Pakistan Muslim League

  • Musharraf's house arrest to end after bail from apex court, says counsel 10-10-2013 08:50 PM

    Beleaguered former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is set to walk out of house arrest after Pakistan's Supreme Court granted him bail in the Akbar Bugti murder case, his lawyers claimed on Thursday. His lawyers said this was the last case in which he was still under arrest and he had...
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan discharged from hospital 22-05-2013 10:25 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani cricket-hero-turned-politician Imran Khan left hospital on Wednesday after treatment for back injuries suffered in a fall in Lahore, television stations said. Imran Khan, who has been fitted with a spinal brace to aid recovery, fell from a fork-lift taking him to a poll campaign podium on May 7....
  • Pak polls: PML-N emerges as single largest party 14-05-2013 12:36 PM

    Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif's PML-N has emerged the single largest party in Pakistan's landmark general elections by bagging 122 of the 272 parliamentary seats that went to the polls on May 11, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. The PML-N's two closest rivals the Pakistan People's Party and Imran Khan's Pakistan...
  • Manmohan Singh hasty in inviting Nawaz Sharif: BJP 14-05-2013 05:47 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh invited Nawaz Sharif to India, Bharatiya Janata Party questioned why government was in a hurry to invite the Pakistani leader who is set to lead the country for the third time. "The prime minister has been in too much of a...
  • Pak polls: Nawaz Sharif set to win, Imran Khan alleges rigging 13-05-2013 10:51 AM

    Islamabad: Voters in Pakistan have given a mandate to PML-N's Nawaz Sharif, who is set to become Prime Minister for a record third time. With 272 national assembly seats, 137 is the simple majority mark - and right now PML-N is leading in 125. The big gainer is Imran Khan's...
  • Pak polls: Sharif set for a third term as PM 13-05-2013 07:57 AM

    Islamabad/Lahore: Party-wise National Assembly results: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - 125 (Unofficial, Geo News) Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) - 31 (Unofficial, Geo News) Independent - 31 (Unofficial, Geo News) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) - 32 (Unofficial, Geo News) Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI) - 10 (Unofficial, Geo News) Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) - 3 Pakhtunkhwa...
  • Sharif will bring new perspective to Indo-Pak ties: Patel 13-05-2013 01:21 AM

    Nadiad: Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel on Sunday expressed confidence that Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan government will bring a new perspective to Indo-Pak relations. "A new government is going to be formed in Pakistan led by Nawaz Sharif. I believe this will bring a new perspective to Indo-Pak relations and...
  • Pak polls: Musharraf's party wins 2 seats despite poll boycott 12-05-2013 09:26 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's party on Sunday won two seats despite announcing a boycott of the 2013 general elections. Musharraf's All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) won a seat each for the National Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's provincial assembly from Chitral's NA-32 and PK-90 constituency. The APML had...
  • Pak: Nawaz Sharif vows to fulfill all poll promises 12-05-2013 08:56 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Nawaz Sharif on Saturday pledged to fulfill all the promises that he made during the election campaign and thanked the masses for expressing confidence in his party and leadership. The PML-N emerged the largest political party in general polls with 117 NA seats while...
  • Vote for Pakistan, says teen activist Malala Yousufzai 11-05-2013 11:32 AM

    Islamabad: One vote can change Pakistan's future and "it's our right", teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said on Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country. In a letter carried by the Dawn, Malala said, "It's an honour for me...
  • Pakistan elections: 85 million people to vote 11-05-2013 08:54 AM

    For Pakistan this is a historic election. It is the 11th general election but the outgoing government is the first to have completed its five-year term. So this is Pakistan's first democratic transition in its 65-year history. ...
  • Pakistan polls: Nawaz, Imran are neck-and-neck, says survey 08-05-2013 06:30 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf appear to be neck-and-neck in the race for power in Pakistan as they enjoy almost the same voter approval ratings in a new survey released on Wednesday. Over 25 per cent of respondents in the poll conducted by Herald magazine said...
  • If my party comes to power, we'll ensure Army doesn't interfere with the govt: Nawaz Sharif 05-05-2013 03:20 PM

    Former Pakistan PM and president of the PML-N Nawaz Sharif said if he comes to power, his government will not play second fiddle to the Army. ...
  • If my party comes to power, we'll not play second fiddle to Army: Nawaz Sharif 05-05-2013 07:54 AM

    Former Prime Minister and president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif stated that if he comes to power post the May 11 elections, he will ensure the Army doesn't interfere in the affairs of the civilian government. He was talking to Karan Thapar in a Devil's Advocate special...
  • Pak court bans Musharraf from contesting polls for life 30-04-2013 06:50 PM

    Islamabad: Virtually sealing his political comeback plans, a provincial High Court on Tuesday banned former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections for the rest of his life on a day another put him in judicial custody till three days after the General elections on May 11. A four-judge...
  • Pak ex-president Pervez Musharraf flees court 18-04-2013 11:21 AM

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf on Thursday fled away from Islamabad High Court with the help of his bodyguards after the court ordered his arrest. Musharraf was reportedly taken away from the Islamabad High Court complex before he could be arrested after his plea for extension of bail was...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf's nomination papers rejected 05-04-2013 04:13 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Election Commission on Friday rejected former president Pervez Musharraf's nomination papers, raising objection under article 62 and 63 of the constitution. Musharraf had recently returned to the country after a four-year self-imposed exile to take part in elections, despite death threats from Pakistani Taliban. Musharraf, who was banned...
  • Musharraf ends self-exile, returns to Pakistan despite death threats 24-03-2013 10:32 PM

    Despite death threats from Taliban, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf returned to his country on Sunday. ...
  • Musharraf to contest Pak general elections from Chitral 24-10-2012 10:55 PM

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who is a "proclaimed offender" in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, on Wednesday announced that he will contest the upcoming general elections from Chitral, a constituency in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Musharraf, 69, made the announcement while addressing the elders of Chitral via a...
  • Will contest general elections: Pervez Musharraf 08-01-2012 08:50 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Sunday announced that he will be return home between January 27 and 30 to launch his political career despite facing arrest in the assassination case of former premier Benazir Bhutto. His announcement came at an impressive rally organised by the All Pakistan...
  • Musharraf to return to Pak on March 23 next year 19-06-2011 04:09 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who has been living in self-exile since 2008, has said he would return home on March 23 next year to lead his party in the 2013 general elections. Addressing a convention of workers of his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in Lahore via...
  • Musharraf returns to politics, to revamp Pak 02-10-2010 10:10 AM

    The ex-general launched his very own political party in London on Friday with his eye on the 2013 polls. ...
  • Musharraf to revamp Pak with new political party 02-10-2010 09:57 AM

    London: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has announced his return to politics. The ex-general who was exiled in 2008, launched his very own political party in London on Friday with his eye on the 2013 polls. "I have said right at the beginning that I have decided to join politics....
  • Musharraf back in politics, launches party today 01-10-2010 09:40 AM

    The former Pak Prez is all set to launch All Pakistan Muslim League party in London on Friday. ...
  • Musharraf set to launch political party today 01-10-2010 09:02 AM

    London: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is making a comeback into politics. He's all set to launch his own political party called the All Pakistan Muslim League in London on Friday. The former general had seized power in 1999 when, as chief of Pakistan's Army, he ousted Prime Minister Nawaz...