All stories by Sajjad Hussain
Pak beefs up security for Chinese nationals working on CPEC projectsRediff.com18 May 2022
The order was issued a day after Shehbaz held a telephonic conversation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and among other issues also discussed the issue of security of Chinese in Pakistan.
China urges Pakistan to arrest terrorists behind Karachi University blastRediff.com11 May 2022
China's charge d'affaires Pang Chunxue met Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to discuss various issues, including the security of the Chinese nationals in Pakistan in the wake of the suicide bombing.
Pakistan objects to Modi's visit to KashmirRediff.com25 Apr 2022
Pakistan criticised the laying of foundation stones for the construction of the Rattle and Kwar Hydroelectric Projects on the Chenab River in Kashmir.
Pak's new PM quietly exchanges letters with Putin to 'strengthen ties'Rediff.com24 Apr 2022
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin have quietly exchanged letters to strengthen bilateral relations, a media report said on Sunday, amidst allegations by Imran Khan that his maiden visit to Moscow, much against Washington's wishes, led to his ouster.
Pakistan drowning in debt, need to sail this ship ashore: ShehbazRediff.com20 Apr 2022
Pakistan was "drowning" in debt and it was the new government's job to "sail this ship ashore," Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday.
Pak PM's cabinet sworn-in amid Prez's refusal to administer oathRediff.com19 Apr 2022
The ceremony was scheduled to be held on Monday, but President Alvi had refused to administer the oath to the lawmakers, compelling the government to postpone it.
Pak-occupied Kashmir's 'premier' resigns after revolt in ruling partyRediff.com15 Apr 2022
Niazi, hand-picked by his party chief Imran Khan, resigned on Thursday after 25 lawmakers of his party moved a resolution of no-confidence motion against him to replace him with party's regional president Sardar Tanveer Ilyas.
Shehbaz Sharif sworn-in as Pak PMRediff.com11 Apr 2022
Shehbaz, the younger brother of former three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, received 174 votes -- two more than the simple majority of 172.
Good ties with India not possible until...: New Pak PMRediff.com11 Apr 2022
"We will raise voice for Kashmiris brothers and sisters at every forum, diplomatic efforts will be made, they will be provided diplomatic support, we will give them moral support," he added.
Lawmakers of Imran's party to resign ahead of voting to elect new PMRediff.com11 Apr 2022
Chaudhry, the former information minister, said that the decision was taken in a meeting of the lawmakers of the party ahead of prime minister's elections for which the party has nominated ex-foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
Pakistan's Parliament to reconvene on Monday to elect new PMRediff.com10 Apr 2022
Pakistan's Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday nominated himself for the post of prime minister, while Imran Khan's party threatened to withdraw its lawmakers from Parliament if the former Punjab chief minister was allowed to contest the election for the top post on Monday.
Imran tried to sack Army chief before ouster: ReportsRediff.com10 Apr 2022
As the people of Pakistan woke up to a new dawn on Sunday, the details of the gruelling and murky political activities in the preceding day and night have emerged, showing the country may have averted a damning showdown between ousted prime minister Imran Khan and the powerful Army.
Imran Khan loses midnight no-trust vote, ousted as Pak PMRediff.com10 Apr 2022
Khan, 69, was not present in the lower house at the time of voting. His party lawmakers staged a walkout.
Pak drama drags on; voting on no-trust motion doubtfulRediff.com9 Apr 2022
The Pakistan Parliament witnessed multiple adjournments and heated arguments, but the voting on a no-confidence motion against him appeared to be a distant possibility.
Imran govt challenges SC order calling for no-trust voteRediff.com9 Apr 2022
The review petition, filed through Dr Babar Awan and Azhar Siddique, named the Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Supreme Court Bar Association, Sindh High Court Bar Association and the Sindh Bar Council as respondents.
No-trust vote against Imran likely to take place at 8.30 pmRediff.com9 Apr 2022
The Opposition parties need 172 members in the 342-member house to orchestrate the downfall of Prime Minister Khan.
Imran Khan says he won't accept imported govt; calls for street protestsRediff.com9 Apr 2022
In his address, 69-year-old Khan also expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court's verdict on the National Assembly deputy speaker's controversial decision on the rejection of no-trust motion against him.
Pak SC restores no-trust vote against Imran Khan, orders it be held on April 10Rediff.com7 Apr 2022
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri's controversial move to dismiss a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a major blow to the cricketer-turned politician who is now likely to face a no-trust vote in parliament after the ruling.
Deputy speaker's decision violates constitution, observes Pak chief justiceRediff.com7 Apr 2022
Pakistan's Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Thursday noted that National Assembly deputy speaker Qasim Suri's move to dismiss a no-confidence motion against embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan through a controversial ruling is, prima facie, a violation of article 95 of the constitution as the apex court heard the high-profile case for the fourth day.
Pak SC seeks parliamentary record of Imran's no-trust voteRediff.com5 Apr 2022
The apex court within hours took suo motu notice of it and a five-member bench started hearing the case on Monday.