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Pakistan Politics

Imran Khan's PTI Wins Majority Seats In PoK Polls Marred By Violence, Opposition Alleges Rigging

Jul 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Tehreek-e-Insaf party, led by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, is expected to form the next government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) after winning a majority in the legislative assembly elections.

Former Pak PM Accuses Imran Khan Of Receiving Rs 32 Crore For Senate Seat

Mar 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Abbasi has requested the election commission to take notice of selling the Senate seat by the prime minister to the business tycoon.

Days After Court Declared Nawaz Sharif 'Fugitive', Pakistan Starts Extradition Process

'We are trying, we have tried and we will try' to bring back Sharif, Information Minister Shibli Faraz said.

Pak PM Imran Khan Asks Oppn To Postpone Protest Rally In View Of Covid Outbreak

Dec 11, 2020 PTI

Imran Khan said the number of coronavirus cases were increasing in cities where the opposition-held rallies.

Pak’s Anti-Corruption Body Approves Fresh Case Against Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif, supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League was ousted from power in 2017 by the Supreme Court on corruption charges, and is currently in London for medical treatment.

21 October, 2020

Clashes Break Out Between Pakistani Army And Police In Karachi: Reports

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Pakistani Army has reportedly taken over all police stations in Karachi.

15 August, 2019

'Balochistan Is Bleeding': On I-Day, Baloch Activists Exhort India To Raise Issue In All Forms

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Balochistan is a volatile region in the southwestern borders of Pakistan that considers itself under Pakistani occupation. The Baloch people say that they got independence from the British on August 11, 1947

22 July, 2019

Diplomatic Snub For Pakistan PM: No Official Welcome For Imran Khan, Takes Metro To Envoy's House

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Imran Khan, who is staying at the official residence of the Pakistani Ambassador to the US, Asad Majeed Khan, is to meet US President Donald Trump on July 22.

18 June, 2019

Pakistan Minister Slaps TV Journalist, Calls Him 'Indian Spy'

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Chaudhry, a former information minister in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Cabinet, however, said that Ibrahim had misbehaved by previously calling him an 'Indian spy'.

10 June, 2019

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Arrested In Fake Bank Acounts Case

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The case against Asif Ali Zardari pertains to the use of alleged fake bank accounts to keep money and transferring it out of Pakistan.

18 April, 2019

Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar Quits After PM Imran Khan Seeks To Shift Him To Energy

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Prime Minister Khan-led government and Finance Minister Umar in particular have faced mounting criticism from opposition parties, members of the business community, and citizens over the handling of the economic crisis.


15 April, 2019

IMF May Delay Bailout Package To Pakistan As Talks For Finalising Deal Still On

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The visit of the IMF mission to Islamabad for finalising the bailout package may be delayed as both sides are still engaged in an 'intense discussion' on the final details of the agreement.

07 January, 2019

Imran Khan Begging For Financial Aid Worldwide, Says Sindh Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

Continuing his tirade against Khan, Shah opined that those without any experience in politics were given a seat in the government.

24 December, 2018

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif Gets 7 Year Imprisonment In Corruption Case

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The court found Sharif culpable in Al-Azizia case and sentenced him to seven years in jail and also imposed a USD 2.5 million fine on him.

26 November, 2018

Delaying Tactics, Hostile Witnesses: Ten Years On, 26/11 Trial Drags On In Pakistan

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A lawyer associated with the case, requesting anonymity, said: "Since both Pakistan and India's interests are involved in this case...this is more of a political case than a legal one. And a 'political case' has no time limit (for conclusion)."

07 November, 2018

Pakistan Court Summons Prime Minister Imran Khan In Sita White Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The petitioner said that Khan has a daughter, Tyrian White, from a US national, Sita White, which he has not mentioned in his nomination papers.

14 October, 2018

Voting Opens For By-election In 35 National, Provincial Assemblies In Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Voting for the by-elections have begun in 35 constituencies of Pakistan with over 600 candidates.


09 October, 2018

Pakistan To Seek Bailout Programme From IMF

Outlook Web Bureau

The situation is similar to 2013, when after the elections, the new government in Pakistan obtained $5.3 billion from the IMF to reinvigorate its ailing economy.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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