Pakistan Muslim League: News

07 Mar 2024

Pakistan Government

Meet Ramesh Singh Arora, 1st Sikh minister in Pakistan's Punjab

Ramesh Singh Arora, a 48-year-old legislator from Narowal, Pakistan, has created history by becoming the first Sikh minister of the country's Punjab province.

12 Feb 2024

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan: PML-N, PPP might form coalition government amid fragmented mandate

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have held the first formal talks to form a government in Pakistan, as no party gained a simple majority in general elections.

Pakistan: How Imran Khan is coping in jail

Imprisoned in the Toshakhana corruption case, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan (70) has been lodged in the high-security Attock jail, where authorities have reportedly granted him B-class facilities.

Relief for Imran Khan, Islamabad HC says Toshakhana case untenable

Granting relief to Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday declared the Toshakhana case against him inadmissible.

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.

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.

27 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

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.

15 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

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.

19 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan already bankrupt, IMF bailout won't help: Defence Minister Asif

Pakistan has already gone bankrupt, the country's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said while addressing an event in Sialkot on Saturday amid a massive cash crunch and decades-high runaway inflation.

11 Nov 2022

Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif may return after Pakistan government issues diplomatic passport

The Pakistan government has issued a diplomatic passport to the former prime minister and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

26 Sep 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan's finance minister quits, tainted PML-N leader to replace him

Amid a worsening economic crisis after the deadly floods, Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail resigned on Sunday.

Who's Shehbaz Sharif? Key facts about his life, political career

Shehbaz Sharif has been officially nominated as the joint prime ministerial candidate of the Opposition parties in Pakistan ahead of Monday's election to elect a new premier.

10 Apr 2022

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

The Opposition parties in Pakistan on Sunday officially nominated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif, as their joint candidate ahead of the prime ministerial election on Monday, reported the country's ARY News.

Pakistan Prime Minister ousted: Important highlights; what to expect next?

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was removed from power on Sunday after losing the no-confidence vote in the National Assembly, despite the fact that he was still a long way from completing his five-year tenure.

13 Nov 2019

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.

08 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

03 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

01 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

02 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan's non-Muslim voters rise by 30%; Hindus maintain majority

The number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan has gone up by 30% to reach 3.63mn, with the Hindus at 1.77mn maintaining their majority among the religious minority electorate, authorities said ahead of the July 25 general elections.

21 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.

12 Apr 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif hints at imminent arrest, jail term

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday hinted he might soon be arrested and put behind bars to prevent his party, Pakistan Muslim League, from winning elections later this year.

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

23 Dec 2017

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif names brother Shehbaz as 2018 PM candidate

Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has appointed his brother Shehbaz Sharif as the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) prime ministerial candidate for the 2018 general elections.

23 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

In a setback to its already vulnerable civil society, the Pakistan government has ordered for 29 international non-governmental organizations to shut operations and leave the country in 90 days. The government, however, failed to give any logical reason for their action.

25 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Islamabad: Crackdown on religious protesters at Faizabad Interchange; 150 arrested

Pakistani security forces have arrested at least 150 religious protesters in Islamabad in a crackdown against thousands of angry demonstrators who have staged a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange since 8 November.