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Is Imran Khan the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan?

Aug 27, 2014

Is Imran Khan the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan?

On the website of the leading Pakistani daily Dawn, two (of the four) articles in the section dedicated to editorials are as follows: 'PTI's bizarre proposals' and 'The mask of anarchy'. #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan government #Pakistan Politics #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf #Pakistan protest
Medha Patkar objects changes to  Land Acquistion Act, warns NDA of nationwide stir

Aug 26, 2014

Medha Patkar objects changes to Land Acquistion Act, warns NDA of nationwide stir

Opposing possible changes in the Land Acquistion, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, social activist Medha Patkar today warned the NDA government of a tough resistance across the country. #NewsTracker #Medha Patkar #Land Acquisition Act #Protests #NDA #NDA Government #stir #nationwide stir
Despite SC order, protests continued at Islamabad's Constitution Avenue

Aug 26, 2014

Despite SC order, protests continued at Islamabad's Constitution Avenue

Protesters Tuesday continued to occupy Islamabad's Constitution Avenue despite the Supreme Court's order to vacate the area, Dawn online reported. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Constitution Avenue #protesters
Kashmir Opp protests against Omar govt over amnesty to stone pelters

Aug 26, 2014

Kashmir Opp protests against Omar govt over amnesty to stone pelters

There was ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Tuesday as the opposition PDP legislators disturbed the proceedings of the house. #Politics #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Valley #National Conference #protest #Opposition #PDP #Stone-pelters #State ASsembly
How Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's ended up with mass anti-govt protests

Aug 26, 2014

How Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's ended up with mass anti-govt protests

Toppled in a 1999 coup, jailed and then exiled, Sharif made a triumphant comeback as PM for a third time in last year's polls. But critics say that slow pace of reforms, apparent detachment and poor relations with the military emboldened his challengers and encouraged the anti-government protests. #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Islamabad #Pakistan Prime Minister #Sharif #Pakistan Awami Tehreek #Elections in Pakistan #Anti-Sharif protests #Tahir-ul Qadiri
Pak SC orders Imran Khan, Qadri supporters to clear Constitution Avenue in 24 hours

Aug 25, 2014

Pak SC orders Imran Khan, Qadri supporters to clear Constitution Avenue in 24 hours

Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the supporters of Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadrito clear the Constitution Avenue within 24 hours so that the movement of judges and officials is not hampered. #World #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Imran Khan #Pak #Pak SC #protesters #Tahir-ul-Qadri #Pakistan SC
Pakistan impasse Deadline for Sharif's resignation not negotiable, says Imran Khan

Aug 25, 2014

Pakistan impasse Deadline for Sharif's resignation not negotiable, says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down for a 30-day period is non-negotiable and the ball is now in the government's court, media reported on Monday. #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan government #Pakistan Politics #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf #Pakistan protest
No justification for protests to continue in Pakistan Sharif

Aug 25, 2014

No justification for protests to continue in Pakistan Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said there was no justification for the protests as he has accepted all constitutional demands of protesters. #World #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Protests #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf #PTI #Shah Mehmood Qureshi #Pakistan PM #Shahbaz Sharif #Hamza Shahbaz
Pak logjam Nawaz Sharif govt rejects Imran Khan-led protesters' demands

Aug 24, 2014

Pak logjam Nawaz Sharif govt rejects Imran Khan-led protesters' demands

With Pakistan government rejecting the protesters' demand that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down for 30 days to allow an independent probe into the alleged rigging in last year's polls, the political deadlock entered the 11th day today with no breakthrough in sight. #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan government #Pakistan Politics #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf #Pakistan protest
Will remain within limits of Constitution Imran Khan, Qadri tell Pakistan SC

Aug 22, 2014

Will remain within limits of Constitution Imran Khan, Qadri tell Pakistan SC

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri, who are leading twoanti-government protests in Pakistan, today assured the Supreme Court that they will remain within the limits of the Constitution during their ongoing agitations. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Imran Khan #Pakistan Supreme Court #Tahir-ul-Qadri #Pakistan SC #anti government protests