PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE

  • AntiModi resolution blocked in Pakistan's Punjab province Assembly May 29, 2014

    Lahore: A resolution against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "allegations" of terrorism against Pakistan was on Wednesday blocked in the Assembly of Punjab province, ruled by Premier Nawaz Sharif's PMLN party. The opposition comprising Pakistan TehrikeInsaf, PPP, PMLQ and JamaateIslami wanted to bring the "antiModi" resolution in the 372member...
  • Musharraf's house arrest to end after bail from apex court, says counsel October 10, 2013

    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 already...
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan discharged from hospital May 22, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani cricketheroturnedpolitician 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 forklift taking him to a poll campaign podium on May 7. A General...
  • Pak polls: PMLN emerges as single largest party May 14, 2013

    Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif's PMLN 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 PMLN's two closest rivals the Pakistan People's Party and Imran Khan's Pakistan...
  • Manmohan Singh hasty in inviting Nawaz Sharif: BJP May 14, 2013

    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 haste...
  • Pak polls: Nawaz Sharif set to win, Imran Khan alleges rigging May 13, 2013

    Islamabad: Voters in Pakistan have given a mandate to PMLN'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 PMLN is leading in 125. The big gainer is Imran Khan's...
  • Pak polls: Sharif set for a third term as PM May 13, 2013

    Islamabad/Lahore: Partywise National Assembly results: Pakistan Muslim LeagueNawaz (PMLN) 125 (Unofficial, Geo News) Pakistan TehrikiInsaaf (PTI) 31 (Unofficial, Geo News) Independent 31 (Unofficial, Geo News) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) 32 (Unofficial, Geo News) Jamiat UlemaiIslamFazl (JUI) 10 (Unofficial, Geo News) JamaatiIslami (JI) 3 Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) ...
  • Sharif will bring new perspective to IndoPak ties: Patel May 13, 2013

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

    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 NA32 and PK90 constituency. The APML had announced a...
  • Pak: Nawaz Sharif vows to fulfill all poll promises May 12, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim LeagueNawaz 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 PMLN emerged the largest political party in general polls with 117 NA seats while Pakistan...
  • Vote for Pakistan, says teen activist Malala Yousufzai May 11, 2013

    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 May 11, 2013

    For Pakistan this is a historic election. It is the 11th general election but the outgoing government is the first to have completed its fiveyear term. So this is Pakistan's first democratic transition in its 65year history. ...
  • Pakistan polls: Nawaz, Imran are neckandneck, says survey May 8, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim LeagueN (PMLN) and Pakistan TehrikeInsaf appear to be neckandneck 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 May 5, 2013

    Former Pakistan PM and president of the PMLN 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 May 5, 2013

    Former Prime Minister and president of the Pakistan Muslim LeagueNawaz (PMLN) 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 April 30, 2013

    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 fourjudge...
  • Pak expresident Pervez Musharraf flees court April 18, 2013

    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...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf's nomination papers rejected April 5, 2013

    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 fouryear selfimposed exile to take part in elections, despite death threats from Pakistani Taliban. Musharraf, who was banned by...
  • Musharraf to contest polls from Chitral in north Pakistan March 28, 2013

    Islamabad: Former President Pervez Musharraf will contest the upcoming general election from a parliamentary constituency in Chitral in northern Pakistan, members of his political party announced on Wednesday. Musharraf will file nomination papers for the constituency in Chitral area of KhyberPakhtunkhwa province on Thursday, said Shahzada Khalid Pervez, a leader of...
  • Musharraf to announce political plans today March 27, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf is expected to announce his future plans at a press conference in Karachi on Wednesday evening. Musharraf returned to Pakistan last Sunday after a selfimposed exile of 4 years despite death threats from the Pakistani Taliban. Musharraf will speak about the current political situation...
  • Musharraf ends selfexile, returns to Pakistan despite death threats March 24, 2013

    Despite death threats from Taliban, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf returned to his country on Sunday. The coming back of the General, who had once flew into Islamabad to topple the government in a coup, as a candidate for the upcoming general elections is a full circle. ...
  • Pervez Musharraf announces return to Pakistan March 1, 2013

    Dubai: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on Friday announced the end of his self-imposed exile and said he would return to his country as it needs a third alternative in politics. Musharraf said he would return to Pakistan within one week of the formation of an interim government. Musharraf said he...
  • Musharraf to contest Pak general elections from Chitral October 24, 2012

    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 videolink...
  • Musharraf keen to return to Pakistan September 7, 2012

    Lahore: Former President Pervez Musharraf is keen to return to Pakistan from selfexile when an interim government headed by a "neutral" Prime Minister is formed ahead of the general election scheduled for early next year. According to his party, the All Pakistan Muslim League, Musharraf has started contacting friends in the...
  • Rockets fired at Pakistani politician's house August 20, 2012

    Islamabad: The house of the chief of a Pakistani tribe, who is also a former member of the Balochistan provincial assembly, was attacked with rockets Monday, a media report said. Four rockets were fired at the house of Sardar Abdur Rehman Khetran, chief of the Khetran tribe in Barkhan district of...
  • Gilani must step down: Imran Khan, Nawaz Sharif February 13, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreeki Insaaf (PTI) chief and former Pakistan cricket team captain Imran Khan came out strongly against Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday, saying that he must step down immediately. Khan was speaking in the aftermath of the Pakistan Supreme Court indicting Gilani for contempt of court...
  • Will contest general elections: Pervez Musharraf January 8, 2012

    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 June 19, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who has been living in selfexile 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 videoconferencing,...
  • Musharraf returns to politics, to revamp Pak October 2, 2010

    The exgeneral 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 October 2, 2010

    London: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has announced his return to politics. The exgeneral 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. This...