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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Other recipients of the Nishan-i-Imtiaz include late Begum Nusrat Bhutto, National Assembly Speaker Fehmida Mirza.Mar 23, 2012, 14:09 PM IST
The Pakistani judge, who gave the death sentence to
Salmaan Taseer`s assassin, received death threats from extremists.
Mumtaz Qadri was angered by Salmaan Taseer`s opposition to the controversial blasphemy law.Oct 23, 2011, 13:55 PM IST
Qadri has said he killed Taseer for criticising Pakistan’s blasphemy law.Oct 14, 2011, 22:56 PM IST
Radical clerics have criticised Shah for giving an "un-Islamic" verdict and called for action against him.Oct 08, 2011, 20:53 PM IST
Death sentence has been awarded to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of Salmaan Taseer.Oct 08, 2011, 11:39 AM IST
The police guard sentenced to death
for assassinating Governor Salmaan Taseer filed an appeal
against the verdict.
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
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.
The police guard, who gunned down
Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer eight months ago, on Saturday pleaded
guilty in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court.
Shahbaz Taseer, son of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, has been abducted from Lahore`s Gulburg area.Aug 26, 2011, 13:11 PM IST
Salmaan Taseer has emerged as one of Pakistan`s
most outspoken voices for tolerance.
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.