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Imran decries wrongful use of laws for political ends

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday vowed to stop illegal use of the laws of the land to achieve political gains. Speaking to media here after his acquittal in a case pertaining to manhandling of then SSP Islamabad (Operations) Asmatullah Junejo during the 2014 sit-in in Islamabad, the PTI chief expressed happiness over being exonerated from terror charges. He said institution of terrorism cases against political leaders to achieve political ends is the wrongful use of the law. The…

Imran Khan welcomes SC probe into KP govt ads

ISLAMABAD: As the Supreme Court is hearing a case pertaining to self-promotion of political leaders at taxpayers’ expense, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday welcomed a probe into a media campaign run by his party’s government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a statement on his official Twitter account, the PTI chief said, “We welcome the CJ probe into adverts where SS was told to return the taxpayers' money he spent on personal publicity.” “Nowhere in the world is taxpayer money used so shamelessly…

People to decide whether they want metro buses or healthcare: Bilawal

HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Sunday his party never gave up the service of people. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) satellite center here, he said the provincial government was bound to provide educational and healthcare facilities to people. Bilawal said his party had focused all energies and resources on provision of basic facilities to people. In a veiled reference to the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz…

PTI’s core committee meets today to discuss Tareen’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD: The top leadership of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will meet today to discuss the Supreme Court verdict that exonerated party chief Imran Khan and de-seated its key leader Jahangir Tareen. The PTI chairman will preside over the meeting at his Bani Gala residence. The meeting will deliberate on whether or not to appeal the verdict disqualifying party's secretary general. On Friday, the Supreme Court announced its much-awaited verdict, rejecting plea to disqualify Imran Khan and declared  PTI’s key party…

Imran arrives in Chishtian to address ‘mammoth’ rally

CHISHTIAN: After a gap of around ten days, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is set to hold a public meeting in Chishtian – a city in Bahawalnagar district – to muster support of the masses ahead of the general elections scheduled around August next year. All preparations have been finalized for the rally being held at Railway Ground with PTI flags, and banners inscribed with party slogans and portraying PTI chief Imran Khan and other leaders put up at the venue and adjoining areas of the city. Imran Khan and senior…

Supreme Court reserves verdict in Imran Khan disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a petition of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi seeking disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan for concealing his assets and tax evasion. The bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nasir and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab reserved the verdict after hearing arguments from both sides on the petition. Abbasi filed the petition in the apex court in May this year, seeking…