Sharif is likely to be accompanied by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders at his first appearance before the accountability court.
New Delhi: Exercising her right to reply after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lashed out at Pakistan for supporting terrorism, Pakistani envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi attacked India for “killing hundreds of women, children and men in Kashmir”. In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session on Saturday, Swaraj had […]
Balochistan is the cauldron of the worst human rights violations in Pakistan, which does not have a good track record of upholding human rights in general.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also accused Pakistan of waging a war against India.
Maya Mirchandani interviews India’s former high commissioner to Pakistan T.C.A. Raghavan about his new book ‘The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan’.
The National Accountability Bureau has already frozen the properties of former finance minister Ishaq Dar for having assets beyond his known sources of income.
Denying the possibility of harbouring the Taliban, he said what Pakistan is not prepared to do, is to fight the Afghanistan war on Pakistan’s soil.
India said it is extraordinary that the state which protected Osama Bin Laden and sheltered Mullah Omar should have the gumption to play the victim.
“We don’t foresee any political or military role for India in Afghanistan. I think it will just complicate the situation and it will not resolve anything.”
The election commission’s preliminary results released on Monday showed that the candidate of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party took 37.6% of the vote, up from 35% in the last poll.
The poll was seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.
“Sea buckthorn is a medicine for at least 70 diseases and has been used by villagers for centuries.”
The Supreme Court in July disqualified Sharif because he did not declare a monthly salary, equivalent to $2,722, from a company owned by his son.
The Milli Muslim League party loyal to Hafiz Saeed is backing a candidate in Sunday’s by-election.
Modern art offers metaphoric and transcendent alternatives to the real world while contemporary art is immersed in the immediate and the present.
The sentence comes even as the country’s parliament mulls over safeguards to the anti-blasphemy law, an emotive issue in Muslim majority Pakistan.
The foray into politics of the Milli Muslim League party, which is loyal to Hafiz Saeed, is a key step in a military-proposed plan to mainstream militant groups.
It remains unclear whether the Sharifs will be disqualified for a fixed time, perhaps several years, or be barred from office forever.
The blast outside Kabul International Cricket Stadium took place during a match in Afghanistan’s Shpageeza Cricket League.
After a fourteen-year stint in the country’s remote Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Médecins Sans Frontières has been denied the mandatory NOC and asked to shut operations.
Reports have said that Pakistan deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on various projects linked to the CPEC.
Passing through Pakistani Punjab on my bicycle, I could recognise how India and Pakistan are cut from the same cloth — even though subtle differences between them were not difficult to spot.
The groups named by BRICS include anti-India militant factions such as Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, both responsible for two separate incidents in India.
Kashmiri users and activists have received official legal complaints from Twitter, warning that their online content could be acted upon in the future as well.
Former president and military ruler Musharraf is alleged to have been part of a broad conspiracy to have his political rival killed before elections. He has denied the allegation.
Taxes currently constitute 45%-52% of the retail price of auto fuels, far higher than what would it be if petrol and diesel was brought under the Goods and Services Tax regime.
Bhutto was assassinated in a suicide and gun attack in Rawalpindi in 2007, weeks after she returned from exile to campaign in elections to bring back civilian rule.
‘It may be the size of the Asian rivers, large because they drain the Himalayas, that makes the pollution so prominent.’
Benazir Bhutto, a two-time prime minister, was killed in a gun and bomb attack in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh during an election campaign rally on December 27, 2007.
Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring “agents of chaos” and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against the US backed government in Kabul.
President Donald Trump ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops while announcing his Afghanistan and South Asia policy to a crowd of veterans.
China defended its ally earlier this week after Trump said the US could no longer be silent about militants using safe havens on Pakistani soil.
If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire.
Trump said the next pillar of his new strategy is a change in US’s approach to Pakistan.
US President Donald Trump has promised a stepped-up military campaign against Taliban insurgents who have gained ground against the US-backed Afghan government.
Like in India, there were some filmmakers in Pakistan who did venture to look at the bloodiest chapter of the independence struggle of the two countries.
The decision to put forward Sharif’s wife is in keeping with Pakistan’s tradition of dynastic politics and also indicates the former premier will likely remain involved behind the scenes.
Sharif and the PML-N leadership have decided that Shahbaz should continue in his role as chief minister of the politically vital Punjab province.
A fruit truck loaded with explosives detonated on Monday in Lahore, wounding at least 22 people, with no one claiming immediate responsibility.
The capture of a Pakistani teenager who travelled 2,000 km across two countries to commit a suicide attack gives police a rare glimpse into a militant network suspected of a surge in sectarian violence.