Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk on Monday asked them to vacate the route to the court. He passed this order while hearing a petition against the extra-constitutional moves.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) of Imran Khan and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) of cleric Tahirul Qadri to clear the Constitution Avenue . . . → Read More: Nasirul Mulk asked protesters to vacate route to court
THAILAND’s junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister yesterday following an endorsement from the monarch.
During a ceremony in Bangkok, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, 60, accepted a written royal command issued by King Bhumibol Adulyadej certifying his appointment as the . . . → Read More: Thai’s new prime minister: Military leader sworn in
At least five people were severely injured on Monday in reported firing by Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel along the working boundary in Sialkot.
The firing in Charwa and Chaparral sectors of Sialkot came as the 26th violation of the ceasefire agreement with the attack retaliated by Chenab Rangers.
The latest firing began last . . . → Read More: Cross border firing continues, leaves 5 Pakistani civilians injured
There is a famous saying that everything comes with a price; the recent political crisis has already cost Pakistan more than could be bargained for. Expanded over almost 10 days, the deadlock between two major political forces PTI and PML (N) still continues without any foreseeable resolution. Where PTI is adamant on their demands, PML (N) . . . → Read More: Azadi comes at a cost!
Advocate M.H. Mujahid on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry seeking a ban on the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).
In his plea, the petitioner contended that the protests being staged by the PAT and PTI were adversely affecting the movement of Islamabad’s residents and sought a ban . . . → Read More: PAT, PTI to be banned in supreme court: petition filed
The anti-corruption official, who had exposed the alleged corruption in the utilisation of Rs50 million allocated as a special health fund for the drought-hit Tharparkar, has been removed from his charge.
Khuda Baksh Laghari, the circle officer for Tharparkar, received his transfer orders two days ago. He has . . . → Read More: Official penalized for being honest
Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country’s military there will be no coup, but in return he must “share space with the army”, according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides.
Last week, as tens of thousands of protesters advanced on . . . → Read More: Is Army the real winner in this political mess
Thousands of Pakistani protesters tried to blockade parliament on Wednesday after an anti-government cleric told them not to allow anyone in or out, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inside at the time, but the lawmakers left by a back entrance.
The protesters have taken to the streets of Islamabad for five days, led . . . → Read More: PAT supporter block parliament
As twin protests in Islamabad entered a fifth day on Tuesday, police said they had arrested some 150 supporters of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) overnight in Punjab in a crackdown ahead of widening demonstrations in the capital.
PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT leader Tahir ul Qadri . . . → Read More: PTI, PAT workers arrested by Punjab Police
(by Allyn Fisher-Ilan) The chief Palestinian delegate to truce talks with Israel warned on Tuesday that Gaza violence could erupt anew unless progress is made toward a lasting deal ahead of a midnight deadline in Egyptian-brokered talks.
After a last-minute agreement was stuck to extend by 24 hours a deadline to reach a truce, Azzam al-Ahmad, . . . → Read More: Israel and Palestine seek truce for 24 hours