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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif meets older brother Nawaz in London

May 12, 2022 10:58 am

Shehbaz accompanied by a group of senior leaders of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party traveled to London on a private trip, according to his party members.

Explained: The corruption cases that cost Nawaz Sharif the Pakistan PM post

May 05, 2022 9:40 am

The Pakistan SC disqualified Nawaz Sharif because it found him not "sadiq and ameen", and a subsequent trial saw debate on when the Calibri font was made commercially available. What was Nawaz accused of, and how do the cases stand now?

Pakistan top developments: Shehbaz Sharif elected new PM, raises Kashmir issue in inaugural speech

April 12, 2022 12:47 pm

The Opposition’s joint candidate, Shehbaz Sharif, was elected unopposed as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party boycotted the session shortly after it started.

Explained: With Shehbaz Sharif as PM, India-Pakistan ties may see 'diplomatic opening'

April 18, 2022 11:41 am

The Sharif family has always been an advocate of better ties with India. Shehbaz’s last India visit was in December 2013, when he met then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma.

Pakistan: A country where no Prime Minister has served a full term

April 10, 2022 1:18 pm

Pakistan has experienced four military coups, with at least as many unsuccessful attempts, and spent more than three decades under military rule.

With yet another PM’s exit, army shows it reigns supreme in Pakistan

April 01, 2022 10:46 pm

Sharat Sabharwal writes: Though Imran Khan has proved to be utterly inept, his fate begs the question — yet again — whether any prime minister, even the most competent one, can succeed in Pakistan without a radical shift in its internal and external orientation

Pakistan's 'selected' PM has won few friends at home or abroad. His likely early exit from office will not be lamented

March 25, 2022 8:47 am

In India, there was real disappointment at Nawaz Sharif's judicial ouster in 2017, but tears will not be shed at Imran Khan's likely departure from office.

Pak court acquits media tycoon in land-related graft case; declares ex-PM Sharif 'proclaimed offender'

January 31, 2022 10:38 pm

Shakil-ur-Rehman, the owner of Pakistan’s largest media group Jang, was arrested by the National Acc­ountability Bureau (NAB) in March 2020 in the case and was subsequently released on bail by the apex court in November the same year.

Pakistan's anti-graft body initiates process of auctioning Nawaz Sharif's properties

September 22, 2021 7:16 am

The case pertains to the ownership of the Sharif family's apartments at Avenfield House, London.

Pakistan opposition parties to march against 'corrupt' Imran Khan government

August 30, 2021 12:23 pm

The opposition party is set to revive its campaign against the government following the Karachi public rally.


Imran Khan's PTI celebrates ouster of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

July 29, 2017 10:43 am

The Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office in its verdict on the Panama Papers scandal.

Top Frames: Sushma Swaraj meets Nawaz Sharif, Beijing issues red alert for pollution

December 12, 2015 6:38 pm

Sushma Swaraj with Nawaz Sharif during the Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process in Islamabad, China's capital issues its first ever "red alert" for pollution.

World leaders meet at United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris

November 30, 2015 10:36 pm

More than 150 world leaders are meeting under heightened security, for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), also known as "Paris 2015" from November 30 to December 11.

PM Modi meets Sharif in Ufa; Dalai Lama's birthday and monsoon in Delhi

July 11, 2015 10:21 am

Narendra Modi accepts Nawaz Sharif's invitation to visit Pakistan for SAARC summit in 2016; a three day celebration of Dalai Lama's 80th birthday; monsoon arrives in Delhi.

Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif agree to resume dialogue process

July 10, 2015 4:52 pm

Narendra Modi today accepted an invitation from Nawaz Sharif to visit Pakistan to attend the SAARC Summit in 2016.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

PM Narendra Modi to Sant Rampal: The best of Indian Express photos

December 22, 2014 8:39 pm

22 photographs that showcase events from a water shed year in Indian history.

The Modi-Sharif handshake at SAARC summit in Kathmandu

November 27, 2014 7:44 pm

The exchange of pleasantries between the two leaders came a day after Modi raised the issue of 26/11 attacks and terrorism in the presence of Sharif.

Islamabad on the edge as Imran Khan leads massive protest rally

August 20, 2014 3:33 pm

Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night.

Today in pics: Narendra Modi's mother receives gift from Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

June 06, 2014 5:04 pm

Hiraben was gifted a sari by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Gandhinagar.


On Doklam and surgical strikes, Modi says Congress' comments were childish

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.

Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.

Politicos react to Pakistan's enquiry panel on Pathankot attack

January 11, 2016 1:01 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Reacting to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to set up a joint investigation team to investigate the links of the Pathankot air base attackers with Pakistan, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has put the onus on the Indian Government to take the next step. Aiyar said if this is true then it is the first step but it is not the last step because we have been through this before. He added that a special court had also been set up at the time of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Srikant Sharma lauded Islamabad's initiative, saying the entire nation is upset over the Pathankot attack.

Farahnaz lauds PM Sharif for setting up probe panel on Pathankot attack

January 11, 2016 11:36 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Pakistan writer and politician Farahnaz Ispahani on Monday appreciated Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for setting up a commission to conduct a joint probe on Pathankot attack and also called it a good move. She also said that terrorism is not good for either of the countries and so strict actions must be taken against it.

Talks with Pakistan should not stop: Amarinder Singh

January 11, 2016 9:17 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that talks with Pakistan should not be stopped as peace cannot be achieved without dialogue.The former Punjab chief minister also said that India cannot afford to lose its soldiers every day.

Pakistan’s reaction on Pathankot terror attack not different: Congress

January 09, 2016 7:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said Pakistan’s reaction is not very much different, adding that earlier Pakistan’s former prime minister Yusuf Gilani did the same thing after 26/11 attack and spoke to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and now Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also doing the same, after the Pathankot attack. He added that India has given them lot of evidences but Pakistan’s court is not treating those evidences with respect.

Sharif failed to take action against Pathankot attack culprits: BJP

January 06, 2016 9:14 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): The former union home secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP RK Singh on Wednesday said that if Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would have kept a control on his country then Pathankot terror attack would not have taken place. He also said that Sharif is not in a condition to take any action against the culprits, and it also shows that he did not take Pakistan army in his confidence. He further stated that Pathankot terror attack and Mazar-i-sharif attack is coordinated with each other.

Nawaz Sharif holds no supreme power in Pakistan: Congress

January 06, 2016 7:47 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif accounts for nothing in Pakistan and that the real ruler of the country is General Raheel Sharif. He stated that both General Sharif and his Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) are equally complicit in the Pathankot attack. Tewari also raised questions on the surprised Lahore visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and stressed that foreign secretary level talks should be immediately called off.