Raja Pervez Ashraf

  • Pakistan court charges former PM Pervez Ashraf in multi-billion power scam 17-01-2014 03:59 PM

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday was charged along with six others in the Rs 22 billion Rental Power Scam by a court in Islamabad. All the accused, including the former federal minister for water and power, refused to plead guilty to the charges before the Accountability...
  • Zardari blames international forces for polls loss 21-05-2013 01:05 AM

    Lahore: President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday blamed national and international forces for his Pakistan Peoples Party defeat in the May 11 polls while the party's losing candidates held former premiers Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf responsible for the debacle. In a meeting with PPP ticket-holders of Punjab...
  • Former premier Pervez Ashraf barred from leaving Pakistan 14-05-2013 12:16 AM

    Islamabad: A day after his resounding defeat in Pakistan's general election, former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf was on Monday barred from leaving the country over allegations of corruption in setting up power projects. The Federal Investigation Agency directed authorities in airports to prevent Ashraf and several others accused of wrongdoing...
  • Pakistan elections: Big names bite the dust 12-05-2013 02:18 PM

    Islamabad: Many stalwarts of Pakistani politics, including ex-prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, bit the dust in the polls that saw a large number of people exercising their vote for a historic democratic transition. The biggest upset was of PPP's Ashraf, who suffered a humiliating defeat in Rawalpindi-II (National Assembly-51), Geo...
  • Pakistan court allows Raja Pervez Ashraf to contest polls 23-04-2013 01:10 AM

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Monday cleared former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf's candidature for the May 11, 2013, general election, setting aside an election tribunal's decision to reject his nomination papers over allegations of corruption. A full bench of the Lahore High Court observed that there was no court declaration...
  • Pak court provisionally allows ex-PM Ashraf to contest polls 19-04-2013 07:45 AM

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Thursday provisionally allowed former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf to contest the upcoming general election after suspending an Election Tribunal's decision to disqualify him. A three-judge bench of the Lahore High Court headed by Justice Ijazul Ahsan accepted Asharf's appeal against the verdict of the Election...
  • Ex-Pak premier declared ineligible for contesting polls 15-04-2013 11:04 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani election tribunal on Monday declared former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf ineligible for contesting the upcoming general election. The tribunal comprising judges of the Lahore High Court upheld a Returning Officer's decision to reject nomination papers filed by Ashraf to contest polls from a parliamentary constituency in his...
  • Pakistan: Ex-PM Ashraf's nomination papers rejected 08-04-2013 12:10 AM

    Islamabad: Former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf's nomination papers for a parliamentary constituency in Rawalpindi were rejected by authorities on Sunday even as the Election Commission completed the verification of nominations of 24,094 candidates contesting the May 11, 2013 polls. Ashraf's nomination papers were rejected after he was accused of misappropriating...
  • Pak polls: Bilawal launches PPP election campaign 04-04-2013 01:00 PM

    Karachi: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday launched the Pakistan People's Party's election campaign in a low-key manner, invoking the legacy of the Bhutto family while calling on people to back the party in the May 11 election. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of PPP leaders and workers in the Bhutto...
  • Watch: Pakistan PM offers prayers at Ajmer dargah 09-03-2013 06:16 PM

    Pakistan PM Raja Pervez Ashraf visited Ajmer on Saturday amidst threats of protests and offered prayers at the dargah there. ...
  • Won't welcome Pakistan PM: Ajmer dargah chief 08-03-2013 05:49 PM

    The chief of the Ajmer dargah has said that he will not welcome Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday when he comes visiting. ...
  • Pakistan PM to visit India on Saturday 05-03-2013 01:00 PM

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