Asif Ali Zardari

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Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case

10 Jun 2019

Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case

Asif Ali Zardari, the former President of Pakistan and co-chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman, was on Monday arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection to a money laundering case.

How Pakistan's poor are becoming 'penniless billionaires'

28 Oct 2018

How Pakistan's poor are becoming 'penniless billionaires'

Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan has vouched to end money laundering in the country, but before that happens thousands of poor have become victims of it.

Over PKR 10,000cr laundered through fake bank-accounts: Pak SC informed

23 Oct 2018

Over PKR 10,000cr laundered through fake bank-accounts: Pak SC informed

An amount of over PKR 10,000 crore was laundered allegedly through fake bank accounts, mostly of poor people, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the scam has informed the Pakistan Supreme Court, a report said.

Pakistan: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N improves showing in by-polls

15 Oct 2018

Pakistan: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N improves showing in by-polls

Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N ate the votes of the ruling PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats that went to the polls.

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

11 Oct 2018

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

Modi congratulates Imran Khan on phone, talks about development, peace

31 Jul 2018

Modi congratulates Imran Khan on phone, talks about development, peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, on Monday, to congratulate him on his victory in the recently concluded general elections.

Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI emerges single largest-party with 116 seats

28 Jul 2018

Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI emerges single largest-party with 116 seats

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today emerged as the single largest party in the country's general elections, winning 116 National Assembly seats of the contested 270 parliamentary constituencies, according to the election commission's final results.

Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.

Sharif, daughter might be shifted to Sihala jail amid 'security-fears'

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.

11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections

03 Jul 2018

11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections

As many as 11,855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan's national and provincial assemblies in the July-25 elections.

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

02 Jul 2018

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.

Former Pakistan President to contest elections

29 Dec 2016

Former Pakistan President to contest elections

Former Pakistani President, Asif Ali Zardari returned from self-imposed exile to Pakistan a few days ago.