• sharif zardari jointly inaugurate power project

    Sharif, Zardari jointly inaugurate power project

    World | January 31, 2014 16:40 IST

    Karachi: In an unusual development, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today joined his rival former President Asif Ali Zardari to inaugurate a much-delayed coal power project in Sindh province.Speaking at the event in Tharparkar, Sharif

  • zardari s successor to be elected on sept 6

    Zardari's successor to be elected on Sept 6

    World | July 16, 2013 17:11 IST

    Islamabad, Jul 16 : Pakistan will hold the next presidential election on September 6, two days before the end of the term of incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari.Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ibrahim approved the

  • won t contest presidential poll announces zardari

    Won't contest presidential poll, announces Zardari

    World | June 02, 2013 18:54 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 2 : President Asif Ali Zardari today said he will not contest the next presidential polls later this year as his Pakistan Peoples Party no longer has a majority in the national and

  • pak supreme court withdraws contempt notice against pm

    Pak Supreme Court withdraws contempt notice against PM Ashraf

    World | November 14, 2012 13:03 IST

    Islamabad, Nov 14: Pakistan's Supreme Court today withdrew a contempt notice issued to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf earlier this year after he failed to approach Swiss authorities to revive graft cases against President Asif

  • pak pm tells sc graft cases against zardari wll be reopened

    Pak PM tells SC, graft cases against Zardari wll be reopened in Switzerland

    World | September 18, 2012 12:55 IST

    Islamabad, Sep 18: In a U-turn, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf today told  the Supreme Court that his government would revoke a letter to Swiss authorities asking for the closure of graft probe against

  • sarabjit files fresh appeal to zardari seeking mercy

    Sarabjit files fresh appeal to Zardari seeking mercy

    India | July 13, 2012 13:03 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 13:  Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh has filed a fresh appeal to President Asif Ali Zardari seeking mercy on the occasion of that country's Independence day on August 14,

  • india asks pak to release sarabjit singh

    India asks Pak to release Sarabjit Singh

    India | June 27, 2012 11:12 IST

    New Delhi, June 27: India today requested Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after Islamabad in a midnight twist said it had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet

  • zardari got a tame nudge from india says pak media

    Zardari Got A Tame Nudge From India, Says Pak Media

    World | April 09, 2012 13:20 IST

    Islamabad, Apr 9: President Asif Ali Zardari's “private spiritual journey” to India ended with “a tame nudge” from the hosts who asked him to “work more to win their love,” Pakistani media said today, noting

  • pm asks zardari to pray for peace in both countries

    PM Asks Zardari To Pray For Peace In Both Countries

    India | April 08, 2012 17:48 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 8: Amid the bonhomie at the lunch he hosted, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to pray for peace in both the countries at the shrine of Khwaja

  • gilani says not afraid of anybody ahead of sc deadline

    Gilani says 'Not Afraid Of Anybody' Ahead Of SC Deadline

    World | March 17, 2012 7:12 IST

    Islamabad, Mar 17: Days ahead of the hearing of two crucial cases against him in the Supreme Court, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday made it clear he was not afraid to face the

  • pak sc to pm gilani obey order on zardari or face contempt

    Pak SC To PM Gilani, Obey Order On Zardari Or Face Contempt Charge

    World | February 09, 2012 18:24 IST

    Islamabad, Feb 9: Refusing to buy his arguments, Pakistan's Supreme Court today firmly told embattled Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani that he had no option but to write to Swiss authorities to revive graft cases against

  • pak supreme court summons pm gilani on jan 19 issues

    Pak Supreme Court Summons PM Gilani On Jan 19, Issues Contempt Notice

    World | January 16, 2012 19:42 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 16: In a setback to the embattled Pakistani government, the Supreme Court today issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for failing to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali

  • imran warns of street protests if judiciary is ambushed

    Imran Warns Of Street Protests If Judiciary Is Ambushed

    World | January 12, 2012 15:30 IST

    Lahore, Jan 12: Raising the political stakes, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan today warned that his party would come out on the streets if the judiciary is “ambushed” by the civilian government in Pakistan on the issue

  • gilani not an honest man says pakistan sc

    Gilani Not An Honest Man, Says Pakistan SC

    World | January 10, 2012 18:33 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 10: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is not an honest man as he had not lived up to his constitutional oath, Pakistan's Supreme Court said today, as it warned of action against him

  • nobody sought my resignation says zardari

    Nobody Sought My Resignation, Says Zardari

    World | January 08, 2012 18:22 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,

  • pak to follow simla pact model says zardari

    Pak To Follow Simla Pact Model, Says Zardari

    World | January 05, 2012 21:53 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 5: The Simla Accord inked by late Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had created the longest spell of peace in South Asia and the Pakistan government will follow his model of negotiations to

  • pak army rejects ijaz s claim that isi chief tried to

    Pak Army Rejects Ijaz's Claim That ISI Chief Tried To Topple Zardari

    World | December 21, 2011 18:49 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 21: Just days after a legal petition was filed seeking the ouster of the ISI chief, the Pakistani military today refuted businessman Mansoor Ijaz's claim that Lt Ahmed Shuja Pasha had travelled to

  • son bilawal unhappy with zardari s mild response to

    Son Bilawal Unhappy With Zardari's Mild Response To Religious Radicalization In Pak

    World | December 11, 2011 18:33 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 11: Ruling Pakistan People's Party's nominal head Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has reportedly expressed his "displeasure" at his father President Asif Ali Zardari's "watered down response" to the killing of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer

  • hillary meets kayani zardari gilani

    Hillary Meets Kayani, Zardari, Gilani

    World | May 27, 2011 15:54 IST

    Islamabad, May 27: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday and discussed issues related to security and the Pak-US ties in the current scenario. The one-on-one meeting held

  • zardari assigns serving army officer for musharraf s

    Zardari Assigns Serving Army Officer For Musharraf's Security

    World | November 17, 2010 21:12 IST

    Islamabad, Nov 17: In an unprecedented step, President Asif Ali Zardari has deputed a serving Pakistani Army officer to provide security to his predecessor Pervez Musharraf outside the country. Colonel Ilyas, an army officer on