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JI and PTI join hands against Davis

LAHORE - Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) and the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) have decided to hold joint protests against Raymond Davis's release from today. The decision was made in a telephonic contact between the JI Chief Syed Munawar Hasan and PTI Chief Imran Khan on Thursday. Accordingly, Syed Munawar Hasan will lead the joint demonstration in the city on Friday, while Imran Khan will lead the rally at Rawalpindi. Munawar, while talking to different delegations at Mansoora, said that the

PTI organises motorcycle rally against Davis

LAHORE - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) organised a motorcycle rally against US national Raymond Davis, corruption and inflation at Township on Monday. PTI UC-138 President Arif Mehmood Koku led the rally. Participants of the rally chanted slogans against the US and the Punjab government. They said that corruption and inflation have crushed the people but rulers are busy in saving themselves.

Only Imran can steer country out of crisis, says PTI leader

FAISALABAD - Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Lawyers Forum Divisional Organiser Mian Abdur Rauf advocate has said Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ruled the country a number of times, but failed to address the people's problems. "It is due to the fact that the leaders of both these parties are incompetent, corrupt and devoid of vision," he said. "Under the prevailing circumstances, only Imran Khan can steer the country out of the current crisis," he

No concessions to Davis: PTI

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab President Ahsan Rashid has announced to pay three times more 'compensation money' to the victims' families than the US government may offer for Raymond Davis' release. He was addressing the participants of a demonstration held against Davis on Friday outside the US Consulate at the Shimla Hill.
Ahsan said that Davis should be tried under terrorism charges for killing two Pakistanis instead of granting a diplomatic blanket. He said the

70 political workers join PTI

LAHORE - More than 70 political workers of the Union Council-138 belonging to the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and other parties have joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI).
Talking to Pakistan Today, PTI UC-138 President Arif Mehmood Sheikh alias Koku said that prominent local residents including Syed Zaheerul Hassan, Nadeem Warsi, Akram, Hafeez and Imran Mahmand along with 70 other political workers expressed full confidence on

PTI condemns labour sufferings

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leaders, lamenting over sufferings of labourers, said on Friday that workers are facing worst conditions and they should continue to fight for their rights. PTI Punjab President Ahsan Rasheed, during an emergency meeting at the party's Punjab Secretariat, said that workers are facing anti-worker policies formed by so-called advocates of workers rights and now the common man is unable to earn even two meals a day, as electricity and gas load

PTI seeks govt resignation

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emphasized that current government should resign as it has lost its writ every where in the country and it is only because of the corrupt policies of these corrupt politicians who instead of winning the hearts of the masses by implementing pro people policies, established different cartels and mafias to insure their rule, propounded in a meeting held here at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab Secretariat saturday.
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Justice Wajihuddin joins PTI

LAHORE - Justice (r) Wajihuddin Ahmed joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) on Monday in a press conference along with PTI Chairman Imran Khan. According to the PTI Central Information Cell, the former judge expressed his complete trust on Imran's leadership and said that the PTI was the only national political party that could rescue the nation from corrupt politicians. He said that the on-going political chaos could lead to a revolution.

Corrupt politicians vie to curtail judiciary: PTI

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab President Ahsan Rasheed claimed on Monday that the corrupt politicians were in pursuit to curtail judiciary to restrict every voice raised for the betterment of the people of the country.
Ahsan said that the country was passing through severe crisis as almost every institution was depreciating owing to the corruption of the current government that was only striving to ensure its rule while the Supreme Court was over burdened with

PTI denies rumours of Imran’s wedding

LAHORE - Rumors of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan getting married again were contradicted by the party's central information secretary, Omer Sarfaraz Cheema, on Sunday.
A private TV channel ran a ticker about Imran Khan purported marriage late on Sunday. However, Cheema rejected the report, saying the PTI chairman did not take any such step.

PTI calls for mid-term polls

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf on Monday demanded that the government would give the date for new polls after its two coalition partners, Muttahida Quami Movement and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal had left the coalition.
PTI leader Umar Sarfaraz Cheema told Pakistan Today that the country could only be pulled out of the existing turmoil, if mid-term elections were held at the earliest. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was protecting the Pakistan People's Party

PTI threatens civil disobedience

RAWALPINDI - If the price increase in petroleum products is not withdrawn, a civil disobedience movement will be launched, Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said while addressing a packed gathering on Sunday.
"This hike has made the lives of poverty-stricken citizens impossible," Khan said, adding that PTI will lead the civil disobedience movement from the front. PTI has been organizing countrywide gathering against inflation, corruption, Reformed General Sales

PTI demands politicians bring back looted money from abroad

LAHORE - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) on Friday demanded politicians should bring back their looted money deposited in foreign bank accounts to save Pakistan from bankruptcy, as the common man cannot afford any more taxes. This demand was made in a party meeting held at the PTI Punjab Secretariat.
The PTI Punjab vice president said that budget deficit had swelled to trillions of rupees due to mismanagement of the current government while the situation had further worsened

PML-Q, PTI agree to extend ‘friendly’ ties

LAHORE - Pakistan Muslim League-Q President Ch Shujaat Hussain and Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday agreed to extend their friendly relations in the larger interest of the country.
PML-Q chief visited Khan on Saturday for a meeting that lasted for more than two hours. Talking to reporters after the meeting Shujaat said the PML-Q could form an alliance with the PTI on issues of national interests. Praising the PTI chairman, Shujaat said even Khan's

PTI organises protest against price-hike and unemployment

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Punjab chapter on Tuesday organised a protest and token hunger-strike camp outside the Punjab Assembly against imposition of the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST), price-hike, unemployment and alleged corruption in government departments. Party leaders led by PTI Punjab President Ahsan Rashid opposed imposition of new taxes under the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) orders and urged the federal government to give up its anti-poor

PTI to go on hunger strike outside PA

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab on Monday decided to observe a hunger strike in front of the Punjab Assembly to protest against inflation, lawlessness and Reformed General sales Tax (RGST) at 3 pm today. This was decided in a meeting held at the Punjab Secretariat of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf with PTI Punjab President Ahsen Rasheed in chair. The meeting was also attended by new party members Nadeem Abbas, Nasir Salim, and Rizwan Ahmed who joined PTI on Monday to