Nawaz Sharif
Opinion  /  Published 26.10.20

The tempest: New political winds in Pakistan

October has been quite a roller-coaster ride for political buffs in Pakistan. Last month, the Opposition parties made an alliance called ‘Pakistan Democratic Movement’. On October 16, the ...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

World  /  Published 24.10.20

Fresh graft case against Sharif

Pakistan’s anti-corruption body has slapped a fresh corruption case on deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, compounding the legal woes of the embattled Opposition leader who has frequently attac...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.20

Sharif’s googlies could get Imran’s wicket

The confrontation between the political class and the Pakistan army reached a tipping point hours after the massive show of strength in Karachi by the 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) oppos...
By Neena Gopal in

World  /  Published 23.10.20

Finger at Imran for Sharif kin arrest

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan was responsible for the circumstances surrounding the arrest of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif&rsq...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.20

Sharif’s fight to the finish

Is it a last throw of the dice for Nawaz Sharif? Or has he marshalled together a political coalition that’s strong enough to end this pretence that a civilian calls the shots in Pakistan and tru...
By Neena Gopal in

World  /  Published 20.09.20

Pakistan: Sharif attacks Army, Imran govt

  Pakistan's deposed premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday staged a political comeback by criticising the powerful Army and said the Opposition was not against Prime Minister Imran Khan but against...
By Agencies in Islamabad

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

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

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

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


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