• Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri

    Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri quits politics, resigns from party

    World | September 14, 2019 17:37 IST

    Fourteen people, including two women, were killed and 100 others suffered bullet injuries when police raided the house and offices of Pakistan Awami Tahreek's (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri in Model Town.

  • Pak court orders seizure of Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri's

    Pak court orders seizure of Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri's assets

    World | July 14, 2017 18:12 IST

    So far, police have failed to arrest the two leaders due to political reasons and fear of backlash by their supporters.

  • pakistan court declares qadri sons proclaimed offenders

    Pakistan court declares Qadri, sons "proclaimed offenders"

    World | February 26, 2015 21:22 IST

    Lahore: Canada-based cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who spearheaded an agitation against the Nawaz Sharif government, was today declared a “proclaimed offender” along with his two sons by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court for failing to appear in a

  • qadri returns to pakistan with new strategy against

    Qadri returns to Pakistan with 'new strategy' against government

    World | November 20, 2014 20:25 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri on Thursday returned to the country with a "new strategy" against the government, nearly a month after he went abroad abruptly ending protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here.The Pakistan

  • imran khan ready to go to jail

    Imran Khan ready to go to jail

    World | November 15, 2014 13:48 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that he would follow the orders of the court and go to jail, a media report said Saturday.“According to the decision of the anti-terrorism court (ATC),

  • pakistan court orders arrest of two opposition leaders

    Pakistan court orders arrest of two opposition leaders

    World | November 13, 2014 7:30 IST

    Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against two opposition leaders over attacks on the state television and the parliament house.The court issued the warrants against Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran

  • qadri leaves pakistan opposition claims deal with government

    Qadri leaves Pakistan; Opposition claims deal with government

    World | October 30, 2014 21:22 IST

    Lahore: After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left the country, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.Ahead

  • qadri ends islamabad sit in to hold demos across country

    Qadri ends Islamabad sit-in, to hold demos across country

    World | October 21, 2014 23:35 IST

    Islamabad: Fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri tonight ended his over two months-long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital but said demonstrations will now be held across the country as the “next stage of the revolution”.  While addressing

  • imran khan to hold rally in lahore sep 28

    Imran Khan to hold rally in Lahore Sep 28

    World | September 24, 2014 18:25 IST

    Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has been allowed to organise a rally at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore this Sunday, Geo News reported Wednesday.The district administration has also written to Lahore's Capital City Police

  • no long or short march can derail democracy nawaz sharif

    No 'long or short march' can derail democracy: Nawaz Sharif

    World | September 19, 2014 19:34 IST

    Islamabad: Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today hit back at protesters, saying no "long or short march" can derail the government, even as Imran Khan vowed to continue his sit-in indefinitely till the Premier

  • nawaz sharif accuses protesting parties of incitement to

    Nawaz Sharif accuses protesting parties of incitement to mutiny

    World | September 19, 2014 18:09 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday accused two protesting parties of "inciting people to opt for mutiny" but made it clear that a few thousand people would never succeed in their "sinister designs" to

  • imran calls for day of deliverance on friday sharif defiant

    Imran calls for 'Day of Deliverance' on Friday, Sharif defiant

    World | September 17, 2014 20:55 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan government and protesters were once again headed on collision course with Imran Khan declaring Friday as a ‘Day of Deliverance' and a defiant Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today saying he will not resign

  • pak court orders filing of murder charges against nawaz

    Pak court orders filing of murder charges against Nawaz Sharif

    World | September 16, 2014 6:30 IST

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court today ordered framing of murder charges against Nawaz Sharif and others over the alleged killing of two protestors during ongoing anti-government demonstrations, the second criminal case to be filed against the

  • hc orders release of protesters imran qadri mount pressure

    HC orders release of protesters; Imran, Qadri mount pressure

    World | September 14, 2014 15:59 IST

    Islamabad: In a major boost to the morale of anti-government protesters, a Pakistani court today ordered the release of all arrested supporters of Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, a day after the two leaders suspended

  • qadri suspends talks with pakistan government

    Qadri suspends talks with Pakistan government

    World | September 13, 2014 16:39 IST

    Islamabad: One of the two anti-government protest leaders in Pakistan today said that he has suspended talks with the PML-N government following a crackdown here on demonstrators demanding ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif."We have

  • imran khan vows to stay in front of parliament till sharif

    Imran Khan vows to stay in front of Parliament till Sharif quits

    World | September 06, 2014 23:21 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's anti-government protesters today had a quiet day in the capital's high security area where they have been camping demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, even as opposition leader Imran Khan vowed to continue

  • political storm ebbs in pak concrete solution in sight

    Political storm ebbs in Pak; 'concrete solution' in sight

    World | September 03, 2014 20:20 IST

    Islamabad: After weeks of turmoil, the political storm that has engulfed Pakistan seemed to be ebbing today as protesters returned to talks with the government and a mediator between the two warring sides said a

  • i will neither resign nor go on leave nawaz sharif

    I will neither resign, nor go on leave: Nawaz Sharif

    World | September 02, 2014 10:38 IST

    Islamabad: Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday said he will neither resign nor go on leave, even as anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri continue to mount pressure on him to

  • fir against sharifs amended to include terrorism blasphemy

    FIR against Sharifs amended to include terrorism, blasphemy

    World | September 01, 2014 23:59 IST

    Lahore: Police today included “terrorism and blasphemy” charges in the FIR registered against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz and senior officials for their alleged role in the killing of 14 supporters of

  • will pak pm nawaz sharif again be a victim of a coup

    Will Pak PM Nawaz Sharif again be a victim of a coup?

    World | September 02, 2014 8:24 IST

    New Delhi: As the political crisis engulfs Pakistan once again, tension and turbulence can be felt in the atmosphere. While on the one hand there is cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, along with the spiritual