Musharraf blames Sharif for Pak Army’s withdrawal from Kargil

Musharraf blames Sharif for Pak Army’s withdrawal from Kargil

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former president General Pervez Musharraf has attacked Nawaz Sharif and blamed the ousted prime minister for withdrawing from Kargil in 1999 under pressure from India when the Pakistan Army was in a “dominating position”. Musharraf, who was the army chief during the Kargil War, also demanded that Sharif should be tried for treason […]

Sharif’s statement about Mumbai attack was ‘misreported’: Pak PM

Sharif’s statement about Mumbai attack was ‘misreported’: Pak PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that former premier Nawaz Sharif clarified to him that his statement about the Mumbai attack was “misreported”. Abbasi said this while talking to senior journalists after an emergency meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) – Pakistan’s top civil-military body – that condemned Sharif’s “fallacious” […]

Sharif’s Mumbai attack remark

Sharif’s Mumbai attack remark

It’s ‘serious’, proves our stand: Sitharaman New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday dubbed former Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif public acknowledgment of militant operations in his country as “a serious disclosure” and said it proved India’s position that the handlers of 26/11 Mumbai attack were in Pakistan. “Well, it is very serious disclosure. […]

Pak Army calls high-level meet today

Islamabad: The Pakistan Army will hold a high-level meeting today to discuss the “recent misleading media statement” about 2008 Mumbai attack, officials said on Sunday, a day after ousted premier Nawaz Sharif questioned the policy to allow “non-state actors” to cross the border and “kill” people in Mumbai. Sharif, for the first time, publicly acknowledged […]

Nawaz Sharief feels conspiracy in his disqualification

Nawaz Sharief feels conspiracy in his disqualification

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif, who was removed as head of his own party on Wednesday by the Supreme Court, accused ‘them’ ─ without specifying who they are ─ of deliberating over how to deprive Nawaz Sharif of participation in politics for the rest of his life. Sharif, speaking to the media outside an […]

Pak court rejects Sharif’s plea to merge 3 graft cases

Pak court rejects Sharif’s plea to merge 3 graft cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s anti-graft court today rejected ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s plea for clubbing together three corruption cases filed against him by the countrys anti-corruption watchdog in the Panama Papers scandal. After the announcement of the judgement, Sharif was indicted separately in each of the three graft cases stemming from the Panama Papers leaks. Now, […]

Pakistan court adjourns hearing in corruption cases against Sharif

Pakistan court adjourns hearing in corruption cases against Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an anti-graft court which adjourned till November 7 the hearing of corruption cases against him, his daughter and son-in-law spiralling from the Panama Papers scandal. Sharif, 67, and some of his family members are facing charges relating to their ownership of properties in London. He […]

Pak court issues warrant against Nawaz Sharif

Pak court issues warrant against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday issued a bailable arrest warrant against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before it in two cases of corruption spiralling from the Panama Papers scandal. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir also dismissed 67-year-old Sharif’s application seeking exemption from personal appearance. Sharif, who left for […]

Sharif re-elected head of ruling Pak PML-N

Sharif re-elected head of ruling Pak PML-N

ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif was Tuesday re-elected as the president of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party after Parliament passed a controversial bill, paving the way for the ousted prime minister’s return to politics. Sharif, 67, had to step down as the chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) after he was disqualified as the prime minister by […]

Pakistan court to indict Sharif on October 2 in corruption cases

Pakistan court to indict Sharif on October 2 in corruption cases

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Tuesday decided to indict Nawaz Sharif on October 2 after the embattled ousted prime minister for the first time appeared before it to face graft charges against him in the Panama Papers scandal. The Accountability Court also issued bailable arrest warrants for Sharif’s children Hassan, Hussain, and Maryam, and […]