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  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan slammed for linking rape with how women dress Apr 08, 2021 03:59 PM IST

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan slammed for linking rape with how women dress

    "This entire concept of purdah (covering up or segregating) is to avoid temptation, not everyone has the willpower to avoid it," Imran Khan said.

  • Imran Khan writes back to PM Modi, says creation of 'enabling environment' imperative for India-Pakistan dialogue Mar 30, 2021 10:48 PM IST

    Imran Khan writes back to PM Modi, says creation of 'enabling environment' imperative for India-Pakistan dialogue

    Khan's letter was in reply to Prime Minister Modi's letter to him last week to extend greetings on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

  • Pakistan's President Arif Alvi tests COVID-19 positive days after taking first vaccine dose Mar 29, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    Pakistan's President Arif Alvi tests COVID-19 positive days after taking first vaccine dose

    Alvi was administered with the first dose of China's Sinopharm vaccine on March 15, followed by Prime Minister Imran Khan who took the jab on March 19.

  • PM Modi's letter to Imran Khan step in right direction: Mehbooba Mufti Mar 24, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    PM Modi's letter to Imran Khan step in right direction: Mehbooba Mufti

    PM Modi had on Tuesday written to Imran Khan to extend greetings to the people of that country on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote in National Assembly Mar 06, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote in National Assembly

    Prime Minister Imran Khan secured 178 votes in the 342-member lower house of Parliament during a special session convened on the directives of President Arif Alvi. A total of 172 votes was needed for a simple majority.

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan confident ahead of trust vote in Parliament Mar 06, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan confident ahead of trust vote in Parliament

    Imran Khan, 68, decided to take a vote of confidence in the lower house of Parliament after his finance minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was defeated in the closely-fought Senate election on Wednesday. The Opposition demanded the Prime Minister's resignation after the debacle.

  • Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to meet allies ahead of vote of confidence in Parliament Mar 05, 2021 07:32 PM IST

    Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to meet allies ahead of vote of confidence in Parliament

    The defeat of the finance minister in the elections to the upper house prompted calls for resignation of Khan by the Opposition leaders.

  • ‘Won’t let traitors sit in peace’: Pakistan PM Imran Khan says ahead of trust vote Mar 05, 2021 09:39 AM IST

    ‘Won’t let traitors sit in peace’: Pakistan PM Imran Khan says ahead of trust vote

    The vote of confidence was necessitated after Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s finance minister failed to secure a seat in the Senate, leading to questions over the ruling side’s majority and legitimacy to remain in power.

  • Pakistan ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue with India: Imran Khan Feb 27, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Pakistan ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue with India: Imran Khan

    In his first comments since the militaries of India and Pakistan jointly announced on Thursday that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors, Khan said, "The onus of creating an enabling environment for further progress rests with India."

  • The surprise India-Pakistan ceasefire call and what it means, explained Feb 26, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    The surprise India-Pakistan ceasefire call and what it means, explained

    The India-Pakistan ceasefire move coincides with a new incumbent in the White House and no sooner than India began the disengagement process with China. What is the significance, can it hold and other questions answered.

  • India allows Pakistan PM Imran Khan to use Indian airspace during Sri Lanka visit Feb 23, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    India allows Pakistan PM Imran Khan to use Indian airspace during Sri Lanka visit

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to travel to Colombo on a two-day trip from February 22.

  • Sri Lanka cancels Imran Khan's speech in Parliament Feb 22, 2021 03:41 PM IST

    Sri Lanka cancels Imran Khan's speech in Parliament

    Imran Khan is scheduled to meet Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  • Taliban tweet threatens Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai; Twitter removes account Feb 18, 2021 03:32 PM IST

    Taliban tweet threatens Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai; Twitter removes account

    The threat prompted Malala Yousafzai to tweet herself, asking both the Pakistan military and Prime Minister Imran Khan to explain how her alleged shooter, Ehsanullah Ehsan, had escaped from government custody.

  • Foreign funding case | Pakistan PM Imran Khan under 'immense pressure' to resign by January 31: PML-N Jan 18, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Foreign funding case | Pakistan PM Imran Khan under 'immense pressure' to resign by January 31: PML-N

    The Pakistan Democracy Movement, an amalgam of 11 opposition parties in the country, has launched a nationwide agitation against the foreign funding case that was filed six years ago against the PTI leadership.

  • The new Turkish-Pakistani axis is founded on soap opera, not statecraft Dec 26, 2020 08:14 AM IST

    The new Turkish-Pakistani axis is founded on soap opera, not statecraft

    Allied with great powers China and Russia, the thinking goes, a new Istanbul-centred caucus of states could give Pakistan greater leverage in shaping the world than it has enjoyed in decades.

  • Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan: What is it about and what ruffled their feathers? Nov 23, 2020 04:35 PM IST

    Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan: What is it about and what ruffled their feathers?

    Imran Khan-led Pakistan government has notified a new law it proposed in February 2020, which grants the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) a free hand to “remove or block” digital content

  • Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple and others threaten to leave Pakistan over new content censorship law Nov 21, 2020 08:49 PM IST

    Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple and others threaten to leave Pakistan over new content censorship law

    Under the new law imposed by Pakistan, tech firms may have to face a fine of up to $3.14 million if they fail to remove or block unlawful content from their platforms within 24 hours of notice from Pakistan authorities

  • Nawaz Sharif committed 'highest treason' by targeting Pakistan security institutions: PM Imran Khan Nov 13, 2020 03:47 PM IST

    Nawaz Sharif committed 'highest treason' by targeting Pakistan security institutions: PM Imran Khan

    Sharif, the 70-year-old supreme leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) who was ousted from power in 2017 by the apex court on graft charges, last month for the first time directly named Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and ISI head Lt Gen Faiz Hameed for interfering in the general elections of 2018 to ensure victory of Khan.

  • Pakistan’s long shadow over religious extremism and attacks in France Nov 03, 2020 04:33 PM IST

    Pakistan’s long shadow over religious extremism and attacks in France

    Imran Khan’s leadership of Pakistan and the desire to become the leader of the Islamic world have taken the country further towards religious extremism

  • Former Pakistani bowler accuses Imran Khan of consuming drugs, cites 1987 incident: Report Nov 03, 2020 12:21 PM IST

    Former Pakistani bowler accuses Imran Khan of consuming drugs, cites 1987 incident: Report

    Former Pakistani cricketer Sarfaraz Nawaz has claimed that he has seen Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan consume drugs in 1987.

  • Nawaz Sharif attacks Pak Army, ISI chief as Opposition says 'sun about to set' on Imran Khan govt Oct 26, 2020 12:35 PM IST

    Nawaz Sharif attacks Pak Army, ISI chief as Opposition says 'sun about to set' on Imran Khan govt

    The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), a coalition of 11 Opposition parties, was formed to oust Imran Khan from power on September 20.

  • Imran Khan asks Mark Zuckerberg to ban Islamophobic content on Facebook, cites CAA, NRC as examples of 'pogrom against Muslims' Oct 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST

    Imran Khan asks Mark Zuckerberg to ban Islamophobic content on Facebook, cites CAA, NRC as examples of 'pogrom against Muslims'

    Referring to India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Khan said that Muslims are being denied their citizenship rights.

  • Pakistan protests: Karachi police arrests Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law hours after opposition's rally against Imran Khan Oct 19, 2020 10:10 AM IST

    Pakistan protests: Karachi police arrests Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law hours after opposition's rally against Imran Khan

    Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied on October 18 in Karachi as part of a campaign to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan

  • Pakistan opposition starts countrywide protests to oust government Oct 18, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Pakistan opposition starts countrywide protests to oust government

    Pakistan’s powerful military has repeatedly denied meddling in politics.

  • I would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan Oct 02, 2020 06:52 PM IST

    I would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan

    The comment was made in the context of three-time prime minister Sharif's claim that the ISI chief asked him to step down in 2014 when Khan had unleashed a big protest sit-in the national capital.

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