Imran Khan pledges more independence for Gilgit-Baltistan

 Two days after New Delhi dismissed next week`s elections in Gilgit-Baltistan as Islamabad`s "attempt to camouflage its forcible and illegal occupation of the region", Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Thursday vowed to grant more regional autonomy to the region.

Imran Khan's trip to Sindh marred by scuffles, indiscipline

 Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's visit to Pakistan's Sindh province today as part of an election campaign was marred by scuffles and indiscipline among party workers.

Petition seeking Imran Khan's disqualification rejected

A petition seeking permanent disqualification of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan from Parliament has been dismissed by a Pakistani high court.

Pakistan ex-CJ files Rs 20 billion defamation case against Imran

Pakistan's former chief justice (CJ) Iftikhar Chaudhry on Tuesday filed Rs 20 billion defamation case against cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan for allegedly maligning the Supreme Court and accusing him of rigging in the 2013 elections.

Pak army not pushing govt for special courts: Raheel

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday tried to play down the concerns that the army was pushing the government to set up special military courts for the speedy trial of militants.

Imran Khan ready to resume talks with Pakistan govt to end protests

Opposition leader Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party has agreed to hold talks with the PML-N government after months of stand-off between the two sides over allegations of mass rigging in last year's polls.

Imran Khan must settle issues through talks: Pakistan minister

Pakistani minister Pervez Rashid Sunday called on the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to end his sit-in politics and move towards resolving issues through talks.

Nawaz Sharif paid IB Rs 270 crore to fail protests: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid the country's Intelligence Bureau (IB) Rs 270 crore to fail his anti-government protests in Islamabad.

Pakistan's PTI chief Imran Khan ready to go to jail

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that he would follow the orders of the court and go to jail, a media report said Saturday.

Imran Khan dares Pakistan government to arrest him

 Pakistan`s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party chairman Imran Khan has refused to seek bail after being charged with attacks on the parliament and PTV buildings in Islamabad, media reported Thursday.

Imran Khan expects election next year in Pakistan

 Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf chief Imran Khan has claimed that the general elections in the country would be held next year and asked his party workers to gear up for the polls.

Pakistan govt cracks down on anti-Sharif slogans

Stung by the political campaign to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's government has ordered a crackdown on those putting up slogans against the embattled premier on street walls across the country with an FIR lodged against five people including a woman.

Pak SC adjourns Sharif disqualification hearing till Oct 2

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti- government protesters.

Pakistan court orders FIR against PM Sharif, 10 others

 An additional sessions judge Saturday ordered the police to register a case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the alleged killing of three political activists Aug 30, media reported.

Imran Khan to address Karachi rally Sunday

 The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided that party leader Imran Khan should go to Karachi and address protesters Sunday, media reported Thursday.

Imran Khan vows to stay in front of Parliament till Sharif quits

Pakistan's anti-government protesters on Saturday had a quiet day in the capital's high security area where they have been camping demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, even as opposition leader Imran Khan vowed to continue the sit-in until goals achieved.

Heated exchanges in Pak Parliament; protesters agree to talks

Pakistan's Parliament on Wednesday became the new battleground in the ongoing political turmoil with pro-government leaders and lawmakers of Imran Khan's party accusing each other of undermining democracy, even as protesters returned to the negotiating table.

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline for parliamentarians

Cleric and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir ul-Qadri Monday gave a 48-hour deadline to members of the National Assembly or lower house of parliament to leave the house even as it was reported that the third round of talks between the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been successful.

Pak political crisis: Zardari dismisses need for Sharif`s resignation, says govt

The Pakistani government said former president Asif Ali Zardari has denied any need for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over the demand by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek.

Political stalemate continues, as Khan, Qadri want Sharif`s head

Pakistan`s political stalemate continued amid political discussions by the government to find a solution and protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri refusing to give up until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns.