SALMAAN TASEER

  • Pak song questions Kasab's treatment as 'hero' October 19, 2011

    Islamabad: The latest Pakistani song to have gone viral on the internet pokes fun at Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving Mumbai attacker, being treated like a 'hero' in his home country and slain Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassin being treated like a 'nawab'. Over the weekend, Lahorebased band Beyghairat Brigade (The Dishonor...
  • Pak: Taseer assassin appeals against death row October 6, 2011

    Islamabad: The police guard sentenced to death for assassinating Governor Salmaan Taseer filed an appeal against the verdict in a Pakistani court on Thursday. The appeal against the antiterrorism court's verdict was filed in the Islamabad High Court by Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri's lawyer ShujaurRehman. Antiterror court Judge Pervez Ali Shah had...
  • TWTW: Of CBI, Salmaan Taseer and the cold waves January 9, 2011

    On The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus talks about CBI's incompetence, Salman Taseer's killing and the chilly weather. ...
  • Taseer murder: Pak PM's security cop detained January 9, 2011

    Islamabad: A Pakistani policeman attached to Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's security detail has been detained along with an official of the country's electronic media watchdog in connection with Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassination, while investigators are looking for a cleric who motivated the killer. Mumtaz Qadri,...
  • Man who offered bounty for Taseer's head held January 5, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistani police have arrested a man who had announced a Rs 20 million prize for anyone who killed Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer for opposing the country's controversial blasphemy law. Sardar Ebaad Dogar of Khangarh near Multan was arrested on Tuesday shortly after Taseer was gunned down by a guard...
  • Pak Punjab province governor Taseer shot dead January 5, 2011

    Islamabad: Punjab's high profile Governor Salmaan Taseer was assassinated by his own guard in the heart of Islamabad. The guard was described as a religious fanatic apparently incensed by the Governor's tough stand against blasphemy laws. Salman Taseer, a confidant of Pakistan's President Zardari and the governor of Punjab province...