Petition filed to disqualify Nawaz Sharif

A petition was filed on Saturday in a Pakistani court seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for lying in his speech to the Parliament.

Pak govt braces for possible showdown with protesters

Pakistan's PML-N-led government on Thursday braced for a possible showdown with the anti-government protesters after failure of the fifth round of talks, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rejecting their demands to quit.

Pak protest leaders assure court they will follow Constitution

Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri, who are leading two anti-government protests in Pakistan, today assured the Supreme Court that they will remain within the limits of the Constitution during their ongoing agitations.

Imran Khan`s party lawmakers to quit Parliament, reject talks

Opposition leader Imran Khan`s political party on Monday decided to withdraw its lawmakers from the National Assembly and all provincial assemblies except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Pakistan`s opposition parties call for ending Sharif rule

Pakistan`s opposition parties, led by Imran Khan`s Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf and Tahirul Qadri`s Pakistan Awami Tehreek on Sunday claimed that the Nawaz Sharif government would be ousted at the end of this month.

Narendra Modi`s swearing-in: Decision on Pak PM attending ceremony likely Friday

Even after Pakistan`s ruling party PML-N hinted that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be attending Narendra Modi`s swearing in ceremony on May 26, Pakistan government remained non-committal on the issue on Thursday.

25,000 Hindus migrated to India in five years: PML-N leader

About 25,000 Hindus in Pakistan have been forced to migrate to India due to religious violence over the last five years, a PML-N leader from the minority community said today.

Tehreek-e-Insaf warns PML-N of disrupting protest in May 11

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan today said the Nawaz Sharif government will be in "danger" if it tries to stop its May 11 protest.

Pak Senate adopts resolution binding PM to attend its session

Pakistan`s Senate has passed a resolution making it mandatory for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend its session at least once a week after he failed to turn up since assuming the position last year.

Pak`s ruling PML-N leaders meet to discuss Taliban, Musharraf

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday chaired a key meeting of his ruling PML-N party during which talks with Taliban and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf`s request to travel abroad were discussed.

Pakistan appoints Abdul Basit as envoy to India

Pakistan on Monday appointed career diplomat Abdul Basit as its new High Commissioner to India, replacing former Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir.

Security agencies blocking trade ties: Shahbaz Sharif

Senior PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif has claimed Pakistani and Indian "security agencies" are blocking the normalisation of bilateral trade ties

Kayani had been unwilling to tackle Taliban: PML-N leader

A leader of the ruling PML-N party has said Pakistan is being put on a "war footing" to counter a surge in terrorism even as he claimed former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had been "unwilling" to tackle the Taliban.

PPP demands Pakistan govt launch operation against Taliban

The main opposition Pakistan People`s Party on Sunday demanded a military operation against militants in the country`s northwest, saying the government`s efforts to engage the Taliban in peace talks has produced no results.

Prosecutor in Pervez Musharraf case says he is receiving threats

The prosecutor appointed by Pakistan government for Pervez Musharraf`s treason trial on Saturday claimed "secret agencies" were threatening him and his family to dislodge him from the case.

47 per cent of Pakistani lawmakers do not pay taxes

Forty-seven per cent of 1,070 lawmakers elected to Pakistan`s national and provincial assemblies earlier this year did not pay income tax and 12 per cent do not even have a National Tax Number.

Simla Agreement no substitute for UN resolutions: PML-N

Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party on Tuesday said the Simla Agreement cannot be taken as a substitute for UN resolutions on holding a plebiscite in the entire Jammu and Kashmir region.

PML-N determined to end terrorism, energy crisis: Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed his firm resolve to overcome the challenges of terrorism, extremism and energy crisis during the term of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government with the support of the people.

Most Pakistanis happy with 100 days of Nawaz government

Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif received 62 percent approval of the masses across the country for his performance during his first 100 days in office.

Terrorists can`t force Pakistan to accept their terms: Kayani

A day after a top general was killed in a Taliban bombing, army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Monday said militants cannot coerce Pakistan into accepting their terms as the military has the "will to take the fight to the terrorists".