Pakistan Political Crisis

Imran Khan leaves Pakistan PM's official residence before trust vote outcome

Imran Khan has vacated the Prime Minister's official residence minutes before he lost a crucial no-confidence vote in the National Assembly.

published on : 10th April 2022

Imran Khan: A leader whose cricketing career overshadowed his political journey

Imran Khan failed to pass his toughest political test since assuming office in 2018 due to defections in his party and cracks in the ruling coalition.

published on : 10th April 2022

Caught and bowled: Imran Khan loses trust vote in National Assembly, removed as Pakistan PM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan became the first premier in the country's history to be removed through a no-confidence motion.

published on : 10th April 2022

Pakistan: Ex-Army officer refuses to head commission to probe alleged 'foreign conspiracy plot' 

On the basis of a threat letter and the alleged conspiracy plot, National Assembly Deputy Speaker had dismissed the Opposition's no-confidence motion against PM Khan on April 3.

published on : 9th April 2022

Pakistan PM Imran Khan says he will not accept 'imported government'; calls for street protests

Imran Khan faces the possibility of being the first Prime Minister in Pakistan's history to be voted out in a no-confidence motion.

published on : 9th April 2022

Pak high court strikes down ordinance to amend cybercrime law

The Islamabad High Court issued a four-page verdict to strike down the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Amendment Ordinance, 2022, which was criticised for criminalising defamation.

published on : 8th April 2022

Pakistan sets up commission to probe 'foreign conspiracy' behind toppling Imran Khan government

Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said. that the decision to constitute the commission was taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Khan.

published on : 8th April 2022

Pakistan: Removal of President, Nawaz Sharif's return high on agenda as Oppn gears up for potential regime change

In 2017, Sharif was removed from office by the Supreme Court following revelations from the Panama Papers case.

published on : 8th April 2022

Pakistan SC strikes down Deputy Speaker's decision to reject no-trust motion against PM Imran Khan

In a unanimous verdict, the five-member bench also declared dissolution of the Parliament as unconstitutional.

published on : 7th April 2022

No comment: India on political turmoil in Pakistan

Pakistan's opposition parties have approached the Supreme Court challenging the deputy speaker's decision to dismiss the no-confidence motion against Imran Khan.

published on : 7th April 2022

Shehbaz Sharif  demands evidence from Army chief, ISI over alleged treason against opposition

Khan has accused the Opposition of colluding with foreign powers and said he was the target of a US-led conspiracy to remove him through a no-confidence vote in the National Assembly.

published on : 5th April 2022

Imran Khan blasts opposition parties for looking for Supreme Court relief

Imran Khan blasted the Opposition parties for looking towards the Supreme Court for relief instead of preparing for elections.

published on : 5th April 2022

Imran Khan says he is not 'anti-Indian' or 'anti-American'

Imran Khan, in his Q&A session, said he wanted to tell his nation to never become slaves to any country just because of being under debt.

published on : 5th April 2022

Danger of political instability in Pakistan

Unpredictability marks most political developments in Islamabad, but a constitutional crisis of the current proportion has not been witnessed for some time.

published on : 5th April 2022

Imran Khan may not be suited to hold public office within a democratic order: Pakistan media

The Dawn newspaper said in a stinging editorial titled 'Democracy subverted', that the 'The nation is stunned', The Express Tribune's editorial noted that the spirit of democracy wasn't played well.

published on : 4th April 2022

Imran Khan nominates Pakistan's former chief justice Gulzar Ahmed as caretaker PM

The announcement comes after President Arif Alvi sent letters to Prime Minister Khan and Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif on Monday seeking suggestions for the appointment of a caretaker PM.

published on : 4th April 2022

Imran Khan denotified as Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan was de-notified as the PM of Pakistan, in wake of the dissolution of the National Assembly by the President.

published on : 4th April 2022

Pakistan PM Imran Khan pokes fun at Opposition leaders; says they're still unable to understand what happened

Pakistan PM Imran Khan poked fun at the Opposition leaders after successfully evading a no-confidence motion against him in the National Assembly.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Pakistan Supreme Court bars state institutions from taking any 'unconstitutional' steps after dissolution of National Assembly

Pakistan Peoples Party filed a petition asking the court to declare the ruling of the deputy speaker as unconstitutional along with the dissolution of the Parliament.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Pakistan opposition vows to bring down PM Imran Khan's government

Maryam, daughter and heir of former three-time premier Nawaz Sharif, castigated incumbent prime minister Khan for using the religious card to save his tottering throne.

published on : 29th March 2022