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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Pakistanis want change from old order, says daily


May 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistanis are seeking an "escape from the old order and a move towards something different", said a daily, citing a survey that is certain to rattle ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted: Imran Khan plans `tsunami march’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Opposition leader Imran Khan is contemplating a "tsunami march" if the Supreme Court's decisions are "not respected" following the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, opposition wants him out (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Supreme Court Thursday convicted him for contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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No need for Gilani to quit, says Pakistani cabinet


April 26th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The federal cabinet Thursday stood by Yousuf Raza Gilani whom the Supreme Court convicted for contempt of court, saying there was no need for ... Read more...

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Convicted Gilani must quit, says opposition


April 26th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court, must resign immediately, demanded opposition leaders, including former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. ... Read more...

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Pakistan must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran Khan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not unilaterally withdraw its forces from Siachen, the world's highest battleground, opposition leader Imran Khan has said.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief said in Lahore ... Read more...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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`Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hindus in Pakistan are feeling "angry and helpless" after being targeted in a spate of incidents, including abductions and forced conversion of girls, says a ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus protest kidnapping of young girls


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Some political parties and Hindu groups in Pakistan are furious over the kidnapping and alleged conversion of Hindu girls in Sindh province.The Human Rights Club, Young ... Read more...

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Pranab, Omar drop out, but Rushdie to attend India Today conclave (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A host of speakers, including Pakistan politician Imran Khan, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Jammu & Kashmir ... Read more...

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Rushdie factor: Imran Khan won’t attend India Today conclave (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has refused to attend the India Today conclave this week because of the presence of "The Satanic Verses" author Salman ... Read more...

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Days of landlords are numbered in Pakistan: Imran Khan


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Saturday vowed to bring the people out of the grip of the landlords and described the Pakistan Peoples Party ... Read more...

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Will halt US drone strikes: Imran Khan


February 11th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party Imran Khan has said his party will stop US drone strikes in the country if it comes to power.PTI will ... Read more...

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Ten injured in grenade attack at Imran’s rally


February 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Ten people, including four police personnel, were injured in a grenade attack and firing at a rally of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Swabi area of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends 28 lawmakers, two ministers


February 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Citing poll fraud, the Pakistani Supreme Court Monday suspended 28 MPs and legislators, including two ministers, one of whom is currently with Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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A political Anna would be more effective in fighting corruption: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Monday said if social activist Anna Hazare forms a party and captures power then he would be far more effective in ... Read more...

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Country stands by Supreme Court, says Imran Khan


January 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The country would stand by the Supreme Court, said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Monday after the apex court issued a contempt notice to ... Read more...

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Won’t support coup, opposed to any military action: Imran (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) As a stand-off between the political leadership and the army lingered on Thursday, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan reiterated his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party will not support ... Read more...

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Won’t support any coup, says Imran Khan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political ... Read more...

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No chance of early elections in Pakistan: Gilani


December 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has dismissed any chance of early polls and said the general elections would be held after the country's parliament ... Read more...

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Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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It’s monarchy in Pakistan, not democracy, says Imran


December 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Leadership of Pakistan's political parties is being passed on like batons from father to son like in a monarchy, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday.Imran, ... Read more...

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Several Sikhs join Imran Khan’s party


December 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Several members of the minority Sikh community in Pakistan Tuesday joined cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, a media report said.Sikh leader Sahib Singh made ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ex-foreign minister joins Imran’s party


November 28th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan's former foreign minister who was dropped from the cabinet and refused to take another portfolio, has joined cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan ... Read more...

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Imran Khan started tsunami in Pakistan politics, says deputy


November 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) After holding a mammoth rally in Lahore that stunned foes and admirers alike, former cricket icon Imran Khan is looking to make "a 180 ... Read more...

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ISI calls the shots in Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 14th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency is calling the shots in the country, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan says, adding that the government lacks moral courage, "giving ... Read more...

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Hindu doctors’ murder a sad day for Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has strongly condemned the killing of Hindu doctors by armed assailants in Pakistan's Sindh province.Four Hindu doctors were attacked near Shikarpur district ... Read more...

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National interest priority in India-Pakistan trade: Gilani


November 5th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) National interest would be accorded priority in Pakistan's trade dialogue with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said while referring to the granting of Most ... Read more...

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Politics ain’t cricket: Pakistani leader on Imran rally


October 31st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) "Politics is not cricket," a leader of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said after the huge turnout at a rally addressed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ... Read more...

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Can’t dismiss Imran Khan as also-ran: Daily


October 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) The massive turnout at Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rally in Lahore shows that it is no longer possible to dismiss the former cricket star as "some ... Read more...

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Cut aid to Pakistan: Imran urges Britain


September 26th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has urged Britain to cut aid to Pakistan, saying it fuels corruption.Imran, also the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, told BBC Radio ... Read more...

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Islamabad residents say no to posters


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Posters and flyers displaying information about upcoming events continue to be put up in the Pakistani capital. This has led to growing resentment among its citizens ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran


July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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