Mishandling TLP fiasco

The last week saw complete mayhem and chaos as TLP activists ran amok across the country damaging public property and attacking policemen. This was followed by the government’s mismanagement of the entire issue which left them stage where it is

Provinces not taken into confidence over TLP negotiations: CM Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has that provinces should have been taken into confidence about the federal government holding  negotiations with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan. The chief minister statement come after Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that

Complete shutter down strike being observed nationwide today

KARACHI: A number of religious parties are observing a complete strike across Pakistan on Monday (today) to protest the police action against a banned outfit in Lahore. In Karachi, all educational institutes remain closed while public transports has been stopped

Two killed as police disperse TLP protest in Lahore

LAHORE: At least two activists of the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) were killed on Sunday when police and law enforcement agencies dispersed a sit-in in Lahore. Two people when shot dead and several others were injured when police opened fire

Banned TLP’s chief Saad Rizvi placed on fourth schedule

LAHORE: The Punjab government has placed chief of the banned party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Saad Rizvi on the fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). In a notification, Punjab’s home department said his assets have been frozen, and his national

NACTA adds TLP in list of banned outfits

ISLAMABAD: National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) has included Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in the list of proscribed organisations in Pakistan. The authority said stated that any financial assistance to TLP will now be considered as terror financing. The organization has been

In Pictures: TLP holds violent protests, attack policemen across Pakistan

Protests erupted in several cities across Pakistan this week after police took into custody the leader of the far-right religious party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). Several major intercity highways were closed by police as protests broke out in Karachi, Lahore, outside

Federal cabinet approves ban on TLP

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has reportedly approved a summary seeking the imposition of a ban on the ultra right-wing Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) under the anti-terrorism law for the recent spate of violence across the country. A summary of the interior

Outlawing TLP

The past three days witnessed debilitating protests by the quasi-religious party Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) which paralysed the nation and showed the weakening writ of the state. After much deliberation, the federal government has decided to outlaw the party. The TLP

Govt decides to outlaw Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to outlaw the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) after the recent spate of violent protests across the country. Addressing a press conference, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said the religious-cum-political party will be banned under than Anti-Terrorist

Interior Minister reviews situation as Rangers, police clear roads

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed lauded the law enforcement agencies for clearing the roads blocked due to protest of a religious party across the country. The minister was chairing a meeting in Islamabad to review the law and order

Over 100 TLP activists including Mufti Mubarak arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: More than a hundred activists of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) have been arrested across Karachi for violent protests across the city over the arrest of their leader in Lahore. Police have registered more than a dozen cases and arrested

TLP postpones protest after agreement with govt

ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has postponed its protest scheduled on February 16 after reaching an agreement with the government. Prime Minister Imran Khan had confirmed the agreement and said an official team is negotiating with TLP and the party’s demand

TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi were offered at the Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore. Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers for the cleric who passed away on Thursday evening. His funeral prayers were offered

TLP chief’s funeral prayers to be offered in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi passed away on Thursday evening in Lahore after a brief illness. The funeral prayers for TLP chief will be offered on Saturday at the Minar-e-Pakistan Ground, Lahore at 10 AM. TLP leaders

External pressures on films

The government has stopped the release of the forthcoming film “Zindagi Tamasha” over its depiction of what it has termed ‘a sensitive’ topic. The move is not a new restrain as several films and dramas have previously been compelled to