19 Feb 2020
Amar Singh says he regrets his overreaction against Bachchan
Once close friends, former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and actor Amitabh Bachchan, infamously grew apart in the last few years.
27 Mar 2019
Nawaz Sharif released from jail, to receive treatment in Pakistan
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was released from jail today, a day after the Supreme Court granted him six weeks' bail to receive medical treatment within the country.
23 Dec 2018
Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
09 Nov 2018
Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections
Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.
30 Oct 2018
Rahul Gandhi slapped with criminal-defamation suit by MP CM's son
Kartikey Chouhan, son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, filed a criminal defamation suit today against Rahul Gandhi in a Bhopal court.
30 Oct 2018
RaGa says he was "confused" after MP CM threatens lawsuit
Just hours after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan threatened to take legal action against Rahul Gandhi over allegedly defamatory accusations of corruption, the Congress chief issued a statement saying that he got "confused".
02 Oct 2018
Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan directed authorities to auction the assets and seize bank accounts of absconding former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a graft case filed against him in Panama Papers scandal.
19 Sep 2018
Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon
The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the sentence of ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and ordered their release, reports Reuters.
15 Aug 2018
Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases
Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before the Islamabad-based Accountability Court hearing two graft cases (Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment cases) against him and his family.
13 Aug 2018
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases
Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases, the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.
08 Aug 2018
Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked
Pakistan's deposed PM Nawaz Sharif's sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been placed on the blacklist by authorities, barring them from traveling on their Pakistani passports.
20 Jul 2018
Sharif, daughter might be shifted to Sihala jail amid 'security-fears'
Jailed former PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam may be shifted from the high-security Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to Sihala Rest House in Islamabad, after some prisoners started chanting slogans against him yesterday.
13 Jul 2018
Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested at Lahore airport
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam were arrested tonight on their return to the country after they were convicted in a corruption case, less than two weeks before the country goes to polls.
06 Jul 2018
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case
An Islamabad court today sentenced former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison in the Avenfield corruption reference, and fined £8mn.
03 Jul 2018
It's 'haram' to cast votes for women, says Pakistani politician
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate for the July 25 General Election and former Punjab province minister Haroon Sultan has stoked a controversy by terming it "haram" to cast votes for women.
21 Jun 2018
'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians
Two years after the scandalous Panama Papers leak, the whistleblowers, including the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Indian Express, have come up with a staggering 1.2mn fresh documents.
12 May 2018
26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand
In possibly the first such admission, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has hinted at the involvement of cross-border terrorists in the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
13 Apr 2018
Pakistan Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from office for life
The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has disqualified former PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life.
12 Apr 2018
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.
15 Mar 2018
'Panama Papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca shuts down
Citing negative press and unwarranted action by authorities on Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers global tax evasion scandal announced, it would shut down its operations.
12 Mar 2018
Pakistan's first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator sworn in
Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province who became the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country was sworn in as a member of the Upper House.
11 Jan 2018
Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif
Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.
23 Dec 2017
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.
05 Dec 2017
Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed three-time Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's plea to club three corruption cases against him.
08 Nov 2017
#ParadisePapers: Did Prince Charles lobby to alter climate change policy?
Numerous big names, including Queen Elizabeth-II and US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross have been named in the recently leaked Paradise Papers.
07 Nov 2017
Panama Papers: Rs. 792cr of undisclosed wealth detected so far
Over 1.5 years after Panamagate, the government has for the first time revealed the extent of its implications: Rs. 792cr of undisclosed wealth has been detected so far.
06 Nov 2017
Paradise Papers: SEBI to probe Indian entities named
Officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator in the country, have taken cognizance of the Paradise Papers leak and the Indians named in them.
06 Nov 2017
Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak
One of the Indian names that came up in the Paradise Papers leak is coaching class franchise FIITJEE.
06 Nov 2017
Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad
At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13.4 million documents that constitute the biggest-ever leak of financial data.
26 Oct 2017
Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif
A court has issued arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in two corruption cases related to the Panama Papers case.
19 Oct 2017
Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court
Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Sharif and her husband Muhammad Safdar have been indicted by Pakistan's anti-corruption court over references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
17 Oct 2017
Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana killed in car bomb explosion
Prominent investigative journalist-blogger of Europe's Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who accused the nation's government of corruption and fearlessly led Panama Papers investigation, has been killed in a car bomb attack near her Bidnija residence.
09 Oct 2017
Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13
Even as an anti-graft court granted bail to Nawaz's Sharif's daughter and son-in-law in the Panama Papers case, it announced it would indict the former Pakistan PM on October 13.
03 Oct 2017
Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president
Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.
25 Sep 2017
Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges
Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.
14 Aug 2017
Panama Papers: India launches investigation into Amitabh Bachchan, others
India has finally started investigations on its citizens whose names emerged in the Panama Papers leak, including Amitabh Bachchan.
11 Aug 2017
Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif
A so called "caravan" procession in support of Sharif was attended by thousands of people.
05 Aug 2017
Tax anomaly: Salman, Ranbir, Riteish, Ajay named in CAG report
Several stars of Bollywood including Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Arjun Rampal, Riteish Deshmukh and even Salman Khan are under the scanner of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for alleged tax anomalies.
30 Jul 2017
How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India
The aftermath of Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's ouster is being closely watched by India.
28 Jul 2017
Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?
Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as Pakistan PM for the third time after being disqualified from office in the Panama Papers case.