Imran says Fox News analyst’s remarks ‘reaffirmation’ of US conspiracy behind his ouster – Pakistan

PTI president Imran Khan claimed on a Fox News show on Monday that US defense analyst Dr Rebecca Grant’s remarks removed “all doubt” about his allegations that he was ousted from the post of prime minister last month due to a US-backed “foreign conspiracy”. The pursuit of an independent foreign policy towards Pakistan. Khan’s remarks … Read more

Resignation honourable way out for dissident lawmakers, observes SC judge – Pakistan

“The honorable exit for dissidents is to resign and go home,” Justice Munib Akhtar, a five-member judge hearing a presidential recommendation seeking the SC’s interpretation of Article 63-A of the Constitution, said Friday. “. He responded to PML-N advisor Makhdoom Ali Khan’s claim that disloyalty to a political party is not the same as disloyalty … Read more

PTI’s Shah Mahmood Qureshi, PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for PM election – Pakistan

As the country recovers from yesterday’s long and tiring parliamentary session when Imran Khan lost power, politicians went to work as usual on Sunday and submitted nomination documents for the prime minister’s election. PTI Vice-President Shah Mahmood Qureshi submitted four forms to the NA Secretariat, and PML-N’s co-opposition candidate, Shehbaz Sharif, submitted 13 forms. During … Read more

Contempt of court: What the NA Speaker may face if the no-confidence vote doesn’t happen today – Pakistan

Chairman Lee postponed the meeting four times a day amid opposition from the opposition. If there’s one thing the past few weeks have taught us, it’s that the PTI government will do anything to come to power. Only last week did the vice-chairman, on the orders of the prime minister, openly violate the constitution, disallowing … Read more

No-trust motion: NA session to decide PM Imran’s fate begins – No Confidence

After the longest week in Pakistani political history, the parliamentary session to decide the whereabouts of Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently underway. The session began with the reading of the Holy Quran, chaired by Asad Qaiser, the NA Chairman. Prime Minister no-confidence vote today’s schedule And, as directed by the Supreme Court, the meeting … Read more

Lt Gen (r) Tariq Khan excuses himself from govt commission to probe ‘foreign conspiracy’ – Pakistan

Lieutenant General Tariq Khan resigned Friday as chairman of a committee formed by the government to investigate “a letter” containing details of a “foreign conspiracy” to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan. In a statement, Gen Khan said the committee could not exceed the current government’s tenure, which is expected to end in two days. He … Read more

PM Imran summons freshly restored cabinet’s session on Friday, to also address the nation – Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan convened a meeting of the newly restored Federal Cabinet on Friday (tomorrow) and will also address the public. He said PTI’s parliamentary committee meeting will also be convened on Friday and “we will continue to fight for Pakistan until the last ball.” The Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the Vice President’s decision … Read more

Hamza Shehbaz ‘elected’ Punjab chief minister, opposition claims – Pakistan

Opposition lawmakers led by PML-N met at a private hotel with PML-N’s Vice President Maryam on Wednesday after the Punjab Parliament was blocked with barbed wire and the building’s main gate was locked. Nawaz claimed that Hamza Shehbaz was “elected” as Punjab’s chief minister. The legitimacy of the meeting and Hamza’s ensuing “victory” were unclear … Read more