Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Tehreek-e-Labbaik

Imran Khan’s secret agreement with TLP has brought the Barelvi jinni out of the bottle

Imran Khan govt had said it won't tolerate TLP goons breaking the law. Then Army Chief Bajwa got top businessmen and religious leaders to help draw an agreement with the group.

Loves me, loves me not – The curious case of the Imran Khan govt and the ‘banned’ TLP

The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan’s protests over the French ambassador has now cost too many lives and made a mockery of the govt. But Imran Khan is still bargaining.

All about Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, extremist group now outlawed by Imran Khan regime

Last week, Pakistan banned the TLP under the Anti-Terrorism Act. The party has been seeking downgrade of Paris-Islamabad ties, among other demands.

Tehreek-e-Labbaik violence shows Pakistan is at war, can’t play peacemaker in Afghanistan

Within Pakistan, the rise of TLP is the result of securitisation of internal politics, with the military backing its favourite group of the moment.

Indian Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan affected due to violent clashes between police, protestors

Violence has escalated between Pakistani police and protestors across cities, demanding the expulsion of the French envoy over the publication of blasphemous caricatures in France.

The real tamasha in Pakistan — Islamic council that’s saying no to films and corona taglines

Pakistan’s official entry to the Oscars, 'Zindagi Tamasha', can’t be seen by Pakistanis — even after two years of fights, cases, and protests.

Pakistani Islamic group now goes after a film on a bearded man and Imran Khan caves

The Imran Khan government has all but surrendered to Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan by telling producer Sarmad Khoosat to delay release of ‘Zindagi Tamasha’.

Pak PM Imran Khan to address the nation tomorrow, to highlight govt’s performance

Here’s what’s happening across the border: 300 workers of far-right party TLP booked for sedition, and China says any attempt to undermine its relations with Pakistan is bound to fail.

Wagah border and Kashmir are options under consideration for Kartarpur Corridor route

Here’s what’s happening across the border: TLP chief and far-right leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi arrested; Momina Mustehsan sings Ko Ko Korina again. 

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi episode shows injecting extremists into politics is a bad idea

Imran Khan government's reluctance to confront clerical power makes its earlier promises ring hollow.

On Camera


Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


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.