Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the 6th most populous and 33rd-largest country in the world covering an area of 881,913 square kilometres. It is a predominantly Urdu speaking nation with Islam being the most followed religion. A civil war in 1971 resulted in the formation of an independent Republic of Bangladesh which before the war was part of Pakistan.
25 May 2023Rajnath Singh
Pakistan and China pose 'double threat' to India's borders: Rajnath
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday alluded to China and Pakistan as a "double threat" brewing on India's borders, emphasizing that India must focus on advancement in defense technology to fight the dangers effectively.
24 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Pakistan government may ban Imran Khan's PTI: Defense minister
Pakistan's Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Wednesday that the Pakistan government is considering banning former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for attacking the state.
23 May 2023World
Pakistan: 50 Islamist terrorists attack energy plant, kill 6
Islamist terrorists on Tuesday killed four police personnel and two private guards after storming a natural gas and oil extraction plant in the Hangu District in Pakistan, reported Reuters.
23 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Pakistan: Imran Khan, wife get interim bail in separate cases
A court in Pakistan's Islamabad on Tuesday extended the interim bail of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former Prime Minister Imran Khan in eight cases till June 8.
20 May 2023China
China boycotts G20 meeting in Kashmir, Turkey may follow suit
China said on Friday it would skip a crucial G20 meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's capital Srinagar which will reportedly be attended by over 60 international delegates, including those from the United States.
19 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Police to search Imran Khan's Lahore residence to arrest 'terrorists'
The Punjab Police sent delegates to the Lahore residence of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday after the Pakistan Government's 24-hour deadline to hand over "terrorists" allegedly holed up in Khan's residence expired.
18 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
NAB summons Imran Khan in Al-Qadir Trust case
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a personal capacity in the Al-Qadir Trust case on Thursday, according to the news outlet GeoNews.
16 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Imran Khan's bail extended in 2 cases till June 8
In a major relief for former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday reportedly extended his bail until June 8 in two separate cases pertaining to inciting violence and sedition.
13 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Lahore: Imran Khan returns home amid celebrations, fireworks by supporters
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan returned to his residence in Lahore on Saturday after two days of detention.
13 May 2023Uri
Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army reportedly foils Pakistan's infiltration bid
The Indian Army soldiers on Saturday thwarted an infiltration bid in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, ANI reported, quoting an Army source.
12 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Islamabad HC grants Imran Khan bail for 2 weeks
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan bail for two weeks in the alleged Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.
12 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Imran Khan to appear before Islamabad HC, situation remains tense
Pakistan's former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, will appear before the Islamabad High Court on Friday after the Supreme Court on Thursday declared his arrest "illegal" and ordered his release.
11 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Release Imran Khan immediately: Pakistan SC
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday reprimanded the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and directed it to produce former PM Imran Khan within an hour, calling his arrest "illegal."
11 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Imran Khan's arrest: 6 dead as protesters attack government buildings
The demonstrations in Pakistan against the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan grew violent as protesters clashed with the police across the country. Reportedly, at least six people have died in the violence.
Which ex-Pakistan PMs faced arrests before Imran Khan, and why
In a dramatic move on Tuesday, former Pakistan Prime Minister and Tehreek-e-Insaf Party (PTI) chief Imran Khan was arrested by Rangers outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
Pakistan: Imran Khan indicted in Toshakhana case
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been indicted by a court for unlawfully selling gifts from the state depository called "Toshakhana" during his tenure as the prime minister of Pakistan between 2018 and 2022, reported Geo News.
Imran Khan's arrest: 130 policemen injured in Punjab; army called
More than 130 police personnel were injured in violent clashes with supporters of Imran Khan in Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday, prompting authorities to call the Pakistan Army to control the violence.
Imran Khan arrested: PTI calls for protest gathering in Islamabad
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has called on its supporters to gather at the Islamabad Judicial Complex in Pakistan at 8:00am on Wednesday to protest against the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan.
07 May 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Imran Khan unhappy with Bilawal Bhutto's India trip: Here's why
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his India trip to partake in a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit amid the country's economic crisis.
06 May 2023International Monetary Fund
Pakistan: IMF's bailout package stalled amid debt, unmet loan conditions
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reportedly likely to hold up the already agreed bailout package for cash-strapped Pakistan.
06 May 2023Khalistani
Wanted pro-Khalistani terrorist Paramjit Panjwar shot dead in Lahore
Two unidentified gunmen reportedly shot dead a Khalistani terrorist and Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) chief Paramjit Singh Panjwar on Saturday in Lahore, Pakistan, The Indian Express reported.
06 May 2023S Jaishankar
Jaishankar calls Pakistan foreign minister 'terrorism spokesperson,' Bilawal responds
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari exchanged some bitter barbs over terrorism, overshadowing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' Summit that concluded in Goa.
05 May 2023S Jaishankar
Stop terror financing across the board: Jaishankar at SCO meeting
All the channels of financing terror activities must be blocked without distinction, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said while addressing a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Goa on Friday.
Who is Pradeep Kurulkar, DRDO scientist honey-trapped by Pakistan
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested a scientist working for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Pune, reported PTI, quoting officials on Thursday.
03 May 2023Jaish-e-Mohammed
Pakistan may enter FATF's 'grey list' again; Here's why
Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a United Nations-proscribed global terrorist organization, publicly collected funds for jihad in Peshawar, Pakistan, and other cities during Eid-ul-Fitr, the European Times reported, per ANI.
01 May 2023Ministry Of External Affairs
India blocks 14 mobile apps used by Pakistani terrorists: Reports
The government of India has blocked 14 different mobile applications that terrorists in Pakistan were reportedly using as communication platforms to send information to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), according to NDTV.
25 Apr 2023United Nations Security Council
India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UNSC meet
India rebuked Pakistan for bringing up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Monday.
20 Apr 2023India
Pakistan's FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to visit India in May
Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is set to visit India to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Goa on May 4-5, officials said on Thursday.
18 Apr 2023China
Pakistan closes businesses run by Chinese nationals: Report
The Karachi Police have resorted to temporarily shutting down businesses run and frequented by Chinese nationals in Pakistan in an attempt to counter terrorist attacks, ANI reported, quoting Nikkei Asia.
05 Apr 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Pakistan: Imran Khan enters court donning bucket-like bulletproof helmet
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appeared before a Lahore-based anti-terrorism court wearing a bulletproof helmet, which looked like a black bucket covering his entire head.
05 Apr 2023Bahujan Samaj Party
Umesh Pal murder: Police claim breakthrough; iPhone, crucial evidence found
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday claimed to have made another breakthrough in the murder case of lawyer Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.
29 Mar 2023Ajit Doval
Respect territorial integrity: Ajit Doval slams China at India-led SCO
Ajit Doval, India's National Security Advisor (NSA), took a veiled dig at China during a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Wednesday, saying that members of the group must respect the territorial integrity of other countries.
27 Mar 2023Pakistan Muslim League
Either Imran Khan or we will get murdered: Pakistan minister
In a shocking development, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Sunday remarked that former PM Imran Khan jeopardized the country's politics so that either he would get murdered or they would get eliminated.
23 Mar 2023India
Have you seen Bhagat Singh's original letter to jail authorities
A letter Bhagat Singh wrote to Lahore jail authorities, requesting a meeting with his father has surfaced on Martyrs' Day.
20 Mar 2023Khalistani
Mercedes in which Amritpal Singh fled owned by drug dealer
The Mercedes SUV, which fugitive Khalistani advocate and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh used to evade the police on Saturday, is reportedly registered in the name of a drug dealer identified as Ravel Singh.
20 Mar 2023Canada
Delhi man acted as link between Amritpal Singh, Pakistan: Report
Indian security and intelligence agencies claimed that fugitive Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh's connection with Pakistan's establishment was formed via Canada and Dubai, Hindustan Times reported.
16 Mar 2023Afghanistan
Pakistan now world's most terror-hit country: Global Terrorism Index
Pakistan has surpassed Afghanistan as the country with the highest number of terrorist attacks and deaths in South Asia, according to the annual Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report published by Institute for Economics and Peace.
15 Mar 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Imran Khan's supporters, police clash amid teargas shelling, water cannons
Lahore's Zaman Park area—where Pakistan's former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, resides—woke up to heavy teargas shelling by the police on Wednesday at 6 am.
14 Mar 2023Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Pakistan: Imran Khan marches as police arrive to arrest him
The Islamabad Police arrived in Lahore on Monday to arrest Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan after two non-bailable warrants were issued against him for threatening a woman judge.
11 Mar 2023Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Pakistan FM chokes on word 'friend' while referring to India
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari choked on the word "friend" while referring to India at a press conference on Friday, reported IANS.