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Amar Singh says he regrets his overreaction against Bachchan

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rahul Gandhi slapped with criminal-defamation suit by MP CM's son

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.

RaGa says he was "confused" after MP CM threatens lawsuit

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".

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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested at Lahore airport

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.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case

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.

It's 'haram' to cast votes for women, says Pakistani politician

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.

'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians

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.

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

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.

Pakistan Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from office for life

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.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif hints at imminent arrest, jail term

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.

'Panama Papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca shuts down

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.

Pakistan's first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator sworn in

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.

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

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.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif names brother Shehbaz as 2018 PM candidate

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.

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

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.

#ParadisePapers: Did Prince Charles lobby to alter climate change policy?

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.

Panama Papers: Rs. 792cr of undisclosed wealth detected so far

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.

Paradise Papers: SEBI to probe Indian entities named

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.

Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak

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.

Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad

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.

Panama Papers: Arrest warrants issued against Nawaz Sharif

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.

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and daughter indicted by anti-corruption court

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).

Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana killed in car bomb explosion

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.

Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

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.

Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

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.

Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

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.

Panama Papers: India launches investigation into Amitabh Bachchan, others

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.

Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

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.

Tax anomaly: Salman, Ranbir, Riteish, Ajay named in CAG report

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.

How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India

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.

Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

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.