Pak SC accepts petition of Salman Taseer killer

 Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday accepted a plea by the killer of Punjab governor, challenging his death sentence given by an anti-terrorism court and upheld by Islamabad High Court in the controversial blasphemy case.

Pakistan governor killer appeals against death sentence

The killer of a Pakistani politician who sought reform of the country`s controversial blasphemy law has appealed to the Supreme Court against his death sentence, lawyers said on Monday.

Pak religious parties offer blood money to Taseer family


Islamabad:  religious parties representing the Barelvi school of thought have offered blood money to the family of slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer to pardon his killer Mumtaz Qadri.

Pak court upholds death sentence of Punjab governor killer

A Pakistani court on Monday upheld the death sentence of a former police bodyguard-turned-murderer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, who had called for reforms in the country's controversial blasphemy laws.

Pak court upholds death sentence for Salman Taseer's killer Mumtaz Qadri

A Pakistani court upheld the death sentence on Monday for the killer of the governor of Pakistan`s largest province after he had called for reform of a law against blasphemy, media said. 

Taseer murder case not to be referred to military court: Pak HC

A Pakistani court hearing appeal against death sentence of a former police bodyguard convicted for the 2011 murder of ex-Governor of Punjab province Salman Taseer who had sought reform of blasphemy laws, said on Tuesday the case will not be referred to a military court.

`Govt steps can lead to release of Gilani, Taseer sons`

Member of Pakistani committee negotiating with Taliban said certain steps by government can lead to the release of the abducted sons of ex-premier Yousaf Raza Gilani and late Governor Salman Taseer.

Abducted sons of Gilani, Taseer to be traced: Pak Nawaz Sharif

Pakistani intelligence agencies will be directed to make concerted efforts to recover the kidnapped sons of Yousuf Raza Gilani and Salman Taseer, Nawaz Sharif.

Memogate: Husain Haqqani fears for his life

Haqqani who is at the centre of the memo scandal said the
allegations against him are part of a "psychological war".

Hundreds in Pakistan rally for governor`s killer

Tuesday`s rally took place as Mumtaz Qadri appealed his death sentence before a high court.

Pak court stays execution of Qadri

A Pakistani court Tuesday stayed
the implementation of death sentence given to the self-confessed assassin of Governor Salmaan Taseer till it decided his appeal against the verdict.

Plea filed against Taseer killer`s death penalty

A lawyer has filed a petition in a
Pakistani court challenging the death sentence given to the killer of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

Radical parties rally to support Taseer`s killer

Pakistan`s radical religious parties rallied in support of the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer after he was sentenced to death on Saturday.

Salman Taseer`s killer gets death sentence

Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri shot dead Taseer on January 04 in the heart of Pakistani capital.

Shahbaz`s stepmother, stepbrother quizzed by cops

Shahbaz Taseer (27) was kidnapped by four armed men near
his company head-office on August 26.

Five held in Taseer kidnapping case in Pakistan

Shahbaz`s father Salman Taseer was shot dead in January by one of his security guards, Mumtaz Qadri.

Pakistan confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Salman Taseer

Salman Taseer was gunned down by an extremist police guard for favouring amendment to blasphemy law.

`Pak should learn from Indian Muslim community`

The assassination of Salman Taseer has reignited identity crisis debate in Pak.

Taseer murder case hearing deferred for 5th time

The court hearing into the Salmaan Taseer assassination case has been deferred without any proceedings for the fifth time.

Taseer killing: Rally as court records testimony of witnesses

After recording the testimony, the judge adjourned the matter till March 05.