Nawaz Sharif

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After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

20 Dec 2019

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

12 Aug 2019

Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

On Monday, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) canceled service of Delhi-Lahore bus, after Pakistan took a similar decision last week.

Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

12 Aug 2019

Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

Amid strained India-Pakistan ties, a performance by Bollywood singer Mika Singh at a wedding in Karachi has sparked a controversy.

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

08 Jun 2019

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

Nawaz Sharif released from jail, to receive treatment in Pakistan

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.

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

19 Feb 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

In the ongoing hearing of the case pertaining to release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan on Tuesday claimed India sponsored the terror attack on Peshawar school.

What made anti-nuclear test crusader George Fernandes participate in Pokhran?

29 Jan 2019

What made anti-nuclear test crusader George Fernandes participate in Pokhran?

George Fernandes' demise on Tuesday, January 29, has left a void in Indian politics and leaders across the spectrum have united to remember the fearless man.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

24 Dec 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to prison for seven years by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan.

Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

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.

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

11 Dec 2018

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

Pakistan's former Railway Minister and his brother were arrested today by the country's anti-graft body for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar housing scam, amid protests by the PML-N workers.

#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

26 Nov 2018

#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

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.

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.

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

08 Oct 2018

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.

Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets

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.

Pakistan and Congress want to 'remove Modi', claims BJP

24 Sep 2018

Pakistan and Congress want to 'remove Modi', claims BJP

Launching a fresh salvo on Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Monday claimed the party shared a common goal with Pakistan- removing Prime Minister Modi from Indian politics.

Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

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.

Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

17 Sep 2018

Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

As part of newly-elected PM Imran Khan's austerity drive, the cash-strapped Pakistan government has started auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM House at "above market price".

Sharif, daughter, son-in-law granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral

12 Sep 2018

Sharif, daughter, son-in-law granted parole to attend Kulsoom's funeral

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (Retd) Muhammad Safdar reached Lahore early Wednesday from Rawalpindi after they were released from Adiala Jail on a 12-hour parole to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

04 Sep 2018

Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win

03 Sep 2018

Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win

Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.

Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled

03 Sep 2018

Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled

In a counter to the United States, Pakistan on Sunday said the $300 million (which was canceled) wasn't an aid but reimbursement that should be paid.

Pakistan: Sharif appears before court in remaining two graft cases

29 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Sharif appears before court in remaining two graft cases

Pakistan's imprisoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday again appeared before an anti-corruption court in the remaining two graft cases against him and his family, according to a media report.

Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

27 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the accountability court in Islamabad to conclude the remaining two corruption cases against jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within the next six weeks, according to a media report.

Pakistan govt bans discretionary use of funds by President, PM

25 Aug 2018

Pakistan govt bans discretionary use of funds by President, PM

Pakistan's new government has banned the discretionary use of state funds and first-class air travel by officials and leaders, including the President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, and Chief Ministers, as part of its austerity drive.

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

22 Aug 2018

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

Post Sethi's resignation, Ehsan Mani to be new PCB boss

21 Aug 2018

Post Sethi's resignation, Ehsan Mani to be new PCB boss

After Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, Pakistan Cricket Board's chairman Najam Sethi decided to resign from his post.

Meet the newly sworn-in Pakistan PM, Imran Khan

18 Aug 2018

Meet the newly sworn-in Pakistan PM, Imran Khan

A few minutes back, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, PTI chief Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister.

Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan

17 Aug 2018

Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan

Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy.

Pakistan to hold presidential elections on September 4

16 Aug 2018

Pakistan to hold presidential elections on September 4

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon Hussain's successor at the end of his five-year tenure, the election commission announced today.

#DeshKeAtal: Facts to know about Atalji- marvelous orator, brilliant statesman

16 Aug 2018

#DeshKeAtal: Facts to know about Atalji- marvelous orator, brilliant statesman

As Atal Bihari Vajpayee is battling illness and age, his niece Kanti Mishra said she wanted to hear him speak one more time. This is precisely the emotion of the nation which rallied behind Vajpayee and adored him for decades.

Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

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.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

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.

Pakistan: PTI bags 33 reserved seats, NA-tally stands at 158

12 Aug 2018

Pakistan: PTI bags 33 reserved seats, NA-tally stands at 158

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been allotted 28 reserved seats for women and five for non-Muslims by the election commission, taking its tally to 158 in the National Assembly - just 14 short of the number required for a simple majority.

Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked

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.

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

08 Aug 2018

Imran Khan's close aide Zulfikar Bukhari put on no-fly list

Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, was today put on the no-fly list on a request filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Express News reported.

Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

02 Aug 2018

Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

The oath-taking ceremony guest list of to-be Pakistan PM Imran Khan features several Indian names, including his contemporaries Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

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.

Nawaz Sharif's hospital ward in PIMS declared as sub-jail

30 Jul 2018

Nawaz Sharif's hospital ward in PIMS declared as sub-jail

Ailing Nawaz Sharif's hospital ward has been declared as a sub-jail, a day after Pakistan's former PM was admitted to premier Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) following health complications.

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.