Salmaan Taseer

Pakistan cracks down on clerics ''celebrating'' Salmaan Taseer's killing

Salmaan Taseer, who had angered religious zealots with his statements against Pakistan`s controversial blasphemy laws, was killed in Islamabad`s Kohsar Market on January 4, 2011.

Jan 04, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Pakistani groups honour Governor`s assassin

Several Sunni organisations have held ceremonies in cities across Pakistan to honour Malik Mumtaz Qadri, the policeman who assassinated Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer two years ago.

Oct 02, 2013, 18:04 PM IST

1,000 Pakistani clerics seek pardon for Governor`s assassin

A thousand Pakistani clerics have asked President Asif Ali Zardari to pardon Mumtaz Qadri, the policeman sentenced to death for assassinating Salmaan Taseer.

Aug 01, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

Outrage after release of Taseer`s killer demanded

A Parliamentarian from Imran Khan`s PTI triggered a furore by calling for the release of Mumtaz Qadri, the man convicted for gunning down former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

Jun 20, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Talks with kidnappers of Shahbaz Taseer at advanced stage

Family of kidnapped Shahbaz Taseer, the son of the slain Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer, has said that negotiations with the abductors are at an advanced stage.

Jan 05, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

Taseer's widow wins right to sell Singapore property

The widow of Salmaan Taseer, the slain governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, has won the right to sell a multi-million dollar bungalow on a Singapore resort, after the Court of Appeal here dismissed her step children's plea that she be stopped from doing so.

Aug 01, 2012, 14:18 PM IST

Taseer`s widow wins right to sell Singapore property

The widow of Salmaan Taseer has won the right to sell a multi-million dollar bungalow on a Singapore resort.

Jul 31, 2012, 13:54 PM IST

Taseer, Chinoy, Malik among those awarded on Pakistan Day

Other recipients of the Nishan-i-Imtiaz include late Begum Nusrat Bhutto, National Assembly Speaker Fehmida Mirza.

Mar 23, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

Pak judge who convicted Taseer`s assassin flees to Saudi

The Pakistani judge, who gave the death sentence to
Salmaan Taseer`s assassin, received death threats from extremists.

Oct 25, 2011, 21:43 PM IST

Pardon Taseer`s killer: Pak party to Zardari

Mumtaz Qadri was angered by Salmaan Taseer`s opposition to the controversial blasphemy law.

Oct 23, 2011, 13:55 PM IST

Pak clerics reject blasphemy allegations against Taseer

Qadri has said he killed Taseer for criticising Pakistan’s blasphemy law.

Oct 14, 2011, 22:56 PM IST

Pak judge in Taseer`s murder case transferred

Radical clerics have criticised Shah for giving an "un-Islamic" verdict and called for action against him.

Oct 08, 2011, 20:53 PM IST

Rallies across Pak for release of Taseer’s killer

Death sentence has been awarded to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of Salmaan Taseer.

Oct 08, 2011, 11:39 AM IST

Taseer assassin appeals death sentence

The police guard sentenced to death
for assassinating Governor Salmaan Taseer filed an appeal
against the verdict.

Oct 06, 2011, 19:10 PM IST

Pakistan: Protests against verdict on Qadri

The parties demanded the removal of anti-terrorism court Judge Pervez Ali Shah, who gave the verdict against Qadri.

Oct 06, 2011, 15:21 PM IST

Pak lawyers attacked anti-terror court

A group of lawyers attacked an
anti-terrorism court in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi whose judge convicted and sentenced to death the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, reports said Tuesday.

Oct 04, 2011, 12:41 PM IST

Salmaan Taseer`s killer pleads guilty in Pak court

The police guard, who gunned down
Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer eight months ago, on Saturday pleaded
guilty in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court.

Sep 17, 2011, 21:54 PM IST

Salmaan Taseer’s son abducted from Lahore

Shahbaz Taseer, son of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, has been abducted from Lahore`s Gulburg area.

Aug 26, 2011, 13:11 PM IST

Slain Pakistani`s daughter takes up his cause

Salmaan Taseer has emerged as one of Pakistan`s
most outspoken voices for tolerance.

Jun 18, 2011, 23:42 PM IST

Qadri asked for duty with Taseer: Witness

A police guard who gunned down
Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer in January had specifically
asked to be assigned to the politician`s security detail on
the day of the assassination.

Mar 27, 2011, 00:31 AM IST