Shahbaz Sharif

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif gets bail on medical grounds

Nawaz Sharif, in 2018, had been sentenced to 10 years in prison by an anti-corruption court in Islamabad.

Mar 27, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in Rs 1,400 crore housing scam

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Saturday granted a 10-day remand of opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif to the country's top anti-graft body.

Oct 06, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Watch: Imran Khan, Bilawal and others take oath as Pakistan National Assembly members

The members who took the oath included Prime Minister-designate and PTI chief Imran Khan, PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari.

Aug 13, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

PML-N rejects Pakistan election results: Shahbaz Sharif

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's party has rejected the results of parliamentary polls in Pakistan as rigged.

Jul 26, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

Imran Khan vs Shehbaz Sharif vs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari: The race for the next Pakistan Prime Minister

Pakistan's politics has been dominated by the Bhutto and Sharif families, and Imran Khan is being seen as the best bet to break their hegemony.

Jul 25, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Bilawal, Shahbaz target Pakistan administration over elections, ask ECP to prevent rigging

Two top political parties, Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party, have hit out at authorities ahead of Pakistan general elections scheduled for July 25. While PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has alleged that attempts are being made to make the election process controversial, PML-N’s Shahbaz Sharif has said that his party is being pushed to the wall.

Jul 23, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Nawaz Sharif's brother calls for India-Pak talks on the lines of US-North Korea summit

Shahbaz Sharif official account on Twitter had several messages on how India and Pakistan should learn from US-North Korea summit. The tweets though also alleged India of illegally occupying Kashmir - a false and baseless charge Pakistan has pedalled for years.

Jun 13, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Pakistan anti-graft body gives nod for corruption case against Sharif family

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau has been given the nod to launch a corruption case against ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz set to become PML-N president next month

The announcement of Shahbaz as the new PML-N president is likely to be made on September 7.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

PML-N ponders over options for new party chief

Shahbaz Sharif will continue as Punjab Chief Minister as leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are mulling over options, who would replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party chief, in regard to a notice from election commision, following Sharif`s disqualification from office.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's wife files nomination to contest his Lahore seat

According to media reports, as many as 35 candidates have filed nomination papers for the by-poll scheduled to be held on September 17.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Sharif's wife, daughter emerge PML-N nominees for vacated parliament seat

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, or their daughter Maryam Nawaz, are emerging as top nominees to occupy the National Assembly seat vacated by Sharif after he was disqualified from holding office by the nation's Supreme Court last month.

Aug 08, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

20 injured in blast in Lahore

On July 24, a Taliban suicide bomber struck a police team near residence-cum-office of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here, killing 27 people.

Aug 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Pak woman claims Nawaz Sharif's nephew married her, demands special probe panel

A woman, who claims to be the wife of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's nephew, demanded that a parliamentary committee probe her case like that of Ayesha Gulalai, who has accused opposition leader Imran Khan of sexual harassment.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's brother made to miss golden opportunity: PML-N members

Pakistan`s disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has "smartly deprived" his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif of an opportunity to become premier, PML-N members in Punjab province believe.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Pakistan set to elect new Prime Minister today: Six in race to replace Nawaz Sharif

The National Assembly of Parliament is the electoral college for the election of the Prime Minister.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:55 AM IST

Pakistan interim PM-designate faces NAB inquiry over LNG contract

According to NAB documents, the contract for the LNG import and distribution was awarded to the Elengy Terminal, a subsidiary of Engro, in 2013 in violation of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules and relevant laws.

Jul 31, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

The top court ousted Sharif Friday after an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family, bringing his historic third term in power to an unceremonious end.


Jul 30, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Shahbaz Sharif's son may become Punjab CM

Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif is looking to his son Hamza Shabaz as his replacement in Punjab.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM, Shahid Abbasi as interim PM

Shehbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab has been announced as the next prime minister of Pakistan whereas former Petroleum Minister and senior PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will be appointed as the interim Prime Minister, Pakistani media said on Saturday. 

Jul 29, 2017, 17:40 PM IST