• sc adjourns contempt hearing till feb 1 gilani gets breather

    SC Adjourns Contempt Hearing Till Feb 1; Gilani Gets Breather

    World | January 19, 2012 19:47 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 19 : Appearing before the Supreme Court, Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he has complete respect for judiciary and cannot think of committing any contempt but stood his ground

  • gilani given last lifeline by sc says pak media

    Gilani Given Last Lifeline By SC, Says Pak Media

    World | January 17, 2012 15:06 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 17: Pakistani media today warned beleaguered Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani-led government that it has been granted a "last lifeline" by the Supreme Court to end its confrontation with the judiciary as the

  • pak national accountability bureau may file case against

    Pak National Accountability Bureau May File Case Against Gilani

    World | January 17, 2012 14:52 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 17 : Pakistan's main anti-corruption watchdog is considering a proposal for filing a case of misuse of authority against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani under which he could face a prison term of

  • gilani was expecting supreme court order

    Gilani Was Expecting Supreme Court Order

    World | January 17, 2012 11:44 IST

    Islamabad, jan 17: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani did not seem surprised when TV channels flashed news of the Supreme Court issuing a contempt notice to him today while he was in a meeting with

  • i don t need vote of confidence gilani tells parliament

    I Don't Need Vote of Confidence, Gilani Tells Parliament

    World | January 13, 2012 22:25 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 13 : Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he would not seek a vote of confidence from parliament against the backdrop of an escalating row with the judiciary and military as his

  • shujaat hussain mediating between gilani and kayani

    Shujaat Hussain Mediating Between Gilani And Kayani

    World | January 12, 2012 12:49 IST

    Lahore, Jan 12 : PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has emerged as a mediator between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani after differences between Pakistan's civilian government and the

  • zardari is our pace attack bowler gilani

    Zardari Is Our Pace Attack Bowler: Gilani

    World | January 12, 2012 7:30 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 12 : Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday  described President Asif Ali Zardari as the “pace attack bowler” of his political team. Gilani made the remarks while interacting with sportspersons at the

  • 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

  • state institutions should remain within their domains gilani

    State Institutions Should Remain Within Their Domains : Gilani

    World | January 03, 2012 21:33 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 3: Pakistan's state institutions should perform their functions while remaining within their respective domains, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said today against the backdrop of continuing tensions between his government and the military

  • gilani asks nawaz not to strengthen hands of dictators

    Gilani Asks Nawaz Not To Strengthen Hands Of Dictators

    World | January 02, 2012 8:26 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 2: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday cautioned main opposition PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif that raking up allegations of corruption against the PPP-led government would only strengthen the hands of dictators

  • gilani rules out early polls says his govt will finish term

    Gilani Rules Out Early Polls, Says His Govt Will Finish Term

    World | December 31, 2011 14:27 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 31: Notwithstanding a series of crises faced by his government, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has dismissed any chance of early polls, saying the next general election would be held as scheduled

  • zardari asks aitzaz ahsan to be mentor to bilawal

    Zardari Asks Aitzaz Ahsan To Be Mentor To Bilawal

    World | December 28, 2011 14:00 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 28: Pakistan's embattled President Asif Ali Zardari has asked former minister Aitzaz Ahsan to act as a mentor to his son Bilawal if “anything were to happen to him,” sources said, amid reports

  • state institutions must work within limits pak pm

    State Institutions Must Work Within Limits : Pak PM

    World | December 27, 2011 16:17 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 27: Against the backdrop of continuing tensions between his government and the military, Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today said that confrontations between state institutions can be avoided if they remain within their

  • judiciary and army should work within limits gilani

    Judiciary And Army Should Work Within Limits : Gilani

    World | December 25, 2011 18:45 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 25: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said all state institutions, including the judiciary and army, should work within their constitutional limits as tensions continued between the civilian government and the powerful

  • pak pm rejects information minister awan s resignation

    Pak PM Rejects Information Minister Awan's Resignation

    World | December 25, 2011 18:44 IST

    Karachi, Dec 25: Under fire for failing to handle affairs of the government and the ruling PPP properly, Pakistan's Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan today announced her resignation, which was rejected by Prime Minister Yousuf

  • gilani downplays row with army after kayani s clarification

    Gilani Downplays Row With Army After Kayani's 'Clarification'

    World | December 24, 2011 22:48 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 24: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today sought to downplay a reported rift between his civilian government and Pakistan's military, contending a clarification issued by the powerful army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had

  • pakistan pm spells out fear of being ousted

    Pakistan PM Spells Out Fear Of Being Ousted

    World | December 22, 2011 16:25 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 22: As talk of a rift between his government and the military gathers pace, Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today said “no institution can be a state within a state” and warned that

  • with rumours rife gilani meets zardari

    With Rumours Rife, Gilani Meets Zardari

    World | December 21, 2011 14:11 IST

    Karachi, Dec 21: In the first such meeting after his sudden return from Dubai, President Asif Ali Zardari reviewed the political situation in Pakistan with Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani, even as the government dismissed as

  • conspiracies are being hatched against the govt says gilani

    Conspiracies Are Being Hatched Against The Govt, Says Gilani

    World | December 19, 2011 16:11 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 18: As the memogate scandal continued to simmer, Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said there were conspiracies against his government to scuttle next year's Senate polls, even as he rejected the

  • gilani asks us to respect pak s red lines

    Gilani Asks US To Respect Pak's 'Red Lines'

    World | December 16, 2011 19:25 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 16: The US must respect Pakistan's “red lines” and give a guarantee that there will be no transgression of the country's borders in order to regain Islamabad's cooperation in the war on terrorism,