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Election tribunal issues notice to Aamir Liaquat

KARACHI: An election tribunal here on Monday issued notices to PTI leader Aamir Liaquat Hussain, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and others on a petition challenging his victory at National Assembly seat, NA-245, in Karachi. The tribunal was hearing the petition filed by Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar challenging his rival candidate’s win in the July 25 polls. Aamir Liaquat and other respondents are required to come up with their response by October 19. The PTI leader had…

Farooq Sattar decides to challenge victory of Aamir Liaquat in NA-245

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar says he has decided to challenge the election results of NA-245 constituency, won by PTI leader Aamir Liaquat Hussain in the July 25 elections. “I have proofs to challenge the result of NA-245 and I hope the election tribunal will hear them,” he said while speaking to media today. The MQM-P leader has prepared a 850-page application to be submitted to the election tribunal. Aamir Liaquat had emerged victorious from NA-245 with 56615 votes, leaving…

Here is what Aamir Liaquat said soon after PTI’s victory in general elections

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aamir Liaquat went on a Twitter rampage against his party's local leadership on Tuesday over their decision of not inviting him to a meeting at Governer House. The conflict grew bigger when other party leaders jumped in, rejected or contradicted his claims, and replied to his criticism. According to a media report, the PTI leader also said that he is not indebted to PTI chief Imran Khan or his party's ideology and election campaign for his success in Karachi's NA-245…

I never had a PhD degree, says PTI’s Aamir Liaquat

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and televangelist Aamir Liaquat Hussain on Sunday opened up about his academic record and responded to the claims that he falsely used to call himself a doctor despite never doing a doctorate, ARY News reported.  As the PTI leader submitted his nomination papers with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and submitted his 2013 Masters Degree, a number of his critics claimed that he had a fake doctorate degree or that he falsely claimed to be a doctor. "I never had a PhD…

Sattar approaches tribunal against rejection of nomination papers

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Friday approached an appellate tribunal challenging the rejection of his nomination papers for NA-245 Karachi by the respective returning officer.  Mr. Sattar filed an election petition before a Sindh High Court appellate tribunal, requesting it to overturn the returning officer’s verdict with regard to his papers. Speaking to reporters after filing the petition, he expressed optimism that his nomination form will be approved once the tribunal…

NA-245 by-polls: PTI candidate withdraws, joins MQM

KARACHI: In a dramatic turn of events hours before the NA 245 by-election in Karachi, a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf contesting for the seat withdrew his candidature and joined rival Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), ARY News reported.