`Jinnah wanted Hindus, Muslims in Pakistan to be like Roman Catholics, Protestants in Great Britain`
`Jinnah wanted Hindus, Muslims in Pakistan to be like Roman Catholics, Protestants in Great Britain`

Farhanaz Ispahani, in `Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan`s Religious Minorities`, writes that Pakistan's rulers moved away from Jinnah`s pluralist vision.

PPP demands Sharif''s apology for implicating Zardari in false cases

 The Pakistan People`s Party has adopted four resolutions at its Foundation Day function which include a demand for an apology from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for implicating PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in false cases.

Criticising Pak Army in time of war not acceptable: PM Nawaz Sharif
Criticising Pak Army in time of war not acceptable: PM Nawaz Sharif

 A day after Pakistan People`s Party (PPP) leader and former president Asif Ali Zardari unleashed a tirade against the country`s military leadership, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday stepped in to defend the armed forces.

Lawmakers' phones not tapped: Pakistani official

Pakistan`s top civilian intelligence agency - Intelligence Bureau (IB) - has said that the phone calls of lawmakers and politicians are not being tapped, media reported Tuesday.

Pakistan People's Party not to hold November 30 rally

The Pakistan People`s Party will not hold a "big rally" in Lahore on November 30 to mark its Foundation Day.

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.

Bilawal says threatened by banned LeJ, authorities order probe

Pakistan People`s Party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said he had received threats from the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, prompting authorities to order a probe into the matter.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari praises Rahul Gandhi

Drawing a similarity between him and Rahul Gandhi, son of the assassinated ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said both Congress vice-president and his family have witnessed the pain of assassination.

Asif Ali Zardari granted exemption in graft cases

Former President Asif Ali Zardari was on Saturday granted a permanent exemption from appearing in court in connection with cases registered against him by Pakistan`s anti-graft watchdog.

Bilawal Bhutto describes slain anti-terror official as martyr

Pakistan People`s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Monday described slain anti-terror official Chaudhary Aslam as a true martyr.

Probe into Benazir Income Support Programme graft cases

The Pakistani government has decided to investigate alleged cases of financial mismanagement and corruption committed in the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).

Pakistan gets new Minister of State for Commerce

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed Khurram Dastagir Khan as Pakistan`s Minister of State for Commerce and Textiles.

Pakistani agency to probe distribution of funds by ISI

After completing a treason probe against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan`s Federal Investigation Agency has a new job to probe the distribution of money among politicians by the ISI for rigging the 1990 general election.

Ex-PM Ashraf appears in Pakistani anti-graft court

Former Pakistani premier Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday appeared in an anti-corruption court where he was handed over copies of cases filed against him in connection with the Rs 22-billion scam in rental power projects.

Five die after drinking toxic liquor in Pakistan

At least five persons died and seven more were hospitalised after drinking toxic spurious liquor during Eid celebrations in Pakistan`s Sindh province.

Asif Ali Zardari eyes political comeback

Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as President of Pakistan on Monday as former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari vowed to revive his political career after formally stepping down from presidency.

Pakistan`s President Zardari set to make history

Asif Ali Zardari is set to create a record by becoming the first President to address a joint session of both houses of Pakistan`s parliament for a sixth time.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari launches PPP election campaign with video message

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called on people to use the upcoming polls to defeat the mindset that fosters militancy and extremism.

Gilani’s brother, two sons get Pakistan People`s Party

Two sons and a brother of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have got tickets for Pakistan People`s Party (PPP).

Poll scrutiny in Pakistan tests candidates` knowledge of Islam

Pakistanis are being treated to spectacle of politicians struggling to recite Quranic verses and answer questions about Islamic law as part of scrutiny of nomination papers for May`s general election.