Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicTehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan

Topic: Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan

100 arrested after Pakistani Islamist party mob lynches Sri Lankan national over ‘blasphemy’

Priyantha Kumara, the general manager of a garment factory in Sialkot, allegedly tore a Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan party poster and threw it in the dustbin, a police official said.

Pakistan’s religious extremism didn’t start with TLP. It won’t end with banning it

From convicting Lashkar-e-Taiba’s founder to banning several groups that have featured on global terror lists, Pakistan is eager to get off FATF’s grey list.

Khadim Rizvi’s blasphemy fire will only intensify. It’s out of Imran Khan govt’s control now

The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan will not give up the power it has gained by mobilising the poor and the angry.

Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pakistan’s ‘blasphemy activist’, dies in Lahore at 54

Khadim Rizvi, chief of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), led several protests in the country over the years, most recent being a rally against the caricatures of the Prophet in France.

Islamist protests are a tried and tested way to bring change in government in Pakistan

Saturday was a day of chaos worsened by partial media blackout, restrictions on social media and continuous circulation of conspiracy theories via WhatsApp in Pakistan.

Pakistan caught between mosque and military, again

Army chief General Qamar Bajwa seems to be against the military’s direct intervention in politics but Khadim Rizvi and his cohorts have been making insinuations that the general might not belong to the right sect.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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