SYED YOUSUF RAZA GILANI

  • Pakistan: Will PM Ashraf be sacked like his predecessor? August 27, 2012

    Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf faces contempt charges for refusing to reopen a moneylaundering probe against President Asif Ali Zardari. ...
  • Pakistan: Raja Parvez Ashraf sworn in as new PM June 22, 2012

    Islamabad: Raja Parvez Ashraf, a stalwart of the ruling PPP, on Friday became Pakistan's new Prime Minister as the country struggled to come out of its latest political crisis. Ashraf was administered the oath of office by President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday night, hours after he was elected as the...
  • Obama to seek easing of strains with Gilani March 27, 2012

    Seoul: The White House made clear on Monday that President Barack Obama would seek to put strained relations with Pakistan on a more even footing when he meets Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at the end of a nuclear security summit in Seoul. The meeting on Tuesday will be the...
  • The Last Word: Gilani indicted; what are the implications? February 13, 2012

    Yousuf Raza Gilani now has the dubious distinction of being the first Pak PM to be held guilty for contempt by the court. ...
  • 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...
  • Gilani must step down immediately: Imran Khan February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan Tehreeki Insaaf (PTI) chief and legendary cricketer 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 over his...
  • Govt following the law: Pak Defence Minister February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Minister of Pakistan, Ahmad Mukhtaar, on Monday refused to comment on the Pakistan Supreme Court's ruling indicting Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani for contempt of court. "The case is in court and we can't make remarks on this. The President can pardon him and a...
  • Gilani files appeal against SC summons in contempt case February 8, 2012

    Islamabad: Citing precedents set by apex courts in countries like India, Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court seeking suspension of its order summoning him for framing of contempt charges over his failure to reopen graft cases against the President. The 200page intracourt appeal,...
  • Gilani wants India to share info to combat terror January 28, 2012

    Davos: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday refused to be drawn out on the issue of another Mumbailike attack originating from Pakistani soil but said India should share any information it has on terrorist activities so that they can be countered by his government. Gilani described his Indian counterpart Manmohan...
  • Pakistan party lobbies allies for support January 13, 2012

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari's ruling party, facing intense pressure from Pakistan's powerful generals, lobbied its coalition partners on Friday for support as tension raised fear over the stability of the country. A disputed memo allegedly from Zardari's government seeking US help in reining in the generals soured relations between the...
  • Memogate: Pak commission asks for visa for Ijaz January 9, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistani judicial commission investigating the memo scandal on Monday directed the government to issue a visa to PakistaniAmerican businessman Mansoor Ijaz so that he could come to the country and appear before the panel. The threejudge commission formed by the Supreme Court to probe the alleged memo directed authorities...
  • Gilani's speech hogs Pak newspaper headlines May 10, 2011

    Pakistani PM Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani addressed Parliament over the killing of Osama bin Laden. ...
  • Manmohan Singh congratulates new Pak PM March 26, 2008

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday congratulated Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on his assumption of office. Manmohan Singh made a phone call to Gilani and congratulated him for becoming the 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan, The News reported. Gilani, the first premier from the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) who...