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17-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan to present mini-budget on Tuesday : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday.During his meeting with the owners of Pakistani media outlets in the southern port city of Karachi, Imran Khan called for austerity measures...

28-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Muslim countries failed to tackle blasphemous content : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the absence of an international policy against the generation of blasphemous content is a "collective failure" on part of the Muslim countries.Addressing the Senate for the first time as Prime Minister, Khan on...

21-Aug-2018 Islamabad

People targeting Sidhu doing disservice to peace : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday thanked cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for attending his oath taking and called those targeting him in India as "doing great disservice to peace in the subcontinent".Sidhu faced flak in India for hugging...

21-Aug-2018 Chandigarh

Row over Sidhu's Pakistan visit doesn't subside, Imran defends him

The row over Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's visit to Islamabad refused to die down with the former India cricketer seeking to underplay his hugging of the Pakistan Army chief and Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that those targeting...

18-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan sworn-in as new Pakistani PM

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who in the past had made hardline statements but has been conciliatory of late, was sworn-in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister on Saturday in a ceremony marking the second peaceful democratic transition from one civilian government to another...

18-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan swears in Pakistan’s new prime minister

Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister today, nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics.Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was administered the oath of office by President Mamnoon Hussain at...

17-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister by the country's National Assembly on Friday, three weeks after his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won the highest number of seats in the general election.Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of...

09-Aug-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan wants to build trust-based relationship with US

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan has said that his party wants to build a relationship with the US based on trust and mutual respect.Speaking to Acting US Ambassador to Pakistan John F. Hoover who called on him...

29-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan striving to garner numbers to form government

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which emerged as the single largest party but short of simple majority in the National Assembly elections, was yet to seek formal support from smaller parties or Independents to form the next government.Earlier, the party...

26-Jul-2018 Islamabad/Srinagar

Pakistan is ready to talk with India on Kashmir issue : Imran Khan

"Pakistan is ready to talk with India on Kashmir issue," said Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, while slamming the Indian media for portraying him as a "villain in a Bollywood film" in the run-up to the general elections in Pakistan.— PTI (@PTIofficial)...

02-Jan-2018 Islamabad

Donald Trump working on agenda of Pakistan's enemies : Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump is working on the agenda of Pakistan's "enemies", PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday, as he slammed Washington's decision to cut aid to Islamabad for lying and giving safe haven to terrorists.Speaking to reporters after appearing...

18-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan challenges arrest warrant in court

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday challenging the non-bailable arrest warrant issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan against him in a contempt of court case.Khan's counsel...

26-Sep-2017 Islamabad

Sharif being provided 'official protocol' is shameful : Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed outrage over deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being accorded "official protocol" at the Islamabad airport upon his return from abroad.Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday and...

29-Jun-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan slams US for siding with 'oppressor India' in Kashmir

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for siding with "oppressor India" after it declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.In a series of tweets, Imran Khan criticised...

20-May-2017 Islamabad

Imran Khan urges JIT to trace Sharif's business interests in India

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) should trace the business interests of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in India and other countries, a media report said on Saturday.Speaking at a public meeting,...

01-Dec-2016 Islamabad

Chat with Trump won't save Sharif from Panama case: Imran Khan

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Thursday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump cannot "save him" from the Panama Papers scandal.The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman said that while it was good news that Trump spoke to Sharif,...

19-Nov-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan hints at third marriage

Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has once again given indications regarding his third marriage.During his visit to Britain, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Khan said he does not have a very good track record in marriage."I can't give...

29-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan vows to go ahead with Islamabad 'lockdown' Nov 2

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Saturday vowed to go ahead with his plans of a 'lockdown' of Islamabad on November 2 to demand "accountability" of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged corruption.Talking to reporters near his Bani Gala residence,...

25-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif a security risk for Pakistan : Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has become a security risk for Pakistan.Talking to journalists outside his Islamabad residence, Imran said that Sharif has become a security risk for the country...

21-Oct-2016 Islamabad

PTI will make Pakistan the country it was meant to be : Imran khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party chief Imran khan on Friday said the party will make Pakistan the country it was "meant to be".The cricketer-turned-politician said this while addressing a public gathering in Peshawar as the war of words continued between ruling...

05-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif should quit : Imran Khan

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif must quit over charges of money laundering.The cricketer-turned-politician justified the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's (PTI) decision to boycott a joint session of Parliament to...

04-Oct-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan's party to boycott parliamentary session on Kashmir

A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders attended the all-party meeting against the ongoing Indian "aggression" in Jammu and Kashmir, its chief Imran Khan has announced that his party would boycott the joint session of parliament, terming "it would...

29-Sep-2016 Islamabad

I will show Nawaz how to respond to Modi : Imran Khan

Following Indian claims of "surgical strikes" at the terror launch pads in Pakistani Kashmir, Pakistan opposition party leader Imran Khan said he will show his Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif how to react to such "aggressions"."Initially I had to give a message to...

19-Jul-2016 Islamabad

Pakistan faces threat from Nawaz Sharif's 'monarchy': Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said the country faced no threat from the army, but from the "monarchy of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif".However, instead of saying that people would celebrate Pakistan Army's takeover of government, modifying...

14-May-2016 Islamabad

Imran Khan formed offshore company to 'evade British taxes'

A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party denied Imran Khan owned a flat in London through an offshore company, the party chief admitted that he formed an offshore company to buy the flat in 1983 to evade British taxes.Khan on Friday said he formed the...

19-Mar-2016 Kolkata

Corruption holding back Pakistan: Imran Khan

Terming corruption as a "tax on common people", Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Saturday said the malady has stood in the way of his country's progress."Corruption is a tax on ordinary people. Corruption makes the poor poorer, makes the rich richer,...

26-Dec-2015 Lahore

Imran Khan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari welcome Narendra Modi visit

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan have welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Pakistan.Bilawal said the only solution to Pakistan-India issues was constant communication between...

13-Nov-2015 Islamabad

Imran Khan vows to protect Pakistani Hindus

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan pledged to protect Hindus in the country and said they will not be left alone like Muslims marginalised by Shiv Sena in India.He was speaking on Thursday at a public gathering organised by the the party to celebrate...

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