Pakistan could impact its relations with India as the Pakistan army is having more control over the country's foreign policy than ever, a latest US Congressional report has said. "The Pakistan Army's more openly direct control of the country's foreign and security policies may, over...
  • Pakistan: PM Sharif criticises antigovernment protesters for Chinese President Xi's trip deferment September 7, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday criticised antigovernment protesters for staging sitins that forced Chinese President Xi Jinping to postpone his maiden visit to the country, jeopardising major infrastructure projects backed by the "allweather" ally. Talking to people during his visit to flood affected areas of Sialkot in...
  • Pakistan: Defiant PM Sharif warns of elements hampering country's progress September 7, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday appeared defiant as he warned the people to be wary of elements staging sitins and hampering national progress even as the threeweeklong political turmoil showed no signs of a breakthrough. "It is your duty and the duty of nation to take notice of...
  • Pakistan: Sharif seeks Parliament support; political stalemate continues September 5, 2014

    Islamabad: Beleaguered Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday sought the support of all parties in Parliament, stressing on "unity" amid protests, as the political logjam continued after several rounds of talks. "I hope the opposition will continue on its path of supporting the government," Sharif said on the fourth day...
  • Pakistan unrest: US supports Sharif, says he is the elected leader September 5, 2014

    Washington: The US has said that it supports Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stating that he is the elected leader of Pakistan and asked various political parties in the country to resolve their differences peacefully. "Yes, we still do. He (Sharif) is the elected leader," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf...
  • Pak SC asks parties to submit suggestions to resolve deadlock September 3, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday asked all parliamentary parties to submit their suggestions to resolve the ongoing political impasse between the government and protesters seeking Premier Nawaz Sharif's resignation. A fivejudge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk, asked for the suggestions by Thursday while...
  • Pakistan: Protestors soften stand, agree to resume talks with government September 3, 2014

    Lahore: A deescalation of the political crisis in Pakistan is likely as the agitating protesters are softening their stand. TehreekeInsaf led by Imran Khan has agreed to resume talks with the government to uphold democracy. The announcement to resume talks was made by party Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The...
  • Pakistan Parliament backs embattled Prime Minister as crisis deepens September 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention. But, signalling a possible softening in his position, protest leader Imran Khan said he would meet a conservative Islamist politician who...
  • Pakistan: PTI leader Javed Hashmi quits National Assembly September 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi Tuesday resigned from the membership of parliament, a day after his startling revelation that the current political crisis in the country was scripted. "Honourable speaker, as for resignations, I resign from my seat...I am going back to the people of Pakistan," Dawn online quoted...
  • Pakistan PM Sharif chairs joint Parliament session as crisis deepens September 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a joint session of Parliament on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention. Sharif enjoys a solid majority in Parliament and by convening both Houses he seeks to reaffirm that he is fully in...
  • Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hardens stand, says will neither resign nor go on leave September 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Islamad: There is no end to the stalemate over the twoweek long political agitation against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan. While antigovernment protesters Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan TehreekiInsaf chairman Imran Khan continue to take on the government, Sharif has hardened his stand saying that...
  • Pakistan on the edge as protesters storm Cabinet Secretariat, PTV office September 1, 2014

    Islamabad: In a dramatic escalation of the political crisis that has put Pakistan on edge, hundreds of protesters on Monday stormed the Secretariat and the staterun PTV, even as the powerful Army Chief met Premier Nawaz Sharif, triggering rumours that he was advised to step down. Fresh clashes erupted between police...
  • Pakistan PM Sharif 'not stepping down'; Imran Khan, Qadri booked on terrorism charges September 1, 2014

    Islamabad: After the fortnightlong crisis in Pakistan, the media on Monday reported that the Army had advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down in the wake of the massive protests. The Army and the Pakistan government, however, have denied the reports. Sharif will now be meeting the leaders of the...