Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Misinterpreting PTI historic moves in KP

Mainstream media, which otherwise never miss any news connected with Imran Khan, conveniently ignored or underplayed a major announcement from the PTI Chief that Quran will be taught with translations in KPK schools. Imran Khan termed the decision “historic” but media generally ignored or underplayed it.  On Feb 6, Imran Khan announced through his tweets, “KP cabinet took 3 historic …

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PTI Chairman: PM Nawaz trying to run away from Panamagate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday claimed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was trying to escape the Panamagate case in the Supreme Court (SC) as he did not possess any evidence to prove himself innocent. N leagues main argument today is that it is difficult to find Sadiq and Amin people in the country. #IKPressCon — PTI (@PTIofficial) January 13, 2017 …

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Islamabad court orders removal of all containers blocking the city

Islamabad High Court (IHC) again ordered Islamabad administration not to arrest political workers and called upon the government to de-containerize the city. Hearing a petition against the arrest of political workers, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui forbade the administration to arrest the workers henceforth. Ordering to remove all containers from the city, Justice Siddiqui directed the district administration to specify under …

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Political stagnation, will PTI achieve its objectives?

Political stagnation, will PTI achieve its objectives?

One can admire Chief of PTI Imran’s Khan’s principled stance on the disputed seats in elections 2013. One can admire his principled stance on Panama Leaks. However, one cannot understand his stand in boycotting the Joint Parliamentary session to discuss Indian hostilities at the Line of Control and situation in occupied Kashmir. In spite of his differences with Prime Minister …

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Politics of Power in Pakistan

Military has a very unique association with the political system of Pakistan. Perhaps this is the only country, or one of the very few countries, in the world where such a love-hate relationship exists between the armed forces and politicians. Though there is nothing wrong with having the army’s defined role in the national policy-making process, in the case of …

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PTI Piqued

Unadulterated devotion is what PTI thrives on; history seldom takes such a kind view. Although mass mobilization of street power and anti-government rhetoric has become the hallmark of PTI politics, their effectiveness remains debatable. While PTI is the third largest party in Pakistan, and the second largest opposition in the current government’s tenure- it is still considered a political maverick- …

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Imran Khan sees people celebrating military takeover

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday stated the people of Pakistan will celebrate and distribute sweets if the army takes over in the country. “Democracy in Pakistan is threatened by Nawaz’s monarchy and the people will celebrate and distribute sweets if the army takes over,” said Imran while addressing a public rally in Azad Kashmir. The PTI chief …

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Pakistan without a chief executive for weeks now

For well over three weeks now, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been in London. He flew to the British capital on May 22 for a medical check-up, and on May 27, his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif announced on Twitter that the premier will undergo open-heart surgery. Since then, the prime minister has been running Pakistan from a Park Lane apartment …

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Dar-nomics disastrous impact on Pakistan’s economy

Economic Dire Straits

Finally some home truths The good news is that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, after a quadruple coronary bypass, is recovering satisfactorily at the London clinic on Harley Street. His daughter Maryam Nawaz – some say the presumptive heir to the throne — through her various tweets has claimed that he will be back home before Eid ul Fitar. According to …

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PM Nawaz must step down for an impartial and fair accountability

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Saturday reiterated that it was imperative for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down until an investigation into Panama leaks is carried out. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, the PTI leader said, “After the revelations, the prime minister is required to respond about his source of income as well as taxes paid; explain how …

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