Rehman Malik

  • Pakistan: Angry passengers bar Rehman Malik, PML-N leader from boarding flight after delay 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik and Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) Member of National Assembly Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani were barred from boarding Islamabad-bound PIA flight from Karachi as they delayed it by two-and-half hours, Dawn reported. A video clip showed that irate airline passengers held the...
  • Pakistan: Protestors soften stand, agree to resume talks with government September 3, 2014

    Lahore: A de-escalation of the political crisis in Pakistan is likely as the agitating protesters are softening their stand. Tehreek-e-Insaf led by Imran Khan has agreed to resume talks with the government to uphold democracy. The announcement to resume talks was made by party Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The...
  • Rehman Malik to be quizzed in Bhutto killing case April 29, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani investigators probing the 2007 assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto have decided to quiz Rehman Malik after being told by Pervez Musharraf that the former interior minister had decided details of her security on the day she was killed. Malik was head of Bhutto's security when she returned...
  • India has begun process of group tourist visa for Pakistanis April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after launching visa-on-arrival facility for senior Pakistani citizens, India has started the process of providing the 'group tourist visa' on a reciprocal basis. The 'group tourist' visa was to be launched from March 15 but it was put on hold after tension along the border following the brutal...
  • Pakistan SC orders indictment of Rehman Malik March 18, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the indictment of former Interior Minister Rehman Malik for contempt of court for interfering in a probe into alleged corruption in a state-run steel firm, after rejecting his mercy plea. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry said Malik's response to...
  • Pakistan Taliban warns govt; rejects ceasefire demand March 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban have warned the government of a severe backlash if it continues making claims of having broken the back of the militants in operations in different parts of the country's northwest. A statement issued by the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan made a veiled reference to Interior Minister Rehman Malik's...
  • Pak Taliban describes Rehman Malik as comedian February 25, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban have mocked Interior Minister Rehman Malik by describing him as a "comedian", with a militant spokesman saying a "serious person" should replace him for any dialogue between the two sides. Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan compared Malik to Pashto comedian Ismail Shahid and said the group...
  • 26/11 attacks: Pak panel likely to visit India by mid-Feb January 31, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani judicial panel is expected to make a second visit to Mumbai by mid-February after being given a green signal by India to cross-examine four officials in connection with the probe into the 26/11 attacks. India has okayed the visit of the judicial commission, which would travel to...
  • Shah Rukh equally famous in India and Pak: Malik January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik chose to distance himself from the controversy brewing around Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's statement clarifying an essay he wrote for a magazine. In a complete about turn, Malik said Khan was an Indian national and India should handle the issues addressed by...
  • India has cleared Pak panel visit probing Mumbai attacks: Malik January 31, 2013

    Islamabad: India has cleared the second visit of a Pakistani judicial commission to cross-examine four officials in connection with the probe into the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Wednesday. India has given a green signal for the visit of the commission, which would travel to...
  • Never felt unsafe in India, says Shah Rukh Khan January 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Even as India and Pakistan spar over Shah Rukh Khan's security, the actor has come out and clarified that he has never felt unsafe in India. "I want to tell those offering me unsolicited advice that we are all safe and happy in India," the actor said. His essay titled...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to be given 'non-categorised security' January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan's essay for the special edition of Outlook Turning Points publication has raised a controversy. In the piece, the actor shared his views on what it meant to be a Khan in India. The actor wrote, "I sometimes become the inadvertent object of political leaders who choose to...
  • Police review SRK's security as India, Pak spar over issue January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: As the war of words between India and Pakistan over actor Shah Rukh Khan continues, Mumbai Police sources have indicated to CNN-IBN that his security has been reviewed and the security to the actor will remain intact. There were reports that he had been stripped of police security after...
  • Worry about your citizens' security, Home Secy tells Rehman Malik January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: India has responded strongly to Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's demand for security for actor Shah Rukh Khan. Home Secretary RK Singh has asked Rehman Malik to worry about the security of Pakistan's citizens and said that India is fully capable of looking after its citizens. "We are...
  • I'm tired of the prejudice, says Shah Rukh Khan January 29, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan wrote a first-person account of what it means to be a Muslim in the US post 9/11. ...
  • Pak Interior Minister demands security for Shah Rukh Khan in India April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has run into a controversy after he demanded that India provides security to actor Shah Rukh Khan. This came after Khan wrote a first-person account of what it means to be a Muslim post 9/11. "He (Shahrukh) is born Indian and he would like...
  • Pakistan to release all Indian fishermen: Malik January 22, 2013

    Karachi: All Indian fishermen in Pakistani jails would be released soon, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Tuesday. Malik made the announcement after attending a meeting called by President Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal house. Malik said he had ordered a review of all Indian fishermen in jails. "We have decided...
  • Pak cleric Qadri begins long march to pressurise govt January 13, 2013

    Lahore: Influential cleric Tahir ul-Qadri on January 13 began a "long march" from Lahore to Islamabad with thousands of his followers to pressure the Pakistan government to carry out wide-ranging reforms ahead of the upcoming general election. Qadri, the head of the Tehrik Minhaj-ul-Quran, launched the march from his residence...
  • 'Pak response to India's 26/11 'wishlist' unsatisfactory' January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan's response to India's "wishlist" with regard to those behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks is "critical" to "substantive movement" in the bilateral dialogue, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Sunday. What Islamabad has done so far about it is "not to our satisfaction", he told Press Trust...
  • Zardari stops release of Bhutto assassination report December 29, 2012

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari stopped Interior Minister Rehman Malik from making public a report on the investigation into the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, according to a media report on Saturday. "Zardari barred Malik from presenting the report at a meeting of the Central Executive Committee of the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gujarat poll results December 23, 2012

    On this episode Cyrus Broacha also talks about Rehman Malik, Captain Kalia case and much more. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gujarat poll results December 23, 2012

    On this episode Cyrus Broacha also talks about Rehman Malik, Captain Kalia case and much more. ...
  • Pak consents for Indian team's visit on Mumbai trial December 17, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Monday gave its consent for a team of Indian legal experts to visit Islamabad this week to finalise the terms of reference for a Pakistani judicial commission that will go to Mumbai to gather evidence on the 2008 terror attacks on the financial hub. Pakistani officials...
  • India and Pakistan implement new visa regime December 17, 2012

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan have begun implementing a new liberal visa regime following the operationalisation of a bilateral visa agreement last week, officials said on Monday. The Indian High Commission in Islamabad and the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi have started implementing provisions of the new pact related to...
  • For Shinde, 26/11 mastermind Saeed is 'Mr' and 'Shri' December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed may be the key conspirator of the Mumbai terror attacks, but Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde referred to him in Parliament using honorifics like 'Mr' and 'Shri'. Shinde, during the course of a statement on the visit of Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik, addressed Saeed...
  • India should focus on building a foolproof case against Hafiz Saeed: Suhasini Haidar December 17, 2012

    Gauging the Pakistani establishment's mood from the statements of Rehman Malik during his recently concluded India visit, Can New Delhi actually expect Islamabad to act on the 26/11 planners and to clamp down on terror? CNN-IBN's Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. So...
  • Shinde makes statement in RS on Rehman Malik's visit December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday made a statement in the Rajya Sabha on Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's visit to India after Opposition MPs demanded. Shinde in his statement said that he made it clear to Malik that Pakistan was yet to act against the 26/11...
  • Extremism in Pak started during Soviet-Afghan war: Malik December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Saying that extremism in Pakistan has its roots in jihad during the war between the then Soviet Union and Afghanistan, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Sunday said his country had brought down the frequency of suicide bombings. At an interaction organised by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi,...
  • Pakistan welcomes arrest of Samjhauta blast accused December 16, 2012

    Rehman Malik's visit to India ended on a positive note with Pakistan welcoming the breakthrough in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast - a case which has always invited Pakistan's criticism to India from time to time. The man who allegedly planted the bombs on the train was arrested from Ujjain...
  • India provided insufficient information against Saeed: Malik December 16, 2012

    Islamabad: India has provided "insufficient information" against Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Mohammed Saeed and Pakistan could take action only on the basis of evidence that stands the test of courts, Interior Minister Rehman Malik claimed on Sunday. Speaking to reporters at the airport in Rawalpindi on his return from a visit to...