Pakistan politics | The Daily Star
  • Nawaz-Sharif-dawn

    Ignoring warnings, Nawaz Sharif to start for home today

    Despite concerns about his security, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is adamant that he will leave for Lahore via the historic Grand Trunk (GT) Road.

  • Ayesha-Gulalai

    Move to disqualify Imran Khan over Gulalai's allegations

    Pakistani lawyer Raja Basharat files a petition in the country’s Election Commission, seeking Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman's disqualification on the basis of "shameful" allegations of harassment levelled against him by former PTI lawmaker Ayesha Gulalai.

  • Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

    Shahid Abbasi faces Pak inquiry over LNG contract

    Following the removal of its chief Nawaz Sharif as prime minister, an­other problem has arisen for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as the interim premier-in-waiting, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, is also facing a Rs220 billion corruption inquiry being carried out by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Pak president calls national assembly for interim PM polls Aug 1

    Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the national assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister, DawnNews reports.