Nawaz Sharif
World  /  Published 15.02.20

Nawaz Sharif exempted from personal appearance

An accountability court here has exempted Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from appearing before it in a money laundering case on medical grounds and adjourned the hearing till February 2...
By PTI in Lahore

World  /  Published 24.11.19

Fleeing PMs, a Qatar link, a Cambodia order

Finally, Nawaz Sharif has done a runner albeit with a legal sanction that suddenly makes him a law-abiding renegade, a rarity in a place where abusing law is a badge of honour even for non-descript fo...
By Murtaza Shibli in Lahore

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

The idea of ‘Naya Pakistan’ is imploding

There is never a dull moment in Pakistani politics. The last one year has been particularly interesting. From the formation of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government and the ‘hope’ it generated t...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

World  /  Published 13.07.19

Pakistan anti-graft judge fired over video

A Pakistani anti-corruption court judge on Friday was directed to “stop working” after a top court asked the law ministry to remove him from the post over a video, which purportedly shows the judg...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.19

Mahua Moitra's speech applies to Pakistan too

A recent speech by a first-time Indian parliamentarian, Mahua Moitra, became quite a sensation. In it, she had read out the signs of early fascism from a Holocaust poster. Some of the points she made ...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

India  /  Published 10.07.19

When Sharif told Khurshid: The young of Pakistan want the life of Indian counterparts

Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid has said Nawaz Sharif was sincerely interested in peace with India and repeatedly put himself in trouble to normalise relations dur...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.03.19

Nawaz Sharif granted bail for medical treatment

By AP in Islamabad

India  /  Published 23.03.19

Congress to Modi: Stop ‘love letters’ to Pakistan

The Congress on Saturday asked the Prime Minister to stop writing “love letters” to Pakistan, using Narendra Modi’s own words to taunt him.The “chowkidar” hid the fact that he had wished Pak...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.01.19

The dirge of Lahore’s nautch girls

Kiran remembers the days when she shimmied confidently across rooms adorned with plush velvet pillows and fine carpets, working alongside a troupe of trained musicians and commanding the attention of ...
By Maria Abi-Habib/New York Times News Service in Lahore

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

2018 was a tumultuous year for Pakistan

Last year was a tumultuous one for Pakistan in terms of politics. It began with the resignation of Balochistan’s chief minister, Sanaullah Zehri, back in January, which led to the fall of the Pakist...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in


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