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Pakistan elections

Does Imran Khan have the gall to take India policy out of Army-ISI hands?

Successive Pakistani prime ministers have failed or have been too afraid to take on the military-ISI establishment.

Aug 21, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

Imran Khan is predictably unpredictable, India should watch out for his strange swings

Imran Khan's first wicket was Nawaz Sharif. And we do not know if his next wicket will be the Pakistan Army/ISI or India.

Aug 14, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

Bilawal Bhutto, Shehbaz Sharif among 2870 candidates who lost security deposit in Pakistan polls

A total of 3,355 candidates from various political parties contested on the 272 open seats of the National Assembly (NA) elections.

Aug 13, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

How a phone app and database of over 50 million voters was key to Imran Khan's Pakistan poll win

Weeks before the elections, Khan sent out a video via WhatsApp urging PTI candidates to embrace CMS.

Aug 05, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Pakistan election: 1.67 mn votes rejected, says report

As per the Election Commission of Pakistan, there were over 100 million registered voters but only about 51 per cent exercised their franchises.  

Aug 04, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Pakistani opposition to challenge Imran Khan with own PM candidate in parliament

Imran Khan`s party, which won 116 of the 272 elected seats in the National Assembly, is believed to have enough would-be coalition partners among smaller parties and independents to win a majority vote to form a government.

Aug 03, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

Imran Khan to take oath in President House, says party leaders

Party sources said that apart from the formation of the governments, issues like where he should take the oath or live as Prime Minister have also been discussed. "It was decided that he should take oath in the President House which is a secure place," a party leader said.

Aug 02, 2018, 06:46 AM IST

IMF loan to pay off Chinese debts? US puts 'dampener' on Pakistan plans

If IMF shuts its doors on Pakistan, the country may have to lean further on China for more borrowings.

Jul 31, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

Imran Khan's PTI yet to get numbers for government formation in Pakistan

While speculation is rife in the Pakistani media over possible members of Imran Khan’s cabinet, Dawn News has reported that there has been no discussion on the names so far.

Jul 29, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

India hopes new Pakistan government will work to build safe and terror free South Asia

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India desires a "prosperous and progressive Pakistan at peace with its neighbours". 

Jul 29, 2018, 00:25 AM IST

Pakistan elections 2018: Final results give Imran Khan's PTI 115 wins; PML-N at 64 and PPP at 43

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) released the seat tally in the 2018 Pakistan elections.

Jul 28, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Democracy won't be held hostage: Opposition parties in Pakistan cry foul

Rival parties held a joint-meeting in which they decided to hold protests demanding a 'transparent' re-election.

Jul 28, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Bring peace, harmony: Indian celebrities congratulate Imran Khan

The elections were held on Wednesday.

Jul 27, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Imran Khan's first wife congratulates, second wife slams, third wife hails new Pak PM

All set to become Pakistan's next Prime Minister, Imran Khan's relationship with current and former wives vary greatly.

Jul 27, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Is Imran Khan as Pakistan's next PM bad news for India?

Tacit support from the country's army, suspected sympathy for Taliban and possible focus on Islamisation are some of what lies under Imran Khan's charismatic personality.

Jul 27, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

Imran Khan's win predictable as Pakistan military wants change: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

The emergence of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) as the single largest party is not surprising, said veteran Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday. 

Jul 26, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Pakistan elections 2018: Full list of winners/constituencies

A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. 

Jul 26, 2018, 06:26 AM IST

Live streaming of Pakistan elections 2018 results on Zee News and WION

A total of 85,307 polling stations were set up, out of which 17,007 were declared as 'highly sensitive'.

Jul 25, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Election Commission of Pakistan may cancel Imran Khan's vote for violating code of conduct

Imran Khan, a cricketer-turned-politician, came under the scanner of the Election Commission of Pakistan for not maintaining the secrecy and casting his vote in full view of the media and cameras.

Jul 25, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

LeT Hafiz Saeed casts his vote during Pakistan general elections 2018

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and Mumbai 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Wednesday cast his vote in the ongoing Pakistan general elections. 

Jul 25, 2018, 15:52 PM IST