Pakistan News

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 2023

Rajnath 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.

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 2023


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.

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 2023


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.

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.

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.

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.

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 2023


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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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 2023


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 2023

S 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 2023

S 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 2023


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.

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.

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 2023


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 2023


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.

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 2023

Bahujan 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 2023

Ajit 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.

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 2023


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 2023


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 2023


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 2023


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.

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.

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.

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.

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