Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the government invoking Article 245 in several provinces, terming it “undeclared martial law”. Under Article 245 of Pakistan's Constitution, the army can be called in to aid the civil administration to defend the country. Khan has filed a plea in the SC, challenging the invoking of Article 245 in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Islamabad… read-more
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan is likely to be arrested on February 20, in connection to a prohibited funding case. A Pakistani news channel confirmed a four-member team has been formed to arrest Khan. Furthermore, Khan will be arrested by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) with the help of Lahore police. However, an official announcement is yet to be made.
In a podcast, the former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about his staying in U.K with the content creators Junaid Akram, Muzammil Hassan and Talha. He sarcastically said that he was wellcome in UK but he was a Pakistani at first, "A donkey doesn't turn into a zebra if you paint lines on it, A donkey remains a donkey". Hasan Zaidi shared the snippet in Twitter, it went viral.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan is no more in power, after the "No-Trust-Vote", which happened in the wee hours of April 10. Notably, The opposition parties secured the support of 174 members in the 342-member National Assembly, more than the needed strength of 172 to oust PM Imran Khan. Furthermore, Khan was not present during the voting, following the no-trust vote, lawmakers of Khan's party also walked out of the proceedings.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan conducted a Federal Cabinet meeting, ahead of the 'no-trust-vote' in Islamabad, on April 8. During the meeting, Khan discussed Pakistan's political scenario and SC's ruling out Deputy Speaker's decision. After the meeting, Khan said, "I have called a cabinet meeting tomorrow as well as our parliament party meeting; & tomorrow evening I will address the nation." No-Trust-Vote will be held at 10 am, on April 9.
The Pakistan Supreme Court announced its judgement in the ongoing Pakistan Government political crisis and said, the PM Imran Khan will face 'No Trust Vote' on April 9, at 10 am. The bench headed by Justice Bandial said, PM is bound by constitution and can't suggest President to dissolve the Assembly. The court further said, ruling to dismiss the no-trust motion against Imran Khan was a violation of Article 95.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan applauded India's independent foreign policy act, under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. During a rally in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, PM Khan also praised India to have imported crude oil from Russia despite American sanctions directed on Moscow, amid Ukraine's invasion. Notably, the US and European Union had contacted PM Imran Khan to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
After the tensions between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government and Pakistan Army fueled by the appointment of a new chief for the ISI, reports suggest that the military is planning to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan from his post. Reportedly, the opposition party has proposed two options, either "he resigns himself or an in-house change" is brought in parliament. Kan's political space is in danger since the country's economy "dipped… read-more
Courtesy: News 18
Pakistan's opposition party, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), slammed Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) government as a threat to the country's sovereignty on November 14. It also held a rally at Karachi's busy Regal Chowk to protest against inflation under the Imran government. Moreover, the party questioned the economic policies of PTI and called the government led by it as the result of "rigged and stolen elections".
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 12 said his government will favorably consider the demand for wheat transportation from India to Kabul. Notably, the Indian government reached Pakistan in early October to allow wheat transportation to Kabul taking the land route via Pakistan. According to media reports, conversations are being held on the modalities, given the “urgent situation” in Afghanistan due to the approaching winter.
Courtesy: The Indian Express