Sharif more popular than Imran Khan in Pakistan: US survey

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is more popular than cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Pakistan despite facing pressure to resign, according to a US survey which indicates that the ongoing demonstrations are hardly reflective of the views of most Pakistanis.

Imran's party lawmakers resign from Punjab province assembly

Stepping up pressure on the Nawaz Sharif government, lawmakers of Imran Khan's party in the Punjab province assembly resigned on Wednesday.

Imran's party lawmakers resign from Punjab province assembly

Stepping up pressure on the Nawaz Sharif government, lawmakers of Imran Khan's party in the Punjab province assembly resigned today.

Pakistan survived difficult times, we didn't cry about rigging, says Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan survived difficult times, we didn't cry about rigging, says Nawaz Sharif

Even as there seems no way out of Pakistan's political deadlock despite five round of talks between the PML-N government and Imran Khan's PTI, PM Nawaz Sharif made it clear that he was in no intention to quit, and expressed hope that the current phase of political chaos shall pass.

Pakistan PM defiant amid protest crisis

Pakistan`s embattled prime minister said Wednesday he would not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, striking a defiant note in his first major speech since the crisis erupted two weeks ago.

Sharif's brother in China amid political turmoil

Amid deepening political crisis in Pakistan, Punjab province Chief Minister and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz has left for China with reports suggesting that he may seek Beijing's support for the embattled PML-N government.

Pak protesters refuse to leave avenue despite court orders

Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul Qadri have refused to vacate the Constitution Avenue here despite orders by the Supreme Court, the government's chief law officer told the court on Tuesday.

Nawaz Sharif meets Pakistani Army Chief amid political stalemate

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday met Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests here and the recent Indo-Pak border "skirmishes".

Imran Khan cashes in on ex-election official's revelation on rigging
Imran Khan cashes in on ex-election official's revelation on rigging

In a impassioned speech, that moved some protesters to tears according to a Dawn news report, Qadri said that he had started the mission with an “intention of martyrdom to fight for the rights of oppressed & downtrodden”.

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline for parliamentarians

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 SC asks protesters to clear Constitution Avenue in 24 hrs

Pakistan`s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the supporters of Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri to clear the Constitution Avenue within 24 hours so that the movement of judges and officials is not hampered.

30-day quit call to PM non-negotiable: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down for a 30-day period is non-negotiable and the ball is now in the government`s court, media reported Monday.

No justification for protests: Nawaz Sharif tells agitating leaders

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said there was no justification for the protests as he has accepted all constitutional demands of protesters after opposition leader Imran Khan asked him to quit for 30 days to allow a probe into alleged rigging in the 2013 polls.

No justification for protests: Nawaz Sharif tells agitating leaders

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif said there was no justification for the protests as he has accepted all constitutional demands of protesters.

Imran Khan repeats demand for Pak PM Sharif to quit for 30 days

Opposition leader Imran Khan on Saturday again demanded that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit for 30 days to allow an independent probe into alleged rigging in last year`s polls, hours after the government outrightly rejected the proposal to end the crippling political deadlock.

Imran Khan says will marry in `Naya Pakistan`

Cricketer-turned-politician and a heartthrob Imran Khan, who is leading his Tehreek-e-Insaaf party in anti-government protests here, has said that he will marry once his dream `Naya Pakistan` was fulfilled.

Imran Khan adamant on Sharif`s resignation

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Saturday reiterated his protest would continue until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned and said the meeting between Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari would make no difference to the people.

Imran Khan returns to negotiating table; party lawmakers resign

Mounting further pressure, 34 opposition lawmakers resigned from the National Assembly to force the Nawaz Sharif government to quit but their party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf surprisingly decided to resume talks after the failed first round.

Pakistani PM Sharif to meet Zardari in Islamabad on Saturday

With anti-government protesters stepping up pressure on him to quit, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited former president and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari for a luncheon meeting to discuss issues related to the political impasse.

Pak protest leaders assure court they will follow Constitution

Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri, who are leading two anti-government protests in Pakistan, today assured the Supreme Court that they will remain within the limits of the Constitution during their ongoing agitations.