Interior ministry removes TLP’s proscribed status

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has removed the name of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) from the list of proscribed outfits and a notification has also been issued in this regard. A summary was received by the Interior Ministry after the approval

Was TLP’s demand to expel French envoy a political gimmick?

After a 12-day march and sit-in of the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik in different cities of the country, an agreement has finally been reached between the government and the banned organization after which the banned TLP withdrew its demand for deportation of

Containers being removed after agreement with TLP

RAWALPINDI: Following the agreement with the outlawed Tehreek-I-Labbaik, the government has started removing containers from bridges over River Jhelum which was dubbed as the last defence line to stop the Islamabad marchers and GT Road. As many as 4,000 policemen

Prime Minister Imran Khan to address nation today

ISLAMABAD: Sources have revealed that Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation regarding the situation created due to inflation and Tehreek-e- Labaik protests nationwide.  In his address, the Premier will take the nation into confidence regarding the current situation

TLP has crossed ‘red line’, will not allow any militia: NSA Yusuf

ISLAMABAD: Advisor on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf has said the banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has crossed the red line and exhausted the state’s patience, warning that there would be “no armed militias of any sort in our country.” In

PM Imran Khan to chair NSC meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the National Security Committee today on Friday to discuss the security situation that has emerged by violent protests by the proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbik (TLP) The meeting under PM will discuss strategies

TLP militancy

It has been a week of chaos as the proscribed TLP has been protesting on the streets and has threatened to march towards Islamabad. The government has finally decided to deal firmly with the banned outfit and treat it as

Govt gears to crackdown on banned TLP

ISLAMABAD: Law-enforcement agencies have launched a crackdown on the proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP)  after the federal cabinet unanimously agreed to tackle the outfit firmly. The cabinet members deliberated on the repeated calls for long marches on to Islamabad, grinding the entire

Several policemen killed by gunfire during TLP protests

LAHORE: At least three policemen were killed on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators from the banned Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) clashed with police on Wednesday, killing and wounding several people from both sides. The clash broke out at a rally of

All demands of TLP except expelling French envoy are met: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad says the government is ready to compromise on all demands of outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan except closure of the France Embassy. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today [Tuesday], he said the country is not

TLP announces long march towards Islamabad

RAWALPINDI: Banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has announced a long march towards Islamabad tomorrow. Following the announcement, heavy contingents of Punjab police have been deployed at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad on the orders of the Home Department in view of possible

Internet service shut down in Lahore as TLP deadline ends

ISLAMABAD:  Internet services have been shut down in Lahore on the instructions of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) as the deadline given by outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) today. The PTA has issued orders to shut down internet services in Samanabad, Sherkot,

TLP warns government to release its leader Hafiz Saad Rizvi

The banned religious and political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has staged a protest and given the government a two-day ultimatum for the release of its leader Hafiz Saad Rizvi. According to details, the TLP’s Central Majlis-e-Shura gave a two-day ultimatum

SC’s review board extends TLP chief Saad Rizvi’s detention

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Review Board (FRB) of the Supreme Court (SC) has extended the detention period of outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) chief Saad Rizvi for one month, a day after the Lahore High Court (LHC) declared his detention illegal. The federal

Man vandalises statue of Ranjeet Singh at Lahore Fort

LAHORE: A man has recently vandalized the statue of Ranjit Singh at the fort situated in the Punjab capital. A man is said to be a TLP worker who pulled down the statue of Ranjit Singh. The nine feet tall

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