Mattu was the former spokesperson of the National Conference (NC), who had resigned from the NC in September to contest for the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls.
Citing irregularities in vote count process, senior PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique challenged his opponent and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's victory in the Lahore 9 constituency.
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said to have no competition with Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari.
While majority of Pakistan saw voters lining up to cast their vote, parts of Karachi and urban Sindh witnessed silence in polling booths, as members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement successfully boycotted the elections.
Sindhi students of Islamabad held a massive rally in support of Sindhi political activists, who became the victim of enforced disappearances.
Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari is expected to appear before the Supreme Court in connection with a money laundering scam.
Pakistan's former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf is likely to return home in April to face trial in a special court on a host of charges.
The ruling Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) government on Friday midnight completed its five-year tenure.
The move comes after people from different places complained against the mobile application, Tik Tok.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has brought Pakistan to a place where the world ridicules it.
According to officals that 202 companies that were given the task of conducting the recently-concluded Amarnath pilgrimage in the state will now be deployed in Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Sopore, Kupwara, Bandipora, Shopian and Awantipora for pre-election duties.
Earlier, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra, had amended the Public Safety Act (PSA) to allow the government to detain people in jails outside the state, which was seen as a tough measure to regulate the protests in favour of freedom in Kashmir
Walking on the path of social reform, Pakistan is to inaugurate country's first ever institute for educational and vocational training for transgender community.
Even as Pakistan has had a woman Prime Minister, the country is now witnessing an election campaign where the posters have blanked out faces of female candidates.
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz will be contesting from the National Assembly (NA)-127 in Lahore and from Punjab assembly constituency PP-173 respectively in the upcoming general elections in the country on July 25.
Days after Pakistan passed the Azad Kashmir Constitution amendment, India has sent a strong-worded statement protesting the same.
In yet another suicide bid, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan from 79 Battalion allegedly killed himself in Sonwar district, early Saturday morning.
Overall, the voter turnout in the first three phases of the civic polls in the valley has been low.
Pakistan will file its second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday, on the conviction of retired Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death in April last year on charges of espionage and terrorism.
An innovative humanmade artificial ice stupa (pillar) has been created in Leh to conserve winter waste water to address the water scarcity during spring
After recent Anantnag encounter, the schools and colleges will be closed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, fearing protests in the city.
Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur have been barred from flying abroad.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will notify the newly-elected members of the national and provincial assemblies today.
A local Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader and three others were wounded in an alleged targeted hand grenade attack at Karachi's Layari on Wednesday.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday will hear the case against Pakistan Prime Minister to be, Imran Khan for voting in full public view at his NA-53 Islamabad constituency during the general elections last month.
It is also said that Drabu played an instrumental role while negotiating the terms and conditions of the agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance.
In a statement, Buzdar said that the late Arfa Karim was the most intelligent and valuable daughter of Pakistan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) confirmed that no foreign dignitaries have been invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-in-waiting, Imran Khan.
According to police, the minor girl was first gang-raped and later on murdered with an axe. The eyes of the girl were also gouged out and her body was sprinkled with acid.
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a corruption case against four former army officers.
â€œThe British forces like the Indian forces had all the means and methods to keep India occupied. But yet they had to abdicate because the will and desire of the people to be free to choose their destiny and be masters of their fate is stronger than every military powerâ€.
The Pakistan Army on Saturday initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch along the Line of Control (LoC).
In an interview to a news channel, the Saudi envoy said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would release the amount of $3 billion in terms of the balance of payment.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will resume the hearing on the transfer of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's remaining corruption cases - Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment to another court.
The governor whose term would end in March 2021, dissolved the assembly after the political parties staked claim to form the government.
A bench comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and Deepak Gupta rejected the petition on the grounds that the petitioner failed to appear before the court despite the court's order.
Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari blamed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for clashes between their party workers on Tuesday.
Pakistan's former envoy to the United States, Husain Haqqani, on Monday, alleged that the Pakistan Army has mastered the art of "non-coup coup", which essentially means to run things from behind the curtains.
The caretaker minister of Pakistan's Balochistan Province, Hafiz Khaleel Ahmed, has tendered his resignation over "inevitable reasons."
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, (R) Justice Javed Iqbal claimed that some miscreants had threatened to blow up the NAB headquarters.
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a corruption case against four former army officers.
A group of people in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir organised protests on Thursday to demand immediate suspension of the Deputy Commissioner of Rawalkot and punish those behind the killing of Late Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activist Naeem Butt
The slained militants were associated with both the Hizbul and the Lashkar-i-Toiba.
An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the north Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday morning.
Chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF) Abdul Hamid Khan has claimed that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) totally neglected the grave human rights violation in Gilgit-Baltistan being committed by Pakistani forces.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Administration revoked the suspension of Kashmiri students who were also charged with sedition in relation to the protest march organised at AMU following the encounter of Manan Wani.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam on Wednesday arrived at the accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against them.
Pakistan's military has claimed that the Al Qaeda has been dismantled.
The Balochistan Awam Party has emerged as the largest parliamentary party in Balochistan following the general election in the nation.
Pakistan's Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that he was not angry and had only differed from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Medical practitioners at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences on Tuesday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's health is improving.
The convoy of former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani's son Syed Ali Musa Gillani was allegedly attacked by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party workers in Mehmoodabad area here on Friday.
On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.
Pakistan Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif argued on Saturday that there is no constitutional bar or restrictions on public office holders seeking jobs abroad as he challenged his disqualification on the basis of holding a work-visa.
The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle forÂ the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state
As Pakistan imposed new travel restrictions on the United States diplomats, the American cargo would now have to undergo scanning at Pakistani airports.
Singh, who was recently appointed as State’s new police chief, held the security review meeting on ULB and Panchayat polls with the Senior Superintendents of Police and Deputy Inspectors General of Police IG's of Kashmir Zone through video conference at Police Control Room here.
all abducted persons were released on Friday after making a video of each of them, who not only warn their parents, relatives but also requested to DGP S P Vaid that do not harass the families of the militants. in the video, militants also warn that this time we are releasing you and if harassment did not stop, our approach would be different.
He further stated that there were some elements which were creating misconceptions and chaos with regard to the economy of the country.
Till now, 54 witnesses have deposed before the court in the ongoing trial in the brutal rape and murder of the 8-year old girl who was repeatedly assaulted before being killed at a village in Jammu Kashmir's Kathua district in January.
Ironically, Auqib had earlier interviewed DeM Chief Asiya Andrabi for a local weekly magazine where Andrabi had spoken on elections, militancy, Kashmir dispute and separatist politics
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday (June 19, 2018) pulled out of its ruling alliance with the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was untenable for them to continue in the government. Reports said the decision was taken by the BJP party president Amit Shah after meeting with the partyâ€™s ministers in the state.
In the last leg of the pre-poll campaigning, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan urged the people of the country to vote for his party to "change the fate of Pakistan at any cost."
Faesal had earlier tweeted that "Patriarchy+ Population+ Illiteracy+ Alcohol+ Porn+ Technology+ Anarchy= Rapistan" andÂ was consequently charged for violating the All India Service (Conduct rules).
Fayaz Ahmad Wani, 26, son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani, of Chewa Kalan who was critically injured after the government forces fired at him during clashes which, as per locals, erupted in the village when some youth pelted stones at the government forces.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members on Wednesday raised slogans in the National Assembly against Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which has bagged maximum seats in the recently-concluded general elections.
Venkat Narayan, president of the Foreign Correspondentsâ€™ Club (FCC) opposed the order and stated that India is the largest democracy in the world so the government shouldnâ€™t be imposing any restriction on the media
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday accused Indian media of twisting the remarks of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on the 26/11 terror attacks and appealed to members of the National Assembly not to indulge in political gamesmanship and put national security at risk.
Meanwhile,Â Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon was appointed as the Governor of Bihar replacing Malik
Members of Christian community based out of Karachi in Pakistan met District Inspector on Friday to inform about mysterious disappearances of Christians and "raids" conducted in Youhanabad.
The statement comes out a day after the vice president of National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah ruled out any pre-poll alliance for the forthcoming assembly polls in the Jammu and Kashmir.
Residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) continue to protest against the Pakistan Army and the government, forcing the latter to stop cross border firing.
National Security Adviser (NSA) of Pakistan, Nasser Khan Janjua, tendered his resignation on Wednesday.
The accountability court on Friday dismissed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's plea for delay in announcement of the verdict in the Avenfield corruption case against his family.
Pakistan is expected to file a second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on July 17, on the conviction of retired Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death in April last year on charges of espionage and terrorism.
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday refused to take the blame for the power crisis in the country.
Islamabad's chief commissioner on Monday declared former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's private ward at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences' (PIMS) Cardiac Centre as a 'sub-jail'.
In an interview, Khan blamed that the decline of peace talks between the countries would prove to be fatal in future.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan's nomination papers, filed from NA-243 Karachi, were challenged on Tuesday.
After the breaking of PDP-BJP Alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the ruling party PDP is mired inÂ controversies.