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  • Stakes high for PTI as Imran to face rivals in ‘less secure’ NA-243

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s decision to field its chairman Imran Khan from what it said is a comparatively unsecure Karachi National Assembly constituency, NA-243, has not only generated an extraordinary interest in the election, but also brought the constituency into the national mainstream...

      Mr Khan will be facing 14 other candidates including Syeda Shehla Raza of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Ali Raza Abidi of the...

  • Rabada-inspired SA dismiss Aussies for 243

    PORT ELIZABETH: Kagiso Rabada roared through Australia stoking the animosity between the teams on the way as South Africa bowled the tourists out for 243 on the opening day of the second Test here at St George’s Park on Friday...

    3 overs) 243 FALL OF WKTS: 1-98, 2-104, 3-117, 4-161, 5-166, 6-170, 7-170, 8-182, 9-212 BOWLING: Philander 18-7-25-2; Rabada 21-2-96-5; Ngidi 13...

  • Imran Khan to run from Karachi's NA-243 constituency

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday submitted his nomination papers for the upcoming polls from Karachi's NA-243 constituency...

    PTI leader Asad Umar said that Khan would contest the elections from four to five different constituencies scattered across the country...

  • Imran to run for Karachi’s NA-243 seat

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s parliamentary board on Thursday awarded tickets to candidates from Sindh for the National Assembly, besides officially announcing that PTI chairman Imran Khan would be contesting the election from NA-243 (Karachi East)...

    The party had previously announced 24 candidates from Sindh and withheld the announcement on the remaining seats for various reasons, including internal disputes on some of...

  • Imran Khan cleared to contest Karachi's NA-243 seat

    The Sindh Elections Appellate Tribunal on Saturday rejected a petition against the acceptance of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's nomination papers, clearing him to contest the election from Karachi's NA-243...

    Other than these seats, the PTI chief is also in the run for NA-35 (Bannu) and NA-131 (Lahore)...

  • PPP fields unknown candidates for two NA seats in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The nomination of unknown personalities for Rawalpindi city’s two seats of National Assembly (NA) by the PPP has disturbed old party workers who have announced not to support them...

    Disgruntled party workers say they will not support the newcomers and vote for candidates of other parties“The PPP gave tickets to Mr Abbas and Mr Nadeem and asked them to launch their election campaigns,” the city president of the party,...

  • PTI to go solo for LG polls in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Rawalpindi chapter has decided to go solo in the upcoming local government elections in the garrison city...

    According to the local leadership, the PTI is in a strong position to field its candidates without an alliance with other parties...

  • PTI asks army to supervise LG polls in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday approached the army with a request to supervise the local government elections scheduled to be held in Rawalpindi on December 5, alleging the police were pressuring its candidates to withdraw in favour of the PML-N...

    In a letter, PTI central public relations secretary Zahid Kazmi asked the commander of 10 Corps to play his role in providing a level-playing field for all the...

  • Imran’s Kohat visit to prove a big boost for PTI candidates

    KOHAT: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidates are going to get a big boost as the party chairman, Imran Khan, is scheduled to visit Kohat on May 21 to address a public meeting here...

    Tough contest is expected in all the six urban constituencies of Kohat among independents, PTI candidates and tripartite alliance ticket holders...

  • PTI forms committee to pick candidates in Sindh

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has set up a parliamentary board to select candidates and distribute party tickets in Sindh in preparation for the general elections expected to be held in July 2018...

    Other members of the board are PTI’s vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, secretary general Jahangir Tareen, Asad Umar, Dr Arif Alvi, Ali H...

  • Papers of PML-N, PTI candidates for NA-120 accepted

    LAHORE: The returning officer for NA-120 accepted nomination papers of two top contenders — Kulsoom Nawaz of the Pakistan Mus­lim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Dr Yasmin Rashid of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) — as the process for scrutiny of the candidates stood completed on Thursday...

    The returning officer also accepted nomination papers of Hafiz Nauman and Andleeb Abbas — covering candidates of the PML-N and PTI, respectively... ...

  • PTI nominates only three candidates in Murree UCs

    MURREE: Due to internal rifts, PTI only nominated three candidates for chairman and vice-chairman seats in the whole of Murree Town, which consists of 15 union councils (UC)...

    On the other hand, the ruling PML-N has fielded a strong panel of candidates in every UC...

  • Nomination ‘withdrawal’ by two LG poll candidates shocks PTI

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf suffered a major blow on Saturday as its three candidates for union council chairman and vice-chairman slots `withdrew’ their nomination papers allegedly under PML-N pressure...

    The development came as a shock for PTI leadership as it remained clueless about the pressure that was allegedly being faced by the party candidates...

  • ECP acts on reports of police coercing PTI candidates into withdrawing from LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: Taking notice allegation that police personnel forced candidates of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to withdraw from the electoral race in Punjab, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) sought on Monday a report from the Inspector General of Police (IGP)...

    In a letter sent to the IGP on Monday, the ECP referred to media reports accusing senior police officers of coercing Lahore district candidates into withdrawing...

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