• pak political drama nears end after army chief intervenes

    Pak political drama nears end after army chief intervenes

    World | Aug 29, 2014, 02:46 PM IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful army chief has stepped in to mediate between the embattled government and the protesters seeking resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, bringing the military back into the centre stage and signaling a

  • maharashtra resignation crisis subsides

    Maharashtra 'resignation' crisis subsides

    Politics | Sep 27, 2012, 10:00 PM IST

    Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 27:  The two-day-old political crisis in Maharashtra subsided Thursday with NCP chief Sharad Pawar indicating that the resignation of Ajit Pawar, state deputy chief minister and his nephew, is likely to be

  • parties demand nepal pm s resignation prachanda says no

    Parties demand Nepal PM's resignation, Prachanda says no

    World | May 28, 2012, 10:52 PM IST

    Kathmandu, May 28: In the midst of a raging political crisis in Nepal, major parties today demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai for “unilaterally” dissolving the Parliament even as Maoist supremo Prachanda rejected

  • nepal plunges into fresh political turmoil

    Nepal plunges into fresh political turmoil

    World | May 28, 2012, 10:53 PM IST

    Kathmandu, May 28:  Nepal plunged into a major political crisis, hours after Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai disbanded parliament with five political parties challenging the move to hold fresh elections, as the president reviewed the legality

  • major reshuffle in pak army

    Major reshuffle in Pak army

    World | Apr 27, 2012, 06:13 PM IST

    Islamabad, Apr 27: Pakistan on Friday saw a major reshuffle in army ranks amid political crisis haunting the country in the wake of a tussle between democratic government and judiciary.According to reports, Major-Gen Asim Salim

  • zardari meets kayani amid political crisis

    Zardari Meets Kayani Amid Political Crisis

    World | Jan 20, 2012, 10:03 PM IST

    Islamabad, Jan 20: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met today, their second meeting since the memo scandal which sparked off a tense stand-off between the civilian and military leadership. 

  • sharif calls for early polls to end political crisis in pak

    Sharif Calls For Early Polls To End Political Crisis In Pak

    World | Jan 11, 2012, 10:32 PM IST

    Islamabad, Jan 11: As confrontation mounted between the Pakistan government and the Army on the one side, and the judiciary on the other, opposition leader Nawaz Sharif said holding immediate polls was the only was

  • nobody sought my resignation says zardari

    Nobody Sought My Resignation, Says Zardari

    World | Jan 08, 2012, 06:22 PM IST

    Islamabad, Jan 8: Amidst continuing tensions between Pakistan's government and the powerful army over the memo scandal, President Asif Ali Zardari has said that no one had sought his resignation to defuse the political crisis,

  • kuwait cabinet resigns after political crisis

    Kuwait Cabinet Resigns After Political Crisis

    World | Nov 28, 2011, 09:30 PM IST

    Kuwait City, Nov 28: The government of oil-rich Kuwait resigned today following a bitter dispute with opposition MPs, lawmaker Khaled al-Sultan said. “The Kuwaiti cabinet has resigned and the resignation has been accepted by the

  • political crisis in new andhra government 2 ministers quit

    Political Crisis In New Andhra Government; 2 Ministers Quit

    Politics | Dec 02, 2010, 07:50 AM IST

    Hyderabad, Dec 1 (PTI) Allocation of portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers triggered a major rebellion against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy around midnight tonight, as two ministers resigned hours after he