The Pakistan parliament Tuesday adopted a constitutional amendment that toughens anti-terror laws, including establishment of military-led special courts for the hearing of terrorism-related cases.Jan 06, 2015, 19:06 PM IST
Pakistani Taliban`s top negotiator on Monday said dialogue with the banned militant group`s political council was "positive" and its details would be discussed with the government in a day or two.Feb 10, 2014, 16:17 PM IST
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief stressed that there is a need to assess the situation following the killing of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud in drone attack carried out by the CIA.Nov 04, 2013, 11:05 AM IST
Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has sent a legal notice to Jamiat Ulema e Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.Aug 16, 2013, 15:34 PM IST
At least 18 people were killed and over 50 injured on Tuesday in two bombings targeting politicians campaigning in northwest Pakistan for the May 11 general elections, a day after a powerful bomb ripped through a political rally in the country, claiming 24 lives.May 07, 2013, 14:41 PM IST
India reacted sharply to resolution passed by Pakistan Parliament to condemn hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru, saying it was "highly improper" with Salman Khurshid asking Islamabad not to interfere.Mar 14, 2013, 22:24 PM IST
Former premier Nawaz Sharif on Thursday asked the Pakistan government to seriously take up the Taliban`s offer for talks, saying there is a need to begin negotiations with militants without any delay.Feb 07, 2013, 22:03 PM IST
The Defa-e-Pakistan Council formed by JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on Sunday launched a "movement" to oppose the move to grant Most Favoured Nation-status to India.Dec 16, 2012, 22:54 PM IST
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief was target of terror attacks on 2 successive days.Apr 01, 2011, 13:39 PM IST
Sharif Thursday said his party would be prepared to support the
Pakistan People`s Party-led government if President Asif Ali
Zardari implemented the Charter of Democracy finalised by the
two parties in 2006.
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party on Tuesday announced it was pulling out of the Pakistan People`s
Party-led ruling coalition.
Pakistani civil rights and minority groups have been
demanding the amendment of the blasphemy law since a Christian
woman was sentenced to death after being convicted for
blasphemy last month.