Politics

  Indian MP Shashi Tharoor's wife found dead at Delhi hotel

NEW DELHI: The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter, media reports said. The Press Trust of India, quoting unnam...

  Michelle Obama 'fabulous' at 50

WHITE HOUSE: Michelle Obama’s not just embracing her half-century milestone, relishing it. Describing herself as "50 and fabulous," the "Let's Move" creator is getting ready to move herself on Saturday -- as in show off some dance moves -- with a big...

  CWC decides not to name Rahul as PM candidate

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will lead the party’s campaign for Lok Sabha elections, but won’t be named the prime ministerial nominee, a working committee meet decided on Thursday evening. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi told the Congr...

  Four more ministers inducted in federal cabinet

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday administered oath of office to four new federal ministers. Akram Khan Durrani, Abbas Afridi and Engineer Khurram Dastgir took oath as Federal Ministers at a ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. Maul...

  Angry wife outs Indian minister’s ‘affair’ on Twitter

NEW DELHI: The furious wife of the Indian government’s top-tweeting minister admitted Thursday she had hacked his account to send out messages exposing an alleged affair he was having with a Pakistani journalist. The scandal was splashed on the front...

  JUI-F joins federal govt; oath taking today

ISLAMABAD: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) is all set to join the federal government today (Thursday) when two of its members will be sworn into the Federal Cabinet, media reported. According to sources, JUI-F’s Akram Durrani will take oath as ...

  JUI-F joins federal govt; oath taking on Thursday

ISLAMABAD: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) is all set to join the federal government on Thursday when two of its members will be sworn into the Federal Cabinet, media reported. According to sources, three of JUI-F’s Akram Durrani will take oath...

  KP govt requests ECP for holding LB polls in March

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has requested Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for holding local bodies elections in the province in March. In the meeting of ECP here Wednesday, KP Chief Secretary said holding polls in February was n...

  India's Rahul Gandhi to be named as PM candidate

NEW DELHI: India´s ruling Congress party is expected to name the unproven 43-year-old Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate on Friday as it turns once again to the country´s top political dynasty to revive its fortunes. The Nehru-Gandhi fam...

  Hollande vows to deal with affair fallout in private

PARIS: French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to deal with the fallout from his affair with an actress in private, defiantly batting away questions over the future of Valerie Treirweiler. Looking stiff and stressed at a packed press confere...

  Turkey PM Erdogan backtracks in judicial row

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he was ready to withdraw a contentious bill aimed at curbing the powers of the judiciary as he battled to contain the worst crisis of his 11 years in office. His about-face came as the ...

  Pakistan can be steered out of crisis by following Sunnah: Gilani

MULTAN: Former Prime Minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani said that Pakistan could be steered out of crisis by following the Sunnah, media reported. Speaking to the media on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH), Gilani also invited Taliban to follow Sunn...

  Rulers not above the law: CJ Jillani

Says Constitution made judiciary its protectorPESHAWAR: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, said on Monday that the ruling elite should not consider itself superior to the law as the Constitution had made the judiciary its ...

  Punjab, Sindh LB polls schedule cancelled

SC accepts argument of ECP that fresh delimitation needs timeISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday allowed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to issue a new schedule for the local bodies (LB) elections in Sindh and Punjab.A three-member ...

  Law will take its course!

Former President Asif Ali Zardari was both courageous and wise as he felt no compunction in appearing in the Accountability Court, Rawalpindi, the other day to face multiple charges, unlike General (R) Musharraf, who regretfully used his heart ailmen...

  Notice to ECP, NAB on LG polls eligibility criteria

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice to the Election Commission, the Federal Board of Revenue, the National Accountability Bureau, the IG Police and the Federal Investigation Agency for last week of February, on a petition questionin...

  Islam panacea for Pak ills: Ch Shujaat

Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President Senator Ch Shujaat Hussain, senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Pervaiz Elahi and Moonis Elahi Monday said there was a dire need for practicing the teachings of tolerance and sacrif...

  PPP’s Ahsanullah Sheerazi joins MQM

Karachi: The former president of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Ahsanullah Sheerazi, hailing from PS-128, has jumped ship to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) with scores of his supporters, he announced on Monday. He made this announcement after a me...

  MQM demands immediate LG polls in Sindh

Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement coordination committee has reiterated its demand for immediate convening of local government elections across Sindh, stating that such a move will be in accordance with the higher judiciary’s verdict. In a statem...

  Follow Prophet (PBUH) for socio-economic reform

Citizens hit by severe cold and pained by socio-economic and political conditions obtaining in the country these days are feeling the necessity of getting inspiration from the Holy Prophet (PBUH) for solution to their everyday problems. “Only rallies...


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