Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife, triggers speculation that he might not return to Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife, triggers speculation that he might not return to Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif's departure for London has triggered intense speculation that he might not return because of a likely conviction in three corruption cases against him.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif barred from contesting elections, holding public office for life: Pakistan SC

Nawaz Sharif barred from contesting elections, holding public office for life: Pakistan SC

Pakistan's ousted premier was disqualified under Article 62(1)(f) by a five-judge SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on July 28, 2017 on charges of corruption in the Panama Papers case.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Pak anti-graft court rejects Sharif family's exemption plea

Pak anti-graft court rejects Sharif family's exemption plea

The court conceded with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) argument that the trial was at a concluding stage hence Sharif's family should not be allowed to leave the country, Dawn newspaper reported.

Mar 22, 2018, 21:06 PM IST
PTI women activists throw eggs, tomatoes at Ayesha Gulalai

PTI women activists throw eggs, tomatoes at Ayesha Gulalai

Gulalai, who has levelled allegations of harassment and corruption against Imran Khan, was attacked outside her hotel in the city, reports GEO TV.

Mar 17, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
All you need to know: March 11, 2018

All you need to know: March 11, 2018

Mar 11, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
After shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Foreign Minister's face blackened with ink in Sialkot: WATCH

After shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Foreign Minister's face blackened with ink in Sialkot: WATCH

Asif was attending an event late last night in Pakistan's Sialkot when the incident took place. The suspect has been handed over to the police.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:48 PM IST
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Today's ruling is seen as a major blow to the political career of Sharif, who leads the country's most powerful political family.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Pakistan must end reliance on US aid: Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan must end reliance on US aid: Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to devise a strategy to make the country self-sufficient and independent of the need for US aid.

Jan 03, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Pakistan anti-graft body gives nod for corruption case against Sharif family

Pakistan anti-graft body gives nod for corruption case against Sharif family

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau has been given the nod to launch a corruption case against ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Sharif appears before accountability court in Pakistan

Sharif appears before accountability court in Pakistan

Pakistan's ousted premier Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court here to face the corruption charges filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau in the Panama Papers scandal.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in NYT powerful women list

Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in NYT powerful women list

Maryam was chosen for the article run under the NYT`s Saturday Profile section.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Imran not out, close aide disqualified in foreign funding case

Imran not out, close aide disqualified in foreign funding case

However, Imran's close aide and the secretary general of the party, Jahangir Tareen was disqualified for life by the apex court.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Anti-graft court adjourns hearing against Nawaz Sharif family till Dec 4

Anti-graft court adjourns hearing against Nawaz Sharif family till Dec 4

The cases were registered by the NAB on September 8 against 67-year-old Nawaz Sharif and his family in Islamabad.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
 Nawaz Sharif was ousted because he developed friendship with Narendra Modi: Hafiz Saeed

Nawaz Sharif was ousted because he developed friendship with Narendra Modi: Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed spoke after being freed earlier in the day from 11 months of house arrest by a court that said there was no evidence to hold him.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Pakistan parliament rejects bill to remove Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan parliament rejects bill to remove Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Opposition parties have been demanding an amendment to restore the previous law which stated that a disqualified person was not eligible to lead a political party.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Pakistan anti-graft court begins trial of Sharif, his family

Pakistan anti-graft court begins trial of Sharif, his family

Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members today appeared before an anti-graft court here as trial resumed into the corruption cases filed against them in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Pakistan court declares FM Ishaq Dar proclaimed offender in graft case

Pakistan's anti-graft body has also sought the inclusion of Dar's name on the Exit Control List after he repeatedly failed to appear before the anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers case.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Court decision can't weaken my relationship with people: Nawaz Sharif

Kicking off his ruling partys mass contact campaign, disqualified Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that no decision of the court can weaken his relationship with the masses.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Sharif, family members may face travel restrictions: Report

Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and four of his family members can soon be barred from leaving Pakistan in connection with the Panama Papers case as the country's anti-graft watchdog has initiated a process to place their names on the Exit Control List, a media report said today.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Panama Papers scandal: Witnesses record statement against Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers scandal: Witnesses record statement against Nawaz Sharif

Two prosecution witnesses on Wednesday recorded their statements against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in an accountability court which formally began trial proceedings against them in corruption cases linked to the Panama Papers scandal.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:00 PM IST