An anti-narcotics court in Pakistan has awarded life imprisonment to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi in an eight-year-old ephedrine case.
Pakistan has welcomed foreign observers for the July 25 parliamentary elections and two observer groups from the EU and Commonwealth are currently deployed to observe the polls.
The US State Dept has expressed concern over the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the upcoming elections in Pakistan, media reports said.
Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the 1984 anti-Sikh riot was "biggest" such incident.
Whoever wins next week’s election in Pakistan will have to urgently resolve a currency crisis that threatens to put the brakes on the fast-growing economy, with the most likely solution being another bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Shashi Tharoor, who courted controversy with his remark that the BJP will pave the way for a "Hindu Pakistan" if voted to power again, today said he will not withdraw any of his statements and demanded an apology from those who attacked his office in Kerala.
Shahbaz Sharif is likely to be the next prime minister if the party wins the election, Pakistan's former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said.
Days after the walls of his office here were defaced by BJP youth wing members, Tharoor has wondered whether "Talibanisation of Hinduism" has started.
Looming elections in Pakistan, the US, Brazil and India have forced Twitter to shelve its public account verification programme as the micro-blogging platform is busy tackling the spread of fake news and misinformation, the company said.
A Pak court adjourned until last week of July the hearing of appeals filed by jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law against their conviction in a corruption case.