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November 2

Two PTI workers die due to shelling ahead of Islamabad lockdown

ISLAMABAD: Two workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) died and several others injured in varying incidents of police shelling during the last two days, ARY News reported on Tuesday. PTI leadership has asked the Supreme Court to take suo moto notice of the killings and arrests of its workers by the Punjab police on the orders of the government. Read: PTI protesters retreat to Swabi on Imran's insistence Imtiaz Shahid, Law Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said one of the party workers was from Peshawar who died…

ECP to hear Imran Khan’s disqualification reference on November 2

ISLAMABAD: As the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) gears up to hold a mass protest in the capital on November 2, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said it would hear a reference against Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, seeking his disqualification on the same date. The reference filed by Talal Chaudhry of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and six other members of the National Assembly sought disqualification of Imran Khan as MNA under clause (2) of article-63 of the 1973 constitution of…

Let us enter Islamabad, we do not want run-in with govt, clarifies Khattak

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak said on Monday that the government was distancing his province from the capital by blocking roads, an act certainly against the principles of democracy. Meanwhile, security arrangements along the Peshawar Motorway and Grand Trunk Road have been ramped up today in anticipation of a group of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) protesters marching from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad on Monday. Speaking to ARY News before leaving for the capital along with PTI members…

Court restrains PTI from Islamabad lockdown

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday issued restraining orders to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) from locking down the federal capital on November 2, ARY News reported. The IHC judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued the orders while hearing petitions filed against planned lockdown of Islamabad by PTI on November 2 (Wednesday). In his orders, the court said that fundamental rights of common man couldn’t be compromised in the name of protest. The order said it is the right of political party to register protest…

Pakistan’s future to be decided in Islamabad on Nov 2: Imran

MATNI, Peshawar: PTI chief Imran Khan says November 2 protest in Islamabad will decide the future of Pakistan, ARY News reported. Speaking to a public rally in Matni, Khan said when the leader was corrupt, the whole institution plunge into corruption. The PTI chairman said no nation could accept the ‘corrupt man’ as its prime minister. He said November 2 protest will also decide who does Pakistan actually belong to. He reiterated that nation only progress when justice deliverance is ensured. Khan appealed the masses to…

Imran says march against PM must to ‘save Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan says march against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is inevitable to save Pakistan (from menace of corruption), ARY News reported. Speaking to media outside his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad, Khan said those fearing to face corruption probe will side with Nawaz Sharif when the protest march days approach near. He reiterated his accusation that the PML-N rigged 2013 elections in connivance with the election commission. PML-N to sweep Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2018 elections: PM He…

A change of mind: PTI to freeze Islamabad on November 2 now

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced to stage a protest sit-in in the federal capital on November 2 after a party core committee meeting reached a consensus to change the date of its protest on Monday. Earlier, PTI’s siege was planned for October 30 but then the party decided to change the date. Speaking to media, Khan warned the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the centre of stern consequences if the government tried to stop PTI’s peaceful protest by any means. He urged people from across the…