Posts tagged as: interior minister

Ch. Nisar direct­s FIA to expedi­te invest­igatio­ns into Mushar­raf’s treaso­n case.

Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to accelerate investigation into treason case against former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and present the report at the earliest.   He said Musharraf’s name was on Exit Control List (ECL) and it would not be removed till the court’s decision.   […]

Bomb blast kills two senior Pakistan army officers in Upper Dir

A bomb blast Sunday killed two senior officers of Pakistan’s army in Khyber Pakhtunkha province, the army said.  The Improvised Explosive Device hit vehicle of the army officers in Upper Dir district in Khyber Pakhtunkha province, the army spokesman said in a statement.  “Maj Gen Sanaullah  and Lt Col Tauseef embraced shahdat (martyrdom) an in IED […]

Kerry meets Sartaj Aziz, discusses US drone strikes

The visiting U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Thursday opened talks in Islamabad on cooperation to effective fight terrorism, controversial drone strikes, enhance economic cooperation and to discuss  their role in the elusive Afghan peace, officials said. Mr Kerry, who is the first senior American office to visit Pakistan since the new government has […]

Elections should be held timely

One doesn’t know who is at Tahirul Qadri’s back. His support for the role of army and judiciary in setting up of the Election Commission and the caretaker setup had raised many eyebrows.   As the SC has all along maintained that the elections must be held on time, it is generally understood that it […]

India should provide security to Shah Rukh Khan: Rehman Malik

Interior Minister Rehman Malik today waded into the controversy over Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s (SRK) remarks about the problems purportedly faced by Indian Muslims, saying the Indian government should provide the actor security.   “He (Shah Rukh) is born Indian and he would like to remain Indian, but I will request the government of […]

Interior Minister Rehman Malik rejects Taliban truce offer

Rejecting truce offer of the Taliban, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Thursday said this offer of conditional respite is unacceptable. He said that the militant outfits cannot dictate the state.   Earlier, the Taliban hinted at a cease-fire with the Pakistani government tying their truce with an end to Pakistan’s participation in the Afghan war […]

TTP claims responsibility for attempt to attack Hamid Mir: Report


Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attempt to attack senior journalist and anchor person for Geo News Hamid Mir.   According to Dawn News, TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan while speaking to them claimed responsibility for the attempt to attack Hamid Mir a day earlier. He also warned of more attacks on anyone […]

Malala’s attack: Pakistan announces $1 million bounty for TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan

Reacting over brutal attack on Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan has placed one million dollar bounty on the head of the spokesperson of the Tehreek-e-Taliban  Pakistan(TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan. Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the bounty announced for him who claimed responsibility for the Malala’s attack. While interviewing to an American TV, the minister said that the […]

Rehman Malik still Senator and Minister for Interior Affairs: Lawyer

Counsel for Rehman Malik Barrister Anwar Mansoor on Thursday said that his client wasn’t disqualified by the Supreme Court, adding that Chairman Senate Nayyar Hussain Bukhari will decide about the matter. While speaking to the media after the court issued the verdict, the lawyer said that the apex court didn’t disqualify Rehman Malik. He further […]

Rehman Malik says government to create interfaith council for religious harmony

In order to overcome the sectarian violence, the government has decided to take all stakeholders on board and form a united body. Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik while speaking to the media said that the government was going to create inter-faith council to create religious harmony in the country. He explained that the council will […]

Rehman Malik asks Taliban to surrender arms otherwise ready for action

Reiterating his old stance, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has asked the Taliban to surrender arms otherwise ready for action, adding that they were operating on someone else’s instance from Afghanistan. While interviewing with Radio Pakistan, Malik said the government was committed to take campaign against militancy to its logical ending. Replying to a query […]

Rehman Malik submits renunciation certificate to Supreme Court

Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday submitted his renunciation certificate to the Supreme Court, asking it to dispose dual nationality case against him. The minister, in his reply to the court, said that his dual nationality case had stirred a controversy and that he had to resign as a senator because of it. He, along […]


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