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Former PM Yousuf Gilani defeated minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.(AP File Photo)

Ex-PM Gilani's party defeats Pak PM Imran Khan's candidate in senate polls

ANI | , Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:00 PM IST
After the result was announced, Shaikh and Gilani shook hands and hugged each other. The news of Shaikh's defeat was told to him by Zain Qureshi -- who was the minister's polling agent, according to Geo News.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan(Reuters)
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan(Reuters)

Pakistan opposition protests against delay in PM party's foreign funding case

PTI | , Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:28 PM IST
The case launched in 2014 is based on charges that Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party got financial support from abroad by flouting rules.
Pakistani politicians Maulana Fazlur Rehman (left) and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (right) at PDM’s previous anti-govt rally, in Lahore, Pakistan, on December 13, 2020. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
Pakistani politicians Maulana Fazlur Rehman (left) and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (right) at PDM’s previous anti-govt rally, in Lahore, Pakistan, on December 13, 2020. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

Pakistan Democratic Movement holds rally in Mardan despite govt restrictions

Mardan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:17 PM IST
The 11-party PDM opposition alliance has demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government to quit by January 31 or face intensified movements by opposition parties such as a long march to Islamabad.
Lahore:Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, center, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, right, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, left, leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, attend an anti-government rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. AP/PTI Photo
Lahore:Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, center, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, right, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, left, leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, attend an anti-government rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. AP/PTI Photo

Pakistan opposition alliance releases schedule for second round of anti-government protests

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:53 PM IST
The second phase of the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) protests will start with a public meeting in Mardan in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on December 23.
FILE PHOTO: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an international conference on the future of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan, organized by Pakistan and the UN Refugee Agency in Islamabad, Pakistan February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an international conference on the future of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan, organized by Pakistan and the UN Refugee Agency in Islamabad, Pakistan February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir/File Photo

Imran Khan government pushes for early Senate polls to weaken Opposition

Islamabad | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Elections will take place in February instead of March 2021, reported Dawn. The decision, the newspaper said, was taken on Tuesday during a meeting of the federal Cabinet chaired by PM Khan.
Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, center, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, right, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, left, leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, attend an anti-government rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, center, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, right, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, left, leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, attend an anti-government rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Pakistan Democratic Movement announces long march to Islamabad to oust Imran Khan government

Lahore | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:07 PM IST
The 11 party opposition alliance held its sixth rally on Sunday at the historic Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore.
PPP leader Ali Haider Gilani (twitter.com/ahaidergilani86)
PPP leader Ali Haider Gilani (twitter.com/ahaidergilani86)

Pakistan lawmaker resigns after PDM asks opposition lawmakers to ‘hand in resignations’

Lahore | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:20 AM IST
Ali Haider Gilani, son of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, sent his resignation to Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz, center, one of leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), waves to supporters upon her arrival at a PDM rally in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz, center, one of leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), waves to supporters upon her arrival at a PDM rally in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

Pakistani opposition parties to defy govt ban, to go ahead with mega rally on November 22

Karachi | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:53 AM IST
The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of the country’s opposition parties against PM Imran Khan, will hold its next rally in Peshawar. Khan’s govt had banned ‘jalsas’ citing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, gather during the public rally in Karachi.(AFP)
Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, gather during the public rally in Karachi.(AFP)

Pakistan opposition rally calls for PM Imran Khan to quit

Karachi | By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:23 PM IST
Under Khan, Pakistan has experienced mounting censorship of the media and a crackdown on dissent, critics and opposition.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been attacked by opposition leaders for Pakistan’s crackdown ahead of their joint rally(AP)
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been attacked by opposition leaders for Pakistan’s crackdown ahead of their joint rally(AP)

‘Will go in handcuffs’: PoK ‘PM’ accused of sedition pans Imran Khan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:47 PM IST
Imran Khan, who attempts to portray himself as a saviour for Kashmiri, faces criticism for the police filing sedition charges against the so-called ‘prime minister’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
Cleric and leader of Islamist party 'Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam' Maulana Fazlur Rehman.(AP)
Cleric and leader of Islamist party 'Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam' Maulana Fazlur Rehman.(AP)

Pakistan: Fazlur Rehman appointed chief for newly formed PDM alliance

Islamabad | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:11 AM IST
In a virtual meeting attended by leaders from major political parties, JUI-F chief was elected after several days of consultations, The Express Tribune reported.
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