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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan(Reuters)

Imran Khan 'criminal': Nawaz Sharif questions negligence in foreign funding case

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:47 AM IST
The Pakistan Muslim League (N) chief said, "In March 2018, the ECP had formed a scrutiny committee and directed that a report be submitted in one month. Approximately two-and-a-half years later, there is still no report."
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Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.(Reuters)
Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.(Reuters)

No extradition treaty with UK, can only cancel Nawaz Sharif’s passport: Pak minister

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Peshawar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:37 AM IST
Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday had said the government will cancel the passport of Sharif on February 16.
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Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.(AFP Photo)
Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.(AFP Photo)

Nawaz Sharif’s passport will be cancelled on Feb 16, says Pak minister

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Islamabad
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 07:22 AM IST
The three-time former prime minister, who was convicted in two corruption cases -- Avenfield properties and Al-Azizia -- was declared a proclaimed offender earlier this month by the Islamabad High Court after he failed to appear before it despite several warnings.
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Khan rebutted accusations that he does not have any real authority and said that the Pakistan Army is a state institution, which works under him.(AP)
Khan rebutted accusations that he does not have any real authority and said that the Pakistan Army is a state institution, which works under him.(AP)

Pakistan PM Imran Khan says Army ‘works under’ him: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Islamabad
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 02:51 PM IST
The Army, which has ruled Pakistan for more than half of its 70 plus years of existence, has hitherto wielded considerable power in the matters of security and foreign policy.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the then Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharis in Lahore on December 25, 2015.(PIB Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the then Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharis in Lahore on December 25, 2015.(PIB Photo)

India waits for Pakistan to end terror before resumption of dialogue

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Fact is that the Indian retaliation in the form of surgical strikes in occupied Kashmir and air strikes at Balakot in Manshera came only as a response to terror attacks by Pakistan based proscribed groups after the complicity of Rawalpindi GHQ was established by Indian security agencies.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015.(PTI File Photo)

PM Modi writes to Nawaz Sharif, condoles his mother’s death

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 01:41 AM IST
Modi’s letter dated November 27, which was accessed by Dawn News TV channel, stated: “I am deeply saddened to learn about the demise of your mother Begum Shamim Akhtar on 22 November in London. My heartfelt condolences are with you in this hour of intense grief.”
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Maryam Nawaz (centre), daughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and the leader of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), gestures to supporters during an anti-government rally in Quetta on October 25.(AFP file)
Maryam Nawaz (centre), daughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and the leader of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), gestures to supporters during an anti-government rally in Quetta on October 25.(AFP file)

Pak oppn lawmakers to quit en masse, threatens joint alliance

By Imtiaz Ahmad , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times. Islamabad
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Such a move could put the Imran Khan government on the defensive as there are widespread allegations of illegality in the mandate of the present government.
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New Delhi is aware that managing the larger neighbourhood is inextricably linked to domestic stability, external power projection, and retaining its influence regionally at a time when China is actively intervening in smaller countries of South Asia with the explicit objective of undermining Indian interests(ANI)
New Delhi is aware that managing the larger neighbourhood is inextricably linked to domestic stability, external power projection, and retaining its influence regionally at a time when China is actively intervening in smaller countries of South Asia with the explicit objective of undermining Indian interests(ANI)

Chanakya: India’s new template for the neighbourhood

By Chanakya | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 06:21 AM IST
Managing South Asia — through hard instruments when unavoidable and close engagement whenever possible — is essential
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Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League (N)(Reuters/ File photo)
Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League (N)(Reuters/ File photo)

Nawaz Sharif makes unscheduled hospital visits after developing kidney pain: report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Sharif, 70, who has been staying in London since November 2019 on medical grounds, during his visits to the hospital underwent several tests and scans to determine a course of treatment, the Dawn reported.
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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif urged voters not to let anyone in the way of democracy.(REUTERS)
Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif urged voters not to let anyone in the way of democracy.(REUTERS)

PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif urges people to protect votes from being rigged

By Asian News International | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | London
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 11:36 AM IST
Addressing the voters in a video message, Sharif insisted that the people of the region support the party’s democratic credentials in the region, reported Daily Pakistan.
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Imran Khan addressing a news conference in 2017.(Reuters File Photo)
Imran Khan addressing a news conference in 2017.(Reuters File Photo)

Nawaz Sharif crosses Army’s redline in battle with Imran Khan. Pushback begins

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Pakistan watchers in New Delhi believe the army tried to get back at Sharif via his daughter Maryam Sharif’s husband Mohammad Safdar when the military arm-twisted the police to arrest him from his Karachi hotel.
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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif(Reuters photo)
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif(Reuters photo)

Pak army inquiry into Safdar Awan’s arrest a ‘cover-up’, says PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif

By Asian News International | Posted by Niyati Singh | Islamabad
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday termed the report of an inquiry carried out by the army regarding the arrest of his son-in-law retired Captain Safdar Awan as a “cover-up”, saying that the report was “rejected”.
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Nawaz Sharif, the 70-year-old supreme leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) who was ousted from power in 2017 by the apex court on graft charges.(AP file photo)
Nawaz Sharif, the 70-year-old supreme leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) who was ousted from power in 2017 by the apex court on graft charges.(AP file photo)

Nawaz Sharif a ‘jackal’ trying to create ‘rebellion’ in army, says Pak PM Khan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif had made the comments virtually on October 16 during a joint rally organised by the Opposition parties under the banner of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM).
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Broadway Hotel stood at the point where New Delhi gives way to the old city, on Asaf Ali Road.
Broadway Hotel stood at the point where New Delhi gives way to the old city, on Asaf Ali Road.

Delhiwale: Hotel Broadway checks out

By Mayank Austen Soofi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 04:09 AM IST
Broadway’s closure was not reported until now. It shut down so noiselessly that the news would have gone unnoticed but for a chance occasion of coming face-to-face with its locked door.
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Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League addressed the third anti-government rally of Pakistan opposition’s 11 -party alliance.(Reuters File Photo)
Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League addressed the third anti-government rally of Pakistan opposition’s 11 -party alliance.(Reuters File Photo)

Pak soldiers did not even have weapons during Kargil war, claims Nawaz Sharif

By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf and his companions used the Army for personal gains, and disgraced them,” Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif claimed.
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PDM had held two mammoth rallies in Gujranwala and Karachi in the past weeks seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Imran Khan.(AP)
PDM had held two mammoth rallies in Gujranwala and Karachi in the past weeks seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Imran Khan.(AP)

Pak joint oppn holds massive rally in Quetta

By Agencies | Quetta, Quetta
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 02:56 AM IST
Earlier in the day, at least three people were killed and six others wounded when a bomb exploded in a suburban neighbourhood of Quetta, home to several separatist and Islamist insurgencies. The bomb was concealed in a motorcycle.
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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the 70-year-old supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was ousted from power in 2017 by the Supreme Court on corruption charges.(AP file photo)
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the 70-year-old supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was ousted from power in 2017 by the Supreme Court on corruption charges.(AP file photo)

Pak’s anti-corruption body slaps fresh graft case on Nawaz Sharif

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif is already facing several cases of corruption and misuse of authority which he has declared as a result of political vendetta by the current government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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Maryam Nawaz and Bilawal Bhutto Zardariat an anti-government protest rally organised by the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of political opposition parties, Karachi, Pakistan October 18, 2020(REUTERS)
Maryam Nawaz and Bilawal Bhutto Zardariat an anti-government protest rally organised by the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of political opposition parties, Karachi, Pakistan October 18, 2020(REUTERS)

Pakistan’s opposition is taking on the army. India should just watch

By Rezaul Laskar
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 10:35 AM IST
One will have to wait for PDM’s moves to see whether the military jettisons those who are no longer useful to it or responds with more crackdowns.
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Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif at a press conference regarding the arrest of her husband, Mohammad Safdar Awan, in Karachi, on October 19.(AP)
Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif at a press conference regarding the arrest of her husband, Mohammad Safdar Awan, in Karachi, on October 19.(AP)

Pak army chief orders probe into ‘kidnap’ of police chief to force arrest of Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Awan was arrested on Monday by Punjab police that forcibly entered his hotel room in Karachi, where he was staying with his wife and PML-N vice-president Maryam Sharif after a massive rally a day earlier by a joint opposition front in the port city.
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FILE PHOTO: Maryam Nawaz, Safdar Awan’s wife and PML-N vice president, lauded Sindh Police, tweeting, “I salute the Sindh Police.” (REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo)
FILE PHOTO: Maryam Nawaz, Safdar Awan’s wife and PML-N vice president, lauded Sindh Police, tweeting, “I salute the Sindh Police.” (REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo)

Pakistan: Sindh Police officials apply for leave after arrest of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law

By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral | Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 06:07 AM IST
Captain (retired) Safdar Awan was arrested by the Karachi Police on Monday, just hours after a fiery speech by his wife and Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, against PM Imran Khan at a Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) rally.
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Mohammad Safdar, son-in-law of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leads a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(AP)
Mohammad Safdar, son-in-law of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leads a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(AP)

Pakistan police briefly detain Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:09 AM IST
“Police broke my room door at the hotel I was staying at in Karachi and arrested” Muhammad Safdar Awan, said Maryam Nawaz, PML-N vice-president, who had addressed the rally on Sunday. She said she was asleep when the police “barged in” her hotel room where she was staying with her husband.
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This July 8, 2018 file photo shows Mohammad Safdar Awan, son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, leading a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(AP file)
This July 8, 2018 file photo shows Mohammad Safdar Awan, son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, leading a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.(AP file)

Pak oppn claims police chief was ‘kidnapped’, made to order arrest of Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 06:40 PM IST
The retired captain and 200 others including Maryam Nawaz were reportedly booked for sloganeering inside the mausoleum of Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah a day earlier, and thus violating its sanctity.
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Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, gives a press conference. AP/PTI (AP28-09-2020_000231B)(AP)
Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, gives a press conference. AP/PTI (AP28-09-2020_000231B)(AP)

Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law arrested in Pakistan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s vice-president Maryam Nawaz on Monday alleged that the police barged into her hotel room in Karachi and arrested her husband and deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar.
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (L) and Maryam Nawaz Sharif wave to supporters during the first public rally of the 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement in the eastern city of Gujranwala on October 16.(AFP)
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (L) and Maryam Nawaz Sharif wave to supporters during the first public rally of the 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement in the eastern city of Gujranwala on October 16.(AFP)

Livid Imran Khan vows to jail Nawaz Sharif as oppn holds 2nd rally

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:03 AM IST
A visibly upset and angry Prime Minister Imran Khan told a conference of his supporters in Islamabad on Saturday that he would get “tougher” with the opposition leaders and put them all behind bars.
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Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif .(Reuters)
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif .(Reuters)

In his speech, Nawaz Sharif takes on Imran Khan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 02:38 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader, attacked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government on multiple fronts during the Gujranwala rally.
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Supporters of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of opposition parties, wave flags as they listen to their leaders during an anti-government protest rally in Gujranwala on October 16.(REUTERS)
Supporters of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of opposition parties, wave flags as they listen to their leaders during an anti-government protest rally in Gujranwala on October 16.(REUTERS)

Nawaz Sharif accuses Pakistan’s army chief of toppling his government

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Addressing a rally of the PDM in Gujranwala via video link from London, Sharif accused army chief General Qamar Bajwa and ISI chief Lt General Faiz Hameed of rigging elections, removing his government, muzzling the media, pressurising the judiciary, and victimising opposition politicians
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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.(AP file photo)
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.(AP file photo)

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif accuses country’s army chief of toppling his govt

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 02:33 AM IST
“Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, you packed up our government, which was working well, and put the nation and the country at the alter of your wishes,” Sharif said addressing a large protest gathering of opposition parties in the eastern Pakistani city of Gujranwala .
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The army will close ranks to protect its role in the polity. The India factor will be used to remind the people that it is needed to protect them, especially at this time(AP)
The army will close ranks to protect its role in the polity. The India factor will be used to remind the people that it is needed to protect them, especially at this time(AP)

In Pakistan, a new battle takes shape | Analysis

By Vivek Katju
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 09:06 AM IST
The Opposition has challenged Imran Khan and the army. Khan is weak; the army is not
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has been attacked by opposition leaders for Pakistan’s crackdown ahead of their joint rally(AP)
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been attacked by opposition leaders for Pakistan’s crackdown ahead of their joint rally(AP)

‘Will go in handcuffs’: PoK ‘PM’ accused of sedition pans Imran Khan

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:47 PM IST
Imran Khan, who attempts to portray himself as a saviour for Kashmiri, faces criticism for the police filing sedition charges against the so-called ‘prime minister’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
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Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gestures as he boards a Lahore-bound flight due for departure, at Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE July 13, 2018.(Reuters file)
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gestures as he boards a Lahore-bound flight due for departure, at Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE July 13, 2018.(Reuters file)

Imran Khan govt tries to distance itself from sedition case against Nawaz Sharif

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Science and technology minister Fawad Chaudhry tweeted that Prime Minister Imran Khan was unaware of the case.
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