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Imran to stupidly lose from Lahore challenges NA-131 candidate Saad Rafique

Imran to stupidly lose from Lahore challenges NA-131 candidate Saad Rafique

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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Sunday that his opponent from NA-131, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, will lose badly against him in Lahore. The PML-N leader was addressing a gathering in Lahore, where he said that Imran would not even know “who thrashed him in NA-131’. “The well-educated, sincere and patriotic voter of defense is with us. The people of the constituency will not vote for a political stranger,” said Rafique. While mocking the political rival party the PTI, the former federal minister said that the party failed to gather even 200 people at the initiation of the election campaign. “Imran’s political campaign inauguration failed not only in Lahore but Mianwali and Islamabad as well,” said Rafique. The PML-N leader
PTI announces schedule of Imran Khan’s election campaign

PTI announces schedule of Imran Khan’s election campaign

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Sunday announced the complete schedule of chairman Imran Khan’s whirlwind election campaign tours across the country. Imran Khan started the campaign in Mianwali last week, and addressed the general worker’s convention in Islamabad on Saturday. After the election campaign in Bannu on Sunday, the PTI chairman will address a political gathering on Monday July 2 in Sargodha. Imran will visit Karachi from July 3-4 where he is also contesting election from NA-243 constituency. On July 5, Imran will address in Swabi and Charsadda, and the next day he will address a political rally in Swat. This will be followed by election campaigning and rallies in Jhelum and Gujrat on July 7, and Abbottabad and Haripur on June 8. Imran will visit Sindh from Ju
Daniyal Aziz hints at forces behind his disqualification

Daniyal Aziz hints at forces behind his disqualification

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ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court dealt a fresh blow on Thursday to the party of Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister it removed last year, by barring former privatization minister Daniyal Aziz from contesting a general election on July 25. The ban on Aziz came just a day after an Election Commission tribunal barred the outgoing prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who took over after Sharif was ousted, from standing for election in his home constituency, though he is contesting another seat in Islamabad. Sharif and his party have termed the cases and other several measures as a pre-election attempt to tip the scales in favor of opposition politician Imran Khan. Speaking to Reuters, Aziz gave a broad hint on Thursday that establishment forces were behind his disqualification. “Pakistan’s hi