Evaluating the recent setback to Sharif, PML-N - Business Standard

Business StandardEvaluating the recent setback to Sharif, PML-NBusiness StandardIf the parliamentary representation of radical Islamic parties goes up as dramatically in 2018 as it has done in the 2017 by-election, what will this do to the Pakistan Army? Aditi Phadnis Last Updated at October 6, 2017 23:42 IST. Follow this columnist.and more »

In Pakistan, the mighty House of Sharif is fighting for its life - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comIn Pakistan, the mighty House of Sharif is fighting for its lifegulfnews.comIslamabad: The House of Sharif, one of Pakistan's two great political dynasties, is looking more and more like a house of cards. Yet against all odds, deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif seems determined to keep it standing. For much of the past three ...and more »

Nawaz Sharif targetted by fake news - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanNawaz Sharif targetted by fake newsGeo News, PakistanLONDON: Two unverified and completely baseless news stories were spread through Whatsapp groups, social media and a private news channel to target former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. For about a week, a post was run through social media by an ...and more »

Nawaz unlikely to appear for Oct 9 accountability case hearing: sources - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayNawaz unlikely to appear for Oct 9 accountability case hearing: sourcesPakistan TodayFormer prime minister Nawaz Sharif would not appear for accountability court hearing on October 9 as he is attending his wife, who is recovering from surgeries, sources reported on Friday. The ex-premier flew to London on Thursday after he was re ...and more »

Pakistan's internal tensions run high despite Nawaz Sharif's removal - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WellePakistan's internal tensions run high despite Nawaz Sharif's removalDeutsche WelleFor Pakistan, breaking away from the US and getting closer to China come with a price. The Islamic country's powerful army wants to spearhead new regional alignments, but ousted PM Nawaz Sharif is trying to resist. Symbolbild Pakistan Militär Soldat ...and more »

What's next for Nawaz and Imran? - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayWhat's next for Nawaz and Imran?Pakistan TodayLAHORE: Nawaz Sharif enjoyed a productive short stay in Pakistan because of the passage of Electoral Reforms Bill 2017 and his subsequent reinstatement as president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Mystery still surrounds the ruling ...and more »

Election Bill 2017: Exposing our hypocrisy, instead of strengthening democracy - Daily Pakistan

Daily PakistanElection Bill 2017: Exposing our hypocrisy, instead of strengthening democracyDaily PakistanThe twin sit-ins had trapped the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz between a rock and a hard place in 2014. They only had two choices in front of them: they could either ignore the protestors in the Red Zone, or they could obstruct them, both choices ...and more »

'Prince of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif blowing bubble with gum' - The Hans India

The Hans India'Prince of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif blowing bubble with gum'The Hans IndiaNew Delhi : We all have seen Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif delivering speeches number of times. But have we ever imagined him chewing gum and blowing bubbles out of it? Yes, Prince of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif Bubble Gum wrapper has ...and more »

Jumping Ship? - Newsweek Pakistan

Newsweek PakistanJumping Ship?Newsweek PakistanA telltale “change of mind” is manifesting itself in the ruling PMLN as the plot thickens around ex-P.M. Nawaz Sharif's corruption cases at the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The National Assembly saw the first member of the party making ready ...and more »

Defiant but Divided - Newsweek Pakistan

Newsweek PakistanDefiant but DividedNewsweek PakistanAgainst the advice of some quarters of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), erstwhile prime minister Nawaz Sharif struck a defiant note while addressing a general council meeting of the political party on Oct. 3. In veiled terms, he blamed the Army for ...and more »

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London, days before indictment in graft cases - Free Press Journal

Free Press JournalNawaz Sharif leaves for London, days before indictment in graft casesFree Press JournalLahore : Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today left for London, four days before his indictment in three graft cases. Sharif left his Jati Umra residence this morning amid high security and reached the Lahore airport to catch a PIA flight ...and more »

Nawaz off to London, unlikely to return by next hearing - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneNawaz off to London, unlikely to return by next hearingThe Express TribuneSenator Mushahidullah Khan says Sharif will not come back till the next court hearing scheduled for October 9. PHOTO: TWITTER. ISLAMABAD / ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday left for London on a scheduled trip to ...and more »

Politics in a cul-de-sac - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanPolitics in a cul-de-sacGeo News, PakistanThere isn't a way one might do a lighter column away from the heavy political stuff which has become our bane. What do you do when the country seems to hurtle from one blunder into another without there being a sense of what we are putting ourselves into?and more »

Nawaz leaves for London No sign to appear in AC on Oct 9 - Pakistan Observer

Nawaz leaves for London No sign to appear in AC on Oct 9Pakistan ObserverThe PML-N President Nawaz Sharif Thursday left here for London to spend time with his ailing wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. Nawaz boarded the PIA flight for London at 11am which was delayed by one hour. Sources said that the flight returned to runway as ...and more »

Challenges facing Nawaz Sharif after re-election - The Nation

Challenges facing Nawaz Sharif after re-electionThe NationLAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is up against multiple challenges relating to his newly-regained top office in the PML-N, as well as on the legal and the political fronts. The re-election of Nawaz as PML-N president is quite soothing to ...and more »

Five more pleas filed in Supreme Court against election law - The Nation

Five more pleas filed in Supreme Court against election lawThe NationISLAMABAD - Five more petitions were filed in the Supreme Court against Election Act 2017, urging the apex court to declare election of Nawaz Sharif as President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz unconstitutional. The petitions were filed under Article ...and more »

Sharifs not afraid of NAB references: WIO - The Nation

Sharifs not afraid of NAB references: WIOThe NationLAHORE (PR) - World Islamic Organisation (WIO) Chairman Sheikh Mazhar Shafi said on Thursday that disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif was not afraid of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference filed against him and his family members.and more »

The Impact Of An Error - The Nation

The Impact Of An ErrorThe NationSadly, when you would expect the government to be playing a calming and conciliatory role, it has gone ahead and joined the raucous chorus. Addressing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Workers Convention at Lahore's Alhamra Hall on ...and more »

Conviction doesn't matter - Daily Times

Daily TimesConviction doesn't matterDaily TimesSir: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has elected the ousted premier Nawaz Sharif as its leader, using its parliamentary majority to amend a law to allow convicted individuals to be re-elected as party chief. This is good news for all convicted ...and more »

The rise of the far right - The News International

The rise of the far rightThe News InternationalThe outcome of the by-poll for NA-120, a seat vacated due to the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, sprang up a few surprises including an unexpected 14 percent vote by two debutant religious-political organisations, the ...and more »