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Constitution’s abrogation won’t be permitted: Nawaz


December 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) No one will be allowed to dissolve Pakistan's parliament and abrogate the constitution, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said, urging the government to focus ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM fears his ouster


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Conspiracies are being hatched to oust the elected Pakistani government from power, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday, insisting that "nobody is above the ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes 63rd death anniversary of Mohammad Ali Jinnah


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday observed the 63rd death anniversary of the father of the nation Mohammad Ali Jinnah.People from all walks of life visited his mausoleum in Karachi ... Read more...

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US envoy greets Pakistan on Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter Saturday greeted the country on its Independence Day Sunday.The US envoy, on behalf of President Barack Obama, sent best ... Read more...

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A disintegrating Pakistan: Choices for US and India (Comment)


January 16th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
By Harold A. Gould As Pakistan sinks steadily into the pit of political oblivion, it will inevitably drag the US' Afghan policy down the drain with it, because without the availability of ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes Jinnah’s birth anniversary Saturday


December 25th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday celebrates the 134th birth anniversary of the nation's founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah.Programmes will be held all over the country by the Pakistan National Council of Arts ... Read more...

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Close Jinnah aide Zuberi passes away


December 13th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.13 (ANI): A close aide of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, and well known journalist, M.A. Zuberi, passed away on Sunday. He was 90.According to the Daily Times, Zuberi was suffering from ... Read more...

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Musharraf wanted to replace Jinnah’s image with his own on Pak currency notes: Jamali


November 11th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali has revealed that former President Pervez Musharraf wanted to replace Mohammad Ali Jinnah's image on the country's currency notes with ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates 115th birth anniversary of first PM


September 30th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday celebrated the 115th birth anniversary of the country's first prime minister Liaquat Ali Khan.Different political parties and social organisations organised seminars and programmes across the country ... Read more...

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Pak tones down 63rd Independence Day celebrations in tribute to flood victims


August 14th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.14 (ANI): Pakistan observed its 63rd Independence Day on Saturday with sobriety and solemnity, in tribute to victims of the worst floods to hit the country in decades.At least ... Read more...

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Gadkari says Jaswant Singh’s book issue a closed chapter for BJP


July 4th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has termed the issue of Jaswant Singh for writing a book 'in praise' of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh stands by his comments on Jinnah


June 24th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Jaswant Singh, who Thursday returned to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 10 months after he was expelled for his book praising Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, ... Read more...

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‘From BJP’s Hanuman, I am now its Ravana’


June 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) "From BJP's Hanuman, I am now its Ravana." These were the words of Lok Sabha MP and former external affairs minister Jaswant Singh in this Himachal Pradesh town on ... Read more...

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‘It’s a day of great joy for all party workers,’ Gadkari on Jaswant’s comeback


June 24th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Expelled senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh made a comeback to the party 10 months after being ousted ignonimously for writing a book 'in praise' ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh rejoins BJP


June 24th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ten months after he was expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over his book praising Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Lok Sabha MP and former ... Read more...

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FS-level talks begin in Islamabad on a hopeful note


June 24th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan began in Islamabad today at 11.15 a.m. today.The Pakistan Foreign Secretary, Salman Bashir, welcoming the Indian delegation, said: "We ... Read more...

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Gursharan Kaur dedicates book on photojournalist Kulwant Roy’s works


April 25th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Gursharan Kaur, wife of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, has released a book titled 'History in the Making', a collection of the works of photojournalist Kulwant ... Read more...

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Jinnah, Savarkar equally responsible for partition: Aiyar


April 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday held Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Vinayak Damodar 'Veer' Savarkar equally responsible for ... Read more...

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Pakistan High Commission celebrates ‘Pakistan National Day’


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi celebrated 'Pakistan National Day' on Tuesday with fervour.The ceremony began with the hoisting of the Pakistani national flag by Pakistan ... Read more...

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India is a country with small heart: PML-Q secretary general


February 13th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.13 (ANI): Describing India as a country with a 'small heart', Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Secretary General Mushahid Hussain Sayed has said orthodox elements dominate India's political fibre, which reflected ... Read more...

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Indiscipline in party will not be tolerated: Gadkari


December 24th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Thursday said "indiscipline" in the party will not be tolerated and mutual trust must be the cornerstone of functioning. "Discipline ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh resigns as PAC chief


December 16th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Wednesday resigned as the chairperson of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC). "He (Singh) has put in his papers today ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh to lead group of non-BJP, non-Congress MPs


October 4th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Sacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh will lead the Lok Morcha, a group of Independent MPs who have come together due to "commonality of ... Read more...

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Kashmir is the jugular vein of Pakistan: Gilani


September 20th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yosuf Raza Gilani is back to singing his 'K-tune' by describing Kashmir as Pakistan's jugular vein.Interacting with a group of political leaders during an Iftaar ... Read more...

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Police swoop on sellers of Jaswant Singh’s pirated book in Pak


September 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.18 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's book on Mohammad Ali Jinnah has sent the Pakistani book piracy nexus working overtime, but it has also landed people ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh reaffirms his support for Gorkhaland


September 16th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bagdogra (West Bengal), Sept 16 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh has said that his support to the creation of a separate Gorkhaland state remains unchanged despite his ... Read more...

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‘Jaswant, Joshi, Advani, Sushma don’t talk to each other’


September 11th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Murali Manohar Joshi, L.K. Advani, Sushma Swaraj and their former colleague Jaswant Singh have stopped talking to each other, according to Indian ... Read more...

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Now Shekhawat backs Jaswant, questions expulsion


September 10th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Former vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Thursday came out in support of expelled Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh and questioned the party's decision. "The way Jaswant was ... Read more...

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VHP leader accuses Advani of using Ayodhya issue for personal gains


September 9th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal on Wednesday accused BJP leader LK Advani of taking out the Rath Yatra for personal political gain.Advani, he said, should ... Read more...

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Apex court keeps alive Jaswant’s plea against book ban


September 8th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With the Gujarat government mulling to challenge the state high court's order lifting the ban on expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's book ... Read more...

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Gujarat Govt may appeal against HC verdict in Jaswant Singh’s book ban case


September 8th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 8 (ANI): The Gujarat Government is planning to file an appeal against the state High Court's verdict against its decision of banning Jaswant Singh's controversial book on Mohammad Ali ... Read more...

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Jaswant defies BJP, holds parliamentary panel meet (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Monday convened a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament, defying the party's call that he ... Read more...

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Jaswant holds parliamentary panel meet, defying BJP


September 7th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Monday convened a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the parliament, defying the party's call to ... Read more...

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RSS chief meets Vajpayee


September 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday met former prime minister Atal Bihari Vaypayee to inquire about his health and discuss the current political situation ... Read more...

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Sushma meets Jaswant, reinstatement not discussed (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday met expelled leader Jaswant Singh at his residence here but party sources said the MP's reinstatement was not ... Read more...

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