Pakistan's former chief justice (CJ) Iftikhar Chaudhry on Tuesday filed Rs 20 billion defamation case against cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan for allegedly maligning the Supreme Court and accusing him of rigging in the 2013 elections.
Opposition leader Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party has agreed to hold talks with the PML-N government after months of stand-off between the two sides over allegations of mass rigging in last year's polls.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid the country's Intelligence Bureau (IB) Rs 270 crore to fail his anti-government protests in Islamabad.
Stung by the political campaign to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's government has ordered a crackdown on those putting up slogans against the embattled premier on street walls across the country with an FIR lodged against five people including a woman.
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti- government protesters.
An additional sessions judge Saturday ordered the police to register a case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the alleged killing of three political activists Aug 30, media reported.
Pakistan's anti-government protesters on Saturday had a quiet day in the capital's high security area where they have been camping demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, even as opposition leader Imran Khan vowed to continue the sit-in until goals achieved.
Pakistan's Parliament on Wednesday became the new battleground in the ongoing political turmoil with pro-government leaders and lawmakers of Imran Khan's party accusing each other of undermining democracy, even as protesters returned to the negotiating table.
Cleric and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir ul-Qadri Monday gave a 48-hour deadline to members of the National Assembly or lower house of parliament to leave the house even as it was reported that the third round of talks between the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been successful.
Pakistan`s political stalemate continued amid political discussions by the government to find a solution and protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri refusing to give up until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns.