Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI): News

13 Jul 2024

Islamabad

Pakistan ex-PM Imran Khan, wife acquitted in unlawful marriage case

A Pakistani court on Saturday acquitted former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife, Bushra Bibi, in an unlawful marriage case.

19 Apr 2024

Balochistan

Pakistan: Interim bail extended for Imran Khan in three cases

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday received an extension to his interim bail in three separate cases.

Pakistan: Court summons Imran Khan, wife in vandalism cases

A Pakistani court on Monday summoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi to appear before it on April 4, ARY News reported.

Jailed Pakistan's ex-PM Imran Khan, wife indicted on graft charges 

A Pakistani court on Tuesday indicted former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi for allegedly accepting land as a bribe during his time in office.

12 Feb 2024

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan: PML-N, PPP might form coalition government amid fragmented mandate

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have held the first formal talks to form a government in Pakistan, as no party gained a simple majority in general elections.

Pakistan: Vote counting ends, Imran Khan-backed independents secure most seats

Pakistan's political landscape witnessed a surprising twist on Sunday as jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-backed independent candidates secured the most seats.

Imran Khan gets bail in 12 cases linked to riots

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Saturday granted bail to jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan in 12 cases linked to attacks on military sites in May last year.

Pakistan: Imran Khan, wife get 14-year jail in Toshakhana case

A local court on Wednesday sentenced former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife, Bushra Bibi, to 14 years in prison in the Toshakhana (state gifts) case, the Dawn reported.

Imran Khan jailed for 10 years for leaking state secrets

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years in prison for his involvement in leaking state secrets.

26 Dec 2023

Pakistan News

Meet Saveera Parkash—Pakistan's first Hindu woman to contest general elections

In a first-of-its-kind development in Pakistan, a Hindu woman, Dr. Saveera Parkash, has filed her nomination for a general seat in the upcoming general elections.

29 Nov 2023

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's ECP changed voting map to favor Nawaz Sharif: Report

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has reportedly been accused of manipulating the voting map through a controversial delimitation exercise in an attempt to benefit former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the upcoming general elections.

14 Nov 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan arrested in Al-Qadir, Toshakhana cases

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust and Toshakhana corruption cases on Monday, Dawn reported.

Pakistan: Ex-PM Imran Khan indicted for leaking classified documents

A Pakistani court has indicted former Prime Minister Imran Khan and ex-Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the "cipher case" under the country's Official Secrets Act (OSA), Geo TV reported.

Pakistan: Islamabad High Court suspends Imran Khan's conviction, sentence

In a major relief to former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday reportedly suspended his conviction and sentence in the Toshakhana corruption case.

Pakistan: How Imran Khan is coping in jail

Imprisoned in the Toshakhana corruption case, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan (70) has been lodged in the high-security Attock jail, where authorities have reportedly granted him B-class facilities.

Pakistan Toshakhana case: Imran Khan sentenced to 3-year imprisonment, arrested

Pakistan's former Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment by an Islamabad trial court in the Toshakhana corruption case.

Pakistan's Imran Khan booked for attack on army headquarters: Report

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been booked in six cases, including the attack on the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi on May 9, Geo News reported.

Relief for Imran Khan, Islamabad HC says Toshakhana case untenable

Granting relief to Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday declared the Toshakhana case against him inadmissible.

Imran Khan to appear in court in Al-Qadir scam today

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to appear before a court in Islamabad on Wednesday in connection with the $203 million (PKR 60 billion) Al-Qadir scam case, reported ARY News.

Pakistan government may ban Imran Khan's PTI: Defense minister

Pakistan's Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Wednesday that the Pakistan government is considering banning former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for attacking the state.

23 May 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Imran Khan, wife get interim bail in separate cases

A court in Pakistan's Islamabad on Tuesday extended the interim bail of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former Prime Minister Imran Khan in eight cases till June 8.

Police to search Imran Khan's Lahore residence to arrest 'terrorists'

The Punjab Police sent delegates to the Lahore residence of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday after the Pakistan Government's 24-hour deadline to hand over "terrorists" allegedly holed up in Khan's residence expired.

NAB summons Imran Khan in Al-Qadir Trust case

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a personal capacity in the Al-Qadir Trust case on Thursday, according to the news outlet GeoNews.

Imran Khan's bail extended in 2 cases till June 8

In a major relief for former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday reportedly extended his bail until June 8 in two separate cases pertaining to inciting violence and sedition.

Lahore: Imran Khan returns home amid celebrations, fireworks by supporters

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan returned to his residence in Lahore on Saturday after two days of detention.

Islamabad HC grants Imran Khan bail for 2 weeks

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan bail for two weeks in the alleged Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.

Imran Khan to appear before Islamabad HC, situation remains tense

Pakistan's former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, will appear before the Islamabad High Court on Friday after the Supreme Court on Thursday declared his arrest "illegal" and ordered his release.

11 May 2023

Pakistan News

Release Imran Khan immediately: Pakistan SC 

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday reprimanded the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and directed it to produce former PM Imran Khan within an hour, calling his arrest "illegal."

Imran Khan's arrest: 6 dead as protesters attack government buildings

The demonstrations in Pakistan against the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan grew violent as protesters clashed with the police across the country. Reportedly, at least six people have died in the violence.

Pakistan: Imran Khan indicted in Toshakhana case

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been indicted by a court for unlawfully selling gifts from the state depository called "Toshakhana" during his tenure as the prime minister of Pakistan between 2018 and 2022, reported Geo News.

Imran Khan's arrest: 130 policemen injured in Punjab; army called

More than 130 police personnel were injured in violent clashes with supporters of Imran Khan in Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday, prompting authorities to call the Pakistan Army to control the violence.

Imran Khan arrested: PTI calls for protest gathering in Islamabad

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has called on its supporters to gather at the Islamabad Judicial Complex in Pakistan at 8:00am on Wednesday to protest against the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan: Former Prime Minister Imran Khan arrested in corruption case

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been arrested from outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC) by Rangers over corruption charges in the Al-Qadir Trust case, Dawn reported.

Imran Khan unhappy with Bilawal Bhutto's India trip: Here's why 

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his India trip to partake in a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit amid the country's economic crisis.

Pakistan: Imran Khan enters court donning bucket-like bulletproof helmet

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appeared before a Lahore-based anti-terrorism court wearing a bulletproof helmet, which looked like a black bucket covering his entire head.

27 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Either Imran Khan or we will get murdered: Pakistan minister

In a shocking development, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Sunday remarked that former PM Imran Khan jeopardized the country's politics so that either he would get murdered or they would get eliminated.

Pakistan: Police break into Imran Khan's residence in Lahore

While former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was on his way for a court hearing in Islamabad in the Toshakhana corruption case, the police broke into the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief's residence in Punjab province's Lahore on Saturday.

15 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's supporters, police clash amid teargas shelling, water cannons

Lahore's Zaman Park area—where Pakistan's former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, resides—woke up to heavy teargas shelling by the police on Wednesday at 6 am.

14 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Imran Khan marches as police arrive to arrest him

The Islamabad Police arrived in Lahore on Monday to arrest Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan after two non-bailable warrants were issued against him for threatening a woman judge.

08 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan bans rallies, protests citing terrorism; PTI alleges 'martial law'

Pakistan's government on Wednesday banned protests and rallies in Lahore for seven days under Section 144 ahead of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI)'s proposed rally and "Aurat march."

Toshakhana case: Protests at Imran Khan's residence against his arrest

The police in Pakistan revealed on Sunday that their officers tried to arrest former Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is currently battling numerous legal cases as he continues to pressure the current government for early polls.

PTI workers camp outside Imran Khan's house to prevent arrest

Hundreds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers arrived at former prime minister Imran Khan's Zaman Park residence on Thursday evening as police arrived to arrest him, according to reports.

15 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's trip to PM house cost PKR 100 crore

The travel expenses of Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan from his personal residence to the PM house cost the exchequer PKR 98.4 crore.

Imran's 'phone sex' audio goes viral; PTI cries foul play

Imran Khan, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, has landed in a fresh controversy after purported audio clips of his "sex call" with two other women recently went viral on social media.

Imran Khan calls off Islamabad rally, threatens to quit assemblies

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has canceled the march to Islamabad out of fear of disorder.

24 Nov 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif names Asim Munir as new COAS

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chose Lieutenant General Asim Munir as the country's new chief of the army staff (COAS) on Thursday, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb stated on Twitter.

Imran accuses Pak PM Sharif, 2 others of conspiring attack

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan blamed three top persons in the country for what is being assumed as an 'assassination attempt' on him during a rally on Thursday.

26 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Spying attempt on Imran Khan foiled amid assassination rumors

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, was the target of a spying operation that was thwarted when a housekeeper was seen attempting to install a spy gadget in Khan's bedroom, according to local media reports.

Pakistan on toes as Imran Khan leads march to Islamabad

Pakistan is in a state of upheaval after former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) called for a long march to demand fresh elections.

31 Mar 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM Imran Khan may dissolve assembly amid secret talks

Backdoor discussions are underway in Pakistan to negotiate an agreement between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the unified opposition to dissolve the lower house, according to PTI.

06 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistani Minister makes derogatory remarks against Hindu community; gets sacked

The Information and Culture Minister of Pakistan's Punjab, Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan, has reportedly been sacked from the post after making derogatory remarks against the Hindu community.

05 Sep 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru

Pakistan's new President is connected to Jawaharlal Nehru. Read how!

Pakistan's newly-elected President Dr. Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.

04 Sep 2018

Elections

Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

03 Sep 2018

Elections

Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win

Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.

19 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistan: PTI bags 33 reserved seats, NA-tally stands at 158

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been allotted 28 reserved seats for women and five for non-Muslims by the election commission, taking its tally to 158 in the National Assembly - just 14 short of the number required for a simple majority.

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, was today put on the no-fly list on a request filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Express News reported.

Pak's anti-corruption National Accountability Bureau summons Imran Khan on Aug-7

Imran Khan, Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting, has been summoned by the country's anti-graft body in connection with the misuse of official helicopters which caused Pakistani Rs 2.17mn loss to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, an official said yesterday.

Imran Khan opts for simple oath-ceremony, not to invite foreign-leaders

Imran Khan has decided against inviting foreign leaders and celebrities to his oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan's new Prime Minister as he wants to keep the event very simple.

01 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Imran's private-house vulnerable to threats, to move into official-residence

A house in Ministers' Enclave in Islamabad will be declared the official residence of Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, as his private house is vulnerable to threats, Dawn reported.

31 Jul 2018

India

Imran Khan's PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath-taking ceremony

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said today.

27 Jul 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.

26 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Ex-wife Jemima congratulates Imran Khan, reminds him of "challenge"

Wishes have been pouring in for PTI Chief Imran Khan from around the world, as he looks set to become Pakistan's next prime minister.

25 Jul 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation

The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.

Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.