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Pakistan anti-graft watchdog files case against ex-PM Ashraf

Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has launched action against former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for alleged misuse of powers.

Pak court charges ex-PM in multi-billion Rental Power Scam

Pakistan`s former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was on Friday charged along with six others in the Rs 22 billion Rental Power Scam by a court here.

Pakistani court defers action against ex-PM Raja Ashraf

A Pakistani court on Monday adjourned till December 14 the indictment of former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf over alleged corruption in setting up power projects.

Ex-PM Ashraf appears in Pakistani anti-graft court

Former Pakistani premier Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday appeared in an anti-corruption court where he was handed over copies of cases filed against him in connection with the Rs 22-billion scam in rental power projects.

Police help sought to evict defeated Pak MPs from hostel

Pakistani authorities have cut off electricity and sought help from police to evict politicians who are holding on to suites at a hostel for lawmakers.

‘Ex-Pak PM Ashraf used threats to secure funds’

A top government official today told Pakistan`s Supreme Court that former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf had threatened him in order to get funds released for several projects.

Ex-Pak PM Ashraf submits unconditional apology to SC

Former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf today submitted an unconditional apology to Pakistan`s Supreme Court in a case over alleged corruption in setting up rental power projects.

Former premier Pervez Ashraf barred from leaving Pakistan

Former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf was on Monday barred from leaving the country over allegations of corruption in setting up power projects.

Pakistan Election Results: Big names bite the dust

Many stalwarts of Pakistani politics, including ex-Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, bit the dust in the polls that saw a large number of people exercising their vote for a historic democratic transition.

Pakistan Election Results: PPP suffers huge setback, Ashraf faces rout

In an embarrassing setback to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) that ruled the country since 2008, former Pakistan prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf lost the election along with his predecessor Yusuf Raza Gilani`s two sons.

Pakistan court provisionally allows Ashraf to contest polls

A Pakistani court provisionally allowed former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf to contest the upcoming General Election.

Ex-Pak PM Raja Pervez Ashraf found ineligible for polls

Rejecting an appeal by former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistan`s election tribunal Monday barred him from contesting polls.

Former Pak premier Ashraf`s nomination papers rejected

Raja Pervez Ashraf`s nomination papers for parliamentary constituency in Rawalpindi were rejected even as Election Commission completed verification of 24,094 candidates contesting May 11 polls.

Pak court declares Ashraf`s son-in-law`s appointment illegal

A court has declared illegal the appointment of former premier Raja Pervaiz Ashraf`s son-in-law in an investment company jointly owned by the governments of Pakistan and China.

Outrage in Balochistan as Pak hands over `vast tracts` of land to China

Baloch leaders say is handing over vast tracts of land to its military and political ally China, and add there is growing sense of outrage over Beijing increasing its footprint in troubled province.

Pak SC issues contempt notice to former PM Ashraf

Pakistan`s Supreme Court issued a notice for contempt of court to former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf.

Pak parliamentary panel to select caretaker PM

The task of choosing a caretaker premier to oversee Pakistan`s general election was Tuesday entrusted to a parliamentary committee after the Prime Minister and Leader of Opposition failed to agree on a consensus candidate.

Pak PM risks disqualification in upcoming polls

Under existing rules, any person declared a defaulter in business dealings is barred from contesting elections.

No more toppling of elected government: Ashraf

Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the practice of replacing an elected government by military might in the country has ended.

Pakistan govt stays the course for the first time in history

The government of Pakistan has accomplished an unprecedented fete by pulling off the first complete 5 year-term in its political history.