Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicImran Khan

Topic: Imran Khan

Pakistanis stand by minister Marriyum Aurangzeb after London hecklers call her ‘thief’

Fellow ministers, journalists and even Benazir Bhutto’s daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari came out in support of Aurangzeb.

‘Diamonds are cheap’, Imran’s aiming to crack Pakistan’s toughest institution

The curse of the five-carat diamond hasn’t just fallen on Imran and Bushra, though. It is also burning through the authority of the all-powerful Generals.

Modi’s flood tweet, Jaishankar’s statement show something has thawed in India-Pakistan ties

It seems that the back-channel continues to work – no self-respecting nuclear powers, especially neighbours, would refuse to talk even if they publicly deny it.

Pakistani celebs flood social media with relief calls. Citizens say ‘you contribute first’

Author Mohsin Hamid and singer Hadiqa Kiani have pledged funds and are actively involved on the ground. Former PM Imran Khan raised Rs 5 billion for flood relief.

Shehbaz Sharif just realised there’s a bigger problem than Imran Khan—Pakistan’s epic floods

The Shehbaz Sharif govt just declared a national emergency—after devastating floods wreaked destruction across Sindh, Balochistan, and Punjab since June.

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan gets bail till 1 Sept in terrorism charge

Khan's lawyers contended that the case was an 'act of revenge', and that he was being targeted by the present government for his 'fearless criticism of corrupt politicians'.

Arrest looms on Imran Khan but help can come from the opposition camp—Asif Ali Zardari

FIR registered against Imran Khan after he threatened to file cases against police officers and political opponents due to aide Shahbaz Gill’s alleged torture.

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

Nawaz Sharif plans return from exile. Pakistanis join Imran Khan in throwing down a challenge

PMLN government led by Shehbaz Sharif is planning to make relevant amendments to lift the Supreme Court’s ban on Nawaz Sharif and ease him back into Pakistani politics.

‘This is what you call independent’ — Imran Khan praises India resisting US on Russian oil import

The ex-PM, who blames US for 'regime change conspiracy' in Pakistan, commended the Indian foreign minister for asking why the west wasn't questioning Europe on Russian oil imports.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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